Contract management teams hold a lot of responsibilities throughout the life of a contract. Streamlined and organized contract collaboration is key to CLM success. Without a clear-cut understanding of how the contract process should occur, contract management teams can encounter unnecessary contract risk, contract lifecycle bottlenecks, and decreased revenue. As such, we have outlined the responsibilities of a contract management team and how these responsibilities can be centralized and organized with leading contract management software.
The world of contract administration has evolved drastically in recent years. Given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the embrace of digital transformation over obsolete legal operations methods, organizations must be ready to brace themselves in 2022 with automated contract management software tools that support remote contract collaboration and intelligent workflow automation. To prepare organizations for the changes to come, here are the top three contract management technology tools that organizations should equip themselves with for 2022.
Simply put, document editing and document collaboration can be a nightmare - especially as they apply to contract management. Manual and outdated document editing methods often require lots of moving parts - including various emailed communications about numerous document edits, frantic scrambling for relevant clauses, and convoluted procedures for document version tracking. These processes can easily lead to lost document edits, erroneous clause language, and scattered and misplaced versions. As a result, your organization could unfortunately experience missed contract tasks, delayed contract authoring and contract negotiations, and deleteriously incorrect contract clause language - which could jeopardize your organization's legal standing, reputation, and financial standing. Leave these damaging and antiquated document editing methods in the past in favor of user-friendly online document editing with CobbleStone Software.
As we step into 2021, CobbleStone Software’s Executive VP – Mark Nastasi – reexamines contract management software technology trends in the wake of the many challenges of 2020. He provides expert insight into how organizations can move forward into more future-minded, automated, and user-friendly contract management in 2021 and beyond. Read his considerations and suggestions below.