May 2016 Table of Contents


Legal Industry/Business Management 
How to Be RFP Savvy
By Kylie Ora Lobell
Tips for knowing when (and how) to respond to RFPs.

Human Resources Management 
A 360° View
By Scott Mondore
These assessment tools can benefit your employees — and your bottom line.

Legal Industry/Business Management 
Bridging Generation Gaps at the Office
By Ed Finkel
Understanding the differences can help with everything from marketing to succession planning. 


Big Ideas: ALA Executive Director's Letter
Generational Differences Are Opportunities for Growth

BP Perspective: Insights From a Business Partner
How to Create a Meaningful Performance Evaluation

Innovations: Fresh Thoughts for Managing 
Analysis to Action: Turning a Performance Gap into Core Competence

Insure Your Success: Practical Tips You Need
Purchasing Insurance in a Post Affordable Care Act World

Test Drive: Gadget Reviews with Bill and Phil
Geeking Out on the Galaxy TabPro S

Thinking Out Cloud: Translating Tech to Business
Advice for Purchasing Cloud Technologies


Industry News: Legal Management Updates
Facts and Stats
Dealing with Stumbling Blocks: Three Surefire Tips for Getting Things Done

Tips and Trends: Industry Advice and Developments
Ways to Beat the Afternoon Slump


ALA Faces: Member and Chapter News
Anniversaries, Awards and Appointments

At ALA: Association News and Events
What’s Happening at Headquarters