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Dennis Kennedy is one of the most knowledgeable legal technologists you will find. - Michael Arkfeld.

Dennis Kennedy, a lawyer and legal technology expert in St. Louis, Mo., has been a significant influence in the ever-evolving relationship between lawyers and the Web. - Robert Ambrogi

Archive for the ‘Links of the Week’ Category

Dennis Kennedy’s Links of the Week – May 18, 2008

Sunday, May 18th, 2008

Congratulations on milestones for Jack Vinson and Tom Mighell.
Instructions: Follow the links and the blogs from which they come, and see what new pathways open up. In this week’s episode:
Gas Prices are Now as High as back in the 1970′s Adjusted for inflation
HP Acquires EDS: More Cloud Computing Fallout?
The Future of Law Practice Management Conferences
Big thing next
“Learning the Right Lessons from Iraq” – it is not too late!
Ayers Applauds Chicago’s Ban on Laptops in the Classroom
Should I Stop Blogging? 20 Questions to Ask Yourself
5 Keys to Crafting a Really Good ‘About’ Page
Rail Transportation is the Future
SaaS vs. Hosted vs. On-Premise
Living the Prolific Life: A How-to Guide
How to Cram All Your Travel Gear in One Bag
See You Later, at the Aggregators!
Endless Conversation: The Unfolding Saga of Blogs, Twitter, Friendfeed, and Social Sites
2008 The year of thin-client?
How RSS Feeds Affect My Life & Work
The Zero-Percent Rule | Knowledge Management
OPML Resources for ReadWriteWeb Readers
Two Key Issues that often Hinder Collaboration Between Teams in Large Companies
How I got my current favorite mentor
Doing Business – interesting parallels for legal profession
Repurpose Your Content to Leverage Your Time
The Iraq War Will End in 2009
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This Week’s Additions to 52 Books in 52 Weeks:
The Amateur Spy, by Dan Fesperman

Still Broken, by A.J. Rossmiller

[Originally posted on DennisKennedy.Blog (http://www.denniskennedy.com/blog/)]
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Now Available! The Lawyer’s Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies: Smart Ways to Work Together, by Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell. Join the book’s Facebook Group here.
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Dennis Kennedy’s Links of the Week – May 11, 2008

Sunday, May 11th, 2008

Happy Mother’s Day!
Instructions: Follow the links and see what new pathways open up. In this week’s episode:
Amazon’s Cloud Computing Bet
What To Do With Failed Startup IP?
Five Tools Everyone Working Online Should Have (IMHO)
10 Reasons Gen Xers Are Unhappy at Work
If You’re Scared Of Heights
Why Filtering is the Next Step for Social Media
Do Lawyers Watch TV?
Legal Industry Twitter Tracker
A Tyrant’s Worst Nightmare
Personality and Law Firm Knowledge Management
Technology for us – the heart of Enterprise 2.0?
Removing the RSS Blinders
Simultanerous Invention
Note to startups: Turn off “track changes”
Is Twitter Changing the Way We Communicate?
PMAs: People You Ought to Know
Excerpt From Adidas Verdict – Photo Of Non-infringing Model
Make a Master Information Document for Worst Case Scenarios
Top 10 Tools to Get Blogging Done
Talking Mavs
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This Week’s Additions to 52 Books in 52 Weeks:
The Big Switch, by Nicholas Carr

[Originally posted on DennisKennedy.Blog (http://www.denniskennedy.com/blog/)]
Now Available! The Lawyer’s Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies: Smart Ways to Work Together, by Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell. Join the book’s Facebook Group here.
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Dennis Kennedy’s Links of the Week – May 4, 2008

Monday, May 5th, 2008

In this week’s episode:
The Links
How to print a list of files in a Windows directory
Kindle update (minor problems, amazing realization)
Report: In Emergencies, People Turn to Facebook
The toys of today, the tools of tomorrow
McKinsey Surveys the New Software Landscape
A guide to registering the copyright in your blog
SaaS is a no brainer!
Monk Gets a New Psychiatrist
ReviewGist Lets You Know if it’s Worth Buying
Developing Adaptability through Physical Training
Make your screen shots super
The Pending SMS Collapse
Picking a license for an open source software project
Tweet Scan As Brand Protection Tool
The view from the client’s side
TechShop
What of our unshrinking world?
I Do Love You, Lee, But …
Once Upon a Time, I Lived on a Kibbutz
Moleskine Notebooks: The Ultimate Guide
Cloud Computing Forecast
The legal talent matrix
Is Office the new Netscape?
I Bond rates go to zero
More on blogging vs. micro-blogging (Note: You can follow me on Twitter here)
The Right Resources to Solve Legal Problems
JOURNAL: Searching for Assumption Errors
The Four Day Work Week: Sixteen Reasons Why This Might Be an Idea Whose Time Has Come
Who Will Use Google App Engine?
100 Most Often Mispronounced Words
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This Week’s Additions to 52 Books in 52 Weeks:
Farewell, My Lovely, by Raymond Chandler

