The Latest at Baker Tilly Sundre

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    The mid-sized full service commercial firm “playbook”

    I work with as many “mid-sized” commercial law firms as I work with large regional, national or global law firms. As the industry continues its multi-decade embrace of operating scale (bigger is better, or at least more efficient!), what does this trend mean for commercial firms that do not choose to anchor their success to hiring more lawyer bodies across which to allocate their fixed costs?

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    The risks and rewards of artificial intelligence

    It’s rare to get through a day in 2024 without considering the state of artificial intelligence (AI) and where it is likely to go next. Just a few short years ago, it played a limited role in our daily lives, and it now seems to be everywhere.

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    What does your law firm stand for?

    More and more, customers place importance on the values of the companies that they interact with. One 2020 survey found that 71 per cent of consumers prefer buying from companies aligned with their values, and noted that the sentiment is especially strong among younger generations.

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    Data, AI and other tech revolutionizing the farm industry

    Today’s farming businesses are facing unique challenges, but there are exciting new tools at their disposal that offer new possibilities. These tools are getting more sophisticated every day. By simply tracking recent trends in the agriculture industry, we can start to get a sense of where the sector is likely to go next. One fact seems undeniable: data and artificial intelligence (AI) are here to stay. Both are essential tools that can transform any farm’s sense of what is possible. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at how high‑tech tools are revolutionizing the farm industry.

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    Ten obstacles to effective strategy

    In this article I examine the main reasons why professional firms typically are littered with uncompleted strategic projects and failed initiatives. The ten obstacles that I have identified can, of course, be addressed by better processes. In addition, I plan to set out in an ensuing article what I consider to be the four starting principles that provide both the foundations and the platform for successful strategic planning and execution.