Tanenbaum Keale LLP Chief Technologist Kenneth Jones will moderate a panel Thursday at the Thomson Reuters Institute (TRI) 2021 Emerging Legal Technology Forum in Boston. This year’s daylong event will focus on “Spurring Innovation and Adaptability.”

Jones will lead a breakout session titled, “Reexamining Technological Spend in a Time of Volatility: Is Technology Investment the Answer?” Other panelists include Cheryl Wilson Griffin, Chief Customer Success Officer at Lupl; Catherine McPherson, Legal Technology Strategist at Bartlit Beck; and Karen M. Wiltgen, Principal and National Consulting Leader for Professional Services at RSM. They will discuss how law firms generally experienced positive year-end financials, raising intriguing questions about legal spend and specific challenges facing law firms and corporate clientele asked to do more with less.

Key discussion points include:

  • Determining value drivers
  • Measuring and quantifying ROI on technology spend
  • Validating the value of newly emerging technologies
  • Exploring and weighing the value of Alternative Legal Service Providers
  • Considering talent acquisition and retainment

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