About this series: The Exari team has worked for nearly five years to make this blog a complete resource for information about contracts and document assembly. With more than 180 published articles, we thought we would introduce our newer readers to the most popular articles from the archive.
IACCM President Tim Cummins recently blogged about this topic saying, "Standard templates improve business control, reduce risk and increase efficiency. They have been adopted by more than 70% of large companies.
In The Lawyer's Guide to Working Smarter with Knowledge Tools, Marc Lauritsen, President of Capstone Practice Systems (an Exari Document Automation Services Partner), outlines best practices for leveraging technology to maximize your "return on effort."
In a previous post I explained the importance of gathering requirements at the start of a project. In this post I'm going to discuss the relationship between certain requirements and different document assembly solutions.
At the Risk & Insurance Management Society Conference (RIMS2010 Boston) last month, Exari conducted a survey of Risk Managers to assess the "State of the Renewals Process."
We surveyed Risk Managers from across the United States and Europe, representing a wide range of industries, to learn what they have to do each year when the time comes to renew their corporate insurance coverages.
So, you've decided your organization could improve the way it creates documents. Or, as an ex-McKinsey mate of mine would say, there are 'development opportunities.'
You're even convinced that document assembly is the way to go. So far so good.
In his recent post The fictional nature of money, Christoper Penn said,
"Think about how to create the perception of value. Think about how to inspire in someone else the desire to give you anything you want in exchange for that perceived value. What do people value about you, about your products or services? How can you provide more of that value perception? How can you boost the perception of the value that’s already there?"
Unless you've been living in a cave for the past few years, you'll be aware that corporates, governments and consumers alike are taking environmental concerns very seriously. So given that you're already recycling everything, walking to work and growing all of your own food, what can you do as a lawyer to help save the planet? The following tips should help: