IT Planning Guidance for Legal Professionals: The Gartner Legal IT 2020 Scenario

Archived Published: 27 February 2014 ID: G00261391

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The four possible futures of the Gartner Legal IT 2020 Scenario highlight the technology-led disruption of legal services. CLOs must engage CIOs to get control of legal and regulatory compliance costs, and to take advantage of advanced analytics and alternative legal services.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Background
    • Scenario Introduction
      • Future 1: Big Discovery (Ambiguity/Silicon)
      • Future 2: Smart Machines Judge (Certainty/Silicon)
      • Future 3: Clerk Work (Certainty/Carbon)
      • Future 4: Just in Case (Ambiguity/Carbon)
    • Conclusions
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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