Title: Data is the New Oil – Lessons from Standard Oil, Smart Diapers, and Uber for Law Firms
Speakers: Adam Nguyen, Ed Walters
Date: Friday, March 18, 2016
Time: 3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Track: Tech Fundamentals and How To…
Attendee Profile: Everyone


The entire world is changing, as industries as diverse as advertising, stock trading, medicine, and sports are using analytics to achieve maximum results, often in unexpected ways. Law is no different. In this session, we will explore the frontiers of these tools in practice, from contract drafting to forum shopping, and from case valuation to legal research. The session will discuss how analytics (and law firm data that is often discarded) can replace hunches and anecdata with metrics and measurement for strategic advantage.