Sunday, September 25, 2016

ABA Magazine Honors Dewey B Strategic Blogger with a "Legal Rebels" Profile For "Leading Lawyers Through the Tech Maze"

Dewey B Strategic and I were recently honored with a "Legal Rebels" Profile and podcast on the ABA Journal website "Dewey B Strategic's Jean O'Grady  Leads Lawyers Through the Tech Maze."

Here is an excerpt:

Most people see librarians as the quiet personification of technical obsolescence. Jean O’Grady is out to change that.

Far from sitting in a dusty room full of outdated books and CD-ROMs and telling visitors to keep quiet, the senior director of research and knowledge at DLA Piper in Washington, D.C., is at the forefront of pushing the legal industry toward embracing technology as a means of enhancing the practice of law. Through her acclaimed blog, Dewey B Strategic (which has been selected for the ABA Journal Blawg 100 every year since 2012), as well as through numerous public appearances and interviews, O’Grady informs lawyers about what the current legal tech landscape looks like and what kinds of innovative tools are at their disposal...

"While the blog is named for someone from the past, O’Grady is focused squarely on the future. “I think we are about to see a spectacular growth in innovation,” she says. “Analytics will allow lawyers to ask completely new questions like ‘What will happen?’ instead of just ‘What happened?’ Lawyers will have to speed up their adoption and embrace of analytics.”" Read the full article here.


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