6 Steps for Enterprise CLM Software Implementation Success

By Nash DeVita on 09/24/18

Introducing a new enterprise contract lifecycle management solution can be a painless process or a long and difficult one. Taking steps to prepare for the implementation helps ensure the process is efficient rather than arduous and helps guarantee success. At CobbleStone Software, we've found that the following steps help lead to successful implementation:

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Software License Agreements: Reduce Risk and Take Control

By Mark Nastasi on 09/19/18

Business software plays a critical role in any organization and is the foundation for doing business in today’s economy.  Companies typically rely on leading software products such as e-commerce software, procurement and sourcing management software, customer management software, accounting software, and risk management software, to name a few.

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How Mass eSignatures Boost Healthcare Compliance & Efficiency

By Jessica Troppello on 09/17/18

Within the healthcare industry, keeping documents and files up-to-date is crucial to staying compliant. Healthcare agencies, including the FDA, NHS, and Health Canada, are continually checking up on hospitals, physician’s offices, and other healthcare facilities to ensure healthcare professionals, administrators, and providers are keeping up with legal requirements.

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How Business Process Automation Will Improve Your Workplace

By Rosemary Shields on 09/4/18

How Business Process Automation is Being Used Today

Many workplace processes are repetitive and time-consuming, leaving employees minimal time to focus on improving their organization.  It has been found that 12% of a company’s total annual costs may be used for administrative tasks and contract management.  These expenses can be eliminated by implementing technology-enabled automation, also known as Business Process Automation (BPA), that will significantly improve workplace processes.  By 2021, companies are estimated to be spending $12.7 billion on these solutions, leaving those relying on traditional methods to plummet.  By investing in BPA, your business can begin focusing on the research, strategy, and development that will position your business as a leader in any industry.

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CobbleStone Software Blog Recap for August 2018

By Maisie Brooks on 08/31/18

Contract Management is evolving daily through digital transformation, industry demands, and regulatory updates.  Stay in-the-know with this month's Contract Management blog recap for August 2018.
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Back from the Beach: Close More Sales in Q4 with Sell-Side Contract Management

By Maria Votlucka on 08/27/18

Summer is coming to an end. You’ve experienced just enough rest, relaxation, sun, and sand to help you clear your head and get you inspired to return to the office refreshed and refocused for Q4.

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The #1 Reason Contract Lifecycle Management Fails

By Maisie Brooks on 08/20/18

Many organizations understand the potential value, positive impact, and negative impact of their contracts. They reach a point where they’re committed to creating a strategic contract lifecycle management process that’s supported with the right contract software, tools, and people.

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4 Signs It's Time to Walk Away from Your Contract Management Software

By Jessica Troppello on 08/13/18

Did We Choose the Wrong Contract Management Software Provider?

Your organization invested in contract management software to effectively manage the contract lifecycle with less overwhelm, more automation, more visibility, and more predictability.  But what if the lackluster results you’re experiencing aren't worth the time and money you put into the implementation?

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Contract Analytics and Reporting Mastery: 3 Critical Reports

By Maisie Brooks on 08/6/18

How can Contract Analytics and Reports Improve Your Contract Management Strategy? 

The key to successfully managing contracts is leveraging contract management software to increase visibility, reduce risk, reveal opportunities, and build strong relationships with counterparties and vendors. Contract analytics supports this initiative.

The challenge is that implementing contract technology to draft, negotiate, approve, sign, and store contracts is not enough. The “it” factor in contract management is contract analytics with reports that are easily accessible and user-friendly, while providing the right data at the right time to the right people.

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6 Ways to Maximize Procurement Productivity with a Contract Database

By Bradford Jones on 07/31/18

Although an essential facet of running a business, managing contracts without a contract database can be a time-consuming headache. With so many different contracts with vendors and service companies, it can be challenging to keep track of them all without reliable contract software. The right solution can help you reduce the amount of time you spend searching through spreadsheets or shared drives so that you can work on growing your business. Here are just a few of the ways that a formal contract database can help your team maximize productivity:

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