Contracting Doesn’t Have To Be Complicated

2019-08-13T15:52:17+00:00

August 13, 2019

This post originally appeared on Forbes.com. How many times have you looked at a contract (NDA, employment agreement, SOW, merger agreement, etc.) and asked, "Why isn't this in a language I can understand?" For those of us that aren't lawyers (and probably for most lawyers, too) contracts certainly are tough ...
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Contracting Doesn't Have To Be Complicated

How many times have you looked at a contract (NDA, SOW, merger agreement etc.) and asked, “Why isn’t this in a language I can understand?”

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Contracting Doesn’t Have To Be Complicated2019-08-13T15:52:17+00:00

The Top 8 Contract Management Challenges and How to Overcome Them with Contract Management Software

2019-08-13T06:24:04+00:00

July 10, 2019

While every company is unique, certain contract management challenges are common across all industries, geographies and business roles. Below are the eight most common contract management issues Icertis sees when speaking to companies about their processes and the contract management solutions that are available to address them. 1. Limited Contract ...
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The Top 8 Contract Management Challenges and How to Overcome Them with Contract Management Software

Read on to find the 8 most common contract management issues Icertis sees when speaking to companies about their challenges and how to overcome them. 

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The Top 8 Contract Management Challenges and How to Overcome Them with Contract Management Software2019-08-13T06:24:04+00:00

Crawl, Walk, Run: A Roadmap to Understanding and Leveraging Contract Management Metrics

2019-06-27T18:43:24+00:00

June 27, 2019

Recently, a project manager at major pharmaceutical company was asked about what benefits her company is seeing from its enterprise-wide contract lifecycle management (CLM) platform. She responded that it was all about data. “Now, we are able to know how many contracts we are doing, and what is in those ...
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Crawl, Walk, Run: A Road Map to Understanding and Leveraging Contract Management Metrics

One of the major benefits of turning contracts from static documents to digital assets is the wealth of data it produces about contracts and the contract process.

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Crawl, Walk, Run: A Roadmap to Understanding and Leveraging Contract Management Metrics2019-06-27T18:43:24+00:00

Visual Contracting: The Next Frontier of Contract Management Software

2019-06-13T19:40:56+00:00

June 10, 2019

Let's face it: Unless you're a lawyer, contracts can be extremely difficult to understand. And yet contracts need to be understood, as they enshrine business rules, capture risk and reward and define governance for the enterprise. Historically, this challenge has been considered an inevitable part of business, and companies created ...
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Icertis is committed to building contract management software that unlocks the value of contracts, and visual contracting is perhaps the most powerful tool we’ve developed to date to achieve that goal.

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Visual Contracting: The Next Frontier of Contract Management Software2019-06-13T19:40:56+00:00

What Previous Tech Trends in Legal Can Teach Us About Contract Management Software

2019-06-04T20:11:53+00:00

June 4, 2019

Note: This is an excerpt from a Q&A conducted with ElevateNext2020. The entire interview is posted here. During my legal and legaltech career, I’ve witnessed firsthand a number of digital revolutions impacting legal departments. In the early Aughts, it was the introduction of tech to improve the business of law. ...
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A hunger by general counsel for additional streams of data to measure value, output, or risk containment is helping to drive the next big tech revolution in legal.

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What Previous Tech Trends in Legal Can Teach Us About Contract Management Software2019-06-04T20:11:53+00:00

Exceeding Expectations: How One GC Used Contract Management Software to Become More than ‘Just a Lawyer’  

2019-06-04T20:15:54+00:00

May 29, 2019

When Colin Flannery, the worldwide General Counsel of Vertiv, joined me on stage at the 2019 Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC) Institute in Las Vegas this May, our objective was to share Vertiv's contract management journey: From having unmanaged paper contracts hidden in file cabinets located across several continents, to ...
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The legal department demonstrated that they were the ultimate collaborators and partners to the business when they reengineered and improved the entire company's contract management process.

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Exceeding Expectations: How One GC Used Contract Management Software to Become More than ‘Just a Lawyer’  2019-06-04T20:15:54+00:00

The 5 Ws of Enterprise Contract Management for Legal Ops

2019-06-04T20:17:26+00:00

May 16, 2019

For legal departments, contracts have long been the forgotten piece of a company’s digital transformation puzzle.  An attorney in the department might be asked to enter the contract process for drafting, negotiation and review, and yet have little insight into the company's body of contracts as a whole or how the ...
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When? Now! Who? You!!!

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The 5 Ws of Enterprise Contract Management for Legal Ops2019-06-04T20:17:26+00:00

Five Big Procurement Challenges Addressed by Enterprise Contract Management Software

2019-06-24T12:45:59+00:00

May 13, 2019

Procurement is a complex part of global business that carries serious commercial and regulatory risk. These risks are especially pronounced when a company does not have an effective way to centrally manage its contracts. In a recent survey conducted by ProcureCon, leading procurement officials were asked about contract-related challenges they’ve ...
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Enterprise contract management software treats contracts as live documents enshrining all risks and obligations incumbent upon an organization rather than as reference documents.

