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Data Analytics | Benchmarking

As Big Firms Charge More, Companies Seek Alternatives

Key data on law department billing and law firm consolidation.

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Legal Operations

Venture Beyond Legal in Tracking In-House Data

Work within the law department goes way beyond strictly legal matters. According to Aaron Pierce of CounselLink, information related to that work can be invaluable in optimizing your team’s performance. In this interview with CCBJ, Pierce, an industry veteran, provides insights on how to broaden data capture and analysis to improve performance.

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Legal Operations

A Maturity Model With a Difference – Achieving Decision-Making Excellence

  Kris Satkunas of LexisNexis talks about the increasing prevalence of “maturity models,” and how companies can take full advantage of the insights and efficiencies they provide. CCBJ: There is a good deal of talk these days about “maturity models,” and there seems to...

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Legal Operations

Get Analytical, Get Better Legal Results

When creating a vendor management process, consider these best practices. Every company wants the best results from their legal partners, but when evaluating the performance of multiple outside law firms, it can be difficult to know where to start. Understanding how well each of the firms on your...

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Legal Operations

Don’t Get Left Behind: Implementing a Metrics Program

As the Director of Legal Operations for the world’s most geographically diversified casino-entertainment company, I see first-hand that my legal department faces many of the same challenges encountered by corporate law departments around the globe. Over the past 24 years, I have seen the...

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Legal Operations

Driving Your Department With Dashboards to Improve Reporting and Performance

Legal departments need accurate, easy to read reports that can be communicated across the organization. I hear it all the time. Recently, Hyperion Research had a good post related to management dashboards. But how do you build a report that’s clearly readable yet also contains all...

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Diversity & Inclusion

How to Implement a Diversity Program in the Legal Department

Diversity and inclusion initiatives are about providing development and leadership opportunities to everyone – regardless of gender, race, or creed. Many corporations have formal diversity statements and programs to support these initiatives. Law departments are an area of increasing focus...

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