Articles published at Lopsider and authored by Peter Krakaur
5 languages are needed to drive successful operational initiatives. These languages are not taught in (law) school. Speaking even one takes time to develop and master. When looking for talent, start by looking for linguists who can speak the necessary languages to drive and calibrate an astute legal service delivery strategy.
Change management is a demanding challenge for all participants in today’s legal ecosystem. Effective change management strategies are built on relationships. How do you frame a discussion, know what is actually going to change, understand different mindsets, inspire people, communicate value, and build reciprocity? You begin with conversations.
(or How to Lighten That Albatross Around Our Necks) God save thee, ancient Mariner! From the fiends, that plague thee thus! Why look'st thou so? With my cross-bow I [...]
This article discusses potential impacts of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on the legal profession. Specifically, I discuss (i) WHY you should care about AI, (ii) WHAT AI means, (iii) WHERE [...]
Outside counsel cost management initiatives are only one part of a legal service delivery strategy. Who should do the work: law firms, LPOs, or internal legal professionals?
Reflections on value, purple people, (right)sourcing, change management, checklists, and Artificial Big Block Data Machines. The year comes to a close. Legal professionals in law firms and departments sprint [...]