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One of the great benefits of membership in the Project Management Institute is its Knowledge Shelf, a large and growing repository of research papers, white papers, and articles on various project-management topics. Last week, they added a new sub-category for "Legal" to...



It is that time of the year again: this is the time when the blawgosphere looks back at the past year and prognosticates what the year ahead holds for the legal industry. Those of you who follow this blog will...



Kim Craig shared with me the results of the session survey from a presentation on LPM staff roles that she co-presented at the recent annual conference of the International Legal Technology Association. With her permission, I've made a PDF version...



The Project Management Institute's Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate comes in at number three in Global Knowlege's list of the "15 Top Paying IT Certifications." According to Global Knowledge, the average salary for an IT professional with a PMP is...



While the LPM content on Qwiki may not be the most in depth, at least they have something and it only went live a few days ago. Wolfram Alpha, on the other hand, turns up nothing, providing "project management" as...



It's time for another post on the value of project-management credentials, a topic on which many of my readers have strong opinions. This post continues my discussion of the International Legal Technology Association's (ILTA) recently released white paper on legal-project...



OLP's Thought Leaders' Guide to E-Discovery, which will be available at the end of October. The OLP guides are a great way to keep on top of the e-discovery industry. They are appropriate for e-discovery novices looking to expand their understanding...



According to the recently released results of the Cowen Group's Critical Trends Survey for the second quarter of 2010, 65% of corporate respondents and 69% of law-firm respondents say that legal project management has increased in importance.[1] Over 53...



According to a survey conducted by RecommindRecommind, an e-discovery-tool vendor, the disconnect between IT and legal is getting worse:  While legal and IT have been historically disparate, the exponential increase in content creation and the rising complexities and risks of eDiscovery...



The Cowen Group has just released a snapshot of its fourth annual salary survey for litigation support professionals and the job market for litigation-support project managers is looking strong.[1] Their salary findings support their predictions in their "Critical Trends" report,...



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