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.
You may have seen or heard the term CLM tossed around in conversations and online. However, perhaps you do not have a comprehensive understanding of what it truly means. Contract management professionals, including general counsel and paralegals, should gain at least some conversance with CLM and how digital contract management software tools can be leveraged for success in contract lifecycle management. Read on to discover an introductory overview of CLM.
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.
If you work within the IT industry, you may find that the management and oversight of a high volume of IT contracts of ranging complexity can require many moving parts. If your organization is taking on IT contract management with manual contract management methods - such as those involving many filing cabinets, decentralized spreadsheets, and scattered emails - your team runs the risk of facing wasted time, squandered revenue, costly mistakes, and missed opportunities (among other harmful consequences). Leave obsolete and damaging IT contract management methods in the past; tackle the following three IT contract management best practices with centralized and user-friendly contract management software.