Farewell, My Lovely, by Raymond Chandler

[Originally posted on DennisKennedy.Blog (http://www.denniskennedy.com/blog/)]
Now Available! The Lawyer’s Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies: Smart Ways to Work Together, by Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell. Join the book’s Facebook Group here.
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Dennis Kennedy’s Links of the Week – April 27, 2008

Sunday, April 27th, 2008

In this week’s episode:
The Links
The Gift that Keeps on Giving: Spam Turns 30
Secretary of Defense Honors John Boyd-The How To?
This Thing About Default Margins
Code, Law, and Spontaneous Order
The world changed last week, with no headlines to mark the news
Lawyers, Law Students and Facebook
Notes on “Evaluating SharePoint from a Business Perspective”
Death of social networking for lawyers is greatly exaggerated
5 Ideas to Come Up with Blog Content from Your Daily Life
Taking Mashups Deeper into the Enterprise
Kindle – preliminary review
Kai-Fu Lee on Cloud Computing
How to Leave the Perfect Voicemail
Towards diversity in law firms
Who Aren’t You
Hollow States and Foreclosure
Negotiating from a Position of Weakness
Web 2.0: Time to Tackle BIG CHALLENGES
Duplicate data: the bane of cloud computing?
When People Don’t Want to Change
10 Things To Do Before Your Speech That Will Take The Nervousness Out Of You
The Reality of Depending on True Fans
Prices at the Gas Pump ‘Round the World
Do today’s new collaboration tools make it harder for IT to wrangle corporate information, or easier?
Easy Ways to Go Green with Your Computer
Smarter, Faster Ways for Law Firms to Create and Share Documents
Google Docs Lives to Share the Words
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This Week’s Additions to 52 Books in 52 Weeks:
The Big Sleep, by Raymond Chandler

The Rolling Stone Interviews, by Jann Wenner and Joe Levy

[Originally posted on DennisKennedy.Blog (http://www.denniskennedy.com/blog/)]
Now Available! The Lawyer’s Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies: Smart Ways to Work Together, by Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell. Join the book’s Facebook Group here.
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Dennis Kennedy’ Links of the Week – April 20, 2008

Sunday, April 20th, 2008

In this week’s episode:
The Links
How to Blog Like a Canadian – A great primer for new bloggers and a great reminder for longtime bloggers.
Six Habits of Highly Effective Mentees
Is IT Collaboration an Unnatural Act?
The Talent Era
118,000 lawyer profiles at LinkedIn – Note: if you are a regular and would like to add me as a connection, please make the invitation and indicate in the message that you are a reader of this blog.
Do Nice People Make Good Leaders?
Danny Federici 1950-2008
Harrison Owen tells us how he came to invent Open Space Technology
Georgetown Conference on the Future of the Global Law Firm: First-Hand Report
There is a Difference between Having Technology, Using Technology and Dedicating Yourself to a Process Utilizing Technology
Why Blogging is Different
America’s Most Dangerous Enemy
Basecamp recommended in a book published by the American Bar Association
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This Week’s Additions to 52 Books in 52 Weeks:
Bathroom, by Suzanne Ardley

[Originally posted on DennisKennedy.Blog (http://www.denniskennedy.com/blog/)]
Now Available! The Lawyer’s Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies: Smart Ways to Work Together, by Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell. Join the book’s Facebook Group here.
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Dennis Kennedy’s Links of the Week – April 13, 2008

