TECHNOLOGY, OUTSOURCING, AND COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS
NEWS FOR LAWYERS AND SOURCING PROFESSIONALS
London partners Mike Pierides and Simon Lightman and Dubai partner Rebecca L. Kelly recently authored the article “Contracting for RPA” in The Oath, wherein they share insights on the deployment of robotic process automation (RPA) for businesses in the Middle East.
Join Morgan Lewis at our Philadelphia office on April 11 for a discussion on hot topics impacting services contracts in the digital economy.
Customers in outsourcing arrangements are coming to expect (or starting to demand) that their providers have the resources, technology, and know-how to leverage automation software—whether robotics desktop automation (RDA) or robotics process automation (RPA) software—to enhance the capabilities and efficiencies of IT and business processes.
Morgan Lewis will co-host an interactive master workshop on negotiations and contracting geared toward business leaders, sourcing professionals, and in-house counsel who work together on complex transactions such as digital transformations and vendor outsourcing.

As 2018 comes to a close, we have once again compiled all the links to our Contract Corner blog posts, a regular feature of Tech & Sourcing @ Morgan Lewis. In these posts, members of our global technology, outsourcing, and commercial transactions practice highlight particular contract provisions, review the issues, and propose negotiating and drafting tips. If you don’t see a topic you are interested in below, please let us know, and we may feature it in a future Contract Corner.

With the increasing use of cloud and mobile platforms, software developers commonly use “containers” to house applications that can run in these multiple environments. The container holds all the components necessary for applications to work, including the operating system, libraries, configuration files, application binaries, and other parts of the technology stack required for the application.
A recent study found that the keys to successful implementation of robotic process automation (RPA) include carefully selecting the right automation opportunities, being realistic about costs, and building a good support team.
KPMG reported in a recent survey that the top trend for 2018 is the adoption of intelligent automation (IA) as a business strategy.
Among the many ways in which artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are enhancing business functions, the inefficiencies and labor-intensive organizational aspects of the contracting process present many fertile opportunities for improvement through the application of AI.
Join us on February 21 for a dynamic and gripping discussion on intelligent automation (IA) and its impact on businesses and the workforce.