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Now that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has become mandatory (effective 25 May 2018), what did your organization go through to satisfy the new law? 

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Topics: contract management, legal, contracting excellence

If you are frustrated with using contract management automation, you’re not alone. 

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Topics: contract management, organization & people, performance management

At a conference recently, an overheard comment went like this: “Why bother to measure contract efficiency? We know what good contract management is when we see it!” 

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Topics: contract management, performance management, contracting excellence

Clarity, flexibility, direct link to project management – that’s what sets NEC contracts above ‘traditional’ standard forms.

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Topics: contract management, contracting excellence, contract /commercial management

Is innovation important to your success?  If so, can you make it happen?   Many do not know how -- even though innovation is vital to business value and successful results. 

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Tim Cummins, CEO of IACCM, and Sulaiman Ibrahim Al-Hubaishi, Senior Vice President Supply Chain, were among 50 attendees at the IACCM Member Meeting, hosted by Saudi Electricity Company on April 15, 2018 at their facility in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Topics: organization & people, contract /commercial management, contracting excellence

In case you haven’t heard, IACCM has been conducting introductory sessions for new IACCM members to answer pressing questions about…

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Topics: communication, organization & people, contract /commercial management

Do we exist within the contracting paradox - “the delusion that we write contracts to make plans, but we cannot really plan accurately”1 And, as a nice twist, we trick ourselves into believing that we can plan?2

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Topics: contract management, contract /commercial management, organization & people

Their self-service contracts are signed with a single ‘click,’ and the service they receive is instant. Agile self-service customer deals are the future – but if your contract lifecycle management (CLM) systems can’t cope you could soon pay the price.

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Topics: contract management, organization & people, contract /commercial management

Obviously risk management is supposed to manage risk. But in over thirty years of working in the field, and having seen thousands of risk registers, I’ve found that about half of the things people identify as risks are actually not risks at all.

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Topics: risk management, contracting excellence, contract /commercial management

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