Legal Ops Holds

Legal Ops Holds the Keys to Organizational Knowledge: Legal Technology Trends

I’m hearing more and more that legal ops holds the keys to organizational knowledge and this article from Onna discusses why!

Their article (The strategic importance of legal operations in the post-pandemic, hybrid, or digital-first organization) discusses how legal operations professionals are in a unique position to step into a more strategic leadership role for three reasons:

  1. They’re involved with almost every department in an organization
  2. They have a risk-averse mindset
  3. They have access to vast amounts of company data

The amount of organizational knowledge that legal ops professionals manage puts them in a unique position to maximize the value of that information across the enterprise, ultimately bringing advanced speed to legal teams to drive new business opportunities and support employee productivity. That’s why legal ops holds the keys to organizational knowledge!

Up until now, the role of legal ops habitually focuses on risk avoidance and optimization. But as more companies look to leverage digital transformation to remain competitive, winning legal operations teams aren’t only investing in tech, data, and processes, but they’re folding it into their overall business strategy.

So, what are three key functions overseen by legal ops teams? And what are the two primary functional areas that help legal ops maximize the value of information across the enterprise? Check out their article here to find out! If the door to innovation is locked, just use the keys! 😉

So, what do you think?  Do you agree that legal ops holds the keys to organizational knowledge today?  Please share any comments you might have or if you’d like to know more about a particular topic.

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