Welcome to the second installment of The Paradox of Succession Planning. In this podcast we discuss mentoring and managing up. Give it a listen and be sure to take the survey to help steer our third and final conversation in this series.
You may also be interested in reading the first installment, "How to Mentor Yourself Out of One Job and On to the Next Job".
Joy Heath Rush - CEO, ILTA
Doreen Watt - Project Manager, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
Welcome to Evolving KM, a podcast where we discuss how Knowledge Management is progressing and the impact that’s having on KM professionals. In each episode, we interview people who have either worked in or on the periphery of Knowledge Management We get their perspective on how this profession is evolving to meet the shifting demands of legal service delivery.
We hope you enjoy this episode!
In this episode, our guest is Joe Davis, a member of ILTA’s Program Planning Council and 20-year veteran of the legal technology industry. Joe recently published a blog post, “AI Roundup 2018 - A Guide to ILTA’s Artificial Intelligence Content,” which prompts our discussion about AI. We talk about trends and impact of AI in the legal industry, strategy, data science and model training and FOMO. And yes, ham sandwiches.
Joe is very thoughtful about AI and has a nice speaking voice, so you won’t want to miss this episode.
Gwyn McAlpine oversees the knowledge management program at Perkins Coie LLP, an international law firm with 1,000 lawyers in 19 offices. Gwyn's focus is on creating value for clients by enabling attorneys to practice law more efficiently and collaboratively. In addition to more traditional KM initiatives, KM at Perkins Coie includes library and research services, internal and external collaboration, and AI and expert systems. Gwyn practiced corporate law for 10 years before fully transitioning to knowledge management.
Amy Monaghan is the Practice Innovations Manager within the knowledge management group at Perkins Coie LLP. She works side-by-side with practice groups to further KM initiatives, particularly those involving artificial intelligence systems and other advanced technologies, such as document assembly, logic systems, workflow tools and contract analysis tools. Previously, Amy was in a similar role at Chapman and Cutler LLP.