Technology and AI Are the Key to Fast Tracking Drug R&D

2018-12-04T18:20:21+00:00

December 1, 2018

This article first appeared in European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer  The pharmaceutical industry is undergoing a period of rapid change. Merger and acquisition activity is high, regulations are becoming more stringent, and companies are forced to be evermore focused on cost. Regulation challenges were recently made more complex by the introduction of ...
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Pharmaceutical operations involve relationships with a mix of external stakeholders, which are typically defined by contracts--none more so than R&D.

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Technology and AI Are the Key to Fast Tracking Drug R&D2018-12-04T18:20:21+00:00

Are Missed Contract Obligations Costing Your Company a Fortune?

2018-12-06T17:25:40+00:00

November 15, 2018

Ensuring contracts perform to their full potential requires all parties deliver on their promises. Yet identifying and extracting contract obligations at scale via manual contract management processes can be difficult if not impossible for large enterprises. The repercussions of poor obligation management are not abstract. A McKinsey & Company study ...
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Without a system to properly extract and track contract obligations at scale, large organizations run the risk of damaged customer relationships and poor commercial performance due to missed commitments.

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Are Missed Contract Obligations Costing Your Company a Fortune?2018-12-06T17:25:40+00:00

How Airbus and Daimler Are Transforming Sourcing with Contract Management Software

2018-11-30T21:20:26+00:00

November 1, 2018

Airbus and Daimler are both global enterprises that manufacture iconic products—with massive portfolios of global suppliers to match. They are also both completely rethinking how they manage their relationships with these suppliers by putting contracts at the center of the sourcing process. Last week, Airbus announced that it has chosen ...
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How Airbus and Daimler Are Transforming Sourcing with Contract Management Software

Daimler and Airbus are at the forefront of a paradigm shift in sourcing, in which buyers use digital contracts housed on a cloud-based contract management platform as the core of their sourcing lifecycle processes, from RFxs to performance analytics.

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How Airbus and Daimler Are Transforming Sourcing with Contract Management Software2018-11-30T21:20:26+00:00

The Future of Procurement: Contract Management and AI

2018-11-30T21:21:05+00:00

October 31, 2018

It was a real pleasure to be able to contribute to the ProcureCon benchmarking report on ‘Driving Procurement Transformation’ this year. The report surveyed 100 Chief Procurement Officers (CPOs) from across Europe to find out more about the challenges they face, and the innovative solutions being brought to the table. ...
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The Future of Procurement: Contract Management and AI

Contract management, as part of modern digital transformation, has quickly become a must-have procurement technology, driven by a growing recognition that contracts form the foundation of all commercial relationships.

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The Future of Procurement: Contract Management and AI2018-11-30T21:21:05+00:00

Putting Data to Work: How Contracts Can Be an Ace-in-the-Hole for Successful Legal Defense

2018-11-01T22:55:43+00:00

October 19, 2018

In my previous blogs, I’ve addressed increasingly advanced applications for contract management software: First, we explored how a General Counsel could have used contract data to lower insurance premiums for their company by being able to search across its entire body of contracts. Next, we looked at a more complex ...
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Putting Data to Work: How Contract Management Software Can be an Ace-in-the-Hole for Legal Defense

With obligation management capabilities, GCs can track and monitor contract obligations and entitlements, leading to better business outcomes.

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Putting Data to Work: How Contracts Can Be an Ace-in-the-Hole for Successful Legal Defense2018-11-01T22:55:43+00:00

Why Contracts Are Key to Executing Your Sourcing Category Strategy

2018-11-30T16:46:38+00:00

October 9, 2018

For procurement organizations, “category management” is considered a best practice for sourcing. Simply put, category management is the process by which companies segment all the goods and services they need to procure into discrete categories that reflect the specific common characteristics of the products they’re buying. For example, the procurement ...
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Why Contracts Are Key to Executing Your Sourcing Category Strategy

To improve compliance with category strategies, leading enterprises are putting contracts at the center of the process.

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Why Contracts Are Key to Executing Your Sourcing Category Strategy2018-11-30T16:46:38+00:00

Digital Transformation Comes Alive at Microsoft Ignite and Envision

2018-10-23T14:34:20+00:00

October 1, 2018

Last week, Icertis had the pleasure of joining customers and other Microsoft partners at the Microsoft Envision and Ignite conferences. When it comes to connecting with people who are implementing and deploying cutting-edge technologies, nothing beats these annual gatherings. "Digital transformation" is a buzzword that gets thrown around a lot, ...
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Digital Transformation Comes Alive at Microsoft Ignite and Envision

Business and tech leaders are realizing the value of digitizing contracts in order to extract their full value.

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Digital Transformation Comes Alive at Microsoft Ignite and Envision2018-10-23T14:34:20+00:00

Icertis and Whatfix Partner to Make Adopting Contract Management Software Even Easier

2018-10-16T10:09:28+00:00

September 5, 2018

One of the most important measures of enterprise software success within an organization is the level of user adoption. No matter how technically capable the tools are, if end users aren’t using them optimally, they are not meeting their full potential. Even the most easy to use enterprise software can ...
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Icertis and Whatfix Partner to Make Adopting Contract Management Software Even Easier

Product adoption platforms like Whatfix provide in-app guidance embedded within contract management software that acts as an always-available companion to end users, helping them with tasks at the time and point of need.

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Icertis and Whatfix Partner to Make Adopting Contract Management Software Even Easier2018-10-16T10:09:28+00:00

One Overlooked Obligation Cost His Company Millions. And It Could Have Been Avoided.

2018-10-16T12:44:25+00:00

September 3, 2018

In my previous post, I related a story from a colleague who missed significant costs savings because of his inability to search his contracts, and how a central repository of digital contracts could have solved the problem. Today, I want to build on my last post and discuss how risks ...
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One Overlooked Obligation Cost His Company Millions. And It Could Have Been Avoided.

Risks associated with contract obligations can be managed within a contract management platform to protect companies from financial and reputational damage.

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One Overlooked Obligation Cost His Company Millions. And It Could Have Been Avoided.2018-10-16T12:44:25+00:00

Join Icertis at Microsoft Ignite and Envision 2018

2018-11-01T22:56:05+00:00

September 20, 2018

We here at Icertis can’t wait for Microsoft Envision and Ignite to kick off. A lot has happened since we were in Orlando for Envision and Ignite 2017. Icertis grew 100 percent year-over-year, concluded a successful Series D funding round, and was named Microsoft’s U.S. Partner of the Year. We ...
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Join Icertis at Microsoft Ignite and Envision 2018

A lot has happened since we were in Orlando for Envision and Ignite 2017. Icertis grew 100 percent year-over-year, concluded a successful Series D funding round, and was named Microsoft’s U.S. Partner of the Year.

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Join Icertis at Microsoft Ignite and Envision 20182018-11-01T22:56:05+00:00

Bringing Contracts to the Center of Sourcing: A Paradigm Shift for Procurement Professionals

2018-11-06T07:18:29+00:00

August 24, 2018

Today’s procurement organizations are being asked to move faster than ever to source the materials needed by their companies. It’s a difficult position to be in. Under the current sourcing paradigm, the multi-step process of securing the vendor is time-consuming, and even then can expose a company to risk and ...
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Bringing Contracts to the Center of Sourcing: A Paradigm Shift for Procurement Professionals

Today’s procurement organizations are being asked to move faster than ever to source the materials needed by their companies. Save millions in leakage and accelerate the buying process.

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Bringing Contracts to the Center of Sourcing: A Paradigm Shift for Procurement Professionals2018-11-06T07:18:29+00:00

How the Modern GC Is Transforming Their Business Impact

2018-10-16T12:47:01+00:00

August 20, 2018

Managing risk and reducing cost for an enterprise are goals at the forefront of every General Counsel’s mind these days. GCs are playing an increasingly strategic role in the C-suite and need to think proactively about how they can reduce their company’s exposure to reputational, financial, and legal risk while ...
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How the Modern GC Is Transforming Their Business Impact

Managing risk and reducing cost for an enterprise are goals at the forefront of every general counsel’s mind these days.

