Legal Current (podcasts)
Legal Current is a podcast from Thomson Reuters, Legal, that features information and commentary on the business and practice of law.
Pragmatic Social Media for Solo & Small Law Firms

This year, more than half of Americans will use Facebook.  More than 360 million people are members of LinkedIn.  If you're not using social media to help promote your practice, you may be missing on an important channel for reaching prospective clients. 

A new white paper from FindLaw, "From Novelty to Necessity: Pragmatic Social Media for Law Firms". discusses the real impact that social media can have on an attorney's brand.  A recent FindLaw survey found that consumers are likely to hire an attorney who has an active presence on social media.

Sean Sands, a digital marketing experts, discusses how social media can benefit solo and small law firms.

Direct download: Pragmatic_Social_Media_for_Solo__Small_Law_Firms.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:41pm EDT

KM as Competitive Advantage, KM with Kim, ILTA wrap-up

In discussions with firms at ILTACON 2016, one thing stands out in the world of knowledge management: in an era of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence, knowledge management can help firms gain a competitive advantage.

Direct download: KM_with_Kim_ILTA_Wrap-up_episode_4.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:11am EDT

Where in Knowledge Management Headed? KM with Kim, episode 3

Where is Knowledge Management headed?  How will AI and Big Data impact Knowledge Management? 

In this edition of "KM with Kim," Kim Stein, national KM manager for Thomson Reuters explores the future of Knowledge Management.

Direct download: Where_is_Knowledge_Management_Headed_-_KM_with_Kim_episode_3.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:07pm EDT

Connecting with Elite Customers at ILTACON

Thomson Reuters Elite has been engaging its customer base to glean input and feedback to help improve its products.  Elizabet Hardy, vice president, product management at Elite, discusses what Elite is hearing from its customers through ILTACON and other customer engagements.

Direct download: Connecting_with_Elite_Customers_at_ILTACON.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:16pm EDT

Increasing KM User Engagement - KM with Kim, episode 2

Knowledge Management, like any solution, is only as effective as an organization's ability to get people to use it. 

In this episode of "KM with Kim", Thomson Reuters national manager of knowledge management, Kim Stein discusses how firms can get the most out of the KM systems

A white paper on "Knowledge Management Software Has Come of Age" can be downloaded here:
http://blog.legalsolutions.thomsonreuters.com/law-and-techology/knowledge-management-software-has-come-of-age-now-what/

 

Direct download: Increasing_KM_User_Engagment_-_KM_with_Kim_episode_2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:42am EDT

Knowledge Management, like any solution, is only as effective as an organization's ability to get people to use it. 

In this episode of "KM with Kim", Thomson Reuters national manager of knowledge management, Kim Stein discusses how firms can get the most out of the KM systems.

A white paper on "Knowledge Management Software Has Come of Age" can be downloaded here:
http://blog.legalsolutions.thomsonreuters.com/law-and-techology/knowledge-management-software-has-come-of-age-now-what/

Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:44pm EDT

ILTACON 2016: AI, Smart Contracts, Blockchains & More

What are some of the disruptive technologies facing the legal industry?  Ron Friedman of Fireman & Co. led a session on “When Will Blockchains and Smart Contracts Be Important in Legal?”  He and Eric Laughlin, managing director, Legal Managed Services, Thomson Reuters, sat down to discuss,

Direct download: AI__Legal_Technology_with_Eric_Laughlin__Ron_Friedmann.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:23pm EDT

ILTACON 2016: Legal Technology Innovation

Advances in legal technology -- both the present and future -- will be front and center at ILTACON 2016.

Charlotte Rushton, managing director large and midsize law firms, and innovation leader for the Legal business of Thomson Reuters, discusses the state of innovation in the legal industry.

Direct download: State_of_Innovation_in_the_Legal_Industry.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:18pm EDT

ILTA executive director Randi Mayes on ILTACON 2016

ILTACON 2016 is an excellent opportunity for people working in legal technology to learn, share and discuss what works, what doesn't and the tools to face challenges now and in the future.

ILTA executive director Randi Mayes, who has led ILTA for more than twenty years, discusses how ILTA has helped shape the legal technology landscape.

Direct download: ILTA_executive_director_Randi_Mayes_on_ILTACON_2016.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:41am EDT

Why Knowledge Management Matters - KM with Kim, episode 1

Knowledge management can be a powerful way for firms to increase their efficiency.  

In our first "KM with Kim," we discuss how knowledge management improves productivity, with Kim Stein, national manager of knowledge management at Thomson Reuters.

In upcoming episodes, we'll discuss how firms can get the most out of their knowledge management systems, and what lies ahead in KM.  

Direct download: Why_KM_Matters_to_Law_Firms_-_KM_with_Kim_episode_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:09am EDT