Peer to Peer Magazine

June 2010

The quarterly publication of the International Legal Technology Association

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To guide us in our preparations for this brave new world of Law2020, Susskind identifies six key technology trends to embrace in light of the new legal landscape: 3. 4. 5. 6. 1. 2. Exponential growth in a broad range of technologies, not just processing power The need for “information satisfaction” — essentially being happy with our search results The growth and impact of on-line communities, including, but not limited to, social networking The implications of the Internet generation on the services we need to deliver An increasing shift in the balance between what technology can and should do and what humans can and should do — what Susskind calls “clicks and mortals” The increasing availability of disruptive technologies Susskind’s book is indispensable for the career legal technologist, as it will assist you in developing questions — and introducing solutions — for organizational management based on where we are likely to be at the dawn of the next decade. And it’s true that you can’t judge a book by its cover. ILTA Joy Heath Rush is the Enterprise Multimedia Services Manager at Sidley Austin LLP, where she is responsible for audiovisual, presentation and video conferencing technology firmwide. Joy is in her 25th year with Sidley, where she started as a Word Processing Supervisor. Joy is on the steering committee for INSIGHT, ILTA’s award-winning UK educational event, and is ILTA’s immediate Past President. She previously served as Peer Group Liaison to the ILTA’s Board of Directors, Board Secretary, and Microsoft Peer Group Chair. She can be reached at Peer to Peer the quarterly magazine of ILTA 91

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