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Australia’s Top Legal Tech Innovators – Insights From an Expert

Australia’s Top Legal Tech Innovators – Insights From an Expert

Jodie Baker is an innovator, entrepreneur and advocate of #LegalTech. Jodie has an extensive background in law and financial services, and now combines skills from both industries to focus on building tools to manage the business of law. Jodie is the founder and CEO of Xakia, a legal tech company building intuitive software for legal teams. She was the architect, founder and MD of Hive Legal – winner of many of Australia’s leading innovation and law awards. She also founded ...

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3 Top User Adoption Tips from a Legal Operations Pro

3 Top User Adoption Tips from a Legal Operations Pro

Frances Pomposo is the Director of Legal & PEC Operations at Workday (USA). She will be presenting on stage at the Legal Innovation & Tech Fest later this year, and we caught up with her to learn more about her journey and experience in the legal arena, and specifically her tips for driving real technology adoption through awesome user experience. … Continue reading → ...

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Blockchain for Regulation and Compliance: Hype or Help?

Blockchain for Regulation and Compliance: Hype or Help?

I think most of you would probably agree that there is a lot of Blockchain BS going around right now. I got up on stage at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas in January this year and the first words out of my mouth were “I call bullsh*t on most blockchain projects right now!” – much to the dismay of my predominantly American audience you can take a look at the session on YouTube if you’re interested in how that ...

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Cyber Security: Are we Too Relaxed in Australia?

Cyber Security: Are we Too Relaxed in Australia?

At the Legal Innovation & Tech Fest in 2017, Fiona McLeod, President of the Law Council of Australia delivered an inspiring presentation titled “How Legal Technology is Adapting to Meet Evolving Consumer Demands.” The post-presentation Q&A session sparked some interesting discussion around cyber security in Australia, and left us with some points to ponder. Specifically, are we too complacent when it comes to cyber security in Australia? A few points of discussion and comments from the wider audience were: How ...

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On-Demand Recording: Getting a Practical Start With Artificial Intelligence

On-Demand Recording: Getting a Practical Start With Artificial Intelligence

“The reality of artificial intelligence (AI) in the legal industry is not going to be some sort of sci-fi looking robot. It’s going to be happening as part of the work teams are doing each day, and embedded in the software and hardware they use to do that work.” Sam Nickless – COO and a Partner of Gilbert + Tobin At the Legal Innovation & Tech Fest in 2017 Sam presented some early observations about AI based on the experiences he ...

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