Why did you chose to become a judge for the British Legal Technology Awards 2019?
I have had a longstanding interest in legal technology and believe that we are now working in a hugely exciting period for the industry. The rate of innovation and the range of solutions grows every year. Being a judge gives me a privileged seat at the forefront of that innovation and an opportunity to meet and talk with some of its most active participants.
What Makes an Entry Stand Out for you?
A strong technological entry is made even stronger with a sense of the human endeavour that drove it through a series of problems and obstacles to a successful completion.
What Key Advice Would you Give to a Company Entering the Awards?
However good the product or service may be in itself the presentation of it is vital at both the paper and presentation stage. Demonstrating how the technology meets the key requirements for that particular award is vital as is demonstrating stakeholder benefits and all aspects which are genuinely innovative.
What in your Opinion Elevates an Entrant to Become a Winner?
Right time, right product, right market, right message.
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