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Law firms need “culture of experimentation” before they can embrace IT transformation

Law firms need to radically change their cultures to embrace emerging technologies such as cognitive computing – including suppressing their tendency to be risk averse – according to the head of strategy at a leading London practice.

October 19th, 2016 | No Comments »

First AI lawyer “closer to commercial release than expected” as law firm pilot expands

Lawyers routinely over-estimate the current state of machine-learning computers but under-estimate their potential future capabilities, according to the chief executive of ROSS Intelligence, the company building an application billed as the world’s first “artificially intelligent attorney”.

November 23rd, 2015 | No Comments »

IBM lays out massive potential for Watson in the law

Cognitive computing could be used to suggest which arguments in court might play well or badly with a particular judge at a given time of day, according to a senior member of IBM’s Watson development team, although she outlined a number of more benign uses for the technology.

November 19th, 2015 | 1 Comment »