Author: Rob Corrao

Because today’s librarians must be experts in dealing with both physical and digital information, we have identified the top five skills every librarian must have, or develop, in order to succeed now and into the future. In this post, we...

Many law firms and corporations choose to keep their competitive intelligence and other marketing and business development research in-house. They believe that nobody knows their business and their competitors like they do, or that it's too important to hand off to somebody else....

Competitive intelligence experts pull together information from a variety of resources. The Bloomberg terminal – one of those resources – is a mainstay in the financial industry and the subject of current debate and conjecture about its future. The Bloomberg terminal (actual...

Although law firm leaders are projecting a healthy 2015, the long-term consensus is that profitability will face continued downward pressure. As President Obama just delivered his State of the Union speech, I decided to turn this into a ‘State of Law Firm...

SharePoint 2013 can deliver a great deal of information-sharing value with its flexible, robust features. Microsoft continues to update and enhance this venerable platform, adding managed metadata features and other improvements for records management, eDiscovery, social collaboration and mobile access....

Information Overload is not a new concept or even a recent phenomenon. As far back as the first century AD, Roman philosopher Seneca said that “the abundance of books is distraction” – although he said it much more poetically as...

While Digital Asset Management database structure is important, other data management considerations are equally critical. Especially as the volume of, and applications for, visual and multimedia data like video, audio and photography continues to grow. The use of these files...

As a niche application, evaluating software for Digital Asset Management (DAM) would seem to be a relatively easy undertaking. Yet a search of Capterra, a website that provides information on software applications across a number of market sectors, came up...

Information is coming in many forms and being used for many purposes, resulting in many types of management systems. The differences may seem slight and some solutions also overlap, which causes more confusion, especially for people who are not immersed...

Law firms find no easy answer in a comparison between Westlaw and LexisNexis. (We won’t even include Bloomberg, the third leading legal database provider, in the mix.) When it comes to making a choice between them, the ultimate decision depends...