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ESG and Contract Management. Set against the backdrop of an increasingly dire climate landscape and growing mistrust in businesses and institutions, market participants are evaluating organizations based on additional factors beyond their growth potential and economic performance. Increasingly, environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors are the defining reasons why an investor chooses to buy shares, […] The post The Intersection of ESG and Contract Management appeared first on Exigent.…
Reverse Urbanization. There’s been plenty of talk about how cities are emptying out, that new remote working paradigms and changed attitudes and priorities among the younger generations are driving people out of densely populated downtowns and towards smaller cities and towns. Is there anything to this idea? Or, is it just a fashionable position to […] The post Reverse Urbanization: How New Localization Trends Impact Retailers appeared first on Exigent.…
Law firm staffing trends. So much of the legal industry’s work focuses on managing and mitigating change. Legal professionals protect their clients from unexpected market events, regulatory shifts, global and local crises and more. But it’s important for the industry to periodically take a step back and turn that lens on itself: How can we […] The post How New Law Firm Staffing Trends Are Affecting the Industry appeared first on Exigent.…
In a dramatic reversal of the past four years, President Joe Biden has made—and passed—sweeping changes to US immigration policies. Joe Biden promised to ‘restore the faith in the United States legal immigration system and strengthen the integration and inclusion efforts for new Americans.’ With the ink barely dry on his inauguration papers, Biden made […] The post A Lawyer’s Guide to Immigration Changes Under the Biden Administration appeared first on Exigent.…
Retailers and Contract Management. Retail has got to change to survive, but how can contract data help? We explore how contract management could transform organizations today to survive and be ready for tomorrow. Get to know your business better, optimize, streamline and use data to do everything. All wise words that retailers (and others) have […] The post How Retail Can Use Contract Management to Transform into Tomorrow appeared first on Exigent.…
As was the case for many industries, the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated many trends within the retail space. Now, retailers have to contend with a whole new paradigm in their industry. How can one adapt to the new emphasis on online shopping? What should the new in-store experience look like? Let’s dive into the post-pandemic changes […] The post Retail’s Great Transformation: How the UK Market Is Changing appeared first on Exigent.…
Contract Management for real estate. The real estate sector is feeling the pressure as the market reinvents itself. Those firms that get their contract management in order will be agile and informed enough to make successful decisions. While there are no areas of the economic, social, or political spheres that have remained unaffected by the […] The post Why Contract Management Could Be the Steady Hand Real Estate Needs appeared first on Exigent.…
Social distancing requirements, government-mandated closures, remote work — these developments changed how we interacted with commercial real estate. Adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic took a lot of energy and focus. So much so that there hasn’t been that much time to take stock of how businesses’ relationships with the spaces they lease have changed. In […] The post How Covid-19 Transformed Commercial Real Estate appeared first on Exigent.…
    Amy Dennerlein, RN, BSN, our Director of Medical Legal Solutions provides her unique perspective on how our Mind Factory solution works together with our Nurse Consultants to deliver results. I am a nurse. I am not a numbers person, I am certainly not a technologist, and analytics was new to me until I […] The post When Medicine Met Law, Law Met Technology, and Then Analytics Showed Up appeared first on Exigent.…
In-house counsel have always had an edge compared to their peers in law firms. Outside of the rigid law firm culture and compelled by their organization’s need to stay competitive, legal departments are better positioned to embrace change. That’s why any in-house counsel needs to keep their finger on the pulse of how artificial intelligence (AI) […] The post AI in the Legal Industry: 3 Impacts and 3 Obstacles appeared first on Exigent.…
Is data science all smoke and mirrors? We break down what data science and a data scientist is all about, and why your law firm or legal department should care No doubt you’ve heard the term, and for those in forward-thinking companies, you might even have one or two in your organization. But as a […] The post Demystifying the Data Scientist: Why This Role Should Be Your Next Hire appeared first on Exigent.…
Traditionally, legal departments haven’t spent that much time and energy on contract management. When your day is filled to the brim with risk and compliance management, legal research, litigation cases and more, it’s no surprise that there are few resources left over for the (seemingly) less important task of managing your organization’s contract portfolio. But […] The post Solving for the Biggest Mistakes in Contract Management appeared first on Exigent.…
The sophistication of your AI strategy is irrelevant. It can have more bells and whistles than a train station at rush hour, but it won’t help save you money, enhance your offering or deliver the efficiencies you need just by being complex and convoluted. Successful legal AI strategies are not about the complexity of the algorithm […] The post It’s Not About AI – It’s About Outcomes appeared first on Exigent.…
Brexit employment immigration law implications. It’s been a long road since the UK’s June 23rd, 2016, referendum on Brexit, but Britain has finally canceled its more-than 40-year membership to the EU. But now that it’s finally happened, many employers are still trying to parse Brexit’s employment immigration law implications. Previous guidance still holds true Much […] The post Brexit and Immigration: What Employers Need to Know appeared first on Exigent.…
As a frequently outsourced aspect of the litigation process, it’s no surprise that many legal professionals underestimate the flexibility and utility of the eDiscovery skillset. Usually, eDiscovery is relegated to a team of contract lawyers or an alternative legal service provider. As a result, the full understanding of eDiscovery’s utility remains siloed within these organizations. […] The post 3 eDiscovery Use Cases Outside of Litigation appeared first on Exigent.…