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Do More With Less - 8 Ways to Have a Productive 2018

Ah, new year. Time for our annual barrage of “new year, new you” adverts and the never ending pressure to create a whole host of new year’s resolutions that, deep down, you know you’ll never keep. It’s no wonder that the January blues hit us so hard. But what if, this year, we tried something different? What if we tried doing less?

Topics: Attention Management Change Management Productivity Work smarter

If Clients Aren’t Asking for It, You’re Not Getting It

If clients aren’t asking for it, you’re not getting it. Or so the saying goes. There is currently much talk in the industry saying that the legal sector has hit a wall when it comes to driving forward change. Law firms are waiting on clients to push them to change, whilst, in contrast, clients seem to be waiting on law firms to be proactive or change in response to market pressure (D. Casey Flaherty, 2016).

Topics: Change Management Productivity Work smarter

The Biggest Challenge Facing Libraries Today

We recently conducted a short survey exploring how library job titles had changed over time, as well as what goes on behind that title in the Librarian’s role itself. Although the sample size was relatively small, the results speak a lot to what we are seeing across the information industry at the moment.

Topics: Library Work smarter Change Management

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Information Service

New Year, new you new library. What if you made 2017 the year that you transformed your information service?  

Topics: Current awareness Change Management

The changing library: from a physical space to a service

Recent years have seen a gradual metamorphosis of the traditional library space as print goes out of fashion, the digital age has made global teams a possibility, and changes in working methods take the Librarian into a new physical sphere. But, what does it really mean? And how is it impacting upon the typical library space we have grown to love? Can a library exist without books?

Topics: Library Change Management

BIALL 2016 - Developing an alternative toolset for driving change in library services

Last week, the British legal information community jumped on a plane across the Irish Sea to Dublin for three days of learning and networking at the 2016 BIALL Conference. We at Linex were excited to be exhibiting again, and with our stand positioned right at the entrance you couldn’t miss us!

Topics: Change Management Event BIALL Library

LMASE Conference

On October 16th and 17th I stepped in to Nashville to join the LMA South Eastern regional conference. That opened, by the way, with an Elvis concert. Which was an unexpected yet pleasant way to start the day.

Topics: Change Management Event Bigdata LMA Data

ADKAR Model - Change Management

Another session I attended at the ILTA 2014 conference was Ways To Succeed or Screw Up Your Legal Tech Deployments, and while there were several points of interest in this panel discussion, I want to point to one in particular.

Topics: Technology ILTA Change Management KM

Labor vs Talent

Never far from the subject of defining and promoting your value in a changing economy, I share Harold Jarche's recent blog post titled Pre-empting automation.

Topics: Technology Change Management Work smarter

Socialize the Project

This was another point raised by Cindy Adams in a presentation she gave last week to the Atlanta Law Libraries Association.

Topics: Change Management KM AALL