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The Year for Operational Effectiveness

Planning for the new year is both a time for reflection and planning, focusing on setting our own priorities, as well as those of our businesses. Which operational objectives will you focus on in the new year to help drive success?
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Trade Secrets and the New Normal

The DTSA ushered in a broad set of new protections for corporate trade secret misappropriation and – notably – new enforcement mechanisms. Though the DTSA addressed a number of important gaps in law and jurisprudence, it also introduced a number of little known and understood requirements that impose important challenges and obligations on innovation-based businesses.
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The Fall 2016 Solution Accelerator Conference

Hyperion was proud to conclude last week’s one-of-a-kind event – the Solution Accelerator Conference – to great success. The one-day conference delivers unparalleled access to industry leaders, solution providers, innovators and best practices in a single, unified, highly-interactive forum focused on success in Legal Operations and Performance Management.
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Conquering the Challenges of User Adoption

For legal organizations in the process of implementing new technology solutions, we’re all too painfully aware of the challenges of adoption and motivating users to use new technology effectively. This challenge lies at the core of ROI. The “secret sauce” for user adoption lies at the heart of Hyperion Research’s latest benchmarking on the most effective contributors to legal technology adoption.
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Automating for Impact

Competition among legal organizations, as well as challenges from non-traditional legal providers, creates incentives to introduce value by embracing process automation. Historically, many law firms focused on process automation for New Matter Intake processes, and intake persists as among the highest value and impact workflows to the firm’s business. However, as many organizations are engaging clients with alternative fee arrangements (AFAs) and need to manage matter budgets for profitability, more are now looking to provide visibility into operations and focus on improving the work product itself—and to the profitability of these matters.
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Law, Technology and the Social Network

The market for legal technologies is ever-active—and ever-expanding. Recent market data is very clear on the strong drive for investment in Cloud-based technology, workflow and automation tools, analytics and collaboration platforms. As the technologies grow ever more sophisticated to match the businesses they support, it is more critical than ever that legal organizations assess their needs diligently.
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Is There Safety in Mobile?

Mobility in the workplace is no longer just a concept or a talking point. For legal professionals, the use of smartphones and tablets have become ingrained into our way of working. Whether traveling, accessing information quickly when away from the desk or just checking in on the status of matters after-hours, for many of us, the use of handheld devices for professional purposes is not simply routine but required. Yet as the prevalence of mobility technology grows, so does the need to secure the ever-expanding corporate information being used and accessed on those devices.
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Operational Opportunities of Reporting

Getting to an optimal point in a reporting regime involves a number of steps, all of which represent an opportunity for real growth, in terms of both reporting sophistication and an improved base of skills. To that end, we recently engaged our Hyperion Research community to ask, “when it comes to reporting and the use of business intelligence, what are your greatest opportunities for growth?” Two sentiments stood above the rest.
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