14 December 2017
Rob Shapland - Principal Cyber Security Consultant at First Base Technologies LLP
Ethical Hacking - Presented an insightful view into the world of ethical hacking, both people as well as systems.
Steven Carver - Project Manager, The shuttle disaster
The shuttle disaster - Back by popular demand, the ever entertaining and thought provoking project management guru presented on lessons we can learn from the shuttle space programme.
Kalyan Talluri, Professor of Operations Management at Imperial College London
New and Exciting world of Data analytics - Kalyan presented on what is new and exciting about big data analytics. Kalyan covered what organisations need to do to take advantage of these developments and gave a high level overview of data, analytics and service automation and how it is making service firms more responsive and efficient.
28 September 2017
JR Storment, Co-Founder and General Manager Europe of Cloudability
Migrating to the Cloud – Presented on where the cloud market is going, the issues of migrating to the cloud and mistakes companies are making.
Dr Jonathan Pinto, Associate Professor, Imperial College
Influencing the Board – An interactive session, based around feedback collected from a member survey.
22 June 2017
Dr Elena Dalpiaz, Assistant Professor of Strategy at Imperial College
Leadership - Dr. Elena Dalpiaz - presented on leadership and how the culture of a firm and its corporate reputation can impact on leadership effectiveness.
Chris Rowe, Founder of Re:Humanise
Change management in Law firms – Chris Rowe - presented on technology change management.
Richard Tromans, Founder of Tromans Consulting and Editor of Artficial Lawyer
Beginners Guide to Legal AI - presented on AI in legal and then hosted an interactive discussion on the subject.
Tim Hyman of 2twenty4 Consulting
How to manage GDPR with Suppliers - presented on GDPR and service providers. What your firm needs to do, the new obligations service providers face and how to ensure compliance through the supply chain.
16 March 2017
Digital Natives or Superficial Surfers? - presented on the effects of technology on the human being, what it means to us and what the impact is.
Richard Watson, Futurist in Residence at Imperial College
Mini MBA” – ‘What If? Trends in Technology’ - presented and hosted discussion on ‘What If? Trends in Technology’ covering the strategic use of technology by suggesting how technological innovation may influence future business strategy.
Dr Rajiv Mathur (CTO) and Oliver N Oram (CEO of Chainvine Ltd)
Blockchain – From Janet and John Description to Practical Use - explained exactly what Blockchain and bitcoin are so that members can finally (and really) understand it!
Natalie Duncan-Brown (Productivity Solutions Specialist), Andy Taylor (Enterprise Mobility Suite Technical Specialist) and Mickael Gartner (Legal Account Executive) present on O365 in Legal.
The Future of Microsoft Office 365 and Legal - The presentation included Microsoft’s vision of reinventing productivity and the modern workplace including what O365 is now, what is new and what is around the corner.
1 December 2016
Cliff Fluet, MD Eleven Advisory & Partner at Lewis Silkin and Oliver N Oram, CEO of Chainvine Ltd
Blockchain – Just what is it really and how is it going to affect us? - explained about this decentralised technology, removed the myths and talked about the impact it could have on our firms.
Andy Lake, Editor of Flexibility.co.uk and advisor to the Cabinet Office on Smart Working
Smart working – current and future work environments - presented on the trends in our working environments and the future of smart and flexible working.
Simon Crumplin, CEO Sectrutiny
Cyber Crime and Continuous Breach Detection Project - Following the success of the presentation by Simon Crumplin, CEO Secrutiny, on this topic back in June, the Litig Board appointed Secrutiny to produce some tangible guides for Litig members on what can be done in this area.
Tim Hyman of 2Twenty4 Consulting
GDPR – 18 months to go. Are you ready? - presented on the practical implications of the General Data Protection Regulation and how it will impact systems and processes in your firm.
8 September 2016
Jacqui de Gernier, Regional VP, DocuSign
Digital Signatures – The law and the Tech - presented on electronic signatures for which there has been huge demand in corp and commercial markets over the last year.
