Timo Schrama

318 Added | 6 Magazines | 72 Likes | 3 Following | 85 Followers | @Timo_Schrama | Adviseur voor innovatie en digitaal werken. Werkt aan de toekomst van professionele dienstverlening (www.denieuweadviseurs.nl) & (www.law4ce.com)

Explaining Blockchain in 1 Easy-to-Understand Sentence

A layman's look at what the blockchain buzz is all about.<p>Virtual currencies were truly something to marvel at last year. Whereas the stock market is …

Blockchain

How To Design An Emotionally Intelligent PowerPoint Presentation

It’s not about sleek graphics or the presentation software you use. It’s about whether the story you tell resonates with your audience’s needs.<p>If you ask anyone what they think of PowerPoint presentations, they’ll probably give you a strong reaction. But whether you love, hate, or want to ban them …

Self-awareness

A Beginner-Friendly Guide to Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)

<b>The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) is essential for getting a project off the ground. Creating a WBS, however, can be a daunting task. This</b> …

Project Management

This Software Works Just as Accurately as Your Lawyer--Only 200 Times Faster

Artificial intelligence startup LawGeex put its software up against a group of lawyers. The results were pretty eye-opening.<p>Watch out, attorneys. The bots are coming--and they're getting good at your job.<p>For some lawyers, contract review takes up a huge chunk of time and it can be extremely tedious.<p>…

Artificial Intelligence

An AI just beat top lawyers at their own game

The nation's top lawyers recently battled artificial intelligence in a competition to spot errors in contracts — and they lost.<p>A new study, conducted …

As smart contracts get smarter, the rules of development will change

If 2017 was the year of Bitcoin, 2018 will be the year of the smart contract.<p>Smart contracts — the self-executing coded contracts running on blockchain networks — enable decentralized apps (dApps) and the brand new economic models we are see emerging on blockchains. While it’s difficult to gauge …

Need labels for your product? A new logo? A new website? Have AI design them

As we’re sliding into 2018, it’s safe to say AI-powered machines can do just about anything. They can detect breast cancer. Paint a new Rembrandt. Even tell us if there’s fresh coffee in the kitchen.<p>So it was only a matter of time before artificial intelligence found its way into design. Last year, …

Predicting the future of legal services

This post was originally part of an online symposium on Prawfsblawg focused on two books: Richard Susskind & Daniel Susskind, <i>The Future of the</i> …

35 Amazing Real World Examples Of How Blockchain Is Changing Our World

It’s quickly becoming apparent that blockchain technology is about far more than just Bitcoin. Across finance, healthcare, media, government and other sectors, innovative uses are appearing every day.<p>Here is a list of 35 which I have come across. While some may fail to live up to their promises, …

Blockchain

Checklist for Finalizing a Data Model in Power BI Desktop

My colleague and friend Meagan Longoria has been giving me a few “gentle nudges” to update an old post about this topic: This post is a checklist of …

Databases

ManagementSite.nl : Zonder vergrijzing geen vernieuwing

Een vergrijsd personeelsbestand wordt in veel organisaties gezien als een probleem dat je zo snel mogelijk moet oplossen. Immers, de wereld verandert …

Blockchain nieuw verdienmodel advocatuur - Mr. Online

Foto: Pixabay<p>Advocatenkantoren beginnen een verdienmodel te ontwikkelen met de blockchain-technologie. Anderhalve week geleden ging bij Holla …

8 experts: Deze cryptocurrencies moet je in 2018 in de gaten houden

Zo vlak voor het einde van het jaar bespaar ik je een telefoontje naar AstroTV. In plaats dat je voor 90 eurocent per minuut naar abstracte citaten …

18 Exponential Changes We Can Expect in the Year Ahead - MIT Technology Review

<i>Azeem Azhar is a strategist, product entrepreneur, and analyst living in London. He is the curator of the weekly newsletter</i> Exponential View<i>, from</i> …

Innovation

Forget Bitcoin and Ethereum: Say Hello to Qtum

This business-focused blockchain developer aims to combine the best of bitcoin and Ethereum, with a twist.<p>This turned out to be a truly incredible …

Blockchain

Alternative fee arrangements have plateaued, survey author says

Two surveys of in-house counsel have drawn similar conclusions: There is some inertia in their use of alternative fees to control law firm costs.<br>The …

Bay Street

The ultimate, way too extensive guide to hiring the perfect co-founder

If you’re reading this, you probably know that finding a co-founder can be tricky business.<p>Some entrepreneurs are lucky enough to start their company with somebody they knew beforehand. It’s great having a friend by your side, but the most important thing is to have someone who complements your …

Employment

The ultimate, 3500-word, plain English guide to blockchain

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard of Bitcoin and blockchain. After all, they are one of the most trending topics these days  —  the ultimate buzzwords of the year. Even people who’ve never mined cryptocurrency or understand how it works, are talking about it.<p>My …

Ten years in, nobody has come up with a use for blockchain

(Sequel here: <i>Blockchain is not only crappy technology but a bad vision for the future.</i>)<p><i>Everyone says the blockchain, the technology underpinning</i> …

Blockchain

Lower Revenue? Lower Utilization? Watch out BigLaw — You Might Be Doing Something Right

<b>Editors’ Note:</b> <i>The boom in Legal Project Management (LPM) has been accompanied by a skeptical backbeat: “Does LPM really work? How does LPM work? Does</i> …

Want to innovate? Break the law firm business model

December 18, 2017<p><i>by Jordan Furlong</i><p>“Innovation destroys hours.”<p>Those three words, written by Neota Logic founder Michael Mills in a 2014 blog post, …

3 Reasons You Need to Formalize an Advisory Board for Your Startup | Inc.com

Every young entrepreneur loves the phrase, "I'll need to run this by my board."<p>It makes you sound official. It sounds like you're already running a successful company.<p>But let's clarify the difference between a "board" and an "advisory board."<p>An advisory board is not an official part of the company. …

Dubai Sets Its Sights On Becoming The World's First Blockchain-Powered Government

Dubbed as the “city of the future”, Dubai, which plans to have robot cops, flying taxis and autonomous vehicles on its roads in coming years and appointed a minister in-charge of Artificial Intelligence recently, is planning yet another transformation: to become the world’s first blockchain-powered …

Blockchain

Admitting New Law Firm Partners

Law firms who admit a new partner find more success if compensation does not depend on equity share and when the firm has a process for adjusting …

Lawyer-Bots Are Shaking Up Jobs - MIT Technology Review

Meticulous research, deep study of case law, and intricate argument-building—lawyers have used similar methods to ply their trade for hundreds of …

Artificial Intelligence

'Externe advocaatkosten met 30% omlaag dankzij Watson-tool OCI'

Get this drone and solve all your selfie problems for good

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>Over the past few years, selfies have …

Drones

5 Bitcoin Rivals That Are Rapidly on the Rise

Bitcoin prices peaked at an all-time high of over $11,800 Sunday in one of the most dramatic value surges of any asset in living memory.<p>Today’s …

Cryptocurrency

The 14 Principles Of The Future Organization

Over the past few months I’ve been sharing a series of posts on the 7 Principles of the Future Employee and the Evolution of the Employee. This was followed by the 10 Principles of the Future Manager followed by the Evolution of the Manager. Today I want to introduce the 14 Principles of the Future …

The Workplace

5 companies dead-set on 'shaking up' the world of blockchain

In case you need a quick refresher, blockchains are made up of chronological records of transactions. The information that’s stored in these ledgers is saved in verifiable chunks, which are known as blocks. Blocks are chained together to form blockchains.<p>This technology is completely revolutionary, …