CobbleStone Software’s User Conference was on November 7th, 8th, and 9th in Philadelphia, PA. CobbleStone clients and other attendees enjoyed three days filled with demo sessions, small group Q&As, inspirational guest speakers, and engagement with CobbleStone representatives. Clients collaborated with other Contract Insight™ users to leverage ideas for optimizing how they use the system. It was an information-packed experience our clients were able to take back to their team to improve their organization’s contract management strategy.
Understanding the Challenges of IP
Cobblestone Software is commonly approached by leading companies asking how to better track their creative works, such as patents, trademarks, service marks, copyrights, and other intangible creations, formally referred to as intellectual property (IP).
New Year Goals
The new year is hastily approaching, with resolutions swarming the office, and employees thinking about the months ahead. For contract and procurement managers, there are most likely processes within your organization that you and your team hope to improve. Whether your focus is compliance, communication, or overall better management processes, 2019 will be here before you know it, so why not be proactive with your new year goals and start preparing now?
Electronic signatures are not new to contract management, but you may be skeptical of the validity compared to a wet signature. Rest-assured, electronic signatures are just as binding as hand written signatures with the same legal clout. If you're stressed about contract deadlines and signature delays negatively impacting negotiations and your ability to close more deals, read on to find out how e-signatures can help your organization.
CobbleStone is proud to announce the release of its new mobile Contract Management Software App for Android and Apple iOS devices. CobbleStone’s mobile app allows users to track key dates, automate workflow tasks, search, build reports, send documents for signature, and much more. In designing an application to complement our contract lifecycle management software, we knew we had to create something equally as robust and feature rich.
Legal contracts are the foundation for companies of every size in every industry, with your business being no exception. Contracts are the written handshake that solidifies your relationship and outlines the promises that both parties have made to each other. Once that contract is in place it’s important to your business and its bottom line that you continue to monitor your contracts to ensure the parties involved are living up to their best practices and standards.
Running a small business is hard work. It can be taxing on your mental health when it feels like the weight of the entire operation falls squarely on your shoulders. When tasks are in large supply, but staff, resources, and bank accounts are limited, the stress of owning your own small business can seem overwhelming.
In our last post, we discussed two amazing benefits to switching to contract management software with CobbleStone. Manual contract management is a thing of the past. It adds unnecessary complications to your process and might even result in a loss of profits for your company. Here are three more benefits you will enjoy when you use our software to manage contracts:
Negotiating contracts can be a difficult process. Once you have determined the ideal parameters, you will want to make sure that you get the most out of the contract. With contract management solutions from CobbleStone, you can easily manage all of your contracts. Here are just two of the many benefits of our contract management software:
Colleges and universities draft, negotiate, and approve a myriad of contracts with vendors, partners, suppliers, and employees every year. Actively managing contracts and maintaining formal relationships with these sources can be difficult and time-consuming for many universities who don’t have a system in place to manage contracts.
Businesses and professionals of all industries have utilized contract management software to help store and manage contracts, and add order and efficiency. The cloud-based program helps store, organize, and maintain contracts and agreements between all parties.