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Is technology the death knell for contract management?

This week, my major focus has been on technology and its likely impact on the world of contracts and contract management. It included a day at the MIT Labs, meeting with academics, legal and technology experts and then proceeded with a West Coast tour that embraced Los Angeles, Silicon Valley and San Francisco, having discussions with technology start-ups and several of the more established providers. 562 more words

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What is contract compliance?

Is contract compliance about strategy, process, policies or individual obligations? Is it about specific performance or conformance with regulation? Is it focused on internal operations or external relationships? 466 more words

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Project and Contract Management

Do we complement each other, or do we compete?

On May 22nd, the UK’s Sunday Times carried a major feature highlighting the growing importance of projects and their management. 337 more words

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Ethics and intent

Today’s world of open, electronic communication does not always lead us to the truth, but it frequently exposes those who behave dishonestly or without integrity. As a result, there is far greater focus on ethical standards and public expectations continue to grow.

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The ROI of Contract Management - Part One

One of the most common questions I receive is from people struggling to demonstrate the value of contract management or, more specifically, the return that might be achieved from investment (for example in contract management software). 454 more words

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Who wants to report to the CEO?

“Why not be the CEO?’

The mood at this week’s IACCM Europe Conference was optimistic – at times one might almost say euphoric – as delegates explored the changes and opportunities that lie ahead. 415 more words

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Will I still have a job?

Yesterday, IACCM and Revitas (a leading application provider) produced a webinar exploring the impact of digitization on contracts and contract management. It generated excellent questions – including the perhaps inevitable “Does this mean that people in sourcing and contract management will no longer have a job?” 180 more words

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