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How the Modern GC Is Transforming Their Business Impact2018-10-16T12:47:01+00:00

Why Contract Management Software Needs to Meet Customers Where They’re At

2018-08-09T18:58:04+00:00

August 3, 2018

When trying to get an organization to adopt new technology, managers should expect to encounter users who aren’t naturally technology savvy or are instantly distrustful of new ways to do things. The obvious problem with non-adoption: companies don’t get maximum benefit from new technology since more often than not their ...
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Contract Management Software That Meets Users Where They're At

User-friendliness that fits the processes people are comfortable with makes all the difference for new-tech adoption. 

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Why Contract Management Software Needs to Meet Customers Where They’re At2018-08-09T18:58:04+00:00

Reducing Supply Chain Risk with Better Contract Management

2018-11-06T07:18:03+00:00

July 15, 2018

Preventing reputational and brand damage caused by poor supplier practices should be first on the executive agenda, according to Pierre-Francois Thaler, co-founder and co-CEO of EcoVadis. “Our world is more connected and social than ever. Today’s environment puts a laser focus on not just your own actions, but on the ...
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Reducing Supply Chain Risks with Better Contract Management

Enterprise contract management software provides supply chain visibility by tracking what a firm’s worldwide obligations, entitlements and business relationships truly are.

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Reducing Supply Chain Risk with Better Contract Management2018-11-06T07:18:03+00:00

Icertis Launches Sofia Customer Support Center to Serve Fast Growing Region

2018-10-16T12:48:30+00:00

June 28, 2018

Last week, Icertis opened our new support center in Sofia, Bulgaria, marking a major milestone in our rapid growth in the European market. Demand for our enterprise-wide approach to contract management has dramatically accelerated in Europe in the last year as evidenced by multiple customer wins – including prominent ...
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Icertis Launches Sofia Customer Support Center to Serve Fast Growing Region

Our customers in this region can expect immediate value as we accelerate and better localize our support capabilities.

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Icertis Launches Sofia Customer Support Center to Serve Fast Growing Region2018-10-16T12:48:30+00:00

It’s 2018. Do You Know Where Your Contracts Are?

2018-10-16T12:50:49+00:00

June 26, 2018

“We had no idea where our contracts were, what they said, or who had them.” That’s how Ken Baughman, associate general counsel for global manufacturer Vertiv, describes his company’s contract management situation before it adopted Icertis. Sound familiar? Manual contract management often leads to contracts becoming siloed by department or ...
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It’s 2018. Do You Know Where Your Contracts Are?

Manual contract management often leads to contracts becoming siloed by department or geography, sitting on hard drives or shared folders, with no enterprise-wide visibility.

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It’s 2018. Do You Know Where Your Contracts Are?2018-10-16T12:50:49+00:00

How Contract Management Software Is Helping Sales Teams Accelerate Business and Protect Their Enterprises

2018-10-16T10:19:37+00:00

June 25, 2018

In today’s fast, competitive business environment, every organization wants their sales team focused on one thing: generating revenue for the company. Sales teams that are slow in responding to opportunities, or that can’t quickly and nimbly respond to customer demands, won’t last long. On the other hand, an enterprise must ...
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How Contract Management Software Is Helping Sales Teams Accelerate Business and Protect Their Enterprises

The velocity of business has rapidly increased in recent years, while the need to effectively manage risk and compliance has become a strategic priority for successful businesses.

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How Contract Management Software Is Helping Sales Teams Accelerate Business and Protect Their Enterprises2018-10-16T10:19:37+00:00

Four Big Trends Pushing Pharmaceutical Companies to Enterprise Contract Management

2018-10-16T10:20:36+00:00

June 19, 2018

Change is afoot in the pharmaceutical industry. Merger-and-acquisition activity is high; regulations are becoming ever more stringent; companies are focusing on cost; and outsourcing is rising. And this just scratches the surface. Forward looking pharma leaders are exploring how the digital transformation of their processes can help meet these challenges ...
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4 Big Trends Pushing Pharmaceutical Companies to Enterprise Contract Management

Change is afoot in the pharmaceutical industry. Merger-and-acquisition activity is high; regulations are becoming ever more stringent; companies are focusing on cost; and outsourcing is rising. And this just scratches the surface.

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Four Big Trends Pushing Pharmaceutical Companies to Enterprise Contract Management2018-10-16T10:20:36+00:00

Why Legal Departments Are Being Asked to Approve Contracts Faster

2018-10-22T04:58:15+00:00

June 18, 2018

The accelerating pace of business has created many new opportunities for today’s enterprises, and with it new and heightened risks for them to navigate. To help them succeed in such an environment, companies are relying on their general counsel to play an increasingly strategic role in determining a path to ...
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Why Legal Departments Are Being Asked to Approve Contracts Faster

Legal teams at leading companies are turning to enterprise contract software to better manage their contracting processes.

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Why Legal Departments Are Being Asked to Approve Contracts Faster2018-10-22T04:58:15+00:00

Microsoft Partner of the Year Award Shows Huge Value of Icertis Contract Management

2018-10-22T04:59:54+00:00

June 14, 2018

Icertis has been named Partner of the Year for 2018 by Microsoft for the US, recognizing our efforts to combine the Icertis Contract Management (ICM) platform with Microsoft technology to help enterprises successfully transform their commercial foundation. The award names Icertis as Microsoft's top partner in the US, the company's ...
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Microsoft Partner of the Year Award Shows Huge Value of Icertis Contract Management

Icertis has been named Partner of the Year for 2018 by Microsoft for the US, recognizing our efforts to combine the Icertis Contract Management (ICM) platform with Microsoft technology to help enterprises successfully transform their commercial foundation.

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Microsoft Partner of the Year Award Shows Huge Value of Icertis Contract Management2018-10-22T04:59:54+00:00

Is Your Sales Organization Spinning Up a Contract Management RFP? Here’s Who Should Be Involved in the Selection Process

2018-10-22T05:00:32+00:00

June 11, 2018

Is your sales organization spinning up a contract management RFP? When an executive team comes together to pick an enterprise contract management vendor, each will bring a unique set of needs to the table. Here is a roster of who should be involved in the selection process, and what they ...
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Is Your Sales Organization Spinning Up a Contract Management RFP?

Is your organization spinning up a contract management RFP? Here is a roster of who should be involved in the selection process, and what they need out of a contract management system.

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Is Your Sales Organization Spinning Up a Contract Management RFP? Here’s Who Should Be Involved in the Selection Process2018-10-22T05:00:32+00:00

Vallen Distribution Upgrades Their Contract Management System–And Raises the Bar on Their Expectations

2018-10-16T12:28:47+00:00

June 8, 2018

“When we started the selection process, we thought we needed to a new contract management application. What we got was an entire platform.” That’s how Scott Moore, Vice President of Contracts for Vallen Distribution, sums up his experience after choosing to upgrade to the Icertis Contract Management (ICM) platform. ...
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Vallen Distribution Upgrades Their Contract Management System–And Raises the Bar on Their Expectations

Vallen started with modest requirements for the new system: a centralized repository for contracts and some additional controls. But in the process of selecting a new solution, they discovered the additional value provided by the ICM platform.

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Vallen Distribution Upgrades Their Contract Management System–And Raises the Bar on Their Expectations2018-10-16T12:28:47+00:00

Evaluating Contract Management Software Solutions for Sales Organizations

2018-10-22T05:05:08+00:00

June 6, 2018

When organizations that deal with complex sell-side contracts decide it’s time to abandon their manual contract management process for something more sophisticated, they have a wide variety of solutions to choose from. Options range from those offered by software suites they already use, to those housed within the CRM or CPQ ...
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Evaluating Contract Management Software Solutions for Sales Organizations

When organizations that deal with complex sell-side contracts decide it’s time to abandon their manual contract management process for something more sophisticated, they have a wide variety of solutions to choose from.

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Evaluating Contract Management Software Solutions for Sales Organizations2018-10-22T05:05:08+00:00

Harness AI to Discover New Value in Third-Party Contracts

2018-10-16T12:29:21+00:00

June 3, 2018

Third-party contracts—contracts that are authored by a counterparty rather than in house—are an inevitable part of doing business: Even the largest enterprises will at times enter into contracts that were written outside their own legal department, and for some businesses, they represent a major part of all contracting. Necessary though ...
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Harness AI to Discover New Value in Third-Party Contracts

We recently launched the ICM DiscoverAI App, a new application for the Icertis Contract Management (ICM) platform that applies the power of artificial intelligence to third-party contracts so enterprises can manage them the same way they manage their own.

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Harness AI to Discover New Value in Third-Party Contracts2018-10-16T12:29:21+00:00

With AI, Those Contracts in Your Closet Can Become Strategic Digital Assets

2018-05-31T08:50:51+00:00

May 29, 2018

Legacy contracts represent a major challenge for every enterprise. They are scattered everywhere–across geographies, across multiple repositories including shared folders and SharePoint, and in many different formats. They are hard (impossible sometimes) to search, and the risks and obligations are buried deep within dense clauses (till they awaken to bite!) ...
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With AI, Legacy Contracts Can Become Strategic Digital Assets

Our new ICM DigitizeAI application lets users easily digitize legacy contracts and create a single repository for deep insights into historical contracts beyond simple text searches.

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With AI, Those Contracts in Your Closet Can Become Strategic Digital Assets2018-05-31T08:50:51+00:00

Icertis Brings Advanced Cognitive Search Capabilities to Contract Management

2018-10-22T05:40:22+00:00

May 21, 2018

At this year’s Build developer conference, Microsoft unveiled major enhancements to its Cognitive Services offerings on Azure, and introduced Cognitive Search, an AI-first approach to content understanding. Icertis, who has been working closely with Microsoft on the latest Azure technologies, was invited to demonstrate how developers can use the tools ...
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Icertis Brings Advanced Cognitive Search Capabilities to Contract Management

Because the Icertis Contract Management (ICM) platform is built natively on Azure, we are in a prime position to leverage Azure capabilities including Cognitive Search, which uses AI to turn up more relevant search results than simple keyword matches.

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Icertis Brings Advanced Cognitive Search Capabilities to Contract Management2018-10-22T05:40:22+00:00

Biotech Innovator Roche Modernizes Contract Management Processes with Icertis

2018-10-22T05:41:37+00:00

May 15, 2018

Roche Diagnostics has grown steadily since it was founded in Switzerland in 1896. Their global expansion was accompanied by a steady rise in the number and complexity of contracts. Every year, thousands of new agreements were created using disconnected applications and manual processes. With multiple stakeholders located in many countries, ...
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Biotech Innovator Roche Modernizes Contract Management Processes with Icertis

Automating repetitive tasks accelerated the approval process. The contract management software facilitates collaboration while holding contract administration costs to a minimum. In addition, Roche can easily monitor contractual obligations, providing the information necessary to reduce contractual risks.

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Biotech Innovator Roche Modernizes Contract Management Processes with Icertis2018-10-22T05:41:37+00:00

Icertis Showcases Experience for Teams at Microsoft Build

2018-10-22T11:35:26+00:00

May 11, 2018

Every year, Microsoft brings together thousands of developers for its Build conference, where people who are working on tomorrow's technologies can share insights with attendees. At this year’s conference, held in Seattle, Icertis was privileged to be selected to showcase several aspects of the Icertis Contract Management (ICM) platform, which ...
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Icertis Showcases Experience for Teams at Microsoft Build

The Icertis Experience for Teams was conceived as a way to improve the way contract stakeholders—in particular legal teams—collaborate on contracts.

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Icertis Showcases Experience for Teams at Microsoft Build2018-10-22T11:35:26+00:00

Spend Matters Names Icertis a Key ‘Provider to Know,’ Showing Importance of Contract Management for Procurement

2018-11-06T16:50:18+00:00

May 7, 2018

Spend Matters, a global content community dedicated to examining procurement and supply chain issues, has named Icertis as a 2018 Provider to Know—one of just 50 solution providers to earn the honor. The Spend Matters 50 Providers to Know/Watch lists recognize both the best-in-class providers and exciting innovators in the ...
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Spend Matters Names Icertis a Key ‘Provider to Know,’ Showing Importance of Contract Management

Spend Matters’ recognition of Icertis underscores the increased focus procurement organizations are putting on contract management.

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Spend Matters Names Icertis a Key ‘Provider to Know,’ Showing Importance of Contract Management for Procurement2018-11-06T16:50:18+00:00

What the Market Is Saying About Icertis – Analyst and Customer Perspectives

2018-10-22T11:51:05+00:00

May 2, 2018

When choosing an enterprise business solution, getting input from industry analysts as well as customers is a well-known best practice. These independent viewpoints can help clarify which solution is the right fit for you and your business. Below is a sampling of what leading industry analysts and verified customers have ...
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What the Market Is Saying About Icertis - Analyst and Customer Perspectives

Icertis is the recognized leader in contract management software. Hear what leading industry analysts and verified customers have to say about the Icertis Contract Management (ICM) platform.

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What the Market Is Saying About Icertis – Analyst and Customer Perspectives2018-10-22T11:51:05+00:00

What Are Smart Contracts?

2018-10-22T05:44:15+00:00

May 4, 2018

Smart contracts are an emerging technology that could conceivably up-end contract management in the very near future. But what are they? First proposed by Nick Szabo in 1994, smart contracts are self-executing documents with the terms of the agreement written directly into lines of code. These contracts render transactions traceable, transparent, verifiable ...
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What Are Smart Contracts? | Icertis

Smart contracts are an emerging technology that could conceivably up-end contract management in the very near future.

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AI Will Change the Way We Look at Contracts Forever

2018-05-22T17:09:54+00:00

May 1, 2018

For the first time in the history of commerce, contracts are being completely digitized. This development, combined with the rapid evolution of artificial intelligence (AI), has business leaders entirely rethinking the role contracts can play in their enterprise. Contracts touch every facet of a business, including sales, procurement, and human ...
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AI Will Change the Way We Look at Contracts Forever - Icertis

Of all the critical data categories in the enterprise, companies can benefit the most from the application of AI to contract management.

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AI Will Change the Way We Look at Contracts Forever2018-05-22T17:09:54+00:00

Big CLOC Turnout Shows Growing Interest in Digital Contracts

2018-05-08T14:56:23+00:00

April 30, 2018

More than 2,000 attendees and 750 organizations turned out to the third annual Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC) US Institute, held last week in Las Vegas. Attendance at the conference, which brings together the world’s top legal operations professionals, has quadrupled since the inaugural event was held in 2016. This ...
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Big CLOC Turnout Shows Growing Interest in Digital Contracts

The Corporate Legal Operations Consortium conference in Las Vegas shows that legal teams are getting serious about digital transformation.

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10 Features to Look for in Contract Management Software

2018-05-08T14:56:01+00:00

April 16, 2018

Is your contract management software difficult to use, unable to provide valuable insights, and underutilized? If so, your organization could be missing out on revenue opportunities and susceptible to non-compliance risk. Consider these features if you're thinking about an upgrade: 1. Personalized Dashboard Contract management software shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all, and ...
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10 Features to Look for in Contract Management Software

Considering a new contract management solution? Be sure the software you choose has these vital capabilities to ensure quick adoption and success.

