Implementing Technology in a Tech-Averse Environment

Melinda Grimm
fear of tech

fear of tech

Despite the potential benefits of implementing new technology, the legal profession has been reluctant to embrace changing technology. Technology can be scary. Its constantly evolving nature makes mastering new programs seem daunting. For attorneys who love innovation and technology, the most daunting task is not learning new technology, but convincing tech-averse coworkers to learn. Rarely does an attorney work alone, and implementing new technology requires others to get on board. As a paralegal, I have seen many successful—and failed—attempts to embrace technology. Here are some ways to encourage even the most tech-averse to give a new program or process a try.

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