Lawyers are trained to think in ways that can be the opposite of good innovation practices. We spot issues and potential problems, with an emphasis on problems. We identify and manage risks, with an emphasis on the risks of doing new things. We focus, sometimes agonizingly, on process, procedure, and precedent. Saying that something “has
Tom Mighell and I wrote a 3-part article on personal productivy tips based on a podcast episode we did last fall. It’s been published on the American Bar Association’s “Law Technology Today.”
The end of the year can seem like the “Time of the Overwhelm.”
It’s called “12 Personal Productivity Tips for…
The Biggest Disconnect in the Legal Industry?
We seem to be living in a time when what is most important today already seems like old news tomorrow. It’s difficult, on so many levels. The seeming comfort of a “return to normal” appeals more than the discomfort of change and innovation. However, either/or is…
Joanna Goodman recently asked me for some tips on how firms can go about balancing the need to control costs and manage the expectations of their partners and staff with investing in innovation to retain and win business and maintain competitive advantage as lockdown is lifted.
What should firms’ (especially mid-sized firms) priorities be for
[Note: I wrote this article about a “big idea” in 2014. Due to issues with the publisher’s website and search, the article has become all but impossible to find.I felt like I was back on the web in the days before search engines, but I found it by hand. I’m reposting my original version…
I didn’t do a lot of posting to my blog in 2016, so I thought I’d do a 2016 wrap-up post to point you to the writing and other work I published in other places.
Continue Reading Wrapping Up 2016 at DennisKennedy.Blog – More Content Than I Expected
One of my favorite writing outlets these days is the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center’s Law Technology Today blog. I’m a regular participant in a series of monthly roundtable discussions by LTRC board members on technology topics.
Today, the latest of these was posted and it’s called “Finding a Work Life Balance Through Technology.”Continue Reading Tech/Life Balance and Other Law Technology Today Roundtables
I’ve had quite a few articles, podcasts and other things appear over the last few months, but not on this blog. It seemed like a good time to catch up and point to some of those.
Tom Mighell and I have continued a good run of episodes on The Kennedy-Mighell Report podcast. Recent ones…
As the article summary says:
The expansion of mobile technology continues to rapidly change how lawyers collaborate. To stay up to speed, think beyond gadgets and apps, and