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In this article, author Julien Nadaud tells how to strengthen your procurement strategies and make them easier with just one word: agile. He lays the basic groundwork to rebuild your present agile procurement strategies.   And he concludes by summarizing two case studies surrounding specific examples of agility in action.  For both these companies, procurement agility made all the difference…

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In a significant step for Australian procurement laws, the Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Bill 2017 (Cth) (the Bill) passed the Senate without amendment on 18 October 2018.

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Here’s an attorney’s story of how he developed visual contracts that everyone can read -- including people that are illiterate!

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Topics: contract management

Negotiation – the art of reaching an agreement – is challenging to say the least.  But without a well-planned approach plus a clear understanding of the terms or clauses you typically negotiate, you face defeat.  Would you like to prevent this and get it right?

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Topics: contract management, negotiation, contracting excellence

Piotr Powazka, independent Contract Management and GDPR Data Protection Consultant with Coauthor: René Franz Henschel, Professor, Aarhus University, Business and Social Sciences, Department of Law, Aarhus, Denmark

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Topics: contract management, contracting excellence

Picture the board room at our biannual business meeting:  our senior management team faced costly problems involving the Major Surface Ships Branch within the Australian Department of Defence. 

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Topics: contract management, performance management, organization & people

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

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