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Five Big Procurement Challenges Addressed by Enterprise Contract Management Software2019-06-24T12:45:59+00:00

Contract Management Software vs. A Contract Management Platform: A Matter of Value

2019-06-04T20:17:38+00:00

April 29, 2019

The first question every business asks when considering a new technology is: What value will it deliver for our enterprise? But if your company is selecting a contract lifecycle management (CLM) solution, the more appropriate question is this: What value do we want the technology to deliver: Do we need ...
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Do you need contract management software just to search, store and author contracts? Or do you need a holistic contract management platform?

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Contract Management Software vs. A Contract Management Platform: A Matter of Value2019-06-04T20:17:38+00:00

Why It’s Time to Ditch Email for Contract Collaboration

2019-06-04T20:17:51+00:00

April 22, 2019

In complex business environments, partner, supplier, and customer relationships are critical. Contracts form the foundation of these commercial relationships, yet many companies continue to rely on email for contract collaboration--raising the risk of delays or harmful miscommunication. Enterprises with increasingly complex value chains need a better way. The challenges of ...
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Email can create friction during negotiations and even raises the possibility of the wrong version of a contract getting signed.

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Why It’s Time to Ditch Email for Contract Collaboration2019-06-04T20:17:51+00:00

Icertis Partners with Women in Data Science (WiDS), a Part of Stanford University’s Global Initiative

2019-08-14T19:00:58+00:00

April 19, 2019

In March, I had the honor of representing Icertis at the Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference held in Pune, India. WiDS is an exclusive platform blending two very specific topics: Women engineers and the field of data science. It helps address niche issues such as the low number of ...
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Icertis Partners with Women in Data Science (WiDS), a Part of Stanford University's Global Initiative

Having this platform exposes technologists to data science possibilities, while at the same time providing a significant comfort level between the women speakers who bond on many levels beyond simply technology.

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Icertis Partners with Women in Data Science (WiDS), a Part of Stanford University’s Global Initiative2019-08-14T19:00:58+00:00

An Alexa for Contracts? Five Ways AI Will Drive New Value in Contract Management Software

2019-06-04T20:18:26+00:00

April 4, 2019

As Artificial Intelligence continues to get mindshare and generate interest with many real and some exotic applications, it also presents major opportunities for how enterprises manage their contracts. How? We at Icertis have published a few thoughts on the matter. Now, a new report from Forrester Research, “The Forrester Wave: ...
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An Alexa for contracts? Learn where leading analysts expect artificial intelligence to take contract management software in the coming years.

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An Alexa for Contracts? Five Ways AI Will Drive New Value in Contract Management Software2019-06-04T20:18:26+00:00

A Very Easy Way to Test Your Contract Management Software’s Ease-of-Use

2019-06-04T20:18:36+00:00

March 25, 2019

In most cases, we at Icertis prefer solutions in the cloud over their manual, paper-based analogs. After all, we are in the business of helping companies realize the full value of their contracts by turning them from static documents into strategic digital assets. But when it comes to measuring a ...
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All you need is a pen and a piece of paper.

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A Very Easy Way to Test Your Contract Management Software’s Ease-of-Use2019-06-04T20:18:36+00:00

Down to the Wire: Last Minute Brexit Uncertainty a Reminder of the Value of Enterprise Contract Management Software

2019-06-04T20:18:45+00:00

March 15, 2019

“Brexit” has been all over the news recently. If you aren’t up to speed or you haven’t been following closely, the deadline for Britain to leave the EU was March 29th, though the UK government has recently voted to delay departure. The UK could still “crash out” of the EU, ...
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One thing is clear: Companies that have invested in and deployed an enterprise contract management system will be in a much better position to manage Brexit regardless of its final form. 

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Down to the Wire: Last Minute Brexit Uncertainty a Reminder of the Value of Enterprise Contract Management Software2019-06-04T20:18:45+00:00

Enterprise Contract Management and the ‘Business of Trust’

2019-06-18T21:25:53+00:00

March 11, 2019

Almost 20 years ago, I attended a presentation by the then-GC of General Electric. He asked the audience a question that has stayed with me. We were all asked to introduce ourselves and explain what business unit of GE we worked for. One by one we spoke about the business ...
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Enterprise Contract Management and the Business of Trust

With something as critical contracts, companies need to know they can trust their contract management solution provider.

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Enterprise Contract Management and the ‘Business of Trust’2019-06-18T21:25:53+00:00

Icertis Partners with Mercedes-Benz Cars to Create a More Ethical, Sustainable Supply Chain

2019-06-04T20:19:24+00:00

February 25, 2019

For enterprises with complex, global supply chains, the risk associated with sourcing materials from unethical suppliers has never been higher. The risk may come in the form of a hefty fine against a company for the misdeeds of a contractor who misuses customer data. Or it could come in the ...
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Icertis Partners with Mercedes-Benz Cars to Create a More Ethical, Sustainable Supply Chain

Mercedes-Benz Cars will use a consortium blockchain, the Icertis Blockchain Framework, to verify that suppliers all the way down the supply chain have included required sustainability and ethics clauses in their contracts.

