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TECHREPORT 2022: Cloud Computing

Dennis M Kennedy

In this short video summary of the 2022 TechReport on cloud computing, Dennis Kennedy shares the highlights of the results from the 2022 results from the ABA's annual technology survey.

Highlights include:

  • Cybersecurity has passed the crisis point in lawyers’ use of cloud services in our world of cybersecurity risks, ransomware, cyberwarfare, and more.
  • Cloud usage increased significantly from 60% to 70% and lawyers show an increasing awareness and comfort with cloud services.
  • Use of consumer and business cloud services still outpace the adoption of legal-specific cloud services.
  • Only 11% of respondents indicated that they expected to replace an existing software tool with a cloud tool in 2022.
  • The 2022 Legal Technology Survey shows that, for a steadily increasing majority of lawyers and firms, cloud services are now part of the IT equation.