A primer on core law department technology

A look at the standard set of tech tools every legal department needs

This article is the first in a series that will focus on strategic technology planning for law departments. The series will describe the core elements of a strategic technology plan and walk through the various types of technology to consider. Because the most effective strategic technology plan considers the entire technology landscape and creates a vision for the overall architecture as well as a roadmap to get there, this article begins with the end in mind—what might the technology landscape of a law department look like once all elements have been put into place?

The following diagram represents the technology components that may comprise a law department technology landscape.

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Rebecca Thorkildsen

Rebecca Thorkildsen is a director of legal solutions with Pangea3. Leveraging more than 17 years of experience consulting to the legal industry on technology, management...

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