The workplace nowadays is in a constant state of change—that is, if there’s a workplace at all as so many people are telecommuting and coworking and a number of other things. But while some people want, or have, to work from home, their employer doesn’t have to let them.
Merging two law firms cannot be easy. Not only is there the difficult of blending teams of lawyers that can extend up into the hundreds, there’s the technology side of things to figure out, and lots of messaging to mesh together. Then again, these mergers are done for a reason—and it’s key for legal marketers to prepare for and capitalize on those.
For legal marketers, it isn’t always the easiest thing in the world to tell lawyers what to do—especially when those lawyers are managing partners. But sometimes it’s essential, and that includes preparing them for conversations with clients.
It’s become more and more true everyday—it’s essential for everyone to be capable of selling, and to be active in selling. No longer is it a job specifically for sales or business development people.
There are few practices on the internet more unseemly than revenge porn. While posting intimate photos of an ex is bad enough, some sites who host the photos extort their subjects by making them pay to have them taken down. As could be expected, courts aren’t taking kindly—and they’re not the only ones fighting the practice.
Data’s everywhere nowadays. The more you can use it in making decisions the better, supposedly. But when data itself is the goal, not the measurement of its progress, that can be a problem.
We live in a multi-device world. From mobile devices to laptops and now even to watches, people are consuming content and using apps in all kinds of ways—and its difficult for the people who make and produce them to keep up. So, as expected you see more apps and devices cross users across these multiple devices and, though they aren’t taking action yet, the Federal Trade Commission has noticed.
Uber is the world’s largest taxi company, and it doesn’t own any cars. It doesn’t employ any drivers either. And it’s the second thing here that could threaten the whole company as recent lawsuits by drivers claim they should be classified as employees, not the independent contractors they are now.
Faulty ignition switches led to the recall of more than 2.6 million cars. It’s one of the most significant product liability sagas in recent years. And while deaths and significant injuries are covered through alternative methods, GM may escape a good deal of liability because of the company’s recent bankruptcy.
Oregon made big news when it announced it would be automatically registering voters using information collected at the Department of Motor Vehicles. In an age when voter ID laws are highly controversial and the right to vote is widely discussed, many people wondered why that wasn’t the norm? So simple, so seamless—why not everywhere?