Legal Analytics

LEGAL ANALYTICS – WHERE DO I START?

ANDREW DUNKLEY It’s hard to read anything in the legal press without being told about the transformative potential of the data held by legal and compliance teams. There are lots of big claims and even more buzzwords like ‘analytics, ‘AI’ and ‘data science’. I think that most people in the legal market come to these…

MAKING THE BUSINESS CASE FOR CLM

ALISTAIR MAIDEN   In my last article, I talked about the importance of setting the “North Star” for your CLM project and working backwards from there. If you spend time upfront thinking this through, your business case will be tight, with clear objectives and realistic ROI projections. I always turn to Unilever as a shining…

LEGAL HEALTH CHECK|IS YOUR INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE UP TO THE JOB?

Your information architecture (IA) can strongly influence your employee and client experience. If it is not good, user experience will suffer, which causes frustration and productivity to plummet. For example, if you have poor IA, employees may spend more time finding information than completing tasks. First thing’s first though – what is Information Architecture and…

INTEGRATION vs MIGRATION | RUSTUM FORTUNE

Following on from my previous article, which you can read here, I wanted to explore in more detail the use case for data integrations, and compare them with data migrations; a separate but linked process which is also crucial to future-proofing your data landscape. MIGRATIONS Data migration and integration refers to the process of moving…

ANGLO AMERICAN | MATTER MANAGEMENT

Anglo American is a global organisation operating across many time zones, business units and jurisdictions. The Global Group Legal team was keen to move beyond simply managing risk and start delivering greater value to the business by becoming a genuinely strategic partner. They wanted a single view of matters and trends across all the jurisdictions…

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2022

At SYKE we’re pleased to celebrate International Women’s Day in 2022 and help to #breakthebias. Both legal and tech have been historically male-dominated industries; we welcome the fact that this is rapidly changing. We’re also proud to not just talk the talk, but walk the walk too, with women making up 48% of our global…

MITIGATING CONTRACT RISK | ALISTAIR MAIDEN

Despite ongoing progress in the digitisation of contracts, corporate governance (or lack thereof) is still problematic in 2022. A substantial proportion of a company’s contractual commitments are often entered into without the scrutiny and approval that you would expect, and certainly not in accordance with that company’s own corporate governance rules. Often this frustrating issue…