David Worlock is so damn smart! Don’t make the mistake of thinking this piece of analysis is in any way limited to the legal arena. It makes considerable sense in any profession or industry facing change and disruption (that’s all of them):
We have to recall that Messrs Dow and Millerchip left Slaughter and May where they had been working lawyers in search of efficiencies . In other words , they were not the editorial/academic lawyers normally employed by publishers . This says something about the sort of people Thomson Reuters and Lexis will need to employ to get this huge transition right .
via David Worlock | Developing digital strategies for the information marketplace | Supporting the migration of information providers and content players into the networked services world of the future..