Steven ter Horst

165 Flips | 1 Magazine | 8 Followers | @SteventerHorst | Chief Innovation Officer at a Dutch based law firm with 300+ lawyers and offices in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Brussels, Londen and New York

Demystifying Artificial Intelligence | 7 Step Guide

AI DEFINITIONS – TAKE YOUR PICK<p>When we’re asked, “What is artificial intelligence?” many mental images come to mind. Perhaps it’s a sassy-talking …

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7 Things Law Firms Should Know About Legal AI

7 Things Legal Professionals Need to Know About AI<p>At Thomson Reuters, we’re committed to being on the forefront of artificial intelligence (AI). We …

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Reed Smith 'Innovation Hours' Program Gives Credit for Non-Client Work

<i>Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM</i><p>In the latest sign that Big Law firms are working to embrace innovation, Reed Smith is rolling out a new program that …


30+ Real Examples Of Blockchain Technology In Practice

While Bitcoin and cryptocurrency may have been the first widely known uses of blockchain technology, today, it’s far from the only one. In fact, blockchain is revolutionizing most every industry. Here are just a few of the practical examples of blockchain technology.<p><b>Entertainment</b><p>‌KickCity—Platform …


Genuine Collaboration Between Law Firms and GCs: The Most Innovative Solution

The pace of General Counsel (GC) influence on the businesses they serve is evolving more rapidly than ever. The role and operational capability of …


Legal Tech Corner -the #1 resource for news & updates on LegalTech

ROSS Innovation | Mar 27<p>Technical conversations are hard: a few loud people drone on, consensus is rarely reached, layers of paint are added to empty …

10 top legal disruptors

01 CARBON LAW PARTNERS<p>“We have updated the partnership model for the 21st century,” explains Carbon Law Partners co-founder Michael Burne. The …

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Differentiation in the New Legal Marketplace and Why It Matters

The legal industry is transitioning from guild to marketplace. Differentiation is becoming critically important in a field long known for the homogeneity of its providers and the acquiescence of its buyers. When legal delivery was exclusively about lawyers and firms, there was little need for them …


How Blockchain Will Change Organizations

For the last century, academics and business leaders have been shaping the practice of modern management. The main theories, tenets, and behaviors …


Clifford Chance gains £15m in savings thanks to tech push

Clifford Chance is ramping up its focus on the use of technology to deliver services, notably via its continuous improvement programme, with …

The City

Billing Guideline Enforcement And Proactive Law Firms Control Costs, Not Fixed Fees And RFPs, Says Thomson Reuters Legal Tracker LDO Index

The report shows a growing focus on legal ops and technology.


How to Spot a Machine Learning Opportunity, Even If You Aren’t a Data Scientist

Artificial intelligence is no longer just a niche subfield of computer science. Tech giants have been using AI for years: Machine learning algorithms power Amazon product recommendations, Google Maps, and the content that Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter display in social media feeds. But William …

information management maturity

During my February 22, 2017 webinar The Gartner Enterprise Information Management Maturity Model (replay available), attendees asked a number of …


Bye-bye, billable hour? Law firms use Big Data to set fees.

Increasingly, Chicago firms are drilling deep to improve how they price their services, striving to grow margins and win new business.

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Less Than 30% Of Lawyers’ Workdays Are Billable (And Other Findings From Clio’s Legal Trends Report)

There is a deep disconnect between attorneys’ aspirations for managing their time and the apparent inefficiencies of actual practice.


Deloitte Sets out Its Legal AI Strategy and Ambitions


Tech breakthroughs megatrend

Contact us<p><b>Vicki Huff Eckert</b> <br>New Business Leader, PwC Global<br>Tel: +1 408 817 4136 <br>Email<p><b>Chris Curran</b> <br>Chief Technologist, PwC New Ventures<br>Tel: +1 (214) …

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Juro: How Inhouse Lawyers Can Benefit from Legal Design

How Firms Should Be Measuring the Profitability of Matters

LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news …


Some general takeaways on AI from Lexpo 2017

<i>Lexpo 2017 is the Legal Innovation Event recently held on 8 and 9 May in Amsterdam</i><p>AI is the talk of the town these days. Much debated, sometimes …

‘Jurist, investeer in kunstmatige intelligentie’ - Mr. Online

Nederlandse juridische organisaties moeten investeren in kunstmatige intelligentie. Dat zegt hoogleraar Recht en Informatica Jaap van den Herik …

The De-Lawyering of Law Firms

[<i>Excerpt from</i> Law Is A Buyer’s Market: Building a Client-First Law Firm, <i>published March 2017 by Jordan Furlong, a legal market analyst and consultant</i> …

A.I. Is Doing Legal Work. But It Won’t Replace Lawyers, Yet.

Impressive advances in artificial intelligence technology tailored for legal work have led some lawyers to worry that their profession may be Silicon Valley’s next victim.<p>But recent research and even the people working on the software meant to automate legal work say the adoption of A.I. in law …

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Chief ARM architect says software and hardware developers were forced to talk to each other<p>Data is just data. With analytics, it becomes actionable …

Personal Data

CIO as a Board Member: Are You Ready?

Until recently, we’ve had debates and plenty of reading material on topics such as “How should a CIO present to the Board?” or “How should a CIO …

Legal automation is more of a perception than reality, research claims

In a rare bout of good news for law firms, AI and automation has had less of an impact on their practices than is commonly believed, a study by two …

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Innovation In Fear-Based Cultures? Or, why hire lions to be dogs?

<b>Command-and-control, top-down organizations have the most trouble innovating.</b><p>In particular, the fearful mindsets that review, align, and sign off on …

“We're more expensive because we're better than them…”

In his book ‘Think Again - Innovative Approaches to the Business of Law’ (much of the content of which is as relevant today as when it was first …

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