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“The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not turbulence itself, but to act with yesterday’s logic” – Peter Drucker

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Topics: contract management, contracting excellence

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

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

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