Does Your Firm Have a Technology Steering Committee?

I frequent many legal industry discussion boards and, recently, a question came up on an ILTA board asking for “samples of charters for Tech Committees.” Rather quickly, a few people responded and one in particular stood out to me. This firm (which I’ll keep anonymous) has clearly established IT as a firm-wide priority, both for day-to-day operations and for long-term success. I’m going to share the entire document and then add my two cents at the end. IT Steering Committee Mission Statement The Technology Steering Committee is the group responsible for providing input to executive leadership in the development of standards, policies, and the prioritization of technology initiatives. The Tec

Security Awareness Training… with Cliffhangers

If you are sick of hearing that training is “boring,” check this out. KnowBe4 has launched an episodic, engaging and well-crafted security awareness series called, The Inside Man, and it’s like something you binge-watch on Netflix! Here is a description from KnowBe4: In this 12-episode video series, a compelling story, an incredible cast, and very high production quality combine to create the coolest series ever streamed. Produced in partnership with our friends at Twist & Shout, “The Inside Man” is KnowBe4’s first custom, network-quality video series that delivers an entertaining, movie-like experience for your users and makes learning how to make smarter security decisions fun and engaging

Best of ILTACON Coming to Denver September 5, 2019!

If you did not get a chance to attend ILTACON in Orlando this year, you are in luck! Savvy is bringing the best of ILTACON to you! Savvy is sponsoring a luncheon to be hosted at Bartlit Beck LLP on September 5 and we are bringing ILTA CEO Joy Heath-Rush to share the very best of ILTACON 2019. We will discuss key sessions, themes and the latest technology tools and trends. You’ll get the latest information from your peers, all while enjoying a Savvy-sponsored lunch. Register for the FREE event today and bring your friends. (Non-ILTA-Members Welcome! This event is open to anyone working in a law firm or legal department, so feel free to invite a colleague. There is no cost to attend and much t

Learning Management System for Law Firms: SavvyAcademy LMS Has Everything You Need

We are proud to share our new video about the SavvyAcademy Learning Management System! This award-winning LMS comes fully loaded with the SavvySMART Content Library, a vast resource of in-depth and just-in-time training materials for all of the technologies your law firm uses today. To learn more about the SavvyAcademy LMS, contact Savvy today!

Can You “Word” Well? Keep Tech Competence Simple

Shout out to Megan Zavieh who wrote a “stating-the-unstated-obvious” article for Zavieh essentially points out the elephant in the room when it comes to the growing push for tech competence in the legal profession: “Maybe our duty to maintain competence is easier to attain than public discourse would lead us to believe. Maybe the tools we are responsible for mastering are not the new ones, but the ones we have been using for years.” YES! Every law firm trainer I’ve ever met is now lighting candles in Zavieh’s honor on their fireplace mantels. Since the ABA changed its model rules to incorporate technological competence as part of a lawyer’s ethical duty to his/her client

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