Organizations in both the public and private sectors are experiencing an ever-increasing need to more efficiently manage their contracts as contract volume and contract complexity grow. Each stage in the life of a contract becomes ever more critical as organizations embrace digital transformation to more effectively manage legal operations. Before they can even begin to improve contract lifecycle management, organizations need to have a clear understanding of contract management objectives. In this article, we provide a straightforward examination of the objectives of contract management - as well as how organizations can meet these objectives with user-friendly contract management software.
Choosing the right software with the right features can make all the difference.
Managing contracts is something that almost all industries do daily. A single company can have contracts in place for a variety of reasons which could include facilities, personnel, clients, the real estate they operate in, and so much more. Whatever the case may be, these contracts have their own stages and lifecycles that are important to stay aware of through their duration of activity.
It’s hard to imagine, with today’s advances in technology, that there was a time where manual contract management was the standard process at most organizations. Hard copies were stored in filing cabinets and some contract administrator or designated personnel had to make a conscious effort to check in on these records and ensure things were running smoothly.