Monday, April 14th, 2008

In this week’s episode:
The Links

David Maister’s Strategy and the Fat Smoker Podcast (Podcasts from his new book – great stuff) – And a special thank you to David for posting on his blog Tom Mighell’s and my new book, The Lawyer’s Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies: Smart Ways to Work Together.
I feel like I’ve posted this one before but the Google says no so….LUNCH is a blog
11th Circuit Freaks Out About Metatags–North American Medical v. Axiom
HP 2133 Mini-Note PC
Complexity as a Fundamental Problem
The Culture-driven Law Firm
Workflow and Collaboration
85% of blogs started by lawyers are still going strong
JOURNAL: Case Study on Open Decision Making
Can Open Space deliver the simplicity that lies beyond complexity?
Diversity, the Billable Hour and other Challenges
Using the Search Engines of Others
How to Create a 15-Minute Presentation in 1 Hour (with graphics!)
Blaming IT
62 Types of Questions and Why They Work
RESILIENT COMMUNITY: MICROGRIDS
Did the open source community predict how social networking would work?
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This Week’s Additions to 52 Books in 52 Weeks:
Darkness Falls, Kyle Mills

Prince of Fire, by Dan Silva

[Originally posted on DennisKennedy.Blog (http://www.denniskennedy.com/blog/)]
Read the blog posts and RSS feed items I find most interesting on Google Reader Shared Items or subscribe to its RSS feed. High volume, but lots of interesting items that will get you thinking.
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Dennis Kennedy’s Links of the Week – April 6, 2008

Sunday, April 6th, 2008

Links of the Week is a regular feature on this blog where I list some of the most interesting links I’ve found during the previous week – sort of a “best of” from my Google Reader Shared Items. The idea is that I pick out a set of links that I might have wanted to write about or that I found especially thought-provoking or useful. I might or might not agree with the posts or items I link to, but I found them to be something I wanted to share.
On to the links:
Demise of Blogging?
Internal Mentoring Programs: The Wrong Approach (see some of my thoughts on mentoring in Finding Great Resources about Mentoring on the Internet May Be Even More Difficult Than Finding a Great Mentor On Your Own)
Competitive Intelligence That is Too Easy Not to Use
Why Brands Die (Marty also has the blog post title of the week – I Prefer His Earlier, Funnier Lawsuits)
Expose Your Company’s Blindspots
How to Create Auto-Summaries for Word 2007 Documents
Time to Pay Your Taxes, Support Wall Street, and Take a Licking
Drawing on the Desktop
10 Ways the Internet (As We Know It) Will Die
The Declining Power Of The Firm
Facebook Spam and Suggestions
Why do we want to maintain the world’s highest housing prices?
What I’ve Learned from Social Media
Open Decision Making
Yeah, it’s remarkable, BUT…
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This Week’s Additions to 52 Books in 52 Weeks:
Beyond Bullet Points (Second Edition), by Cliff Atkinson

[Originally posted on DennisKennedy.Blog (http://www.denniskennedy.com/blog/)]
Read the blog posts and RSS feed items I find most interesting on Google Reader Shared Items or subscribe to its RSS feed. High volume, but lots of interesting items that will get you thinking.
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Dennis Kennedy’s Links of the Week – March 30, 2008

Sunday, March 30th, 2008

Links of the Week is a regular feature on this blog where I list some of the most interesting links I’ve found during the previous week – sort of a “best of” from my Google Reader Shared Items. The idea is that I pick out a set of links that I might have wanted to write about or that I found especially thought-provoking or useful. I might or might not agree with the posts or items I link to, but I found them to be something I wanted to share.
On to the links:
No Time to Rehearse? You’re Fired
Thimk!
Collaboration Tools and Technologies
Results from an Experiment in Ad-Driven Books
Legal Technology 2.0
Amicus Attorney – Inhouse Intranet
ABA Techshow Notes – SaaS with Dennis Kennedy and Dan Pinnington
State of the AmLaw 200 blogosphere, March 2008
The URL Is So Dead In Japan And What That Could Mean
Open Space in 60 Minutes
Helping Students Learn About Personal Finance
Thank You to the MANY Voices of Solo Practice Who Serve Clients and Improve Our Profession
Why Sophie 1.0 excites me more than today’s E Ink machines—or .epub
An Adjacency of Practice
Escaping the Trade Show Money Pit
Email vs. Wiki: Picture = 1000 words department
The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable
Department of Remarkably Good Ideas, nuclear weapons edition
Rethinking Business Cards
20 Types of Pages that Every Blogger Should Consider
Groundbreaking Legal Transformation Study Identifies Four Strategic Planning Scenarios for Legal Services
Apple, openness, and the Zittrain thesis
Earth Evolves
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This Week’s Additions to 52 Books in 52 Weeks:
Certain to WIn, by Chet Richards

