Deloitte 2018 technology study Enabling the legal function to embrace digital transformation
There is a general consensus that technology can make a big difference to the way legal functions work. In some markets, the legal function has been working with technology for some time and they are on their second or third wave of tooling solutions. In others, legal is exploring how technology might be used and which of the many products available on the market is best aligned with their needs.
With the rise of new technology such as blockchain and AI, legal functions appreciate even more the value that technology can play in their operations. Despite this recognition, the pace of adoption has been rather slow.
The following report and point of view paper explore the topic of digital transformation and how the legal department of the future can go beyond risk and compliance to become strategic business partners.
A key enabler of this transformation is making better use of advances in technology to maximize efficiency, reduce cost and free lawyers’ time to work more closely with the organization as a trusted business partner.