Our favourite links from around the web to kick off your weekend.
This week's roundup includes: Blockchain Will Disrupt the World of In-House Counsel,If the Only Constant is Change … Lawyers Should Embrace It, From Bots and AI to Counterfeit Reality and Fake News, Gartner’s Top Predictions for 2018 and more...
- Cyber Security: What Attorneys Can Do To Protect Their Jobs and Their Companies
"The best way to protect the company and preserve the counsel’s job security is to proactively help identify and address data protection and cyber security issues. " (via lawtechnologytoday.org)
- Apple Lawyer Warns of 'Heavy' Burden From Europe's New Privacy Rules
"The heavy processing requirements on corporations doing business in Europe are just tremendous. It really does pose a challenge." (via insidecounsel.com)
- Blockchain Will Disrupt the World of In-House Counsel
"A leading authority on technology’s impact on business and society says blockchain will be the biggest driver of change for in-house counsel in the coming decade." (via canadianlawyermag.com)
- From Bots and AI to Counterfeit Reality and Fake News, Gartner’s Top Predictions for 2018
"Our predictions provide insight into that future, but enterprises will still be required to develop a discipline around how pace can be achieved." (via itworldcanada.com)
- Can a Coworking Space Work for Lawyers?
"Coworking spaces have traditionally been marketed to creatives and tech startups, but they can also be an affordable option for solo attorneys." (via lawyerist.com)
- If the Only Constant is Change … Lawyers Should Embrace It
"We need to keep abreast of technological changes and understand them, because by doing so we can make our clients’ lives easier and provide better service." (via legalcheek.com)
- Privacy Commissioner Aims to Start More Investigations Rather Than Wait for Complaints
"For years, Canada's privacy commissioners have warned the country's decades-old privacy legislation is in urgent need of an overhaul, and that the commissioner's office requires new tools to properly do its job." (via cbc.ca)
- No One Knows What It Is, But In-House Counsel Desperately Need It
"In-house counsel don't need to understand AI to know it's importance." (via abovethelaw.com)
- How to Spot a Machine Learning Opportunity, Even If You Aren’t a Data Scientist
"The average company faces many challenges in getting started with machine learning, including a shortage of data scientists. But just as important is a shortage of executives and nontechnical employees able to spot AI opportunities." (via hbr.org)