2021 has arrived, and with it comes new innovations to your contract management software processes. Keeping this in mind, we have outlined six critical contract management tools that your organization should equip itself with to stay ahead of future-minded contract management best practices in 2021 and beyond.
Congratulations! [Hypothetically] you’ve just enlisted the aid of a new contract management software solution to improve your processes! Now that you have a shiny new contract lifecycle management software system at your disposal, what’s next? Learning how to use it, of course! We, at CobbleStone Software, recommend having a system administrator from your organization go through formal training - such as CobbleStone's FREE Contract Insight® online group training - administered by a training specialist from your new software provider’s training department. How should your organization prepare? Which resources should you allocate? What might this training process entail? Read on to find out how to maximize contract management software training for seamless user adoption and increased ROI.
Managing, storing, and organizing files and attachments pertaining to contract management processes without the right the right tools can be challenging. Limitations that may come with exporting, downloading, and storing contract files and attachments manually can lead to disastrous consequences - including (but not limited to) delays with gathering contract request materials, the use of obsolete versions during contract authoring, lapses in contract negotiation collaboration, approval and eSignature delays, missed key dates and milestones, squandered opportunities, and other contract lifecycle bottlenecks.