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…

EXPLORING LEGAL SELF SERVICE | MARK REYNOLDS

Recently, Mark Reynolds, Associate Director in our Thomson Reuters practice, spoke to Mark Dodd and Alex Fellowes from LOD about the evolving landscape of legal self-service. What it’s all about, how it can help your teams, and the pitfalls to avoid when embarking on a self-serve project. Below are some abridged highlights from that discussion,…

RESOURCING YOUR TECH PROJECT | MARIJKE ARMSTRONG, LOD

Does this sound familiar? You’ve spent months building a business plan for legal tech investment. You’ve argued your case to your FD and IT director, convincing them that it’s worth investing in a new piece of technology designed specifically for legal which will also benefit your wider business. You’ve met with several suppliers, maybe even…