Adopting Wikis in Law Firms

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The use of wikis in law firms follows an evolutionary path from indifference to skepticism to adoption. The rate at which a firm moves along this continuum depends on how quickly legal professionals embrace the concept that collaborative authorship can produce high-quality materials.

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  • Pablo Coste

    Great article and great concept. I think Technologists should spend time mastering these tools. The legal industry is not the most progressive adapting to new Technology, however, the generation of lawyers that is graduating today has different demands and uses of technology; they will demand these tools. Who ever can figure out how to make this work safely for them will be the next superstar in the Legal Technology world. ¿ Pablo G. Coste

  • Gustavo Rocha

    Hi! I am consultant in the areas of management, technology and quality law firm in Brazil. Your article is very interesting, but the office must take to get to adapt to this concept. Still, I think it is stronger ideas and concepts that can change society. Congratulations for the idea!

  • Rama

    Great article! However, based on my experience the challenge is trying to get Attorneys to adopt the concept versus the technology. I am finding that some folks see the value of a wiki whereas others shy away from it because it is new and difficult to see how it would make for a better work product in the end. Any ideas?

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