A study examining the reasons for contract management process failure found that key indicators of contract mismanagement include (among others) poor contract lifecycle planning and scheduling, late or improper contract submission and approvals, weak leadership, and lack of counterparty collaboration and communication (Mohamed, Norazida, et al., 2019). Luckily, with leading contract management software and the proper contract management services, your organization can streamline contract management, decrease risk, increase revenue, and much more. To that end, let's examine our top eight contract management services for more robust contract lifecycle management.
If you are a new CobbleStone Contract Insight® user, we understand that learning the contract management software system can be intimidating at the outset. You may be asking yourself, "How will I learn the system?" "How will I remember everything?" "Do I need to do all of this myself?" Well, rest assured, CobbleStone® offers a myriad of training resources to ease concerns you may have! CobbleStone can provide training resources to fit your needs - whether you are a brand-new client, a new user of the system, or simply want to brush up on a few features.
As your organization's contract management software processes evolve and mature, so too will the features of your CobbleStone® Contract Insight system. Over time, you may update your processes, configurations, and - very likely - your CobbleStone users. We at CobbleStone Software know that it can be a daunting transition for new contract software system users to jump into a live system - especially if those users are contract management system admins. Luckily, we have your back! CobbleStone offers numerous resources to get your organization's new users up to speed on all the features and functionality the system has to offer. Regardless of your users' roles, CobbleStone can offer a training solution to fit your needs.
Choosing a contract lifecycle management (CLM) software provider can be challenging, especially if you’ve never worked with CLM software and do not have anything to compare it to. Fortunately, industry-leading contract management software analysts, including those from Forrester Research Inc., can communicate and showcase their findings - offering you expert advice. Forrester recognizes CobbleStone® Software as a Leader in their report titled, “The Forrester WaveTM: Contract Lifecycle Management For All Contracts, Q1 2021.” CobbleStone Contract Insight® received a ranking among the top three CLM software providers in the Current Offering category within Forrester’s evaluation. Read on to learn why CobbleStone was named a leader, according to Forrester’s expert analysts.