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10 Features to Look for in Contract Management Software2018-05-08T14:56:01+00:00

Gain Unprecedented Control of Supply Chains with Blockchain, AI and Enterprise Contract Management

2018-11-06T16:50:32+00:00

April 9, 2018

As global supply chains become more complex, ensuring that contractual commitments around sustainability and ethical practices are met at each stage of the supply chain has become extremely challenging. Along with this increased supply-chain complexity, the economic and reputational cost of a lapse in compliance is increasing as well. Companies ...
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Gain Unprecedented Control of Supply Chains with Blockchain, Contract Management Software

Icertis is working with customers on solutions that will allow them to use a consortium blockchain to create an immutable ledger of transactions.

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Gain Unprecedented Control of Supply Chains with Blockchain, AI and Enterprise Contract Management2018-11-06T16:50:32+00:00

NFL Quarterback Josh McCown and the Rise of Digital Contracts

2018-05-08T14:54:14+00:00

April 5, 2018

For the first time in the history of commerce, contracts are being completely digitized. This development has major implications for every industry—even professional football. Consider the recent report from ESPN that veteran NFL quarterback Josh McCown signed a new contract with the New York Jets while sitting at a Chick-fil-A ...
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NFL Quarterback Josh McCown and the Rise of Digital Contracts

With the digitization of contracts, NFL quarterbacks are now signing $10 million contracts with their smartphone. But really, this is just the beginning.

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NFL Quarterback Josh McCown and the Rise of Digital Contracts2018-05-08T14:54:14+00:00

How Better Contract Management Software Accelerates Time to Revenue

2018-10-22T05:53:05+00:00

March 23, 2018

The pace of commerce is accelerating, and today’s organizations face ever-growing demands to deliver faster time to revenue—the length of time from when contract negotiation starts to when it begins to generate income for the business. If a business deal takes twice as long to complete because of a suboptimal ...
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How Better Contract Management Software Accelerates Time to Revenue

Contracts are foundational to commerce, governing every dollar coming in and going out of the enterprise. Better management means closing deals faster.

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How Better Contract Management Software Accelerates Time to Revenue2018-10-22T05:53:05+00:00

What the Oscars Taught Us About Contract Management

2018-05-08T14:51:15+00:00

March 21, 2018

It’s not often that contract clause language makes it into an Oscar speech, but that’s what happened this year when Best Actress winner Frances McDormand used her acceptance to beseech the stars in the audience to demand “inclusion riders” in their contracts. Her comment led many to look up what ...
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Inclusion Riders and Enterprise Contract Management

Best Actress winner Francis McDormand's Oscar speech demonstrated why the entertainment industry needs enterprise contract management.

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Enterprise Contract Management Is Picking Up Steam According to Gartner

2018-05-08T14:50:57+00:00

March 16, 2018

No two technology asset classes follow the same path through the market. Some quickly ascend to must-have elements for almost every business, with lots of vendors competing for market share; others remain fairly niche solutions throughout their lifecycles. That said, nearly all technologies follow a predicable arc, going from emerging, ...
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Enterprise Contract Management Software Is Picking Up Steam: Gartner

Gartner Inc. has come out with its latest IT Market Clock, showing Enterprise Contract Management software is seeing more widespread adoption in the market.

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2017 Was the Most Active Year Ever for FCPA Investigations

2018-05-08T14:49:49+00:00

March 7, 2018

In 2017, 45 new Foreign Corrupt Practices Act-related investigations were publicly disclosed, according to a tally just published by FCPA Blog, which monitors enforcement of the U.S. law. If that sounds like a lot, that’s because it is: The investigations made for the most active year for new FCPA-related investigations ...
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2017 Was the Most Active Year Ever for FCPA Investigations

A busy year in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations should have all global enterprises thinking about their contract fundamentals.

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How Contract Management Software Helps Insurers Manage Their Provider Networks

2018-05-08T14:43:07+00:00

February 28, 2018

Health insurance companies and other healthcare payors like PPOs and HMOs face serious challenges to containing costs for their clients while staying in compliance with government regulations. Better contract management can help payors face these challenges in many important ways, including by improving the process of provider contracting, in which ...
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Better Contract Management Means Better Provider Networks for Insurers

The right contract management software can integrate into systems across a health insurance enterprise to make provider contracting more efficient.

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How Contract Management Software Helps Insurers Manage Their Provider Networks2018-05-08T14:43:07+00:00

Sourcing Organizations Are Gaining Strategic Advantage With Enterprise Contract Management Software

2018-11-06T16:50:50+00:00

February 28, 2018

Sourcing and procurement departments  play a strategic role in controlling spending and managing risks. They must think creatively to increase savings and draw insights from suppliers in an increasingly complex supply chain. Strategic sourcing processes that improve compliance, reduce risk and strengthen supplier collaboration result in increased sourcing performance and ...
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Gaining an Edge in Sourcing With Contract Management Software

To increase sourcing performance, organizations must optimize processes across business functions including buyers, general counsel and suppliers.

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Sourcing Organizations Are Gaining Strategic Advantage With Enterprise Contract Management Software2018-11-06T16:50:50+00:00

How Contract Management Software Is Making the Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry More Agile

2018-05-03T20:34:19+00:00

February 23, 2018

The healthcare and life sciences industry stands at a pivotal moment. Nearly every week, the marketplace is disrupted by news of acquisitions, mergers and emerging players—as in the case of Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and J.P. Morgan’s announcement they would be teaming up to form a new healthcare company. At the ...
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Contract Management Software Is Making Healthcare More Agile - Icertis Contract Management

Better contract management means more agility to react to industry disruptors, regulatory uncertainty and shifting consumer demand.

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How Contract Management Software Is Making the Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry More Agile2018-05-03T20:34:19+00:00

Are Your Contracts GDPR Compliant?

2018-03-23T15:49:28+00:00

February 15, 2018

Enforcement of the European Union’s sweeping privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) begins May 25. Unfortunately, many companies remain unprepared. Gartner estimates that 50 percent of companies affected by GDPR will not be in full compliance with its requirements on the date of implementation. Organizations need to move quickly ...
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Are Your Contracts GDPR Compliant? - Icertis Contract Management

Many businesses are not prepared for GDPR, the EU's sweeping data privacy law. Proper contract management can get organizations on the path to compliance.

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Are Your Contracts GDPR Compliant?2018-03-23T15:49:28+00:00

Customers, Analysts, Investors See Big Value in Enterprise Contract Management Software

2018-05-03T20:29:59+00:00

February 8, 2018

Today we are very excited to share that Icertis has secured $50 million in Series D funding led by Meritech Capital Partners, with additional investments by PSP Growth and Cross Creek Advisors, some of the top technology investment companies in the world.  As a further validation of our strategy, all ...
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Customers, Investors, See Big Value in Enterprise Contract Management

Icertis has announced $50 million in Series D funding, underscoring our leadership in enterprise contract management.

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Customers, Analysts, Investors See Big Value in Enterprise Contract Management Software2018-05-03T20:29:59+00:00

Why the Banking Industry Needs Enterprise Contract Management Software

2018-10-22T06:22:41+00:00

January 30, 2018

As anyone who has a banking app on their phone can tell you, the digital transformation is well under way in the financial industry. Breakthroughs in financial technology have made it possible for bank customers to deposit a check, apply for loans, and transfer funds with little more than a ...
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Why the Banking Industry Needs Enterprise Contract Management Software

Banks that embrace the digital transformation can expect more customers accessing their products. But a poorly executed could leave banks either lagging behind competitors or, worse, in serious breach of government regulations and internal controls—exposing the institution to legal and financial risk.

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Why the Banking Industry Needs Enterprise Contract Management Software2018-10-22T06:22:41+00:00

How Blockchain and Smart Contracts Will Change Contract Management in 2018

2018-10-16T12:38:55+00:00

January 24, 2018

The term “programmable economy” was first coined in 2014 by the research firm Gartner Inc. to describe the radical changes occurring in the global economy due to technological innovations. In 2018, the programmable economy will be powered by disruptive technologies including blockchains, distributed ledgers, and smart contracts. These technologies will ...
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How Blockchain and Smart Contracts Will Change Contract Management in 2018

Advancements in blockchain and distributed ledger will only increase the benefits of having an enterprise-wide contract management platform. Click here to read on.

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How Blockchain and Smart Contracts Will Change Contract Management in 20182018-10-16T12:38:55+00:00

Is Your Manual Contract Management Process Putting Your Business at Risk?

2018-10-22T06:26:54+00:00

January 22, 2018

Manual contract creation, review, and approval often results in missed commitments, compliance mandates, possible discounts, and other milestones. This puts the business at risk. The contract management process changes for the better when buy-side, sell-side, and corporate contracts and workflows are aligned. Contract lifecycle management (CLM) addresses the critical issues ...
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Is Your Manual Contract Management Process Putting Your Business at Risk?

Manual contract creation, review, and approval often result in missed commitments, compliance mandates, possible discounts, and other milestones. This puts the business at risk.

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Is Your Manual Contract Management Process Putting Your Business at Risk?2018-10-22T06:26:54+00:00

The Right Contract Management System Can Boost Your Company’s Productivity

2018-10-22T06:31:06+00:00

January 19, 2018

According to the American Psychological Association, multitasking—when someone tries to perform two or more tasks at the same time or in rapid succession—can diminish a worker's productivity by as much as 40 percent. For business decision makers, this means that enterprise software can’t just be judged on its functionality, but ...
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The Right Contract Management System Can Boost Your Company's Productivity

Icertis Experiences ensures contract management remains centered in an organization’s workflow, while also reducing the amount of switching—or multitasking—necessary for a user, thereby enhancing productivity.

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The Right Contract Management System Can Boost Your Company’s Productivity2018-10-22T06:31:06+00:00

How Contract Management Software Can Protect Banks from Bad Vendors

2018-10-22T06:44:31+00:00

January 10, 2018

The issue of vendor risk assessment by banks has gained more attention in recent years as the U.S. federal government tightens the rules around what a bank must due to ensure critical vendors don’t pose a serious risk to their operations. In 2013, the Office of the Comptroller of the ...
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How Contract Management Software Can Protect Banks from Bad Vendors

Icertis contract management platform in the cloud, that transforms your contracts into valuable assets.

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How Contract Management Software Can Protect Banks from Bad Vendors2018-10-22T06:44:31+00:00

From the CLO to the CFO, Enterprise Contract Management Software Offers Something For Everyone in the C-Suite

2018-10-22T06:57:41+00:00

January 8, 2018

Contracts are critical business assets. The importance of an effective contract management system cannot be overstated, as poor contract management can quickly undermine even the strongest organization. Spanning three key dimensions of the enterprise, contracts: Govern every dollar that goes in and out of an organization. Given this critical function, ...
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From the CLO to the CFO, Enterprise Contract Management Software Offers Something For Everyone in the C-Suite

The importance of an effective contract management system cannot be overstated, as poor contract management can quickly undermine even the strongest organization.

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From the CLO to the CFO, Enterprise Contract Management Software Offers Something For Everyone in the C-Suite2018-10-22T06:57:41+00:00

Evolution of Contract Lifecycle Management

2018-10-22T06:58:59+00:00

December 20, 2017

Ineffective contract management processes consume valuable time and resources and increase business risk. If contracting is holding back your business performance due to a lack of standardization, controls, or access, you may need rethink your current contract management process. Optimizing contract lifecycle management improves efficiency, visibility, and profitability. It also ...
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Evolution of Contract Lifecycle Management | Icertis Blog

Optimizing contract lifecycle management improves efficiency, visibility, and profitability. It also permits you to keep up with deadlines and obligations and take advantage of potential cost savings.

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Evolution of Contract Lifecycle Management2018-10-22T06:58:59+00:00

Is Your Contract Management Process Giving Your Legal Team a Headache?

2018-10-22T07:00:36+00:00

December 11, 2017

According to PricewaterhouseCoopers, the average Fortune 2000 company now holds 20,000-40,000 active contracts. Global supply chains, multi-jurisdictional businesses, and changing regulations have also made contract management more complex. Unfortunately for legal teams, contract management processes have not kept pace with marketplace changes. Manual contract management is still a common practice, ...
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Is Your Contract Management Process Giving Your Legal Team a Headache?

Contract management software provides legal teams with better visibility into a contract's status, reducing risk and helping organizations maximize revenue.

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Is Your Contract Management Process Giving Your Legal Team a Headache?2018-10-22T07:00:36+00:00

Four Compliance Questions Every Bank Should Ask About Its Contracts

2018-10-22T07:21:30+00:00

December 5, 2017

The financial services industry today faces unprecedented regulatory scrutiny. With the heavy fines and bad PR that come with findings of non-compliance, following strict standards is not simply a goal for banks, but a core requirement. Contracts, which form the foundation of a bank’s relationship with customers, employees, and vendors, ...
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Four Compliance Questions Every Bank Should Ask About Its Contracts

If banks aren't asking these compliance questions, they may be overlooking risks lurking in their contracts.

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Four Compliance Questions Every Bank Should Ask About Its Contracts2018-10-22T07:21:30+00:00

Why it Pays to Be Proactive with Contract Obligations and Entitlements

2018-10-22T07:25:17+00:00

December 4, 2017

The value of specific contracts vary significantly throughout a company. One contract may not have as much meaning to one person as it does to the next. Regardless, meeting contract obligations and taking advantage of entitlements will ultimately result in increased revenue and decreased expenses for the entire company. Proactively ...
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Why it Pays to Be Proactive with Contract Obligations and Entitlements

Visibility and accessibility are vital to effective contract management and compliance tracking. Click here to find out more.

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Why it Pays to Be Proactive with Contract Obligations and Entitlements2018-10-22T07:25:17+00:00

Transforming the Foundation of Commerce with Contract Management

2018-05-03T20:30:38+00:00

November 12, 2017

Digital transformation has quickly become the enterprise buzz word of the year – and for good reason. The pace of business is accelerating and organizations are facing pressure to increase their speed of operations while improving their ability to respond to changing market dynamics. In short, they face tough decisions ...
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Transforming the Foundation of Commerce with Contract Management

Executives are recognizing that digital transformation must be threaded through all aspects of the business beginning at the foundation of commercial relationships: the contract.

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Transforming the Foundation of Commerce with Contract Management2018-05-03T20:30:38+00:00

What a Flood in Thailand and Lead Paint in Toys Can Teach Us About Contract Risk Management

2018-10-16T12:35:55+00:00

May 12, 2017

An enterprise organization may have several thousand active contracts at any given time, and each one carries a potential risk of regulatory non-compliance, supply chain disruptions, and public relations disasters. Without a proper system for managing contract obligations and commitments, these risks remain hidden, which can cost the enterprise millions ...
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What a Flood in Thailand and Lead Paint in Toys Can Teach Us About Contract Risk Management

ICM simplifies contract risk management by serving as a central repository that houses all enterprise contracts and related data. Click to read on.

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What a Flood in Thailand and Lead Paint in Toys Can Teach Us About Contract Risk Management2018-10-16T12:35:55+00:00

Join Us at Workday Rising

2018-11-06T11:12:23+00:00

October 5, 2017

Procurement leaders have a lot to consider in the coming year – they are under pressure to deliver savings while reducing risk and accomplish more with less. But, the solution won’t come from applying more resources to the problem. Transforming procurement demands a completely new approach, one that places contract ...
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Join Us at Workday Rising

Join Icertis at Workday Rising to meet our contract experts and learn how the Icertis platform and its features. Workday Rising opens the doors to experience the Workday global community with more than 400 learning opportunities.

