Contract Lifecycle Process Failure - An Investigation

By Sean Heck on 01/25/22

Oh no!  It happened: contract lifecycle process failure.  Something went wrong during contract lifecycle management - resulting in contract failure.  But fear not; as a contract management professional, you are a worthy investigator.  It is time to put on your detective hat, grab a notepad, and piece together the clues as to why your contract lifecycle process failed.  You can also inspect how this tragedy could have been avoided with contract management software.  Let the investigation begin!

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How to Redline Contract Documents Better With Contract Software

By Sean Heck on 01/21/22

Redlining a contract document can prove to be an arduous facet of contract negotiations.  Collaborating with stakeholders to redline contract documents with outdated methods such as back and forth sharing of MS Word documents, sporadic emails, and disorganized shared drives can cause contract negotiation bottlenecks.  But there is a better way.  Start leveraging leading contract management software and enjoy online contract redlining for enhanced contract negotiations.

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3 Contract Compliance Management Challenges Solved With CLM Software

By Joshua Hansen on 01/19/22

Contract compliance management can be challenging when leveraging primarily manual methods, such as spreadsheet management – especially when tracking multiple contracts with varying compliance standards.  Fortunately, contract lifecycle management (CLM) software tools can help remedy contract compliance management challenges.  Read on to discover how you can solve three contract compliance management challenges with leading contract management software.

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5 Key Advantages of Online Contracts

By Joshua Hansen on 01/18/22

Managing contracts can be challenging for legal, procurement, and contract management professionals - especially when primarily relying on outdated tools such as spreadsheets, emails, and shared drives.  Without leveraging the advantages of online contracts within a leading contract lifecycle management software platform, you can find yourself running into compliance issues and minimizing contract value – among other setbacks.  Contract lifecycle management requires careful planning, the right technology, a well-planned contract strategy, and strong online contract management processes.  Fortunately, leading contract management software can help streamline your online contract management process flow.  Read on to discover five key advantages of online contracts.

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4 Different Phases of Contract Management & How to Tackle Them

By Sean Heck on 01/14/22

Contract management is a multi-faceted process.  Without oversight over each stage in the life of a contract, your organization can suffer from process bottlenecks, missed contract obligations and tasks, wasted time, lawsuits, decreased revenue, and missed opportunities - to name a few.  Fortunately, you can increase your ROI by better understanding approaching contract management.  Here are the four phases of contract management and how to tackle them with contract management software.

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6 Reasons Why Contract Management Is Necessary

By Sean Heck on 01/11/22

Contract management is a process that has been embraced by contract professionals of numerous industries worldwide.  But why do organizations need contract management?  Read on to discover six reasons why contract management is necessary - and how you can positively transform contract management with user-friendly contract management software.

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4 Contract Visibility Tools To Prevent Lost Contract Management Value

By Sean Heck on 01/6/22

Contract visibility during contract management can be hard to maintain.  Without the right tools for successful contract oversight, your organization can lose sight of contracts.  Up-to-date contract document versions can be scattered amongst outdated ones.  Contracts and contract data can be lost or misplaced if stored improperly.  Contracts can be difficult to access and yield meaningful insights from with tedious and error-prone searching methods.  Key dates and milestones can be missed - causing contract lifecycle bottlenecks, missed obligations, and compliance issues.  Luckily, it doesn't need to be this way.  Read on to discover four contract visibility tools with user-friendly contract management software.

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Here’s How CobbleStone Software Helped Transform CLM in 2021

By Sean Heck on 01/5/22

CobbleStone Software is proud to share that we have helped transform contract lifecycle management processes in 2021 in numerous ways – and we have experienced record-breaking growth this past year.  From expanding our client base and partner network to bringing leading contract management software innovations and more, here are some noteworthy CobbleStone® achievements from 2021.

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