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Icertis Partners with Mercedes-Benz Cars to Create a More Ethical, Sustainable Supply Chain2019-06-04T20:19:24+00:00

Unsure Where to Start with Digital Transformation? Try the Foundation

2019-06-04T20:19:32+00:00

February 20, 2019

In a previous blog, I noted that the GCs I meet generally fall into three categories of tech adoption: those that have adopted very little technology, those who are in the process of implementing digital solutions, and those who are demanding the next generation of technology like AI and blockchain. ...
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Contract management is like a building: When constructing a magnificent structure, the first step is putting a foundation in place.

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Unsure Where to Start with Digital Transformation? Try the Foundation2019-06-04T20:19:32+00:00

GCs Are Getting a Seat at the Table with Digital Contracts

2019-06-04T20:19:47+00:00

February 6, 2019

I recently joined 400 people from the legal fraternity at the CLOC 2019 London Institute, to take part in a great discussion about the future of the law, lawyers, legal operations and the big role technology is playing in transforming all these. The event reminded me once again what an ...
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A massive transformation is underway and the interest in managing information with technology–and enterprise contract management solutions in particular--is very high.

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GCs Are Getting a Seat at the Table with Digital Contracts2019-06-04T20:19:47+00:00

Contracting at the Edge: How AI and Blockchain Are Changing the Rules of Business

2019-06-04T20:21:37+00:00

January 30, 2019

Think about the last time you rented a car. If your experience was like mine, you did not sign your contract until you got to the counter. There was no question about when exactly you’d need the car (since you’d already landed and knew your precise arrival time!) and you ...
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With AI, businesses are taking contracts to the edge - nearer the transaction, when they have a complete picture of the environment around the contract, enabling all parties to use the most up-to-date information.

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Contracting at the Edge: How AI and Blockchain Are Changing the Rules of Business2019-06-04T20:21:37+00:00

With AI, Buy-vs.-Build Becomes a No-Brainer in Contract Management

2019-08-14T19:01:47+00:00

January 25, 2019

As I meet with customers to discuss modern contract lifecycle management (CLM) technology and emerging fields like artificial intelligence (AI), one comment I often hear from executives at companies with internal IT development resources is: “Can’t we just build it ourselves?” Good question! Icertis’ first customer was Microsoft. Needless to ...
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With AI, Buy-vs.-Build Becomes a No-Brainer in Contract Management

For AI to deliver real value, you have to have a critical mass of diverse data to be able to train the algorithms and continuously improve them through machine learning.

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With AI, Buy-vs.-Build Becomes a No-Brainer in Contract Management2019-08-14T19:01:47+00:00

Companies Should Take Enterprise-wide Approach to Contract Management: Gartner

2019-06-04T20:21:54+00:00

January 22, 2019

Gartner has released its latest market report for contract lifecycle management (CLM), reporting that contract management has become a core process for enterprises--similar to ERP and CRM. In light of this, Gartner reports companies are abandoning piecemeal, department-by-department approaches to contract management in favor of an enterprise-wide solution that unifies ...
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Companies Should Take Enterprise-wide Approach to Contract Management: Gartner

“CLM solutions are evolving from operational record-keeping systems used for legal auditing purposes into enterprise-level core systems for addressing business risks, costs and the pursuit of revenue maximization.”

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Companies Should Take Enterprise-wide Approach to Contract Management: Gartner2019-06-04T20:21:54+00:00

Icertis Ranked Highest in Current Offering in Contract Lifecycle Management Evaluation by Forrester

2019-06-04T20:22:07+00:00

January 15, 2019

When Monish and I founded Icertis, we began on a journey to transform the foundation of commerce. We believed that the digitization of contracts would unleash enormous value at enterprises by allowing cloud computing and, later, artificial intelligence, to turn these static documents into strategic business assets. So it is ...
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Highest Rank in Contract Lifecycle Management by Forrester | Icertis

The Icertis Contract Management (ICM) platform received the highest score possible (5.0) in 17 out of 22 product categories. Read more about Icertis here.

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Icertis Ranked Highest in Current Offering in Contract Lifecycle Management Evaluation by Forrester2019-06-04T20:22:07+00:00

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

2019-06-04T20:22:18+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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Key to Fast Tracking Drug R&D: Technology & AI | Icertis

Pharmaceutical operations involve relationships with stakeholders, which are usually defined by contracts, especially R&D. Technology & AI are the answers.

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Technology and AI Are the Key to Fast Tracking Drug R&D2019-06-04T20:22:18+00:00

Are Missed Contract Obligations Costing Your Company a Fortune?

