The business of law is changing, and literally no corner of a large law firm operates exactly like it did several years ago. The process for evaluating and onboarding new clients in law firms is no exception. Five global legal trends are testing the limits of even the best new business acceptance models.
We’ll explore why and how these big trends are causing shifts in law firm approaches, offer insights and practical tips on what firms must do to adapt their business acceptance models, and identify specific areas where technology can help.
Lastly we offer law firms a checklist to assess the gaps in their business acceptance approach in this changing landscape.
If you’re planning to sell products and services to today’s fast-moving global consumers, there’s no way around it—you need a website. And to make sure that website delivers an experience that fuels conversions and revenue, testing and optimization are crucial.
There are lots of different ways to test your website. However, while some tests will help you optimize, others will just take up your time and give nothing useful back in return.
This guide will show you how to build and run the right kind of website test and decode the results to get the answers you need.
In the beginning of 2019, a National Safety Council (NSC) study revealed that for the first time in US recorded history, the odds of dying from an opioid overdose (1:96) surpassed those of dying in an auto accident (1:103).
As a result, opioid overdoses are now the number one cause of preventable injury deaths in the United States.
The growing trend of opioid-related workplace incidents is a major concern for supply chains across the world. In fact, a recent study by Massachusetts Department of Public Health shows higher opioid overdose incidents occurring in industries that have a higher chance of worker-related injury. Among these, construction and manufacturing are the two industries most heavily affected.
This whitepaper discusses tips for dealing with the opioid epidemic and gives clarity around OSHA drug testing regulations.
Today, most students in primary and secondary schools have never experienced life
without the internet or smartphones. This reality is reflected in the classroom where
digital learning processes and experiences are enhancing traditional textbooks and
upending conventional classroom teaching methods. Online lessons, testing and
assessments are now part of most curricula. Laptops, tablets and smartphones have
become primary instruction tools for students, who are downloading an increasing
number of online apps to enhance their digital learning experience.
Teachers and lecturers alike rely on robust, reliable Wi-Fi across their campus to
access the full range of teaching tools available to them.
Published By: Veeam '18
Published Date: Oct 28, 2019
Support for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 will be discontinued soon, and organizations need to prepare for the transition from the old system to new platforms, such as Microsoft Windows Server 2019. This article details how to work with Veeam ® DataLabs and provides information on using Veeam with Microsoft Azure.
After reading this article, you will learn about the popular way to use Veeam DataLab. It will help to eliminate obsolete operating systems and to feel confident in the transition to new versions. The main topics of the article:
Veeam DataLab working principles;
principles of transition to the new version of Windows Server;
Countless studies and analyst recommendations suggest the value of improving security during the software development life cycle rather than trying to address vulnerabilities in software discovered after widespread adoption and deployment. The justification is clear.For software vendors, costs are incurred both directly and indirectly from security flaws found in their products. Reassigning development resources to create and distribute patches can often cost software vendors millions of dollars, while successful exploits of a single vulnerability have in some cases caused billions of dollars in losses to businesses worldwide. Vendors blamed for vulnerabilities in their product's source code face losses in credibility, brand image, and competitive advantage.
DigitalOcean commissioned Cloud Spectator to evaluate the performance of virtual machines (VMs) from three different Cloud Service Providers (CSPs): Amazon Web Services, Google Compute Engine and DigitalOcean. Cloud Spectator tested the various VMs to evaluate the CPU performance, Random Access Memory (RAM) and storage read and write performance of each provider’s VMs. The purpose of the study was to understand Cloud service performance among major Cloud providers with similarly-sized VMs using a standardized, repeatable testing methodology. Based on the analysis, DigitalOcean’s VM performance was superior in nearly all measured VM performance dimensions, and DigitalOcean provides some of the most compelling performance per dollar available in the industry.
It always surprises me that as eCommerce marketers we give lip service to the importance of testing, buy many of us don't take the time to fine-tune our email programs. If you are able to identify a few elements through testing that resonate with your customers and then employ those insights in your ongoing program, the improvements may be sustainable over time.
Historically, businesses and organizations have been using 3D printing in one centralized lab such as a rapid prototyping (RP) shop or manufacturing lab. As 3D printing has become more affordable and easier to use, office-friendly 3D printers are now appearing within arm’s reach of designers and engineers.
Distributed 3D printing – or point-of-use 3D printing – refers to placing (or distributing) 3D printing systems and post-processing equipment throughout the organization in the spaces where designers and engineers are doing most of their work. Having 3D printers close at hand allows for real-time design testing, adjusting and iteration that’s often desired in the early stages of the design cycle.
This e-Book explores:
When to use distributed 3D printing
4 questions to consider
How to choose a 3D printer
Service virtualization tools simulate software components so end-to-end testing can proceed even when dependent components are not available. That means teams can perform integration tests sooner and more often, accelerating the delivery of high-quality, thoroughly tested applications.
Published By: Cisco EMEA
Published Date: Mar 05, 2018
The operation of your organization depends, at least in part, on its data.
You can avoid fines and remediation costs, protect your organization’s reputation and employee morale, and maintain business continuity by building a capability to detect and respond to incidents effectively.
The simplicity of the incident response process can be misleading. We recommend tabletop exercises as an important step in pressure-testing your program.
99tests offers a cloud-based, crowd-sourced testing platform where users can be anywhere in the world. Providing secure, simple, and convenient remote access was a key challenge.
Read the case study to see how the Akamai helped 99tests provide simple, secure access to their application.
Published By: Cisco EMEA
Published Date: Nov 08, 2018
The goal of ESG Lab reports is to educate IT professionals about data center technology products for companies of all types and sizes.
ESG Lab reports are not meant to replace the evaluation process that should be conducted before making purchasing decisions, but rather to provide insight into these emerging technologies. Our objective is to go over some of the more valuable feature/functions of products, show how they can be used to solve real customer problems and identify any areas needing improvement.
ESG Lab's expert third party perspective is based on our own hands on testing as well as on interviews with customers who use these products in production environments.
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Nov 03, 2016
IT managers are struggling to keep up with the “always available” demands of the business. Data growth and the nearly ubiquitous adoption of server virtualization among mid-market and enterprise organizations are increasing the cost and complexity of storage and data availability needs. This report documents ESG Lab testing of Dell EMC Storage SC Series with a focus on the value of enhanced Live Volume support that provides always-available access with great ease of use and economics.
HPE StormRunner Load is a cloud based performance testing solution that helps agile development teams release robust products that scale with confidence. The comprehensive analytic will identify performance bottleneck before deployment.
Cisco engaged Miercom to conduct a competitive analysis of its Catalyst 2960-X switch versus two comparable Hewlett-Packard switches from the 2920 and 5120 product families. Miercom executed comprehensive hands-on testing and evaluated the performance of some widely deployed features that are critical for reliable functioning of enterprise networks. The test methodology focused on specific areas in which Cisco believed there were key competitive differentiators between the products. Test results validated include throughput, latency, energy efficiency, stacking, LACP load balancing and Quality of Services (QoS) performance. Miercom found that the Cisco Catalyst 2960-X demonstrated superior performances against the competitive switches in the tests featured in this report.
Cisco Catalyst 2960-X and -XR Series Switches earned the Miercom Certified Green Award for saving over 50% in annual energy operating costs compared to the industry average. The switches were evaluated in accordance with the Miercom Certified Green Testing Methodology. Test results show the benefits of Cisco Catalyst 2960-X and -XR Series Switches.
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