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Join Us at Workday Rising2018-11-06T11:12:23+00:00

Seven Valuable Business Insights Hiding in Your Contract Analytics

2018-05-03T20:30:54+00:00

September 25, 2017

A contract lifecycle management (CLM) platform must do far more than streamline contract authoring and ensuring compliance. With contract analytics, a CLM platform can leverage data from enterprise systems to give you a holistic view of contract performance. Contract analytics has helped professionals in many industries to assess the value ...
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Seven Valuable Business Insights Hiding in Your Contract Analytics

With contract analytics, a CLM platform can leverage data from enterprise systems to give you a holistic view of contract performance.

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Seven Valuable Business Insights Hiding in Your Contract Analytics2018-05-03T20:30:54+00:00

How to Successfully Implement New Contract Management Software

2018-10-22T09:57:26+00:00

September 10, 2017

It's every CIO's dream: a rapid and successful digital transformation. Fortunately, it isn't just a dream, but a reality for some companies. Consider the recent examples of auto giant, Daimler AG, and World Wide Technology (WWT). Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes Benz, went live with the Icertis Contract Management ...
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How to Successfully Implement New Contract Management Software

Partnering with the right contract management software provider is the first step to a successful digital transformation process. Click to read on.

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How to Successfully Implement New Contract Management Software2018-10-22T09:57:26+00:00

How Well Does Your Current Contract Management System Handle Third-Party Paper?

2018-03-23T17:26:04+00:00

September 4, 2017

Capturing the potential value in a third-party contract is an on-going challenge – especially for a global enterprise. Can your contract management system manage a third-party contract as well as the ones native to your organization? A recent study by PwC highlights the impact of not capturing the full value ...
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How does your contract management system handle third-party paper?

How well does your contract management system manage third-party contracts? The answers to these ten questions are a good place to start.

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How Well Does Your Current Contract Management System Handle Third-Party Paper?2018-03-23T17:26:04+00:00

Manual vs. Automated Enterprise Contract Management: A Before and After View

2018-10-22T09:51:44+00:00

August 21, 2017

Creating, reviewing, and approving a contract can be a slow process. Automating this process helps organizations accelerate negotiations, improve governance, and enable more efficient authoring. But the real benefits of an enterprise contract management platform come after the contract is created. If contracts aren’t carefully tracked across the entire enterprise ...
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Manual vs. Automated Enterprise Contract Management: A Before and After View

The real benefits of an enterprise contract management platform come after the contract is created. Click to read on.

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Manual vs. Automated Enterprise Contract Management: A Before and After View2018-10-22T09:51:44+00:00

Streamlining Your Sales Operations with Better Contract Management Software

2018-03-23T17:28:08+00:00

August 15, 2017

For sales teams, the pressure to meet revenue targets never relents. At the same time, contracts have become more complex. With multiple stakeholders connected by an intricate web of interdependencies, contracts often harbor a great deal of hidden risk. How can an organization meet sales goals without increasing that risk, ...
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Streamlining Your Sales Operations with Better Contract Management Software

Streamline your sales operations with better contract management software. Click here to find out more.

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Streamlining Your Sales Operations with Better Contract Management Software2018-03-23T17:28:08+00:00

New Revenue Recognition Rules Are Turning Contracts into Critical Business Assets

2018-05-03T20:33:20+00:00

August 15, 2017

A recent survey from EY revealed that many companies are facing difficulties with their ASC 606/IFRS 15 compliance programs. According to the report, 71% of CFOs say their revenue recognition programs are not yet complete and 45% are having difficulties implementing or upgrading to a new system and may miss ...
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Contract Management Software Critical for ASC 606/IFRS 15 Compliance

Effective contract management software critical for ASC 606/IFRS 15 compliance. New revenue recognition rules turn contracts into critical business assets.

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New Revenue Recognition Rules Are Turning Contracts into Critical Business Assets2018-05-03T20:33:20+00:00

Advanced Contract Analytics Are Essential – Here’s Why

2018-05-03T20:28:20+00:00

August 8, 2017

As business competition increases, Deloitte’s 2017 Global Chief Procurement Officer Survey notes that procurement “has an invitation to create a strategic advantage for the businesses they serve.” CPOs who participated in the survey overwhelmingly believe analytics will have the greatest impact on procurement over the next two years. Even though ...
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Advanced Contract Analytics Are Essential - Here's Why

Even though CPOs unanimously recognize the value of analytics, relatively few of them use contract analytics to drive decisions.

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Advanced Contract Analytics Are Essential – Here’s Why2018-05-03T20:28:20+00:00

These 4 Risks Are Lurking in Your Contracts

2018-05-03T20:31:03+00:00

August 1, 2017

The average Fortune 2000 company has between 20,000 and 40,000 active contracts at any given time. It is understandably difficult to manage that much information using a manual process. Yet failing to effectively manage contract risk can force an organization to forego millions of dollars in revenue, creating unnecessary risks, ...
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These 4 Risks Are Lurking in Your Contracts

Effective contract risk management means tracking every one of these deadlines and milestones to ensure that nothing is overlooked.

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These 4 Risks Are Lurking in Your Contracts2018-05-03T20:31:03+00:00

Get Smarter about Sourcing with Enhanced RFP and RFI Management

2018-05-03T20:31:08+00:00

August 10, 2017

Managing supplier relationships, obligations and risks in the source-to-contract and the procure-to-pay processes is a significant challenge for procurement organizations. The source-to-contract process begins with the analysis of required products or services and development of a sourcing strategy to acquire those products or services. RFx creation, supplier selection, proposal or ...
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Get Smarter about Sourcing with Enhanced RFP and RFI Management

Managing supplier relationships, obligations and risks is a significant challenge for procurement organizations.

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Get Smarter about Sourcing with Enhanced RFP and RFI Management2018-05-03T20:31:08+00:00

Ensuring Compliance with an Enterprise-wide Contract Management Platform

2018-03-23T17:42:55+00:00

July 19, 2017

Today’s enterprises compete in a global marketplace characterized by uncertainty, complex supply chains, and stringent regulatory requirements. In this kind of business environment, compliance can be difficult to achieve on a consistent basis. “The corporate legal landscape is fraught with an increasingly complex regulatory environment, a never-ending balancing act between ...
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Ensuring Compliance with an Enterprise Contract Management Platform

To fully ensure compliance for today's enterprises, contract management software must offer a complete range of capabilities in these four areas.

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Ensuring Compliance with an Enterprise-wide Contract Management Platform2018-03-23T17:42:55+00:00

CIPS Risk Index Reports First Improvements in Six Quarters

2018-03-23T17:43:40+00:00

July 18, 2017

The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply's (CIPS) Risk Index retreated from its record high in the first quarter of 2017 but potentially disruptive supply chain risks remain. The index saw its first improvement in six quarters, declining from 82.6 to 81.9. "The growth outlook is brightening, headwinds are diminishing, ...
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CIPS Risk Index Reports Improvements in Six Quarters | Icertis

The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply’s (CIPS) Risk Index retreated from its record high in the first quarter of 2017.

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CIPS Risk Index Reports First Improvements in Six Quarters2018-03-23T17:43:40+00:00

Your Contract Management Software Is Really a Supplier Relationship Building Tool

2018-11-06T16:51:52+00:00

July 14, 2017

When you hear the word ‘contracts’, what do you think of? Closing deals? Generating revenue? Committing to obligations? Managing risk? Contracts are involved in nearly every aspect of operating a global business, and can nurture or degrade critical supplier relationships. Supplier relationships require clear communication and trust – but they ...
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Your Contract Management Software Is Really a Supplier Relationship Building Tool

Supplier relationships require clear communication and trust but they still need to be monitored and measured. A contract management system can be a big help in this regard.

