bedside table.portland, oregon.january 2011.
- I’m working through the idea of an agile law firm, and in doing so this weekend I briefly…
I’m working through the idea of an agile law firm, and in doing so this weekend I briefly skimmed the agile manifesto. There are a ton of good philosophy/ideas there for business development, and some of which are directly related at least to the building of the business side of a legal services firm. However, admittedly it is a loose fit, especially on the substantive side of the firm.
One of the biggest problems with assembling the agile law firm version of the manifesto is the intolerability of bugs within the legal system. This is an area where the law field cannot be analogized to the tech field where there is always a chance to go back and fix bugs.
Uploading a new build for your SaaS very much dissimilar to having to email a client and say, “hey we built that contract wrongly, please go back and have the employee/vendor/partner/other business resign this contract.”
That is perhaps self-evident, but at any rate it should be pointed out.