Why You Should Utilize Contract Workflow Escalation

By Rosemary Shields on 04/17/19

Intelligent contract workflows help accelerate the contract lifecycle but must be used in combination with workflow escalations to achieve a completely streamlined process.  You and your team may be 90% compliant with getting contract management tasks completed in a timely manner, but sometimes workloads change, and you may not get to complete that assigned task by its due date.  Contract workflow escalations can help eliminate this challenge by having a back-up individual who can complete the task instead.

If you’re frequently encountering delays or bottlenecks at a particular step in your contract process, contract management workflow escalations can help eliminate the slow down.

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Implementor’s Story: Configuring Contract Workflows for Higher Education

By Rosemary Shields on 02/8/19

The Challenge: Missed Renewals and an Inefficient Process

CobbleStone’s award-winning contract management software, Contract Insight™, is a fully configurable system, able to meet any industry’s needs with a few configurations.  Both large and small educational institutions, from community colleges to leading universities, use Contract Insight as their preferred education contract management software.  Learn from this real-world example how one of Washington’s largest higher education institutions chose Contract Insight as their contract management system and utilized the user-friendly software’s configurability to set up the system to meet their needs.

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How to Execute a Contract Workflow for CLM Success

By Rosemary Shields on 12/28/18

How many steps should be in a contract workflow? 

The correct answer is: It’s dependent on your organization’s needs. 

There is no set number of tasks for a “perfect workflow”.  You must determine what steps are necessary and in what order they should be executed, establishing the best workflow for your organization to achieve CLM (contract lifecycle management) success.

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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 record keeping extremely difficult.

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