My 200th posting is a recap of ILTA 2010.
The 2010 ILTA Conference was a great success. The conference had excellent content, an active exhibit hall and many networking opportunities.
The Exhibit Hall
I spent most of the show in the exhibit hall. The vendors all provided interesting updates on their services and products. I think the following will be the most useful to attorneys:
Lexis Nexus product integration with Microsoft Office: The integration of Lexis’ legal research search tools and Office should expedite workflow in creating legal memoranda.
Big Hand Digital Dictation: “Big Hand” is maximizing traditional diction with mobile apps. Differently something worth checking out if you need to dictate a memo and email it directly to your assistant on the go.
Nextpoint: There are several cloud preservation tools entering the market. Nextpoint offers a tool to crawl your client’s online presence from their websites to social media for archiving.
Head in the Clouds
I attended one session on Corporate Information in the Cloud. The highly talented panel included Cynthia Bateman, KPMG, Vincent Catanzaro, William Kellermann, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, and Daryl Teshima.
The panel focused on how organizations are losing control over information creation, such as employees creating a Google Doc for project collaboration outside of the corporate firewall. Other challenges include the legal risk of storing information in the Cloud verse the IT benefit of outsourcing.
D4 & AccessData Group
D4 and the AccessData Group hosted a bowling party at the Palms. The event was extremely well attended. I am proud to say our team took home second place.
I had the privilege of being interviewed by Christy Burke for a Legal IT Professionals podcast .
Bow Tie Thoughts
I enjoyed ILTA for all the networking, content and seeing what is new in the market. I congratulate the organizers on another very successful year.