Better Contract Writing with Contract Insight®

By Sean Heck on 04/30/20

Contract writing is an essential phase in the contract lifecycle.  During the contract writing stage, contract parties put the terms of a contract into written copy.  Inefficient contract writing processes often rely on scattered clauses, poor compliance management and version tracking, insufficient line item management, and a lack of unified contracts and subcontracts.  These processes can lead to an organization that is hindered by error-prone contracts with missing clauses, missed key dates and milestones, and a decentralized process that impedes the contract lifecycle.

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Automated Contract Request Management with Contract Insight®

By Sean Heck on 04/29/20

Contract requests are the first step in the contract lifecycle.  This initial phase of the lifecycle allows business stakeholders to gather essential details associated with a new contract, amendment, renewal, and more.  The request stage arguably sets the tone for whether a contract undergoes efficient processing or is rife with delays.  Inefficient contract request processes can result in higher risk for critical data loss, confusing request intake processing, and wasted time.  Organizations must equip themselves with a solution that streamlines their entire contract request process, making it more intuitive, simple, accurate, and efficient.  That solution is CobbleStone’s contract management software, Contract Insight®. Here’s how it’s done!

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7 Tools to Improve Government Supply Chain Contract Management

By Sean Heck on 04/24/20

Insufficient, disorganized supply chain management makes it difficult for federal, state, and local government agencies to navigate the supply chain contract lifecycle smoothly.  Without an adequate supply chain contract management process, organizations can face various challenges and risks.  This article will discuss seven tools from Contract Insight® that can help.

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Improve Data-Driven Contract Management with Contract Insight®

By Sean Heck on 04/22/20

Data-driven contract management is the building block for contract data processing and contract analytics, providing the necessary insights for organizations to reduce contract cycle times with improved control, governance, and visibility. Organizations can turn contracts into essential, data-driven sources of business intelligence that support strategies, tactics, and goals with the help of CobbleStone’s source-to-contract software, Contract Insight®. Here’s how.

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5 Must-Have Contract Management Tools for Effective Remote Work

By Sean Heck on 04/17/20

In the face of unforeseen circumstances, many organizations allow employees to work from home.  Professionals in a variety of industries must be supported with adequate tools to maintain contract management, procurement, and sourcing operations. CobbleStone Software’s Contract Insight® can help your organization to continue with - and further enhance - effective source-to-contract practices.  This article will show you how.

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Tracking & Reporting Financial Data in Contract Insight®

By Sean Heck on 04/14/20

The comprehensive, organized tracking and reporting of financials are vital aspects of proper contract lifecycle management. Organizations need a contract management software solution that allows them to track transactions, establish reports on key financials, set alerts for thresholds, and analyze financial statistics pertaining to contracts.  In this article you will learn how CobbleStone Software’s source-to-contract suite, Contract Insight, can help your organization with the careful management of contract financials in one centralized platform. 

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Cut Business Costs During Times of Crisis with Contract Insight®

By Sean Heck on 04/8/20

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed contract management, procurement, and sourcing professionals into uncharted waters regarding their business operations.  Organizations need to quickly find ways to cut contract-related costs and save money during times of crisis such as pandemics, economic recessions, company acquisitions/mergers, and downturns in business.  CobbleStone Software’s Contract Insight can help. Here’s how.

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Transform Energy Sector Contract Management with Contract Insight®

By Sean Heck on 04/6/20

Organizations in the energy industry must manage high numbers of high-value vendor and supplier contracts while remaining compliant and avoiding contract lifecycle bottlenecks.  With increasingly stringent regulatory compliance standards and other regulations put in place by EHS and the EPA, the energy sector encounters a myriad of challenges while trying to ensure full contract compliance while navigating the contract lifecycle quickly and effectively.

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CobbleStone Software Blog Recap for March 2020

By Maria Votlucka on 04/3/20


Did you miss any of our blog posts from March?  Don’t worry; we have outlined each of them for you.  Stay up-to-date with industry topics, real-world case studies, and contract management best practices by reading CobbleStone’s latest content. 

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Manage FDA Clinical Trials with Contract Management Software

By Mark Nastasi on 04/1/20

As Coronavirus (COVID-19) is now a global pandemic - with the United States presenting the most significant number of cases - I am reminded of current and past experiences implementing contract management software to help organizations with clinical trials and drug development tracking.  Organizations in the medical field, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals, and other related industries need to effectively manage drug development contracts and obligations, clinical trials, manufacturing of medicine, and key opinion leaders globally.  CobbleStone’s leading enterprise contract lifecycle management software provides the solution to these challenges.

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