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Your Contract Management Software Is Really a Supplier Relationship Building Tool2018-11-06T16:51:52+00:00

Is Your Team Prepared for Contract Renewals?

2018-05-03T20:31:13+00:00

July 7, 2017

Effectively managing contract renewals is essential for healthy supply chain performance. If a contract expires without notice, negative consequences may soon follow. Lapsed contracts can leave procurement teams scrambling to find new suppliers in order to meet customer demands. While timely contract renewals are critical for maintaining efficiency, organizations often ...
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Is Your Team Prepared for Contract Renewals?

Lapsed contracts can leave procurement teams scrambling to find new suppliers in order to meet customer demands. Here's why timely contract renewals are critical.

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Is Your Team Prepared for Contract Renewals?2018-05-03T20:31:13+00:00

Connecting the Dots Between Poor Visibility and Contract Compliance Issues

2018-05-03T20:34:26+00:00

July 6, 2017

Contract compliance and management have become a critical focus for executives in organizations across the business spectrum. According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers State of Compliance Study 2016, 98% of responding executives said that senior leadership is committed to compliance and ethics, and 89% said that compliance monitoring is a primary area ...
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Connecting the Dots Between Poor Visibility and Contract Compliance Issues

The frequent culprit of a company’s failure to comply with contractual commitments: a lack of visibility to obligations and entitlements in their contracts.

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Connecting the Dots Between Poor Visibility and Contract Compliance Issues2018-05-03T20:34:26+00:00

How Well Does Your Current Contract Management System Handle Third-Party Contracts?

2018-03-23T17:45:44+00:00

July 6, 2017

Managing the complexity of third-party contracts is an on-going challenge – especially for a global enterprise. Can your contract management system manage a third-party contract as well as the ones native to your organization? A recent study by PwC highlights the impact of not capturing the full value of third-party ...
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Does Your Contract Management System Handle Third-Party Contracts?

How well does your contract management system manage third-party contracts? The answers to the following ten questions are a good place to start.

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How Well Does Your Current Contract Management System Handle Third-Party Contracts?2018-03-23T17:45:44+00:00

Enterprise Contract Management: Different Priorities, Same Needs

2018-05-03T20:34:32+00:00

June 28, 2017

Several teams within every large organization handle contracts. But they approach enterprise contract management and creation from different perspectives and with different priorities: Procurement is focused on supplier and supply chain performance, creating efficiencies and maximizing economies of scale where possible. The legal team seeks consistency of contract terms, formats, ...
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Enterprise Contract Management: Different Priorities, Same Needs

Several teams within large organizations handle contracts. But they approach contract management from different perspectives and with different priorities.

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Enterprise Contract Management: Different Priorities, Same Needs2018-05-03T20:34:32+00:00

How to Find (Big) Hidden Contract Risks

2018-05-03T20:34:57+00:00

June 22, 2017

What’s it worth for your company to stay off the front page of the Wall Street Journal? We’re not talking about positive press here, but rather the negative press that comes with big supply chain disruptions and compliance lapses. The type of events that not only cost tens or hundreds ...
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How to Find (Big) Hidden Contract Risks

Contract risk and exposure is due to insufficient visibility and compliance. Learn more about your company’s hidden contract risks and mitigation tactics.

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How to Find (Big) Hidden Contract Risks2018-05-03T20:34:57+00:00

The Essential Checklist for Sell-Side Contract Management

2018-05-03T20:31:35+00:00

June 16, 2017

A report from The International Association for Contract and Commercial Management revealed a startling statistic: sell-side contracts consume more than 76% of contracting resources. For half of these contracts, the cycle time from bid to execution can take 21 weeks or longer. When a global organization devotes that many resources ...
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The Essential Checklist for Sell-Side Contract Management

To unlock the full value in your sell-side contracts, your contract management platform should provide you with the following capabilities.

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The Essential Checklist for Sell-Side Contract Management2018-05-03T20:31:35+00:00

How to Accelerate the Negotiation Phase of the Contract Lifecycle

2018-05-03T20:31:40+00:00

June 15, 2017

The Three Keys to Improving Buy-side Contracting Velocity For a global enterprise, negotiating a major new contract with a supplier can take months. The glacial speed of a manual contracting process can strain relationships and derail a supplier agreement and potentially sales. Many procurement organizations that Icertis has worked with ...
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How to Accelerate the Negotiation Phase of the Contract Lifecycle

Having compliant contracts that adhere to corporate guidelines means fewer delays later on in the contract lifecycle. Click here to find out more.

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How to Accelerate the Negotiation Phase of the Contract Lifecycle2018-05-03T20:31:40+00:00

The Top 5 Contract Management Risks

2018-05-03T20:31:44+00:00

June 2, 2017

In a world where your pizza chain can tell you exactly where your pizza is and when it will arrive, why can't large companies keep track of their contracts, including critical obligations and renewals? PwC estimates the average Fortune 2000 company has between 20,000 and 40,000 active contracts. When these ...
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The Top 5 Contract Management Risks | Icertis

Poor contract visibility is one of the top five contract management risks. This infographic explores risk management in contracts and types of contract risk resulting in likely added cost.

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Solving Back-to-Back Contracting and Agreement Relationship Challenges

2018-05-03T20:35:21+00:00

May 15, 2017

Today we announced that Wipro has chosen the Icertis Contract Management (ICM) platform to accelerate the contract creation process and better manage risk. A key reason they selected Icertis was our ability to streamline back-to-back contracting. Back-to-back contracting involves linking the terms and obligations in your customer contracts with the ...
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Solving Back-to-Back Contracting Relationship Challenges | Icertis

Most companies don't have a system that manages both buy- and sell-side contracts. ICM helps protect the entire value chain.

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Solving Back-to-Back Contracting and Agreement Relationship Challenges2018-05-03T20:35:21+00:00

New FDIC report finds cybersecurity risks in bank contracts

2018-05-03T20:31:52+00:00

April 28, 2017

Contracts with tech service providers fail to adequately address hacking and system recovery risks. The FDIC's Office of Inspector General released a report earlier this year that found major gaps in how financial institutions (FI) are addressing business continuity issues, including cybersecurity, in their contracts with technology service providers (TSPs). ...
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FDIC Report Finds Cybersecurity Risks in Bank Contracts

The FDIC released a report that found major gaps in how financial institutions are addressing business continuity issues in their contracts.

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Supply Chain Risk Near All-Time High

2018-11-06T16:52:06+00:00

March 27, 2017

Is Your Contract Management System Helping You to Get Ready? According to the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply’s Risk Index, supply chain risk is near an all-time high. The index continued its worsening trend in Q4 according to the report’s analysts. Forces of deglobalisation are threatening supply chains in ...
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Supply Chain Risk Near All-Time High

Forces of de-globalisation are threatening supply chains in advanced countries - Is Your Contract Management System Helping You to Get Ready?

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Supply Chain Risk Near All-Time High2018-11-06T16:52:06+00:00

Icertis Listed as a Vendor to Watch; Only CLM Vendor Mentioned in Recent Gartner Report

2018-05-03T20:28:43+00:00

February 16, 2017

Legacy vendors in the $36-billion-dollar* Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) market are under pressure from agile, cloud-based providers like Icertis. We've seen an increasing number of customers ditching the built in functionality in their ERP suites to adopt solutions like ours. According to a December 2016 report by Gartner, "Market Opportunity ...
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Gartner Report Picks Icertis as the Only CLM Vendor to Watch

The Gartner report recognized the Icertis Contract Management platform for its ability to easily integrate with a wide range of enterprise applications.

