GE vs Amazon Take 2

A brief follow-on to the earlier column on Amazon, GE, and Whole Foods. The typically worthwhile Greg Ip, writing in The Wall Street Journal on “The Economy Needs Amazons, but it Mostly Has GEs“, gives us the following chart: The point? For 20+ years,... read more +

Your 21st Century Phone System

Information Week has a cover story on “Voice over IP [Internet Protocol]” phone systems, which delivers the message that initially-skeptical early adopters of this new way to handle your phone infrastructure are the strongest evangelizers of all, with... read more +

The Economist on “International Law Firms”

The Economist magazine has a characteristically lucid—and characteristically opinionated—special section in the issue of 26 Feb 2004 entitled "International Law Firms," and posing the question: "Is it time to abandon the idea of assembling a... read more +

Comings & Goings

The American Lawyer has an article recapping partner "arrivals" (read: lateral hires) and "departures" (can you say, "Brobeck?") over more or less the past year, and the results, while fodder for gossip, are not susceptible to rigorous... read more +

Is the ROI of a KM Project Even Measurable?

LLRX has a new article up discussing the experience of Bryan-Cave in attempting to determine the Return on Investment of a major firm-wide Knowledge Management initiative. First, the article discusses, from a conceptual perspective, whether the notion of ROI even... read more +

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