Cybersecurity

How to be proactive about cybersecurity

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22% of law firms did not have an organized plan in place to prepare for or respond to a data breach. Only 50% of law firms included in the study have cyber security teams in place to handle and implement the types of complex programs and initiatives necessary to deal with a data breach. – abovethelaw.com […]

conference season

On the back of conference season, now what?

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For Priory Solutions, our conference season commotion is for the time being behind us, and the end of the year looms.  The new year will bring resolutions for the year ahead, and soon enough planning and preparations will once again be in full swing for conference season 2018. This leaves now as the perfect time for […]

humans and computers

Why humans and computers think better together

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Some have voiced fears that artificial intelligence could replace humans altogether. But that isn’t likely. A more valuable approach may be to view machine and human intelligence as complementary, with each bringing its own strengths to the table. – Guszcza, Lewis & Evans-Greenwood In its history, AI has been largely considered a threat before a technology that can be […]

AI Buzzword

The AI buzzword

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Steve Matthews & Leigh Walters at Priory Solutions recently attended the Perfect Information Conference in Bath, UK. The conference theme was Man vs Machine – comrade or threat?  Keynote speakers included, among Director at Jinfo, Robin Neidorf and more, Marc Vollenweider – co-founder and chief strategist at Evalueserve and author of mind+machine. His session entitled, ‘mind+machine: Optimise and […]

What conferences are Priory Solutions attending

What conferences are Priory Solutions attending?

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Can you feel it? It’s conference season, and both in the UK and the US offices the Priory Solutions team are already in the swing of things. What conferences will you be attending this year? Last week, as sponsors of the event, Steve Matthews and Leigh Walters from Priory Solutions attended the Perfect Information Conference […]

Driving down costs

Driving down costs, or driving blind?

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We are all under pressure to gain more from our limited resources, either by cutting costs or by ensuring we extract the most value we can. There are constant reminders to find new ways of driving down costs. In today’s subscription economy, where we are bombarded with a plethora of varying subscriptions, from hundreds of suppliers, […]

Are you adding value? Librarian or data analyst?

Are you adding value? Librarian or data analyst?

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As there is a shift in role from law librarian to ‘information professional’, it is imperative that librarians show their continued value in the legal research space. Similarly, responses to requests can no longer be in the form of a ‘data dump’, but rather librarians must present some form of analysis of the information they […]

Legal Ed through Video

Legal Education through Video

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There is an ongoing urge for the legal industry to be more open minded to the latest technology trends. Pressure to boost efficiency in the legal work place makes it difficult to hide in outdated processes. The challenge of taking on new processes fill many with anxiety. Rest assured, though, that there are companies out […]

We at Priory Solutions are continuously looking to our clients - whether it be in usergroup feedback; piloting new product features; and now finding the best events to engage in face to face networking. What conferences will law librarians attend in 2017?

What conferences will law librarians attend in 2017?

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We at Priory Solutions are continuously looking to our clients – whether it be in usergroup feedback; piloting new product features; and now finding the best events to engage in face to face networking. What conferences will law librarians attend in 2017? 2015 saw Priory Solutions engaging in new spaces at the SLA conference in Boston where […]

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Dewey B Strategic Blawg 100 2016 & Hall of Fame

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We at Priory Solutions would like to congratulate Jean P. O’Grady writer of the Dewey B Strategic blog on yet again being named as one of the ABA Journal’s Blawg 100 making it one of the 100 best blogs for a legal audience in 2016. Not only that, Dewey B Strategic was also one of […]