Reap the Rewards of Post Award Contract Management

By Maria Votlucka on 10/24/22

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Government contract management is divided into three stages: procurement or acquisition planning, sourcing, and post-award contract management. 

The first two stages have had the most focused time and financial investment for improvement.  This approach leaves post-award management as a secondary duty for contract officer representatives (CORs) and contract managers within legal teams. Consequently, they are left unsupported for compliance, risk management, and opportunity realization. 

Arguably, contract processes after acquisition and sourcing are the most crucial stages for public-sector and private-sector contract managers. However, these stages notoriously lack proper visibility and resources.  This article will address the challenges and present actionable post-award contract management best practices with the help of contract management software.

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6 Contract Compliance Mistakes You May Not Know You’re Making

By Sean Heck on 08/9/22

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Contract compliance is crucial for the success of a contract – and sets the stage for contract renewals. Unfortunately, many organizations are (sometimes unwittingly) exposing themselves to financial risk, breaches of contract, and legal penalties. Contract compliance mistakes can lead to contract failure, data leakage, a shattered reputation, lawsuits, and more.

Contract managers need to know their mistakes in order to correct course. As such, here are six contract compliance mistakes you might not know you’re making.

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3 Key Contractual Compliance Management Areas To Streamline With CLM

By Joshua Hansen on 07/12/22

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Contractual 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 you retain contractual compliance.  Read on to discover how you can streamline three key contractual compliance management areas with leading contract management software.

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What is Contract Lifecycle Management?

By Sean Heck on 06/28/22

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Organizations of all sizes face the need to juggle multiple contracts simultaneously, with each contract being at a different stage of the contract lifecycle.  Leading contract management software reduces risk, improves productivity, and maximizes a contract's value.  But what is contract lifecycle management?  Read on to find out!

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