TECHPLACE™ Talk: AI and Emerging Technologies

In this episode of our TECHPLACETM Talk series, Danielle Ochs, Jenn Betts, Stephen Riga, and Justin Tarka discuss artificial intelligence (AI), biometrics, robotics, and other emerging technologies, and the compliance issues that arise from their use, including privacy concerns.

TECHPLACE™ Talk: The Future of Work—A Global Perspective on the Impact of the Pandemic

In this podcast, Danielle Ochs, Jenn Betts, Bud Bobber, and Simon McMenemy discuss the global shift to remote work as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The speakers explain recent strategies regarding telework, including digital collaboration tools, robotics and automation, cybersecurity advances, data collection and privacy, and technological solutions that facilitate remote productivity, among other recent trends.

TECHPLACE™ Talk: Political Speech, Social Media, and Off-Duty Employee Conduct—The Trending Risks of Digital Reputational Damage

In this podcast, Danielle Ochs, Jenn Betts, and John Merrell address employer regulation of digital speech and how organizations can be aware of and protect against reputational damage caused by employees both on- and off-duty. The speakers discuss employee commentary (on social media platforms and elsewhere) about social issues, political issues, and protected statuses and groups, including the Black Lives Matter movement and the 2020 elections.

TECHPLACE™ Talk: How the FTC’s Guidance on the Use of Artificial Intelligence and Algorithms Impacts Employers

In this episode of our TECHPLACETM Talk series, Danielle Ochs and Jenn Betts discuss why employers should take note of the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) guidance on consumer-facing artificial intelligence (AI) tools, including its view that the use of AI should be transparent, explainable, fair, and empirically sound, while fostering accountability.

TECHPLACE™ Talk: Digital Contact Tracing Solutions to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

In this episode of our TECHPLACE™ Talk series, Danielle Ochs and Jenn Betts discuss employers’ use of digital contact tracing during the COVID-19 pandemic, including the applicability of state and federal equal employment opportunity, wage and hour, and privacy laws to the use of digital tools.

Special Edition TECHPLACE™ Tickler: Legal Associate Well-Being During COVID-19 Pandemic

In this special edition of our TECHPLACE™ Tickler series, Danielle Ochs, Brazitte Poole, and Jazmyne Jefferson discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on new associates in a law firm, including insights on how to stay connected both personally and professionally in the remote work environment.

TECHPLACE™ Tickler: Tech Industry Immigration during COVID-19

In the fifth episode of our TECHPLACE™ Tickler series, Danielle Ochs and Jacky Maroney discuss the impact of current immigration policy on the tech industry. They cover the immigration landscape in the tech world, the implications of the temporary immigration ban, and business immigration best practices during the pandemic.

TECHPLACE™ Tickler: The Challenges of Taking Remote Depositions

In the fourth episode of our TECHPLACE™ Tickler series, Danielle Ochs and Spencer Skeen discuss the new world of regular remote depositions. They cover best practices for taking and defending depositions remotely, including videoconference admonitions, handling exhibits, making objections, and preparing witnesses.

TECHPLACE™ Tickler: Cybersecurity and Privacy in the Remote Workplace – Best Practices for Securing your Data and Technology

In the third episode of our TECHPLACE™ Tickler series, Danielle Ochs and Dani Vanderzanden discuss the importance of cybersecurity in the remote workplace. They cover best practices for securing your data and technology using physical, administrative and technical protective measures.

TECHPLACE™ Tickler: The Expanding Importance of eSignatures in the Remote Workplace – Best Practices for Compliance

In the second episode of our TECHPLACE™ Tickler series, Danielle Ochs and Gus Suarez discuss the expanding importance of the use of electronic signatures (eSignatures) in the remote workplace and tips for evaluating your eSignatures process. They cover what constitutes an eSignature, which laws govern eSignatures, and best practices for enhancing compliance with those laws.

TECHPLACE™ Tickler: eDiscovery Challenges in a Remote Work Environment

In the first episode of our TECHPLACE™ Tickler series, Danielle Ochs, Tom Lidbury, and Traer Cundiff discuss various eDiscovery-related issues that have arisen during the COVID-19 pandemic when many people are working remotely. They cover data security concerns while working from home, remote document review, and best practices for collecting, capturing, and transferring data remotely.