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Director of Client Technology Christian Zust was quoted at length in the April edition of Legal IT Insider concerning trends among the Big Four and law firms when it comes to hiring data scientists. “[Law] firms are beginning to appreciate the role analytics play in enhancing strategic decision making,” Zust said. He noted that the Big Four’s approach to looking for a cross between an auditor and a data scientist is the right one because they’re not using data science to replace accountants but rather to enhance the way accountants deliver value to their clients. While there are not that many lawyer-data scientists in the market, Zust emphasized that “while expertise is helpful, it’s far more important that lawyers know not to fear data science and understand how it can enhance their practice.” Click here to read the article on page 22.