• From Contract Management to Risk Management

    From Contract Management to Risk Management

    Risk management is a broad and unhelpful term. What does risk management mean for legal professionals, including lawyers, contract managers, and compliance officers? Legal risk remains one of the most elusive areas for any organization to manage systematically. This article provides practical guidance to develop an initial legal and compliance risk management framework for contracts.

  • The 20 Minute Risk Manager

    The 20 Minute Risk Manager

    The agenda for the quarterly senior management meeting has 20 minutes for "Contract issues." How to make the most of those 20 minutes when there are so many "contract issues" confronting the organization? The 20 Minute Risk Manager outlines how to make an effective risk management presentation.

Contract Management Infographic

An infographic about what data to capture to improve contract management

Contract Management Infographic

This infographic illustrates essential data to capture from almost any contract, starting with the basics, details and risk management data.

From Contract Management to Risk Management

How to initiate a risk management framework for legal professionals, contract managers, and compliance officers.

From Contract Management to Risk Management

Risk management is a broad and unhelpful term. What does risk management mean for legal professionals, including lawyers, contract managers, and compliance officers? Legal risk remains one of the most elusive areas for any organization to manage systematically. This article provides practical guidance to develop an initial legal and compliance risk management framework for contracts.

The 20 Minute Risk Manager

From contract manager, lawyer or compliance officer to risk manager in four steps

The 20 Minute Risk Manager
The agenda for the quarterly senior management meeting has 20 minutes for "Contract issues." How to make the most of those 20 minutes when there are so many "contract issues" confronting the organization? The 20 Minute Risk Manager outlines how to make an effective risk management presentation.

The 5 Best Reasons for Contract Management

The 5 Best Reasons for Contract Management

How do you justify contract management in the face of budget pressures to people who are not close to the details and challenges? Focus on money and risk; not issues and time.

4 Steps for Better Performance Obligation Tracking

An introduction to the IC2 method

4 Steps for Better Performance Obligation Tracking

Contracts are private regulation of behavior. Two parties agree to a set of obligations for the term of the contract (and sometimes beyond). Contracts are replete with obligations, direct and conditional, that apply to one or both of the parties to the contract. The number and complexity of obligations can challenge the tracking skills of lawyers, contract managers and compliance staff.

Ready for Contract Management?

Contract Management Software is Critical

Contract management can seem like a foggy concept with little tangible, direct value. The reality is quite the opposite. Contract management improves the financial performance of any business that implements an effective system.