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LAC Group Chief Knowledge and Information Officer Ron Friedmann is featured in the first video interview in a new series on legal thought leadership, “The ones to watch”, by Project Counsel Media. Project Counsel Media was founded by attorney and media producer Gregory Bufithis....

In this webinar, metadata librarian Erin Antognoli discusses controlled vocabularies and how they fit into the use of metadata. If you haven’t yet listened to our previous discussions on metadata, “Metadata and the data lifecycle,” and “Choosing metadata standards,” you may want to take a few minutes to catch up....

LAC Group has hired legal industry tech expert, blogger and business strategist Ron Friedmann to fill the newly created executive role of chief knowledge and information officer. Friedmann, working from Arlington, Va., will report to chief executive officer Rob Corrao and lead the firm’s technology initiatives, specifically understanding clients’ business and technology needs and developing strategic solutions for customers....

The legal industry is reliant on clean, actionable and timely financial intelligence, especially law firms with strong practice areas in the financial arena and firms in need of private company data, which is not as readily available as public company data. For this report, we relied on legal information professionals to help us assess two leading financial data platforms—Thomson ONE...

We published many articles to the LAC Group blog in 2018, and we reviewed our site analytics to see which topics got the most interest across our various managed service areas. Some of them were no surprise—one of our key services is Research and Intelligence, and articles on specific information services like LexisNexis and Westlaw did well, as did articles and...

In the first report of our series, “Metadata for mere mortals,” librarian Erin Antognoli provided an overview of basic metadata principles, such as the types of metadata and the information they convey. In this segment, Erin delves further into metadata standards and how to choose the right standard for your collection....

LAC Group Still Archives Manager Randy Gitsch and his partner David Strohmaier feature prominently on in70mm.com, a website dedicated to the film history of large format movies and 70mm cinematography....

Many organizations including historical societies, museums and businesses are in possession of valuable, irreplaceable newsreel footage, training films, documentaries and other photographic archives often dating back a century or more. Aging film is highly fragile and if it's nitrate-based, it could even be hazardous due to its flammability. Continuing to ignore this will result in the inevitable loss of the...

Are you a law firm leader or decision-maker tired of all the advice you've been reading and receiving since the 2008 economic downturn? Yet over the past decade, how much of that advice has been heeded and implemented in your firm? Probably not much, as addressed by ALM Intelligence Fellow Jae Um earlier this year for The American Lawyer:...