iManage Blog: Collaboration


Law Firms and Alternative Legal Service Providers: The Best of Both Worlds

Make no mistake: the emergence of alternative legal service providers (ALSPs) over the last decade – and in particular, their surge in popularity in recent years – has shaken up the legal landscape.  Businesses and corporate legal departments are turning to ALSPs for many routine legal services – like document review, contract review, and other tasks involving  high-volume, repeatable legal work – that ALSPs can perform at less

Key Considerations for Legal Operations Evaluating DMS Solutions

In today’s technology-driven workforce, mobility, accessibility, and security are essential capabilities for most solutions, especially for legal departments. But many legal professionals have come to the realization that traditional document repositories lack the robust features and full functionality that enable them to increase productivity and collaboration securely and efficiently. Modern document management systems (DMS), however,

Response strategies and best practices for dealing with contract disruption

The World Health Organisation declared COVID-19 as a pandemic on 11 March 2020. One month later, organisations are implementing response strategies and new processes to support their teams and customers dealing with the fallout and extreme levels of contract disruption.   At iManage RAVN we have been talking to our customers and share the following practical steps that can be deployed

3 Ways Law Departments Can Improve Business Processes with Document Management Systems

According to the “12th Annual Law Department Operations Survey,” released last month, business process improvement is the leading current and expected challenge for corporate legal departments, followed closely by the need to stay abreast of law department technology. The survey produced by the Blickstein Group is created via an advisory board consisting of law department

Achieving Adoption: Ideas for Keeping Users Productive and Engaged

I have participated in hundreds of technology adoption projects in my career and have seen first-hand that professionals — highly experienced in the good and bad of technology rollouts — consistently give limited attention to user adoption. Adoption tasks by my estimation typically occupy as little as 5-10% of most technology project plans. And those