What Core Features Should You Look for in a Contract Management Software System?

By Bradford Jones on 12/8/16

Contract management software is a must for many different industries. Before the development of contract management software systems, everything was done manually. This obviously had its drawbacks. Contract managers would be forced to store every contract into filing cabinets. Now, if there were just a few contracts this may have not been a major deal. However, most organizations deal with thousands of various contracts, making manual recordkeeping extremely difficult. Keeping all of these contracts in filing cabinets or boxes increased the chance of a lost file and, at best, reduced productivity as employees have to take the time to locate the contracts they need.

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Will Authoring Contracts From Templates Benefit Your Team?

By Dylan Bari on 06/8/16

Contract writing and authoring can be the easiest or most complex step of thecontract lifecycle management process. Whether the contract is going to contain a minimal amount of information, or if it is going to contain hundreds of different terms and clauses; writing all of these contracts can be a daunting and time-consuming process. Because of this issue, select providers of contract management software have a solution. By using contract templates, your authorized users can easily author a new contract by using rules-based text and clauses. This feature is beneficial in many ways, but a few of the key benefits can be outlined in more detail below.

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Benefits of a Software Suite with Full Procurement and Contract Lifecycle Management

By George Miller on 05/5/16

Organizations across every industry are responsible for tracking, managing, and storing their contracts and agreements with vendors, clients, and partners.  For many companies with contracts and committals with vendors, tracking the sourcing of those agreements is essential.  Whether agreements with vendors are reached with simple or complicated procurement processes; a software suite with full procurement and contract lifecycle management can be enormously beneficial to any organization.

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SaaS vs. Locally Deployed: Which CLM Option is Right for Your Business?

By Dylan Bari on 04/7/16

You’re in need of contract lifecycle management software. You’ve found a product that is a good fit for your organization. However, some of these products are offered as a SaaS deployment, some products are offered as a local deployment, and some products can be offered as both a SaaS or local deployment option; and you are unsure which option is the most beneficial for your business. Do not worry. Your questions, concerns and uncertainties about which deployment option is right for your business will be answered in the reading that follows. Before you make a decision, the benefits of both the SaaS and locally deployed option should be outlined.

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Increase Revenues with Sales Contract Management Software

By George Miller on 01/25/16

Revenue generation is the front line for all for-profit organizations.  The less efficient an organization’s sales team is, the less customers an organization will acquire; the less customers, the less revenue.  Most companies have goals oriented around maximizing revenue.  In order to maximize revenue, companies need to maximize their customer or client acquisitions.  The best way to help reach those goals is to have the most efficient sales team possible.  Contract Management Software can make any organization’s sales team more productive and more profitable by leveraging these tools:

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Build or Buy Healthcare Contract Management Software

By George Miller on 11/12/15

The decision to “build or buy” contract management software in the healthcare industry is a huge step in the process towards greater organizational efficiency.  Decision makers for hospitals, medical centers, and health plans must make this choice for a wide variety of software types including but not limited to: contract management software, billing and invoicing software, customer relationship management software, human resources software, or identity management software. 

Regardless of what system you’re looking to implement, it is important to recognize the advantages and disadvantages of a home-grown versus a commercial solution.

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Contract Insight™ Contract Management Software

By Bradford Jones on 05/8/14

About CobbleStone Software

CobbleStone Software is a leading provider of advanced contract lifecycle management software and complimentary solutions to customers spanning the globe. Contract management software solutions are our specialty.  We launched the first commercial off-the-shelf contract software in 1995 and have kept improving our leading solutions.  

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