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How Namely Accelerated Its Sales Contracting Process 85% with Ironclad

Namely is an HR solution company that processes hundreds of sales contracts quarterly. Here’s how the company’s Deal Desk partnered with Ironclad to drive an 85% reduction in contracting processing times and 100% adoption from Sales....

How Workflow Designer Puts Legal Teams in the Driver's Seat

Last Thursday, at an event hosted by Fitbit's Emelita Hernandez-Bravo and Eric Lentell, we caught up with legal teams from forward-thinking companies like AppDynamics, Branch, and Indiegogo to see how they're using Workflow Designer to create, deploy, and manage contract workflows on their own....

Meet Ashlee Best, Legal and Privacy Operations Manager at Asana

Asana is a work management platform designed to help teams track and manage their work. The company's legal team handles a range of responsibilities around the world. We recently spoke with Ashlee Best, Legal and Privacy Operations Manager at Asana, to learn more about her legal operations career and what advice she'd give legal operations teams at fast-growing companies. (By the way, that's Ironclad Customer Success Manager Sara Lin backing up Ashlee.)...

5 Software Engineering Concepts Changing the Way Lawyers Work

Intro The legal profession has remained largely unchanged for hundreds of years. Sure, lawyers use emails and Word documents today, but legal processes are still heavy on manual review and unstructured back-and-forth between counterparts. In that sense, legal processes like contract review operate in much the same way as they did in the days of quill and ink....

Meet Jo Vong, Legal Operations Manager at Branch

Last week, at CLOC Vegas 2019, we partnered with Jo Vong, Legal Operations Manager at Branch, to deliver a product demo of Blueprint, our walk-up usable, no-code workflow builder. Jo stole the show, delivering a thoughtful, compelling presentation on both the Ironclad platform and her broader legal ops philosophy. We followed up with Jo to learn more about her journey from law firm to tech company, why she chose to focus on legal ops, and how she and her team use Ironclad to streamline contract processing across the business....

Our Top 3 Takeaways from the Fullstack GC Conference

Last Friday, our team attended TechGC's fifth annual Fullstack GC Conference here in San Francisco. We had a great time connecting with GCs and exchanging ideas on how legal teams can stay ahead of the curve when it comes to protecting—and optimizing—their company's business operations. Here are our three main takeaways from the conference:...

How lawyers can be more like coders: CLOC 2018 revisited

Six years ago, when I was a Corporate Attorney at Fenwick & West, I began taking coding classes on the weekends. I had a hunch that technology could speed up many of the routine tasks that came across my desk, and I wanted to know if I was right....

6 Reasons to Connect With Us at CLOC

The 2019 CLOC Vegas Institute is almost here! If you’re a legal operations professional trying to learn about today’s best practices, connect with pioneers in the field, or snap a killer selfie, we invite you to connect with us at Booth 1 or attend one of the five events we’ll be hosting during the conference....

Community Newsletter Ed. #10

Check out the most clicked links in Ironclad's March Community Newsletter. Want to access 100% of the content? Subscribe here....

Meet Chris Chin, Legal Director at Google

Chris Chin is a Legal Director at Google and has been at the company for 16 years, since it was just a couple hundred employees spread across two buildings. When he started, the legal team tracked all of the company’s contracts on a single spreadsheet. Today, it is an industry leader, defining and setting the standards for how modern legal teams operate....