A LawTech GlossaryPosted on Aug 6, 2018
An introduction to terminology in LawTech. May include a few useful definitions, but mostly focuses on the hype:
Agile Formerly an approach to software development that emphasised early release of working software and regular iterative development based on user feedback. Considered especially useful where new areas were being explored and requirements were likely to change over the course of development. Now the term is so generic that its meaning is hard to discern, but usually used by people in BigLaw and large corporations to explain why this time it will be different.
AI See artificial intelligence.
Algorithm A process or set of rules used by a computer to solve a problem. Algorithms do not sound as exciting as “artificial intelligence” and are accordingly looked down on by those in the know.
Artificial Intelligence A term for when a computer system does magic.
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