The volume of electronic data and resources overwhelms lawyers and information professionals alike. This often means that efficiency and access to necessary information are not aligned with internal lawyer mobility.
Consumers are using their smartphones in ways traditionally reserved for personal computers. The sophistication of smartphones and the amount of information they access has increased their vulnerability to identity and hardware theft.
Analyzing legal department lawyers' use of social media may be useful when considering how to take advantage of these services. But law firms must focus on leveraging these sites as vehicles for building relationships that drive business development.
Is there a place for gamification in law firms? When implemented with a strategic plan that thoughtfully considers a business task in need of improvement, attorneys and staff become more engaged and knowledgeable.