Peer to Peer Magazine

June 2011

The quarterly publication of the International Legal Technology Association

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inside iLTA Popular Webinars Now Available Did you miss one of our popular webinars? We offer PowerPoint presentations and LiveMeeting recordings of all our webinars, which you can access on our website. Just go to the Recordings area from the main navigation bar to find content for viewing and downloading. Here are some recent webinars that garnered rave reviews. Virtualization as a Cloud Service: Successfully Leverage Today’s Top Tech Trends ILTA’s recent Technology Purchasing Survey ranks cloud computing and virtualization among today’s most exciting technology trends. Learn how your firm can benefit from the integration of these two strategic technologies to: avoid costly upfront expenditures; enjoy improved system performance and reliability with a scalable infrastructure; gain a competitive advantage; and achieve your disaster recovery goals and exceed your business goals. What’s Ahead for Litigation Practice Support? This webinar is a roundtable discussion on latest trends, product development, certifications, cloud computing, LegalTech recap and other areas that impact litigation practice support professionals. Insource v. Outsource: Good or Bad Idea? This roundtable discussion focuses on keeping forensics and e-discovery internal to corporate or law firms v. outsourcing these services. Is this a good or bad idea? What are the types of services to insource v. outsource? What’s needed internally and where do you draw the line? What is the motivation to insource v. outsource? What does the future hold for these services? Social Media and Disaster Response Crisis communications have gone through huge evolutionary steps in the past few years, including the adoption of social media as a means for immediate mass communication. As seen in Egypt, social media can be used to rapidly disseminate information to create disorder; conversely, in Japan we saw that social media can be used to link families and co-workers and provide real-time updates during a wide-spread disaster. During this session, we will discuss the evolution of crisis communications and how, when and why to adopt social media as part of your business continuity strategy. 138 Peer to Peer STATEMENT OF PURPOSE ILTA is the premier peer networking organization, providing information to members to maximize the value of technology in support of the legal profession. ILTA’S CORE VALUES • Maximize the value of technology in support of the legal profession • Provide quality, independent, unbiased and accurate information to our members about technology and the practice of law • Maintain vendor independence • Provide quality educational opportunities for our members and ongoing learning for navigating through change • Foster, rely on and celebrate volunteers for their real-world experience and their value as a resource for colleagues • Recruit and retain the highest caliber of professional staff • Act as a vehicle for meaningful peer networking • Respect our colleagues • Commit to the highest standard of professionalism • Maintain a financially sound organization that provides full value for the members’ investments • Promote member advocacy with vendors regarding product development and support • Recognize that ILTA is a volunteer-governed organization managed by a professional staff

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