2019-06-04T20:22:39+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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The Cost of Missed Contract Obligations | Icertis

Without a system to properly track contract obligations at scale, large businesses run the risk of damaged customer relationships & poor commercial performance.

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Are Missed Contract Obligations Costing Your Company a Fortune?2019-06-04T20:22:39+00:00

How Airbus and Daimler Are Transforming Sourcing with Contract Management Software

2019-06-04T20:22:55+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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Contract-Centric Sourcing With Icertis | Airbus & Daimler

Airbus & Daimler are Icertis users who use contract-centric sourcing to optimize vendor relationships, accelerate negotiations, and increase compliance.

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How Airbus and Daimler Are Transforming Sourcing with Contract Management Software2019-06-04T20:22:55+00:00

The Future of Procurement: Contract Management and AI

2019-06-28T19:42:29+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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Supply Chain Futures Involve Contract Management & AI

According to the 2018 ProcureCon report, the future of procurement will center on innovative contract management and use of Artificial Intelligence.

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The Future of Procurement: Contract Management and AI2019-06-28T19:42:29+00:00

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

2019-06-04T20:23:27+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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How Contracts Can Help Legal Defense | Icertis

Learn how contracts can be an ace-in-the-hole for successful legal defense. Icertis explains how general counsel can benefit here!

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Putting Data to Work: How Contracts Can Be an Ace-in-the-Hole for Successful Legal Defense2019-06-04T20:23:27+00:00

Why Contracts Are Key to Executing Your Sourcing Category Strategy

2019-06-04T20:23:36+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. Learn more about category management.

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Why Contracts Are Key to Executing Your Sourcing Category Strategy2019-06-04T20:23:36+00:00

Digital Transformation Comes Alive at Microsoft Ignite and Envision

2019-06-04T20:23:45+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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Microsoft Ignite & Envision | Digital Transformation | Icertis

Business and tech leaders are realizing the value of digitizing contracts in order to extract their full value. Learn more on the reasoning here!

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Digital Transformation Comes Alive at Microsoft Ignite and Envision2019-06-04T20:23:45+00:00

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

2019-06-04T20:25:54+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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Whatfix Joins Icertis To Streamline Contract Management

Icertis increases the ease of contract management software by partnering with Whatfix. Icertis users can now enable Whatfix on their ICM platform.

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Icertis and Whatfix Partner to Make Adopting Contract Management Software Even Easier2019-06-04T20:25:54+00:00

Join Icertis at Microsoft Ignite and Envision 2018

2018-12-26T12:05:20+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 20182018-12-26T12:05:20+00:00

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

2019-06-04T20:27:17+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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Protect Yourself From Missed Contract Obligations | Icertis

Learn how contract management systems are used to protect companies from financial and reputational damage from contract obligations.

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One Overlooked Obligation Cost His Company Millions. And It Could Have Been Avoided.2019-06-04T20:27:17+00:00

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

2019-06-04T20:27:30+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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Procurement: Bringing Contracts to the Center of Sourcing

Today’s procurement organizations are being asked to move faster than ever to source the materials needed by their companies. Learn about contract centric sourcing.

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Bringing Contracts to the Center of Sourcing: A Paradigm Shift for Procurement Professionals2019-06-04T20:27:30+00:00

How the Modern GC Is Transforming Their Business Impact

2019-06-04T20:27:38+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 General Counsel is Transforming Their Business Impact

Managing risk & reducing cost for an enterprise are goals at the forefront of every general counsel’s mind these days. GC plays a strategic role in the C-suite.

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How the Modern GC Is Transforming Their Business Impact2019-06-04T20:27:38+00:00

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

2019-04-02T19:51:35+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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Top Contract Management Solutions Meet Users Where They're At

The ICM experience offers all of the best for users: an contextual user experience, an easy & effective platform and personalization options.

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Why Contract Management Software Needs to Meet Customers Where They’re At2019-04-02T19:51:35+00:00

Reducing Supply Chain Risk with Better Contract Management

2019-06-04T20:28:31+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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Better Contract Management can Reduce Supply Chain Risk | Icertis

Let Icertis help you reduce your supply chain risk with better contract management. Contact us to learn about what we can do for you!

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Reducing Supply Chain Risk with Better Contract Management2019-06-04T20:28:31+00:00

Icertis Launches Sofia Customer Support Center to Serve Fast Growing Region

2019-04-02T20:13:08+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 Customer Support Center Launched In Bulgaria

Icertis opened a new support center in Sofia, Bulgaria. Demand for the cloud-based software company's contract management platform has quickly grown in Europe.

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Icertis Launches Sofia Customer Support Center to Serve Fast Growing Region2019-04-02T20:13:08+00:00

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

2019-06-04T20:28:45+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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Do You Know Where Your Contracts Are? | Icertis Contract Management

Most businesses have no idea where there contracts are, who has them, or what they even say. Icertis can help answer these questions. Read on.

