Tuesday, January 9, 2007
Buying technology is often the easy part for law firms. Implementing the technology...well, that's another story.
I have found that law firms are often quick to buy technology, especially software, but typically very slow to implement the technology. I think that a major factor in the paradigm is that law firms often neglect to factor in implementation and training costs into the equation of whether to purchase new software and to a lesser extent, new hardware. Here is a great article from Law Practice Today entitled Hardware and Software: You Bought It, You've Got It—Now Use It!