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Knowledge, innovation & technology group

The Group provides a formal network for those responsible for managing their firm’s intellectual capital and exploiting strategic opportunities that result from advances in technology.

A private hub free for any senior knowledge, innovation or technology expert at any organisation worldwide.

Quarterly roundtables for up to 20 members help members share challenges and solutions.

Additional Management team events bringing together members of all Forum Groups.

Inform those who are digital ambassadors to their Executive Committees
Explore ways to develop a relationship of mutual respect and trust with the firm-wide leader and other C-Suite members.

Dedicated to the issues that make a real difference to our members - other networks focus on technical capability.

An inclusive forum - other networks focus on specific elements - knowledge, innovation or technology.

 

Hub

The free private hub allows knowledge, innovation and technology leaders from professional firms and every other sector of the economy to view and send private messages to each other, raise and comment on issues, consult experts, catch up with sector news, and access useful content. Once signed up, hover over your name in the top menu bar and then select 'Forum Hubs'.

 

Events

AI: from disruption to adoption

Tuesday 09 January 2018

This inaugural session focuses on three key elements from the report, all critical to professional firms looking at their AI adoption strategy:

  • A cross-industry projection of AI adoption – what are other industry segments doing? - with a professional services micro-view
  • What are the distinctive characteristics of effective early adopters? 
  • Case studies of relevant AI application and why they have worked.

PwC Annual Law Firms Survey: Into 2018 – Time for change

Thursday 11 January 2018

The PwC Annual Law Firms’ survey 2017 provides a UK and global perspective on the practical elements that increasingly impact the professions and law firms in particular.  

We are delighted to welcome back PwC’s Kate Wolstenholme and David Snell to share the key trends via their interactive report on these topics: 

  • The law firm of the future
  • Global financial performance
  • UK financial performance
  • Business support
  • People
  • Financing
  • Risk

The Technology Summit

Monday 29 January 2018

In the first of the Forum's Technology Summits, we welcome two highly respected experts in strategy, leadership and change. Dr Bob Murray is a noted scientist in the field of behavioural neurogenics and the author of 12 books, including Leading the Future: the Human Science of Law Firm Leadership and Strategy. He will be focusing on the future of professional services and how to become and stay relevant (see more in his profile below).

Rick Seabrook is MD Europe of Neota Logic, a global provider of innovative AI software. Rick is a highly respected expert and speaker on this topic and has also developed several AI start ups. 

The presentations will be followed by an expert panel discussion and audience Q&A.

The Strategy Summit

Monday 19 March 2018

More details coming soon…

The Productivity Summit

Monday 04 June 2018

More details coming soon…