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The Curator: September 12, 2019

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The Curator: September 12, 2019

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ARK CI 2019

Competitive Intelligence in the Modern Law Firm
September 25 in New York City →

Get a lesson (or reminder) from CKO Ron Friedmann on how competitive intelligence is delivered, how to capture the requester’s full attention, and whether you can (or should) strive to anticipate needs. He will discuss this and more at the upcoming ARK Group CI conference, co-sponsored by LAC Group.

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Innovation in action →

Innovation was one of three themes that emerged from ILTACON 2019, and LAC Group’s Ron Friedmann was one of the reasons why. He reports from the innovation workshop he conducted and other happenings at ILTACON this year.

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This ain’t your father’s pie chart →

If you’re bombarding your users and audiences with text, try a little graphic relief. We’ve got the latest on data visualization tools: from basic and easy like Canva to Stratifyd, an AI-powered platform making inroads into visualizing unstructured data.

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As California goes, so goes the country for alternative legal services? →

California is the 3rd largest state by area, the biggest in population and, according to Forbes, if it were a country, its economy would be the fifth largest in the world, between Germany and the UK. Will it lead the nation in changing law firms and the legal industry in the US?

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LTO tapes

In the know about LTO →

From our content and archive services team, a 30,000 foot view of the pros and cons of LTO (linear tape open) as a storage and backup solution for high-value, big-file data and content.

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Chris McKee

From hockey dreams to leading a team of analysts →

We’ve got some impressive employees in our ranks and love highlighting these talented individuals. For this employee spotlight, we spoke with LAC Group Operations Director Chris McKee in Moncton, New Brunswick.

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Legal court

Et tu, Utah? →

Following California’s initiative, the Utah Supreme Court voted to approve recommendations to reimagine the state’s own current legal service regulations.

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AI moving fast

Gartner predicts that by 2020, AI technologies will be present in almost all new software products and services. With 2020 a few months away, we feel this is less of a prediction and more of a milestone to contemplate with the help of these articles:

Will AI bias make women even less visible? →

That’s the view of author Caroline Criado Perez in her book, Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men as described in this article on the Practice Source blog.

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Where AI succeeds today →

Tech giants like Google and Amazon are delivering on AI now, especially for mobile users, and as reported on EContent, the value sounds like something we all should be delivering: personalized experience, something useful, a quicker or better outcome, or a connection to something that matters.

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How library professionals can compete with AI →

Librarians have succeeded in competing with Google and they can succeed at AI by applying the same counter-force: HI or Human Intelligence. AALL offers suggestions on important skills for library professionals.

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