October 2015 Table of Contents


Communications and Organizational Management
Downsizing Digital Distractions
By Erin Brereton
Emails, chats and texts — all can throw off even your most diligent employees.

Legal Industry/Business Management
Cyber Breach: The Risk Is Now Reality
By Jack M. Vaughan and Eban Kaplan
A law firm faces the very real and potentially catastrophic risk of a cyberattack.

Operations Management
Best Options for a Tech-Savvy Office
By Ed Finkel
Forward-thinking tech options you need to run your office 


Big Ideas: ALA Executive Director's Letter
How We Arrived at LawVantage

BP Perspective: Insights From a Business Partner
The Employee Education Program You Can’t Afford Not To Have

Millennial Mouthpiece: For the Emerging Workforce
Welcome to the 24/7 Workplace

Test Drive: Gadget Reviews with Bill and Phil
Windows 10: Less "Touchy" Than Windows 8


Industry News: Legal Management Updates
Facts and Stats
Creating Culture Change: How One Firm Made Technology Training a Priority

Tips and Trends: Industry Advice and Developments
Protecting Confidential Client Information in the Digital Age

High Tech
New Products for Law Firms

Five Questions: ALA's Spotlight Interview
Jobst Elster Interviews Rick Varju


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

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