Management & Business Acumen

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Management & Business Acumen

More Disaster Planning

I'm thinking we need the workshop on how to design a disaster plan that I proposed for Austin.

Submitted by (@smauldin)

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Wexis Billing and Cost Recovery - Is it Worthwhile

Recovery for research services remains a hot topic. Attorneys hate to charge for research and e-billing systems make it difficult to get paid even if the cost is passed through. How should we do cost recovery or is it time to let this one go?

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New Business Intake - Now I'm Doing It How Can I Do It Better

Now that law firm librarians are getting involved in NBI how can we do it better? How do we get along with records?

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Surveying Attorneys: Asking the Right Questions

This program will provide attendees with examples of survey questions that resulted in responses that were able to be used to support actions such as keeping or changing a database provider.

The program will also include tips on creating succinct surveys so that attorney time investment is minimal.

Panelists will include librarians or consultants who have experience with surveys in the legal environment.

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The latest technology

How are the hot new technologies being used in practice - whether in a library setting or by the attorneys themselves. Each year, there are new technologies to make the practice of law easier/better/more efficient. Information professionals and attorneys would share which technologies they've implemented and what has worked, as well as what has not.

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What's in a name? looking at the language we use in library land

This town hall style discussion will be a forum to address the language we use in describing our functions and roles in all library types. This session will hopefully spark lively debate as we discuss terms of yesterday and today and how they may or may not best communicate what we are doing.

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Other Duties as Assigned

This line is added to most job description. This fun session will be designed by submissions from the membership. Prior to the conference a call will go out to share what some of these other duties are . Based on these submissions the top interesting, fun, and powerful duties will be selected for presentation by the member at AALL.

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Documentation

When it is necessary to document personal issues you want to do it correctly and thoroughly. An HR expert will share the ins and outs of documenting employees behavior.

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Keeping stuff safe - Cyber Security for Law Librarians

From viruses to malware to ransomware to socially engineered hacking, our information security is under constant threats. What do law librarians need to know about keeping their information safe? Which of the many tips we've been given are in fact best practices for protecting our online information and identities?

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You've Been Borged: What To Do When Your Law Firm Merges

You've been borged. Resistance is futile! What do you do when your law firm merges? The program will discuss steps toward a smooth transition - contract changes, budget review, resource and staff realignment - as well as the emotional issues that arise. Will you keep your job? Do you want to keep you job? How do you handle inherited staff? How do you handle a new boss? How to keep your sanity with the new and changing ...more »

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Analytics Overload

With the variety of Analytic tools and data being captured, it's important to ascertain which metrics are fundamental. What are the C people really interested in? Is the right data being captured? How are you presenting that data? Which tools are deciphering and providing the right metrics? How do you get to the heart of the data and not get caught up in the minutiae?

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Writing an Effective Resume in the World of Social Media

These days some prospective employers are using resumes from social media sites. This requires a different approach than has been traditionally used. It would be nice to learn what works and what does not work when doing a resume in the abbreviated form social media requires.

Submitted by (@kathy.carlson1)

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