Sam Steer, Director of Strategy for Large Law Firms and Patrick Hurley, VP and Customer Advocacy, Thomson Reuters
Innovation in Legal – Thomson Reuters’ View - LN are seeing client dynamism driving market transformation in particular in house teams are dealing with more of the work that traditionally a law firm would do on an hourly rate and of the work that the in house team don’t value especially highly is going out to transactional firms for a fixed fee.
30 June 2016
Joanne Humber of Legal Technology Core Competencies Certification Coalition
LTC4 - Reducing risk and increasing productivity with tech savvy lawyers - presented and discussed how LTC4 can help your firm increase user efficiency, address security risks and gain competitive advantage and discussed the momentum this initiative has and the impact it may have on the members’ firms.
John Brunning, Field Fisher
Legal Masterclass on Cloud Services - presented on the contractual and legal elements of using cloud services. John has worked in house for a cloud supplier before working for FF as a technology lawyer.
Simon Crumplin, CEO Sectrutiny
Cyber Attack – Protect and Control or Find and Respond - Simon claimed the traditional (and current) approach doesn’t work.
18 February 2016
Alan McMillen, CEO and Sheila Gormley, Exec Director of Repstor
Cloud DMS - Speed Date Number 1 - Repstor Affinity - Look at who has been making investments – in the main it is Microsoft.
Mike Sanders, Senior Solutions Expert
Cloud DMS - Speed Date Number 2 - NetDocuments - On premise is dying and more companies are moving to the cloud. Cloud is more accepted now and is viewed as innovative.
Daniel Dickinson, Head of Business Productivity, ClearPeople
Cloud DMS - Speed Date Number 3 – Microsoft Matter Center - The system could not be demonstrated due to late arrival and technical difficulty.
Geoff Hornsby, General Manager EMEA for iManage, Neil Araujo, Frank White, Paul Walker
Cloud DMS - Speed Date Number 4 – iManage - This latest version is not a reinvention of iManage, but claimed to be a real deep understanding of how lawyers work.
Table Discussion (all vendor presentations and pre-meeting vendor information will be posted on the HighQ site)
It was agreed that there had been a very different approach from each vendor. Every firm has its own virtual instance. What is really a cloud solution? Is it really a cloud solution where software companies have migrated traditional software into a hosted environment? If they then sell the software on a licensed consumption model, does it really matter?
3 December 2015
Adam Shutkever, CEO, Riverview Law
The "nons" strike back! – hosted an interactive session that presented a view and approach to the future of the legal market and how the "nons" play an essential part (non-lawyers, non-partners, non-fee earners).
James McCullagh, BA Insight
Developments in the Enterprise Search Space - Perspective 1 – presented on BA Insight's view of the enterprise search market space and related technologies.
Simon Price, MD of Recommind
Developments in the Enterprise Search Space - Perspective 2 – presented a discussion and debate on the evolution of enterprise search and the innovation of search based applications.
Peter Wallqvist, MD of RAVN Systems
Developments in the Enterprise Search Space - Perspective 3 – presented RAVN's view of the current state of enterprise search within the legal space.
2 July 2015
Matt and Paul from Xenubis
The Dark Web – presented a slightly terrifying presentation on the Dark Web (or dark net) and intelligence operations. Xenubis are ex MI6, MI5, GCHQ special services type people.
7 May 2015
Tony Williams, Jomati
Civilisation 2030 – presented on a report published in the last year on the three trends that will affect law firms over the next 15 years.
Ollie Whitehouse and James Pierce, NCC Group
NCC Group's view on cyber resilience and response in the legal industry
George Quigley, KPMG
KPMG's view on cyber-crime and why law firms should worry - Start thinking about what I can actually do about this stuff rather than worrying about what we can't do.
5 February 2015
Dr Monica Seeley of Mesmo Consultancy
Email Efficiency – presented on both personal and corporate email efficiency.
Mike Fieldhouse, Managing Director, Realityhouse
Social Media in Law Firms – A Marketing Professional's View – presented his views on social media.