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It’s 2018. Do You Know Where Your Contracts Are?2019-06-04T20:28:45+00:00

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

2019-06-04T20:30:39+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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Contract Management Software Grows & Protects Businesses

How can contract management software help your sales team accelerate business? Read about how Icertis' enterprise solutions can help your business flourish.

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How Contract Management Software Is Helping Sales Teams Accelerate Business and Protect Their Enterprises2019-06-04T20:30:39+00:00

Four Big Trends Pushing Pharmaceutical Companies to Enterprise Contract Management

2019-06-28T19:41:11+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 Trends Pushing Pharmaceutical Companies to Contract Management

Change is afoot in the pharmaceutical industry. Trends pushing this change include: outsourcing, focus on cost, focus on M&A activity, & complicated supply chains.

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Four Big Trends Pushing Pharmaceutical Companies to Enterprise Contract Management2019-06-28T19:41:11+00:00

Why Legal Departments Are Being Asked to Approve Contracts Faster

2019-06-04T20:32:30+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 Department Contracts Need Faster Approval

Legal teams are turning to enterprise contract software to manage their contracting processes. Companies must accelerate to keep up with changes. Download our ebook.

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Why Legal Departments Are Being Asked to Approve Contracts Faster2019-06-04T20:32:30+00:00

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

2019-06-04T20:32:38+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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Icertis Named 2018 Microsoft US Partner Of The Year

Microsoft has recognized the value and prestige of the Icertis Contract Management platform by naming the company partner of the year in the US.

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Microsoft Partner of the Year Award Shows Huge Value of Icertis Contract Management2019-06-04T20:32:38+00:00

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

2019-06-04T20:32:48+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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Who To Involve In Choosing A Contract Management Solution

When your sales team is developing a contract management RFP, make sure to include the right people. Read about who to involve & download our free eBook!

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Is Your Sales Organization Spinning Up a Contract Management RFP? Here’s Who Should Be Involved in the Selection Process2019-06-04T20:32:48+00:00

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

2019-06-04T20:32:59+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 Sees Results With ICM Platform Use

Vallen Distribution was blown away when upgrading to Icertis Contract Management revealed an entire platform -- not simply an application.

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Vallen Distribution Upgrades Their Contract Management System–And Raises the Bar on Their Expectations2019-06-04T20:32:59+00:00

Evaluating Contract Management Software Solutions for Sales Organizations

2019-06-04T20:33:19+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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Contract Management Software Solutions for Sales Organizations

When businesses with complex sell-side contracts decide it’s time to abandon their manual contract management process they can choose from CRM, CPQ, & suite systems.

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Evaluating Contract Management Software Solutions for Sales Organizations2019-06-04T20:33:19+00:00

Harness AI to Discover New Value in Third-Party Contracts

2019-06-04T20:33:21+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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AI Uncovers New Value In Third-Party Contracts

The new ICM DiscoverAI app exposes third-party contracts to reveal opportunities to explore and risks to mitigate. Download the datasheet to learn more!

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Harness AI to Discover New Value in Third-Party Contracts2019-06-04T20:33:21+00:00

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

2019-06-04T20:33:31+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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Turn Contracts Into Strategic Digital Assets With AI

Icertis' new ICM DigitizeAI app can help businesses by bringing legacy contracts to life. Download our datasheet to learn more!

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With AI, Those Contracts in Your Closet Can Become Strategic Digital Assets2019-06-04T20:33:31+00:00

Icertis Brings Advanced Cognitive Search Capabilities to Contract Management

2019-06-04T20:33:49+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 Uses Cognitive Search AI For Contract Management

Icertis is building the contract management platform of the world using AI to turn static contracts into strategic documents. Watch the full presentation below!

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Icertis Brings Advanced Cognitive Search Capabilities to Contract Management2019-06-04T20:33:49+00:00

Icertis Showcases Experience for Teams at Microsoft Build

2019-03-26T14:12:19+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 at Microsoft Build | Icertis

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

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Icertis Showcases Experience for Teams at Microsoft Build2019-03-26T14:12:19+00:00

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

2019-04-08T14:37:06+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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Ket Provider to Know in Contract Management | Icertis

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

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Spend Matters Names Icertis a Key ‘Provider to Know,’ Showing Importance of Contract Management for Procurement2019-04-08T14:37:06+00:00

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

2019-06-04T20:34:27+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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Analyst and Customer Perspective on Icertis | Icertis

Learn more about why other analyst and companies choose Icertis for their contract management platform. Read our testimonials here!

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What the Market Is Saying About Icertis – Analyst and Customer Perspectives2019-06-04T20:34:27+00:00

What Are Smart Contracts?

2019-06-04T20:34:42+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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Smart Contracts | An Emerging Technology | Icertis

Smart Contracts are self-executing documents with the terms of the agreement written into lines of code. Learn more about how this will change businesses.

