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.
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.
Online Dispute Resolution (“ODR”) is now universal, especially since the Coronavirus pandemic began.
Is all the technology really necessary, and worth the price?
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.
This article series includes viewpoints on the current state of conflict resolution from all 7 continents. This article focuses on North America.
As insights and priorities continue to emerge from the data from the 2016-17 Global Pound Conference, its unique value becomes increasingly apparent.
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.
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.
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?”
There are a wide range of concepts which fall within ODR.
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.
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 ”
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”.
My first real-life experience with pandemic-forced online dispute resolution was in early April — a baptism by fire.
With the COVID-19 pandemic and everybody home, Internet becomes the highway of contact with the world. And, in mediation, mass transmigration to ODR.
The success of online mediation depends 95% on your mediation experience and skills.
What a dispute resolution teacher has learned about connecting online.
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.
Dispute resolution mechanisms in India on the other hand, have not kept up with time and technology.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.