Posts By: Colleen Cable

Confronting the Great Resignation: Best Practices in Succession Planning for Law Firm Information Services Departments

Colleen Cable | December 14, 2021

What started as a series of anecdotal coincidences at companies over the past year has now turned into a clearly documented phenomenon. The “Great Resignation” period is underway.

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Creating LINKS: Bringing Together Legal Information and Knowledge Professionals

Colleen Cable | September 14, 2021

As we near the end of 2021, legal information and knowledge professionals have continued to work primarily in a remote environment. This has not only impacted how we work, but also how we network, how we learn, and how we grow as professionals.

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The Macaroni Necklace: Ark’s Law Libraries 2020 (Summer Camp for Law Firm Librarians #1)

Colleen Cable | July 14, 2020

Though none of us are having the summer we expected, that doesn’t mean we stop transforming, growing and innovating. So, HBR decided to create a Summer Camp of learning through this blog post series, summarizing some of the industry events in which we are participating.

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Benchmarking the Library

Colleen Cable | August 28, 2019

Benchmarking is an effective way to help organizations identify best practices, compare themselves to their peers and reveal areas where there may be opportunities for improvement. Benchmarking in the legal business is no exception. Law firms recognize the value of benchmarking themselves against industry standards in areas including fees, financial performance and staffing ratios.

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How Law Firm Libraries Can Capitalize on the Gig Economy

Colleen Cable | May 30, 2019

The gig economy is upon us; there is no turning back now. As defined by the Cambridge Dictionary, the gig economy is “a way of working that is based on people having temporary jobs or doing separate pieces of work, each paid separately, rather than working for an employer.”

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Can Change Spark Joy for Information Professionals?

Colleen Cable | February 27, 2019

Neither rain, nor sleet, nor snow, nor delayed travel could keep the recent 13th annual 2019 Ark Group's Best Practices & Management Strategies for Law Firm Library, Research & Information Services conference sponsored by HBR Consulting from being a well-attended and content-rich event!

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