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What Are Smart Contracts?2019-06-04T20:34:42+00:00

AI Will Change the Way We Look at Contracts Forever

2019-06-04T20:34:51+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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How Will AI Technologies Change How We Look At Contracts?

AI takes contracting capabilities to the next level when used in platforms like the cloud-based ICM. To learn more about Icertis' solutions, contact us today!

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AI Will Change the Way We Look at Contracts Forever2019-06-04T20:34:51+00:00

Big CLOC Turnout Shows Growing Interest in Digital Contracts

2019-06-04T20:35:03+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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CLOC Conference | Growing Interest in Digital Contracts | Icertis

Learn more on The Corporate Legal Operations Consortium conference in Las Vegas and how legal teams are getting serious about digital transformation.

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10 Features to Look for in Contract Management Software

2019-06-04T20:35:20+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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Look For These 10 Features In Contract Management Software

Considering upgrading your contract management process? Learn about important CLM features & read the Icertis Enterprise Contract Management Guide today!

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10 Features to Look for in Contract Management Software2019-06-04T20:35:20+00:00

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

2019-06-04T20:35:33+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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Contract Management Software To Streamline Sales Operations

The Icertis Contract Management platform can help your team increase sales velocity through improved workflow visibility, CRM integration and other provisions.

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Gain Unprecedented Control of Supply Chains with Blockchain, AI and Enterprise Contract Management2019-06-04T20:35:33+00:00

NFL Quarterback Josh McCown and the Rise of Digital Contracts

2019-06-04T20:37:59+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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The Effect of Digital Contracts on Professional Football

With the digitization of contracts, NFL quarterbacks are now signing $10 million contracts with their smartphone. Crazy, right? This is just the beginning. Read on!

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How Better Contract Management Software Accelerates Time to Revenue

2019-06-04T20:38:15+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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Better Contract Management Accelerates Time To Revenue

Today's organizations are pressured to deliver faster time to revenue. Read an Icertis case study and reserve your live demo seat to hear how ICM can help you!

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How Better Contract Management Software Accelerates Time to Revenue2019-06-04T20:38:15+00:00

What the Oscars Taught Us About Contract Management

2019-04-02T19:53:47+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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Contract Management Lessons From The 2018 Oscars

In her acceptance speech, Frances McDormand talked contract management with her discussion of "inclusion riders" in entertainment contracts.

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Enterprise Contract Management Is Picking Up Steam According to Gartner

2019-06-04T20:38:50+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 Excelling | Icertis

Learn how Enterprise Contract Management software is seeing more widespread adoption in the market. with Gartner Inc.'s latest IT Market Clock.

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2017 Was the Most Active Year Ever for FCPA Investigations

2019-06-04T20:38:58+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: A Big Year For FCPA Investigations

Insight into contracts can help prevent Foreign Corrupt Practices Act missteps. To learn how Icertis can help your enterprise control risk, contact us today!

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2017 Was the Most Active Year Ever for FCPA Investigations2019-06-04T20:38:58+00:00

How Contract Management Software Helps Insurers Manage Their Provider Networks

2019-06-04T20:39:04+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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Contract Management Helps Manage Provider Networks for Insurers

Better contract management can help payors improve the process of provider contracting. It also helps insurers better manage their provider networks. Read more.

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How Contract Management Software Helps Insurers Manage Their Provider Networks2019-06-04T20:39:04+00:00

Sourcing Organizations Are Gaining Strategic Advantage With Enterprise Contract Management Software

2019-06-04T20:39:37+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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Contract Management Software | Sourcing Advantage | Icertis

A strategic advantage can benefit any company, learn how contract management software can give sourcing organizations that advantage here!

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Sourcing Organizations Are Gaining Strategic Advantage With Enterprise Contract Management Software2019-06-04T20:39:37+00:00

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

2019-06-04T20:39:50+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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Making the Healthcare & Life Sciences Industry More Agile | Icertis

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

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How Contract Management Software Is Making the Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry More Agile2019-06-04T20:39:50+00:00

Are Your Contracts GDPR Compliant?

2019-06-04T20:40:07+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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GDPR Compliant Contracts | Icertis Contract Management

Many businesses are not prepared for GDPR, the EU's sweeping data privacy law. Icertis offers contract management that can help you be in compliance.

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Are Your Contracts GDPR Compliant?2019-06-04T20:40:07+00:00

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

2019-06-04T20:40:14+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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Enterprise Contract Management Software Driving Value For All

Customers & investors alike are seeing value in CLM software like ICM. Icertis is a leader in the field & has secured $50 million in Series D funding.

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Customers, Analysts, Investors See Big Value in Enterprise Contract Management Software2019-06-04T20:40:14+00:00

Why the Banking Industry Needs Enterprise Contract Management Software

2019-06-04T20:40:32+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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Future Contract Management: Blockchain & Smart Contracts

Read about coming changes like blockchain tech & smart contracts for contract management in 2018. The ICM platform equips businesses to keep up with innovations.

