From Now to Next: ACT Like An Entrepreneur

From Now to Next: ACT Like An Entrepreneur

The key to success over the next 2+ years will be to THINK like an entrepreneur and ACT like an entrepreneur. I speak with dozens of smart, savvy legalists, technologists and allied professionals from eDiscovery, legal IT and legal operations every week. These leaders...
Cost Reduce or Value Increase

Cost Reduce or Value Increase

For those of us that live in the world of delivering legal services, there is a clear and growing demand for talent that has experiential knowledge and proven results with cost reduction or value creation. Personally and professionally, I’ve always preferred the world...
From Now To Next

From Now To Next

Do you have a great idea? An idea that will either save money for your firm or drive revenue? Aka bring value? An idea that will advance your career or expand your role, or even value to your department and organization? Are you waiting for management to give you the...
eDiscovery and Office 365 – The Coming Knowledge Gap

eDiscovery and Office 365 – The Coming Knowledge Gap

I recently hosted a series of corporate eDiscovery dinners in Atlanta, Dallas and Houston, and each of the 25 corporate counsel I have spoken with shared their concerns about how to handle their eDiscovery matters in Office 365. While Office 365 drives millions in IT...
You are What you Read

You are What you Read

You are what you read…and in an effort to help our community accelerate their growth from Now to Next professionally, The Cowen Group has created The Cowen Book Club. Our March book club call will take place this Friday, March 3rd, at 1pm ET. The book we will be...
LegalTech 2017: Market Leaders Pull Ahead

LegalTech 2017: Market Leaders Pull Ahead

What you need to know from LegalTech aka Legal Week: There was no “Ah-Ha” moment to be found. eDiscovery is now officially a classic maturing market. There were more sessions on knowledge management and business management topics than there were in past years. The...
Cowen Group’s Corporate eDiscovery Critical Trends Report

Cowen Group’s Corporate eDiscovery Critical Trends Report

44 of the Fortune 500 participated in our Q1 survey. Here are the top 5 takeaways. Corporate Pain Points, Business Models and Technology Investment Priorities Corporate eDiscovery workload is up at 67% of the F-500. 77% of corporate counsel expect to increase their...
You are What you Read – My Top 4 of 2016

You are What you Read – My Top 4 of 2016

How many books did you read this year that had an impact on your professional development, family unity, communication or self-awareness? Are you clear on the impact of artificial intelligence, cognitive computing, digital assistants and robotics on your career...