Since Microsoft 365 (previously Office 365) was launched in 2017, law firms have gradually moved to the Microsoft Cloud, though in a variety of forms and guises, and only using a small fraction of the functionality.
The global legal technology and innovation community thought it had heard the last of Justin Kan after the spectacular failure of his so-called ‘hybrid legal software and law firm start-up’, Atrium, in March 2020. We were wrong.
Legal has come a long way with cloud adoption, accelerated in an extremely short timeframe. Have we reached the point of no return? What’s trending? What’s ending? And what does a ‘why not cloud vs why cloud’ reality look like?