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My name is Raymond Blijd and I am Legalcomplex.
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6 Reasons for Building for The Concept Worker
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Daniel Pink’s book A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future contains a description of a new age: the Conceptual Age which features the Concept Worker. This is different from what is called a Knowledge Worker, a term introduced…

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Concept Zepp: Solving Personal, Research, and Social
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“The next big thing needs to be a proactive approach to knowing where data lives and what it means. It needs to include tools to keep data organized and secured regardless of location.” I lifted this quote from 3 Geeks…

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Call My Agent: Evolution In Information Retrieval
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 It is known by many names: Offspring, Magnets, Filters, Bloodhounds  but in theory they can also be called: Agents. My definition: An intelligent application that basically goes and fetches ‘your’ information without you re-entering a query at every instance. Undoubtedly there are other more scientific explanations but…

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The Dogs of Legal Search: Facts vs Concepts
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Legal research has passed the crossroads of print or digital and is heading for the next: facts or concepts. But are search engines getting too “easy” to use? Is the “dumbing down” of legal search engines a real threat to…

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LegalComplex Library: Concept of a Modern Library
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Awhile back I went on an adventure to uncover the “modern library.” A traditional library is a place the curious roam and discover bundles of meticulously crafted and curated information. Massive wooden bookshelves would instill a sense of awe and…

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Rewards Research, Organizing, and Socializing (R.R.O.S)
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I’ve submitted a concept named RROS in a contest. RROS is based on my notion of knowledge management: the personal kind.

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Apocalypse 2014: the End of Three Mobile Myths
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1. Consumption or Creation? A recent report by usability guru Nielsen on the iPad reiterates a common understanding about the iPad, which is that it’s mostly for media consumption. Email is “the only slight exception to the rule.” This might…

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Needles & Magnets: What’s wrong with legal research today?
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It seems obvious that the current approach to legal research is fundamentally flawed

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Cannibalism and 5 Special FX of Evolution
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Most of what’s happening on the information super highway – at accelerating speeds – is just evolution as genuine as Darwin.

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Did You Just Call Me a ‘Customer’?
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In a business to business market (B2B), we often refer to ‘the Customer’ as the End-user which is not necessarily the case.

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Pleasant Habits vs. Tedious Tasks
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how do you turn it into a solution which gets users away from paper and onto your services?

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