Your Weekly Lawtomatic Digest
The Appetizer: Sponsors
LITCon 2019: Suffolk Law is hosting the second annual Legal Innovation & Tech. Conference on Monday, April 8 in Boston. It costs a measly $25. If you can make it over the weekend, there's a free skills training on April 6 and a hackathon on April 7. Hope to see you there!
The Main Course: 5 Things That Made Me Think This Week
50 Years of Law Office Tech Infographic: as a retrospective, this is fun to look at, and a good reminder of how dramatically things have changed.
Project X: Thomson Reuters has unveiled a new tool, Panoramic, which they claim is a game-changer when it comes to legal workflow management. From the write-ups, it seems like an exciting and novel product. Start reading here.
Data Doesn't Make Decisions: Zena Applebaum lays out her ideas on the interplay of tech tools and people, with a reminder that its ultimately humans who make decisions. She even links to a terrific podcast episode featuring Cat Moon for more on the topic.
Full List of Global Legal Hackathon Winners: an exciting array of projects from GLH sites around the world. Can't wait to see which one ultimately wins!
Last Minute Programming Alert: on Thursday, March 7 at 2pm ET (11am PT), Dennis Kennedy and Mike Cappucci of Foundation Lab will be hosting a webinar on the productization of legal services. It's free, and this is a fascinating topic (so fascinating to me, in fact, that writing up a long-form how-to is my next major project! Please e-mail me if you have experience in this area and are willing to offer feedback on drafts).
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About Gabe Teninbaum
Gabe Teninbaum (@GTeninbaum) is a professor at Suffolk Law (with additional affiliations at Yale, Harvard, and MIT) focusing on legal innovation, technology, and the changing business of law. Every day, he digest tons of content on these topics. The goal of Lawtomatic, his newsletter, is to curate the most interesting, valuable, and thought-provoking of these ideas.
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