What All Law Firms Need to Know About Siri

Posted by Gaby Isturiz on June 25, 2015 at 8:46 AM

Siri and other text-to-speech technologies offer many conveniences, but is our privacy at risk?

The question boils down to this: is Siri a big blabbermouth disguised as a helpful sidekick?

According to this article published by Esquire titled “Siri is Definitely Sharing Your Data with Third Parties,” a Reddit user discussed having access to voice recordings from random Apple and Samsung customers that were generated through text-to-speech technologies, such as Siri, while working for a data mining company. The user, FallenMyst, shared this experience to serve as a warning to mobile users that their data may not be as private or personal as they might assume.

Topics: Mobile Technology

10 Principles for Building a Successful Legal Tech Startup

Posted by Gaby Isturiz on June 18, 2015 at 10:26 AM

A few weeks ago, we (Bellefield) were invited to share our experiences as legal technology entrepreneurs with the newly-formed startup accelerator at the University of Pittsburgh, The Blast Furnace.

To know us is to know that we are proud Pitt alumni and even more proud legal technology entrepreneurs. At this stage in our careers, we’re often asked to speak about our experiences in entrepreneurship. In telling these stories we’ve found that there are two sides of the story. There’s the often told story about success - the one that appears on LinkedIn or in a Bio. And then there’s the ‘real ‘ story---the story that entrepreneurs rarely tell of how difficult it is to achieve success. Sometimes the real story is a horror story, a road that is anything but direct.

The Role of Customer Success in Driving Engagement

Posted by Gaby Isturiz on June 7, 2015 at 8:12 AM


We discuss the topic of technology engagement quite often on this blog.

Almost all firms struggle or have struggled with technology engagement at some point in time. Although top firms have proven high levels of technology engagement are possible with the right approach, the idea of technology engagement remains mysterious and far-fetched to most firms.

Topics: Customer Success Manager