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Half of ANZ lawyers trial generative AI despite lingering scepticism
2 days ago
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legal software
Half of legal workers in Australia and New Zealand have tried AI tools, yet skepticism remains high, a survey by legal information provider LexisNexis has revealed.
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IWD 2024: Let's create a secure digital world for women, together
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On International Women's Day 2024, it's a crucial necessity to jointly combat gender-based cyber crimes and establish a secure digital space for women worldwide.
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Superloop Limited announces new CFO & Business & Wholesale head
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ibm
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software
Superloop Ltd strengthens leadership team with Dean Tognella as CFO from March 6th, and Daisey Stampfer confirmed as permanent Group Executive Business and Wholesale. Both bring immense industry experience to their roles.
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IWD 2024: A CEO's perspective on gender equality and diversity in the workplace
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IWD 2024: Despite improvements in gender pay gap, over half of large Aussie law firms fall below average; for a CEO, the answer lies in diversity, tech and mentorship.
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IWD 2024: Actionable steps to bridging the gender pay gap
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construction
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engineering
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With the gender pay gap now out in the spotlight, modern organisations must work fast to rectify the pay gap issue or risk losing their talents.
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Aparajitha set to acquire Allsec Technologies' labour law business
Thu, 8th Feb 2024
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compliance
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leadership
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labour
Aparajitha Corporate Services is set to bolster its market leadership in compliance solutions with the acquisition of Allsec Technologies' 'labour law' compliance arm, valued at Rs 27 crore.
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Who the backers back: Why diversity in Australian VC funding portfolios should be made public
Tue, 30th Jan 2024
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jobs
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law
Diverse companies outperform less diverse peers, McKinsey report shows, prompting calls for Australian venture capital funds to publicly disclose diversity levels within their investment portfolios.
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Macfarlanes participates in commercial preview of Lexis+ AI
Thu, 11th Jan 2024
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data analytics
In a move towards innovation, London law firm Macfarlanes has announced its collaboration with LexisNexis, testing the newly launched Lexis+ AI in the UK commercial market.
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Chief Justice anticipates significant AI impact on law
Wed, 3rd Jan 2024
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law
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nuance
Supreme Court Chief Justice, John Roberts, urges careful implementation and underscoring the irreplaceable values of human judgement.
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OpenUK announces speaker lineup for State of Open Con 24
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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cloud services
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public cloud
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fintech
OpenUK reveals speaker roster of over 140 leading tech, open source, law, and policy experts for SOOCon24 conference. .
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Predicted growth in cloud-based Electronic Laboratory Notebook market
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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big data
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bi
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data protection
The cloud-based Electronic Laboratory Notebook (ELN) services market is projected to reach US$701.7 million by 2029, according to a new report.
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Voice analytics market projected to reach USD 9.33 billion by 2030
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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cloud services
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voip
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contact centre
The voice analytics market is set to soar to $9.33bn by 2030, fuelled by growing use of voice recognition tech.
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Semperis appoints Malcolm Turnbull to Strategic Advisory Board
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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cybersecurity
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law
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growth
Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been appointed to the strategic advisory board of cyber resilience company, Semperis.
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CMA introduces Green Agreements Guidance for sustainable business
Sat, 14th Oct 2023
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Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) introduces new guidance to help businesses collaborate on environmental sustainability while complying with the law.
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Secureworks identifies malicious Qakbot ransomware campaign
Wed, 30th Aug 2023
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malware
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ransomware
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endpoint protection
Secureworks' Counter Threat Unit researchers have long maintained active monitoring of the botnet and detected the disruption activity on August 25.
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Maddocks streamlines negotiations in the renewable energy space
Wed, 2nd Aug 2023
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digital transformation
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app development
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apm
Using OutSystems, Maddocks built five customer-facing solutions promoting a streamlined collaboration between the company and its clients in less than a year.
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Automation and AI in the law sector: threat or opportunity?
Thu, 27th Jul 2023
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compliance
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data management
AI and automation can help accelerate the productivity of existing teams, enabling firms to make the most of their resources and boost their overall efficiency.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from G-P
Fri, 11th Nov 2022
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payroll systems
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skills gap
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law
Globalization Partners CEO Bob Cahill discusses updates to the company's platform and the talent shortage in ANZ.
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Why is business intelligence important for legal firms and why should you care?
Fri, 26th Aug 2022
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
The legal profession in Australia is more competitive than ever before, with a 45% increase in solicitors since 2011.
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Appian Low-Code Platform helps MinterEllison with automated practices
Thu, 25th Aug 2022
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app development
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apm
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low-code
Australian law firm MinterEllison has automated its business process management system using the Appian Low-Code Platform, saving 42,000 billable hours in 2023.
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Weak breach data disclosure laws for IP theft leaves vital Australian industries vulnerable
Thu, 11th Aug 2022
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cloud services
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hyperscale
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public cloud
Lack of mandatory reporting for intellectual property (IP) theft leaves Australian industries vulnerable to cyber attacks and foreign competition.
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Mercury charged by ComCom following complaints of misleading customers
Tue, 19th Jul 2022
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
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law
Mercury NZ charged for misleading customers over early termination fees, with ComCom filing seven charges under Fair Trading Act.
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The NZ TCF endorses move by ComCom to promote TDR dispute scheme
Tue, 19th Jul 2022
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commerce commission
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law
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customers
New Zealand Telecoms Forum welcomes Commerce Commission's push for greater access to dispute resolution scheme.
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Cybercrime in Aotearoa: How does New Zealand law define it?
Thu, 23rd Jun 2022
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ddos
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dark web
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cybersecurity
‘Cybercrime’ is a term we hear all the time, but what exactly is it, and how does New Zealand define it in legal terms?.