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Can you make your firm a more agile place to work?
Derek Southall at Gowling WLG talks assessing IT awareness
The Taylor Wessing knowledge team taps into innovation
Mark Garnish at Tikit says true agility calls for a cloud strategy
Whats on your whiteboard?
New model law,
Are you worth it?
Are you worth it?
Ahead in the cloud,
Make the connection,
Leader at work:
Transform the day,
At our last Briefing editorial breakfast in December, we discussed how much time firms spend considering
whether popular management approaches and initiatives are really right for them. This issue’s feature topic of
agile working has rather a lot of followers. And it sounds good – including to me. You can’t deny these people are taking up less-pricey office space. But be honest – how much of this is copying competitors?
And as French employees win a new ‘right to disconnect’ from
digital life to combat national ‘info-obesity’, is the risk of remote working burnout on the agile agenda? If you can’t manage what you can’t measure, hard management data must surely hold the key to an agile kingdom, too – however popular your policy.
Lots of law firms have launched agile working initiatives, stressing that it simply doesn’t matter where employees are located to get legal business done productively. But what’s the reality of agility? Briefing’s Kayli Olson investigates
Anyone at Taylor Wessing is welcome to invest their valuable time in innovation – but the knowledge management team is well placed to demonstrate exactly what’s involved
Firms are failing to grasp the reality of agile working, but accessing more systems that contribute directly to productivity via the cloud is a clear direction of travel, says Tikit development director Mark Garnish