How Time-Tracking and Data Analytics Can Help Drive Better Business Decisions

Law firms, accountants, consultants and other professional services businesses have long been accustomed to tracking employee time for billing and payroll purposes. But there’s gold in that time tracking data — more than just what comes from billings. Analysis of that data allows firms to gain insights into productivity, plan for staffing demands, improve operations,…

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Using Big Data Can Give Your Law Firm a Big, Predictive Advantage

At Georgia State University, law and business students are crunching thousands of data points from legal cases to create models to predict how disputes will go. Harvard-educated lawyer Charlotte Alexander, director of the Legal Analytics Lab, guides the team gathering all complaints, dockets and summary judgments in employment law cases since 2010 in the Northern…

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