Articles published at Lopsider and authored by Peter Krakaur
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 [...]
AI solutions will continue to impact the way in-house teams deliver legal services. Consider talent and staffing actions to help your teams explore AI and enhance legal service delivery. Specifically, consider additional skill sets when creating positions and making hiring decisions. Additionally, plan for a broader range of staffing options beyond the current mix of direct hires, contractors, LPOs, and law firms. Now is the time to experiment and learn.