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  • Rocky Mountain High – Operational Excellence in DenverMarch 29, 2017

    On April 4, 2017, we’ll be speaking about operational excellence at the ALA’s annual conference in Denver.  The timing of our talk couldn’t be better. With demand for legal services remaining low or flat, more and more firms are looking for ways to remain profitable. As the recent Citi/Hildebrandt C … Read more »

  • Buy-In: When the Managing Partner Gets Out Her SharpieJuly 28, 2016

    © Gimbal Canada Inc. All rights reserved. May not be reproduced. We get asked a lot about mapping software. People look at the paper-intensive way we conduct our mapping projects and think, “couldn’t we do this on a computer?” The answer is yes. You could do it all on a computer. You could even proj … Read more »

  • Kano's Coffee Shop: Improving your Legal Process ImprovementJuly 12, 2016

    What’s coffee got to do with improvement? Well, thinking about how you deliver a great cup of coffee can help you deliver great process improvements. As Karen wrote in last week’s blog, the Improve phase of DMAIC might be fun but it’s a phase where teams can get bogged down. They need to move from t … Read more »

  • DMAIC 4 – Improve: How can you create a better process?July 7, 2016

    Welcome to the next instalment of our DMAIC series: Improve. If you’ve been following along, you’ll know that DMAIC stands for Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control. It’s a structured approach to process improvement that will help you design, execute, and implement successful improvement projec … Read more »

  • You can only cut once: why process improvement trumps layoffsJune 20, 2016

    I’ve been watching the mad rush to match Cravath’s salary increases with a sense of wonder. The market is (mostly) flat. Demand is (mostly) down. There are still far too many law graduates. It’s not like it’s a seller’s market.  And then I saw the icing on the cake. Last week, law firms were raising … Read more »