Articles published at Lopsider and authored by Peter Krakaur

The 5 Languages of Legal Operations

Source |2018-09-02T14:36:09+00:00Nov 6th, 2017|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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.

Manage Change With EQ Skills

Source |2017-07-10T09:34:01+00:00May 6th, 2017|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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.

I Am an AI Luddite (and Why You Should Be One Too)

Source |2018-02-03T10:58:58+00:00Mar 22nd, 2017|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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: A View Around The Corner

Source |2018-02-25T12:31:30+00:00Jan 12th, 2017|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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?

Six Things Legal Professionals Could Care [More/Less] About

Source |2017-07-05T11:37:28+00:00Dec 15th, 2016|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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