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Achieving QA Excellence in Legal

Posted by ilta on 12th April 2017

In 1946, Grace Hopper recorded the first-ever computer bug when a moth was found in the Harvard Mark II machine. Today, the practice of software testing and quality assurance is vital to all industries with the advancement of technologies. Legal Services is no different, but the focus on quality assurance and software testing has been slow to develop – until now.

Speakers:
Ralph Bonatz is the Global IT Quality Control Manager at Mayer Brown LLP. He has over 20 years of experience in quality control, performing a broad array of activities such as: establishing teams, test management and planning, test case authoring and execution, test tools and environment management, requirements management, defect management, authoring test strategy, and guiding test automation teams. Ralph’s experience crosses many different areas, including Legal, Insurance, Fleet Management, Healthcare, Trading, Enterprise Resource Planning and Government. He is a former U.S. Air Force officer and graduate of the University of Miami, FL, where he obtained a BSEE and minor in German.

Ryan LaMontagne has 16+ years as a QA Professional and is an experienced QA Manager delivering hands-on innovative testing solutions. Demonstrated history working in the law practice industry, Financial Industry, and High Tech. Skilled in Test Program Development, Test Automation, Project Management, Vendor Management, and Leadership.

Asima Macci is the Manager, Training & Quality Assurance at Bennett Jones in Calgary, AB. She has over 30 years' experience in designing and delivering technical training programs in a variety of industries. 18 of those years however, have been in Legal. She is passionate about connecting people with technology to increase organizational efficiencies, productivity and profitability.

Alan Reeson is the manager of the Quality Assurance team at McGuireWoods LLP, an international law firm with over 1000 attorneys across 23 offices in the US, UK and around the world. He has been with the firm since 2001 and his team is responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining IT quality assurance and control processes for both projects and operations. Alan also serves as the owner of the Release Management process.

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Learning Management System Deep Dive Series - Reporting

Posted by ilta on 20th March 2017

Reporting is one of the most important and sometimes frustrating features of a LMS. Because firms have different needs, it can sometimes be difficult to get exactly what you need. Even with the data in hand, it may require skilled Excel manipulation. In this podcast, your ILTA panelists share great ideas and insights on how they are using reporting and getting at the data they need. We even touch on connecting the dots between your LMS data and actual performance data.

Moderator:
Michelle Spencer's skills reside at the intersection of people, processes, technology and learning. She can translate technology for non-technical people and manage projects by getting groups connected and communicating, enabling them to work effectively towards their end goal. Michelle is adept at managing learning and IT projects from both the technical and human perspectives. She uses her knowledge -- gained from three decades spent on both legal and IT project teams -- to help your team.

Speakers:
Sean McGinty is the Senior Learning and Development Engineer at Carlton Fields, where his focus is on instructional design, audio/video production, LMS management and instructor lead training. He has worked in legal for over nine years and has over 20 years of experience in learning and development, spanning multiple industry groups. Sean holds several certifications in instructional systems design and learning and development software packages.

Claire Morris is an IT Training Manager for a leading international law firm. An accomplished professional with over 15 years of legal technology experience, she is passionate about developing the technical skills of all staff members. Claire creates new and innovative learning programs to deliver essential skills and make the best use of firm technology. She understands the unique culture of a law firm and that providing a full variety of learning methods is key to creating an environment where all can learn.

Lida Pinkham has over 20 years of experience leading technology learning in industries including higher education, libraries, banking and law firms. Since joining Ice Miller in 2014, she has led the technology training team to expand technology learning to a variety of formats, partnered with HR to develop a learning and assessment program for secretaries, and increased usage of learning materials and the LMS by over 200 percent, developing a culture where all are empowered to learn and develop. A Microsoft Office Certified Specialist with a Master of Education, Lida is involved in the Association for Talent Development, organizes a monthly legal technology trainer lunch and is a member of the Midwest Legal Technology Trainers steering committee.

Recorded on 2-27-17

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Posted in desktop applications, Help desk and user support, Training | Comments

SharePoint Multifactor Authentication for SharePoint 2013 and Online

Posted by ilta on 17th June 2015

Over the past year, we have seen an increase in hack attempts and in security breaches from inside and outside the organization. Standard methods of user authentication are no longer enough to protect an organization's data. Multifactor authentication technology can help! See how you can secure access to SharePoint using on-premises and Windows Azure federation services combined with multifactor authentication. Whether on the premises or in the cloud, these powerful tools can create a secure mechanism for your users to access SharePoint.

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Emerging Technologies Spotlight on Desktop & Application Services

Posted by ilta on 5th March 2013

Listen to this monthly series of podcasts from the Emerging Technologies Peer Group.

Each month Lance Rea and Mark Manoukian have a conversation with the peer group of the month. This month's spotlight is on the Desktop & Application Services Peer Group. David Bustle, David Neesen and Tim Hooks talk about issues and initiatives in the Desktop & Application Services space. Format is conversational and touches on a number of different topics.

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