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Why the Banking Industry Needs Enterprise Contract Management Software2019-06-04T20:40:32+00:00

How Blockchain and Smart Contracts Will Change Contract Management in 2018

2019-06-04T20:40:43+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 20182019-06-04T20:40:43+00:00

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

2019-04-02T20:00:54+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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Poor Contract Management Puts Your Enterprise At Risk

Manual contract creation can expose your firm to unneeded risk. Icertis' Contract Management platform streamlines contracting to increase efficiency & safety.

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Is Your Manual Contract Management Process Putting Your Business at Risk?2019-04-02T20:00:54+00:00

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

2019-06-04T20:41:04+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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Boost Company's Productivity with Contract Management | Icertis

Icertis Experiences ensures contract management remains centered in an organization’s workflow. Learn how this approach helps boost productivity!

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The Right Contract Management System Can Boost Your Company’s Productivity2019-06-04T20:41:04+00:00

How Contract Management Software Can Protect Banks from Bad Vendors

2019-06-04T20:41:12+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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Contract Management Software Can Protect Banks from Bad Vendors

Icertis contract management platform in the cloud, transforms your contracts into valuable assets. Solution to vendor risk assessment for banks.

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How Contract Management Software Can Protect Banks from Bad Vendors2019-06-04T20:41:12+00:00

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

2019-06-04T20:41:34+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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Enterprise Contract Management Software | Something For Everyone

The importance of an effective contract management system is essential. Poor contract management can quickly undermine even the strongest organization. Learn more.

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From the CLO to the CFO, Enterprise Contract Management Software Offers Something For Everyone in the C-Suite2019-06-04T20:41:34+00:00

Evolution of Contract Lifecycle Management

2019-06-04T20:41:46+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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Contract Lifecycle Management Evolution | CLM Lifecycle

Why is contract lifecycle management important? Take our Contract Management Maturity Assessment to learn more about options for your business.

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

2019-06-04T20:43:08+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 A Legal Nightmare?

Poor contract management can cause costly problems for your legal team. The Icertis Contract Management platform gives insight & relief from legal team burdens.

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Is Your Contract Management Process Giving Your Legal Team a Headache?2019-06-04T20:43:08+00:00

Four Compliance Questions Every Bank Should Ask About Its Contracts

2019-06-04T20:43:20+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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4 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. Read these & then complete a demo today!

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Why it Pays to Be Proactive with Contract Obligations and Entitlements

2019-06-04T20:43:41+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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Be Proactive with Contract Obligations & Entitlements

Visibility & accessibility are vital to effective contract management & compliance tracking. Learn more about contract obligations & entitlements.

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Why it Pays to Be Proactive with Contract Obligations and Entitlements2019-06-04T20:43:41+00:00

Transforming the Foundation of Commerce with Contract Management

2019-06-04T20:44:40+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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How Contract Management Transforms Commerce

Contracts govern every dollar that comes in and goes out of an enterprise. Icertis' Contract Management platform enables greater control of contract lifecycles.

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Transforming the Foundation of Commerce with Contract Management2019-06-04T20:44:40+00:00

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

2019-06-05T20:51:11+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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Learning About Contract Management: Floods & Lead Paint

ICM simplifies contract risk management by serving as a central repository that houses all enterprise contracts & related data. Learn more here.

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What a Flood in Thailand and Lead Paint in Toys Can Teach Us About Contract Risk Management2019-06-05T20:51:11+00:00

Join Us at Workday Rising

2019-03-07T13:41:52+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 Icertis at Workday Rising

Join Icertis at Workday Rising to meet our contract experts & learn how the Icertis platform & its features work. Read more about the learning opportunities.

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Seven Valuable Business Insights Hiding in Your Contract Analytics

2019-03-25T17:44:42+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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7 Valuable Business Insights from Your Contract Analytics

Contract analytics has helped professionals in many industries to assess the value of existing contracts & negotiate better ones. Read business insights here.

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Seven Valuable Business Insights Hiding in Your Contract Analytics2019-03-25T17:44:42+00:00

How to Successfully Implement New Contract Management Software

2019-06-04T20:45:23+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 Implement New Contract Management Software | Icertis

Partnering with the right contract management software provider is the first step to a thriving digital transformation process. Choose the right technology & tools.

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

2019-06-04T20:45:32+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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Can Your Current CLM System Handle Third-Party Paper?

Capturing value from third-party contracts can be hard for any company. Icertis has developed a powerful platform to simplify contract management issues.

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How Well Does Your Current Contract Management System Handle Third-Party Paper?2019-06-04T20:45:32+00:00

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

2019-06-04T20:45:47+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

The real benefits of an enterprise contract management platform come after the contract is created. Learn more about manual & automated management.

