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Adam Stebbins

Designing for the Intensity of Online Mediation

(7/03/20)Adam Stebbins

The rapid shift to the greatest use of video conferencing technology has occurred, but how are we adapting ourselves and our mediations? Relatively simple adjustments to remote mediation can result in a higher likelihood of outcomes that would have likely occurred during face to face mediation.

5th Key-Technology: Embrace and Integrate Relevant New Technologies

(7/02/20)Francois Bogacz, Jeremy Lack

Much ink has been spilled on the future of mediation, and how robots may someday take over from humans. However, mediation is not an empirical science that can be reduced to algorithms.

5th Key-Technology: Take Advantage of ODR’s Full Potential

(7/02/20)Ana Gonçalves, Daniel Rainey, Jeremy Lack

Online Dispute Resolution (“ODR”) is now universal, especially since the Coronavirus pandemic began.

Telephone Mediation in an Age of Social Distancing: Does It Work?

(7/02/20)Kyle Persaud

Is all the technology really necessary, and worth the price?

Mediate.com Launches MediationExpress Online Mediation Service

(6/30/20)Clare Fowler, Jim Melamed, Colin Rule

Mediate.com has launched an affordable and confidential online mediation service for property, eCommerce and workplace disputes. Participants keep full decision-making control and can get started for only $99.

Gregg Relyea

Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19--Voices from Seven Continents of the World: Australia

(6/25/20)Gregg Relyea, David Bogan

This article series includes viewpoints on the current state of conflict resolution from all 7 continents. This article focuses on North America.

Emma-May Litchfield

2nd Key-Data: Run the Global Pound Conference (GPC) Series every 5-7 Years

(6/15/20)Emma-May Litchfield, Danielle Hutchinson

As insights and priorities continue to emerge from the data from the 2016-17 Global Pound Conference, its unique value becomes increasingly apparent.

Jim Melamed

Online Dispute Resolution Pioneer Colin Rule Named Mediate.com CEO

(6/13/20)Jim Melamed

Mediate.com announced today that Colin Rule has been named President and Chief Executive Officer. Jim Melamed, the company’s co-founder and CEO for 25 years, is now chair of the board and general counsel.

Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s Golden Age - The Introduction

(6/06/20)Nadja Alexander, Lela Love, Michael Leathes

Every Friday for the next seven weeks, Mediate.com will be publishing a series of peer reviewed articles under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s Golden Age. The objective of the Seven Keys is to encourage discussion among all stakeholders on navigating mediation’s best future.

Michael Lang

Why is This Mediation Different from All Other Mediations?

(6/04/20)Michael Lang, Laurel Amaya

We wonder does the change in methods push us to let go of our models of practice in favor of “whatever gets the job done?”

Robert Bergman

Support Tools for Video Conferencing During ODR

(6/04/20)Robert Bergman

There are a wide range of concepts which fall within ODR.

Nouman Ali

The Demand for Online Mediation Spikes during COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak

(6/04/20)Nouman Ali

As the internet has evolved and expanded, it has greatly affected our lifestyle and modes of communication, making it easier for cross-country trading and interactions.

Alberto Elisavetsky

Online Dispute Resolution (ODR): The Great Tool in Times of Pandemic

(5/29/20)Alberto Elisavetsky, Maria Victoria Marun

Those of us who have been working for many years, not only in the academic field, but also in a practical way in On Line Dispute Resolution (ODR), that we call on line or electronic, feel that in these times "the future is here ”

Alberto Elisavetsky

Resolucion de Conflictos en Linea (ODR) La Gran Herramienta en Tiempos de Pandemia

(5/29/20)Alberto Elisavetsky, Maria Victoria Marun

Los que nos dedicamos hace muchos años a trabajar, no sólo en el ámbito académico, sino también en forma práctica en la Resolución de conflictos a distancia, a la que denominamos en línea, o electrónica, sentimos en estos tiempos que “el futuro está aquí”.

F. Peter Phillips

In Zoom We Trust

(5/29/20)F. Peter Phillips

My first real-life experience with pandemic-forced online dispute resolution was in early April — a baptism by fire.

Giovanni Matteucci

ODR Tips and Tricks

(5/22/20)Giovanni Matteucci

With the COVID-19 pandemic and everybody home, Internet becomes the highway of contact with the world. And, in mediation, mass transmigration to ODR.

Giuseppe Leone

4 Things You Definitely Need to Become an Accomplished Online Mediator

(5/18/20)Giuseppe Leone

The success of online mediation depends 95% on your mediation experience and skills.

David Smith

Lessons from Teaching Facilitation Online

(5/08/20)David Smith

What a dispute resolution teacher has learned about connecting online.

Tara Ollapally

Making Sense of COVID Through the Lens of Mediation

(5/08/20)Tara Ollapally

As I look out of the window of my home office and take in the stillness of a complete lockdown that has been imposed in the wake of COVID-19, I am struck by the sense of balance that exists amidst the chaos and panic that also overwhelms me.

Mediating Amidst a Crisis: Is Online Mediation a Solution for India?

(5/08/20)Sandhya Swaminathan, Kartikeya Singh

Dispute resolution mechanisms in India on the other hand, have not kept up with time and technology.

Jim Melamed

What Is Your Mediation Background?

(5/05/20)Jim Melamed

The "digitization of mediation," now on steroids with the Covid-19 pandemic, has resulted in dramatic changes and new opportunities for mediators and the mediation field. A part of this includes new meanings for old words.

Gary Doernhoefer

Are Demographics Destiny for Technology in Mediation?

(5/03/20)Gary Doernhoefer

The age demographics of consumers of mediation services and mediators themselves will likely drive the adoption of technology to assist in the delivery of mediation services in the very near future.

Forrest (Woody) Mosten

Mediators Are Society’s PPE for Conflict and Difficult Decisions

(4/29/20)Forrest (Woody) Mosten

As their own practices slow down, some mediators are volunteering to offer free consultations and negotiation sessions to try and find solutions and some emotional comfort for people who are riddled with anxiety and a lack of knowledge.

Jacques Joubert

Courts Mediating Online with Zoom

(4/17/20)Jacques Joubert

It is hard to imagine for many, especially for the baby boomer generation, what a digital court is, because most of us are unfamiliar and resistant to the digital world of the 4th Industrial Revolution.

Morenike Obi-Farinde

ODR in Africa: The Emergent Face of Dispute Resolution Post COVID 19

(4/17/20)Morenike Obi-Farinde

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the fore what most people in emerging economies particularly in some countries in sub-Africa have never really given a thought to - working from home.

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