ALA Legal Management: Thinking out cloud, January 2017

2017 Legal Cloud Forecast: Change is constant

Here’s to “Thinking out Cloud” in 2017, year two of musings on all things legal and cloud computing. Since it’s that time of year, take a look at some 2017 legal cloud trends and predictions in the latest column from Jobst Elster, Head of Content and Legal Market Strategy, Inside legal. Click here to read the full article.

According to the most recent ILTA/InsideLegal Technology Purchasing Survey, short(er) term cloud adoption might finally be on par with other industries, an opinion some of our soothsayers share. Statistics indicate that small firms (with fewer than 50 attorneys) are the most aggressive regarding cloud adoption. Of these firms, 61 percent of respondents indicated that more than half of their software/service offerings could be cloud‐based within the next one to three years.