[Originally posted on DennisKennedy.Blog (http://www.denniskennedy.com/blog/)]
Read the blog posts and RSS feed items I find most interesting on Google Reader Shared Items or subscribe to its RSS feed. High volume, but lots of interesting items that will get you thinking.
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Dennis Kennedy’s Links of the Week – March 16 and March 23, 2008

Sunday, March 23rd, 2008

Links of the Week is a regular feature on this blog where I list some of the most interesting links I’ve found during the previous week – sort of a “best of” from my Google Reader Shared Items. The idea is that I pick out a set of links that I might have wanted to write about or that I found especially thought-provoking or useful. I might or might not agree with the posts or items I link to, but I found them to be something I wanted to share.
I missed last week’s Links of the Week post because of ABA TECHSHOW, so I’ve doubled up this week. I’ll also recommend that you check of the ABA TECHSHOW Buzz site – it sets a new standard for online coverage of a legal technology conference.
On to the links:
The connection between one of my Secrets of Adulthood and the “maximum-use imperative.”
Laptops Aren’t the Problem: The Meetings Are
A Yahoo Pipes Video
Making the Case for Law 2.0
Tips and Tricks at the ABA TECHSHOW
Twitter – What It Is and How I am Using It
New Collaborative Websites for the Legal Market
No Two Law Bloggers Are Alike
101 Five-Minute Fixes to Incrementally Improve Your Web Site
Getting to Good Enough
Reasons I miss Psych, even though it is a little hokey
Turing’d
ABA Tech Show 2008 – How Technology Is Redefining the Attorney Client Relationship
What will America look like after this recession?
Takeaways from TECHSHOW
One secret to good facilitation design: work with maps not tools
How to insert a PDF file into a Word document
The Waste of Handwritten Notes
Why the Push-Up Belongs in Your Fitness Routine
Next Generation Contract Management Systems – more than software, more than LPO
A Solution to 4GW – The Introduction
A User’s Guide to Fabulous Friendships
How to Declutter Your Hard Drive
Do Something! Invest in Yourself – Especially in an Economic Downturn
Small Projects Generate Good Feelings
Disable Annoying CapsLock Key
The blinding light of Web 2.0
Three Internet Careers That Soon Won’t Exist
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This Week’s Additions to 52 Books in 52 Weeks:
Crashproof Your Kids, by Timothy Smith

The Physics of NASCAR, by Diandra Leslie-Pelecky

[Originally posted on DennisKennedy.Blog (http://www.denniskennedy.com/blog/)]
Read the blog posts and RSS feed items I find most interesting on Google Reader Shared Items or subscribe to its RSS feed. High volume, but lots of interesting items that will get you thinking.
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Links of the Week – March 9, 2008

Sunday, March 9th, 2008

Links of the Week is a regular feature on this blog where I list some of the most interesting links I’ve found during the previous week – sort of a “best of” from my Google Reader Shared Items. The idea is that I pick out a set of links that I might have wanted to write about or that I found especially thought-provoking or useful. I might or might not agree with the posts or items I link to, but I found them to be something I wanted to share.
In general, I’m just going to give a link to the item, without any explanation. I’ll try to do this every weekend, and I’ll include the latest additions to my 52 books in 52 weeks project.
This week’s links:
Sun GC’s updated “Reebok Rules”
Let’s Rethink LexThink!
1,000 True Fans
Into Thin Air
How Do I Build an Enforceable Online Agreement?
The Money Quote [A tip of the hat to Andrew Sullivan - the source for the idea of my frequent use of "money quotes" in posts.]
Who Buys the iPhone for the Enterprise?
An easy way to get the text out of PDF documents
Is Law Firm IT Obsolete?
The US Economy and the Next ‘Big One’
Motherhood – the Key to Success
Solo Practice Doesn’t Mean Forever
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This Week’s Additions to 52 Books in 52 Weeks:
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Arthur Conan Doyle

[Originally posted on DennisKennedy.Blog (http://www.denniskennedy.com/blog/)]
Read the blog posts and RSS feed items I find most interesting on Google Reader Shared Items or subscribe to its RSS feed. High volume, but lots of interesting items that will get you thinking.
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