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Manual vs. Automated Enterprise Contract Management: A Before and After View2019-06-04T20:45:47+00:00

Streamlining Your Sales Operations with Better Contract Management Software

2019-06-04T20:45:54+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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New Revenue Recognition Rules Are Turning Contracts into Critical Business Assets

2019-06-04T20:46:06+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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New Revenue Rules Make Contracts Critical Business Assets

New ASC 606/IFRS 15 rules makes driving compliance with contract lifecycle management even more critical. Choose Icertis for effective contract management.

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New Revenue Recognition Rules Are Turning Contracts into Critical Business Assets2019-06-04T20:46:06+00:00

Advanced Contract Analytics Are Essential – Here’s Why

2019-06-04T20:46:53+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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Why Advanced Contract Analytics Are Essential | Icertis

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

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Advanced Contract Analytics Are Essential – Here’s Why2019-06-04T20:46:53+00:00

These 4 Risks Are Lurking in Your Contracts

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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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The Four Big Risks Lurking In Your Contracts

Do you know how to balance risk in your enterprise? Learn about risk mitigation and download the Risk Compliance and the Bottom Line whitepaper below!

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Get Smarter about Sourcing with Enhanced RFP and RFI Management

2019-06-04T20:47:22+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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Enhanced RFP & RFI Management for Sourcing | Icertis

Managing supplier relationships, obligations & risks is a significant challenge for procurement organizations. Use the ICM Sourcing App for support!

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Ensuring Compliance with an Enterprise-wide Contract Management Platform

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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 Enterprise Contract Management Platform

To ensure compliance for today's enterprises, contract management software must offer capabilities in standardization, visibility, user adoption, enterprise-wide.

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CIPS Risk Index Reports First Improvements in Six Quarters

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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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Improvements in CIPS Risk Index in Six Quarters | Icertis

The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) Risk Index retreated from its record high in the first quarter of 2017. Read more on this success!

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Your Contract Management Software Is Really a Supplier Relationship Building Tool

2019-06-04T20:48:16+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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Supplier Relationship Building with Icertis | Icertis

Learn more about how your contract management system can be used as a supplier relationship building tool through Icertis. Read more!

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Your Contract Management Software Is Really a Supplier Relationship Building Tool2019-06-04T20:48:16+00:00

Is Your Team Prepared for Contract Renewals?

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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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Icertis Software Prepares Your Team For Contract Renewals

Contract management software, like Icertis' ICM platform, can help your team overcome the challenges of tracking and reviewing contracts.

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Is Your Team Prepared for Contract Renewals?2019-06-04T20:48:26+00:00

Connecting the Dots Between Poor Visibility and Contract Compliance Issues

2019-06-04T20:48:45+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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Linking Poor Visibility & Contract Compliance Issues

How does visibility affect contract compliance? Learn about Icertis' enterprise-wide contract solutions & download a whitepaper about contract compliance!

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Connecting the Dots Between Poor Visibility and Contract Compliance Issues2019-06-04T20:48:45+00:00

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

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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?2019-06-04T20:48:53+00:00

Enterprise Contract Management: Different Priorities, Same Needs

2019-06-04T20:49:02+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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Producing Value For Different Contract Management Priorities

Icertis' Contract Management platform meets the needs of all the contract needs on your team, no matter the priority. Download a case study to learn more!

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Enterprise Contract Management: Different Priorities, Same Needs2019-06-04T20:49:02+00:00

How to Find (Big) Hidden Contract Risks

2019-06-04T20:49:21+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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Are You Aware Of Your Company's Big Hidden Contract Risks?

What is your company's contract risk exposure? Your contract obligations may be risky. Use Icertis' contract management platform to identify and mitigate risks.

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How to Find (Big) Hidden Contract Risks2019-06-04T20:49:21+00:00

The Essential Checklist for Sell-Side Contract Management

2019-06-04T20:50:34+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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Sell-Side Contract Management: A Checklist

What should your contract management platform provide? Read the checklist and then take our Contract Management Risk Assessment today!

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How to Accelerate the Negotiation Phase of the Contract Lifecycle

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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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Speeding Up The Negotiation Phase of The Contract Lifecycle

Ease of use & increased visibility contribute to contract velocity. Take the assessment below to see if your company needs a contract management platform.

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How to Accelerate the Negotiation Phase of the Contract Lifecycle2019-06-04T20:50:46+00:00

The Top 5 Contract Management Risks

2019-06-04T20:51:07+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? Contract visibility, the ability for companies to instantly locate, retrieve, analyze and track contracts across the ...
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Top 5 Contract Management Risks & Threats | Icertis

The Top 5 Contract Management Risks: Limited Visibility, Insufficient Velocity, Uncertain Compliance, Lack of Standardization, & Heightened Complexity.

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Solving Back-to-Back Contracting and Agreement Relationship Challenges

2019-06-04T20:51:14+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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Icertis Helps Streamline Back-To-Back Contracting

Historically back-to-back contracting has been hard to manage, but the Icertis platform makes the process simple and protects the entire value chain.

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