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What’s next for the Legal Industry? 3 Key Take-Aways from LegalTech

2018-03-23T18:33:22+00:00

February 6, 2017

More than 10,000 lawyers attended ALM’s Legaltech event. Part of the Legalweek Experience, the conference brought legal experts together with technology leaders in three days of lively discussions. The consensus? Driven by pressure to cut costs and improve efficiencies, legal departments across all industries are experiencing transformational changes. What role ...
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What’s next for the Legal Industry? 3 Key Take-Aways from LegalTech

Part of the Legalweek Experience, the conference brought legal experts together with technology leaders in three days of lively discussions.

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What’s next for the Legal Industry? 3 Key Take-Aways from LegalTech2018-03-23T18:33:22+00:00

Another Year of Record-Breaking Buyouts – Is Your Contract Management System Ready?

2018-05-03T20:35:30+00:00

January 20, 2017

There was $3.7 trillion in merger and acquisition activity in 2016 according to the Wall Street Journal – the third highest year in terms of deal value. Peter Weinberg, adviser on two of the largest transactions, remarked, "I haven’t seen a set of factors that’s been more bullish for M&A ...
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Is Your Contract Management System Ready? - Icertis Blog

If you expect your firm may be involved in M&A activity this year, now is the time to gauge your readiness, including your contract management system.

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Another Year of Record-Breaking Buyouts – Is Your Contract Management System Ready?2018-05-03T20:35:30+00:00

It’s 10 PM – Do You Know Where Your Contracts Are?

2018-03-23T18:05:29+00:00

November 29, 2016

In today’s world we are increasingly accustomed to knowing "where things are" from both a physical and service standpoint. Ecommerce sites can tell you where your order is, when it leaves the warehouse and estimate when it will arrive at your house. You can find out where a flight is ...
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It’s 10 PM – Do You Know Where Your Contracts Are?

Do you know the status of all your contracts, at all times? Contract management software helps confidently answer "where is my contract?" at any time.

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It’s 10 PM – Do You Know Where Your Contracts Are?2018-03-23T18:05:29+00:00

What does the Nobel Prize have to do with Contract Management?

2018-05-03T20:32:06+00:00

October 11, 2016

Yesterday, the 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to two economists for their contributions in the field of "Contract Theory". Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom are being recognized for creating frameworks to write contracts – improving both the design of contracts and shedding light on how contracts help us ...
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What does the Nobel Prize have to do with Contract Management?

The 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to two economists, Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom, for their contributions in the field of 'Contract Theory'.

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New Revenue Recognition Rules – How ready are you?

2018-03-23T18:07:57+00:00

September 13, 2016

In May 2014, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) released new guidelines for recognizing revenue in contracts with customers. It signifies the biggest accounting standard change in the last decade and will be effective for annual reporting periods beginning on or after December ...
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New Revenue Recognition Rules - How ready are you?

New guidelines for recognizing revenue in contracts with customers. Icertis will help you learn about the affected businesses and 5 things you need to know and plan in order to invest in contract lifecycle management platform.

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New Revenue Recognition Rules – How ready are you?2018-03-23T18:07:57+00:00

Top 10 Reasons you Need to Invest in a Contract Lifecycle Management Platform

2018-05-03T20:32:12+00:00

September 1, 2016

According to a recent Gartner study, the demand for Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) software will steadily increase for the foreseeable future. Shortened time-to-market cycles, increased M&A activity and the ever-present challenges of governance, risk and compliance all put pressure on an organization to exercise greater control over their contracting process. ...
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Top 10 Reasons to Invest in Contract Management software

According to a recent Gartner study, the demand for Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) software will steadily increase for the foreseeable future. Here are the top 10 reasons you need to invest in a Contract Lifecycle Management platform.

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The Brexit Effect on Contracts – The 5 Things Your Enterprise Needs to do Today

2018-05-03T20:35:42+00:00

August 25, 2016

Britain's vote to leave the EU stunned the world and sent shockwaves through the global financial markets. While the initial shock has faded, it’s still unclear the impact Brexit will have on global commerce. The decision - the first of its kind - calls for Britain to renegotiate all new ...
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Brexit Effect on Contracts - 5 Things Your Enterprise Needs to do

Brexit can effect the enterprise contracts during the final split, here is how you can ensure your contract management is well prepared.

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How having a ‘single source of truth’ benefits both the buy-side and sell-side of contracting

2018-05-03T20:35:56+00:00

August 11, 2016

In our last blog, we explored why in today’s data centric, fragmented and siloed business world, contracts are an enterprise’s “single source of truth”. Traditional data management systems make it difficult to aggregate data and gain meaningful insight from contracts, but by deploying a cloud-based Contract Life-cycle Management (CLM) solution ...
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How having a 'single source of truth' benefits both the buy and sell side

Cloud based Contract Management solution, a single source of truth delivers benefits to both the buy and sell sides of an enterprise. Learn about the benefits and need to implement a highly configurable Contract Management system.

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Why Your Enterprise needs a ‘Single Source of Truth’

2018-03-23T18:18:51+00:00

July 26, 2016

Contracts are the central nervous system of your enterprise, communicating a vast amount of information that defines the scope of your operations. The importance of contracts can't be overstated: in fact, more than 80% of a company's transactions are tied to contracts. In a perfect world, your contract portfolio provides ...
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Why Your Enterprise needs a 'Single Source of Truth' Contract Database

Learn how to create a single source of truth by uniting every type of contract under one enterprise-wide platform.

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Why Your Enterprise needs a ‘Single Source of Truth’2018-03-23T18:18:51+00:00

‘Icertis offers one of the best CLM products’ – Latest Forrester Wave Report on CLM

2018-05-03T20:29:05+00:00

July 29, 2016

Icertis is proud to be named a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Contract Life-Cycle Management (CLM) report. Icertis is the only vendor to receive a 5.0 in the product strategy criterion across all three contract scenarios; sell-side, buy-side and all contracts. Icertis also received a 5.0 for customer references around ...
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One of the Best CLM Products - Forrester Wave Report on CLM

Forrester awarded Icertis a 5.0 score in product strategy. Learn why, and what it means for you.

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User First: the New Era of Enterprise Contract Management

2018-03-23T18:19:52+00:00

March 15, 2016

There's no question that the enterprise software of the past caused significant angst for end users. Clunky, hard to implement and difficult to use, these “solutions” were often enterprise-wide headaches. Today, thanks to parallel advances in consumer technology and Cloud computing, enterprise software products can offer the same user-centric, smart, ...
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User First: the New Era of Enterprise Contract Management

Learn about the evolution of contract management - and why Icertis provides the platform for the future.

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Icertis Contract Management: 3 Real-World Examples

2018-03-23T18:20:21+00:00

January 25, 2016

Businesses today need a better way to manage their contracts - after all, enterprises typically have thousands of contracts in force at any given time, and the ability to proactively manage them is pivotal to a company's success. As the leading provider of contract lifecycle management in the cloud, we've ...
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Icertis Contract Management: 3 Real-World Examples

Businesses today need a better way to manage their contracts. Our contract lifecycle management in the cloud have helped enterprises increase revenue, improve visibility, and reduce contractual risk. Here are the 3 real world examples.

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Why All Enterprises Need to Invest in a Contract Management Solution

2018-09-14T18:45:00+00:00

January 7, 2018

The most important part of managing contracts at Fortune 500 companies is not what you know about them—it's what you don't know that can cost you. The risk is real. Without an enterprise approach to contract lifecycle management, your organization runs the risk of taking a hit to the bottom ...
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Why Enterprises Need a Contract Management System

Fortune 100 leaders often ask themselves how can our contract management system help us grow and how will it make a difference in the way we do business?

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Why All Enterprises Need to Invest in a Contract Management Solution2018-09-14T18:45:00+00:00

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