The 8 Stages of the Contract Lifecycle

By Jamie Reedy on 06/27/22

Contracts are legally binding - and thus need to be executed properly.  Organizations should equip themselves with a thorough understanding of the contract lifecycle.  The contract lifecycle is the process under which a contract is authored, reviewed, sent for signature, executed, and - potentially - renewed.  The "lifecycle" is an archetype used to compartmentalize and understand a contract's complex evolution.  The lifecycle begins with contract requests and concludes when these requests are fulfilled - with the possibility of contract renewal.  Let's further explore the eight stages of the contract lifecycle below and how contract management software can help streamline your contracting processes. 

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Enhance Corporate Compliance and Risk Management With CLM Software

By Sean Heck on 04/7/22

Corporate compliance and risk management are critical for the success of a contract.  Organizations need to be aware of potential exposure to financial risk, legal penalties, breaches of contract, and other risks while adhering to industry laws, government regulations, internal policies, and other compliance rules.  Failure to do so can result in a lack of corporate compliance, contract failure, lawsuits, a compromised reputation, data leakage, and worse.  Luckily, organizations can leverage leading contract management software to enhance corporate compliance and risk management.  Here's how.

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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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5 Benefits of an Automated Contract Life Cycle Process

By Sean Heck on 10/20/21

The contract lifecycle is a great way to categorize the steps of contract administration, from requests to renewals.  But how can you embrace legal operations digital transformation to automate the contract life cycle process?  Read this blog to find out.

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