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Tuesday, May 02, 2017 @ 07:04 AM

Unlocking the power of relational data to improve collaboration

We are experiencing a data scientific revolution in HR right now. That means that big HR problems are being addressed by new sources of higher quality data, and those data are being cultivated into actionable business intelligence for companies wise enough to incorporate next generation HR tech into their toolkits. One of the biggest ways in which this revolution is being staged is by the gathering and evaluation of relational data. ... [read more]

Monday, May 01, 2017 @ 07:50 AM

Exigent, McCarthy Tétrault launch automated document creation tool David Holme

Exigent Group Limited and McCarthy Tétrault LLP have launched Chameleon DocBuilder, a contract creation automation tool for firms looking to simplify and speed up the creation of common legal documents in-house. ... [read more]

Monday, May 01, 2017 @ 07:31 AM

Ontario introduces pilot project for online filing of civil claims

Filing civil claims in Ontario is about to become faster as the Ministry of the Attorney General launched a pilot project last week for online filing. ... [read more]

Friday, April 28, 2017 @ 12:38 PM

Hi-Tech: Right tools crucial to keep mobile data safe | Luigi Benetton

Brock Smith’s clients regularly send him documents to sign using tools like DocuSign or Adobe Acrobat’s signing feature. ... [read more]

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 @ 02:51 PM

Inside the in-house counsel revolution

The core mission of the modern, global corporation is the fusion of high performance with high integrity and with sound risk management. The ideal of the modern general counsel is a lawyer‐statesman who is an acute lawyer, a wise counsellor and company leader and who has a major role assisting the corporation achieve that fundamental goal of global capitalism. For the lawyer-statesman, the first question is: “is it legal?” But the ultimate question is: “Is it right?” ... [read more]

Friday, April 21, 2017 @ 01:44 PM

Law Foundation seeks to fund family law innovation

The Law Foundation of Ontario is looking to fund innovative ideas that improve access to family law. ... [read more]

Friday, April 21, 2017 @ 01:38 PM

Electronic registration of land titles to become mandatory in Manitoba Nancy Anderson

The land titles registration system in Manitoba is currently paper-based, but due to a modernization initiative, electronic registration (eRegistration) will be made available in December. ... [read more]

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 @ 02:57 PM

Hi-Tech: Customer relationship management invaluable for gaining, retaining clients | Luigi Benetton

Does your firm use CRM (customer relationship management) tools? If not you probably should be. ... [read more]

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 @ 08:14 AM

Front Street redevelopment seeks to create downtown Toronto innovation hub

Technology innovation will get a boost with an announced redevelopment on Front Street that looks to create a new innovation district in Toronto's downtown core. ... [read more]

Thursday, April 13, 2017 @ 11:47 AM

Gowling WLG to launch pilot project using web-based analytics tool Brent Arnold

Next week, Gowling WLG will launch a pilot project around a web-based analytics tool that has the potential to reduce research time and predict the success or failure of a case. ... [read more]