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ContractSafe Named Top Healthcare Solution

Healthcare Tech Outlook magazine has named ContractSafe a Top Healthcare Document Management Solution Provider for...

How to audit your Contract Management Process

Good contract management practices are imperative to a business's long term growth. Small process inefficiencies may...

July New Features--SubFolders, Reports...and more!

Summer is here!  And with it, some great new ContractSafe features .  Keep reading for more information...

Why you need an electronic Contract Management System

Rapidly evolving technology continues to revolutionize the way business is conducted as automation and artificial...

Why Contract Management Software streamlines processes

Regardless of the industry, contract management is an essential component of business operations. Contracts serve as...

What to look for when evaluating Contract Management Software

Over the last several years, companies have started to pay closer attention to internal contract management and the...

Why is Contract Lifecycle Management important?

Originally, contracts were chiseled into clay tablets.  For a long period, only the most important of contracts were...

How to Track Changes Better in a Contract Management System

Tracking changes, also known as redlining, refers to the contract lifecycle stage where legal teams and other...

What is contract management in procurement?

Contract management is an important part of the procurement process that involves the creation, negotiation, and...

What is contract management software

Contract management software can help both large and small businesses accelerate the contract lifecycle across...

What is the role of a contract manager?

Businesses rely on contract managers to mitigate risk, ensure compliance, and protect the business from operational...

April Showers bring May's New Features

Contract Lifecycle Management

Businesses of all sizes rely on contracts to govern day-to-day operations. From onboarding vendors, to closing new...

What is the contract management process?

In many ways, contracts are the backbone of business operations. customer service, vendor deliverables, employee...

Education Contract Management Software

Due to the sheer volume of vendor contracts and intellectual property that colleges and universities manage on a...

How much does contract management software cost?

Contract management software has the potential to save companies hundreds of thousands of dollars by improving the...

Hospitality Contract Management Software

The contract lifecycle at any company can be a laborious process, but the hospitality industry presents its own...

What is Contract Management Software?

Contract management software is a sophisticated way to ensure your company’s entire contract lifecycle is foolproof...

Convert scans to Word documents

How often do you receive an NDA that's a PDF, but you need to redline?  Or search for an old contract that you want...

Most Popular! . . .

Our mission is to make it easy to manage your contracts with a solution that's easy to implement, use and afford! We...

It's about Time...and Dates!

Happy October everyone.  We're exited to announce a few new features that have been heavily requested.  ContractSafe...

ContractSafe included in Top 20 Contract Management Blogs List

Fun news...ContractSafe was included in the list of the Top 20 Contract Management Blogs.  We know what some of your...

New Features for September--more features to make your life easier

Wow!  Our development team has been busy.  Tons of great new features were just added to ContractSafe.  From better...

Contract Management is not just a cost center!

One of the frustrations that we hear frequently is that it can be challenging to get approval for a Contract...

DocuSign study on Contract Management--surprising!

DocuSign just conducted an interesting study. It seems that more than two thirds of companies still do not have a...

Great article from Sterling Miller

At ContractSafe we love contracts.  We know...it's kind of weird.  But it's what we do!  Another thing we love is...

Reposting: 16 Sales Contract Clauses to Balance Risk and Reward

We often post content here that can be helpful to our customers (or others) and this article on the Andreessen...

Exciting August updates: Saving Views, Sharing Views, Scheduling Reports, and other improvements!

 

New look for ContractSafe

We've put a fresh coat of paint on the house!  And patched some windows and doors while we were at it.

Faster searching is live on ContractSafe

We just released a new feature that will save you a lot of time.  Advanced Search is here.  Also, bulk edits have...

Seven Contract Management Tips for IT Managers

In an increasingly technological world, IT managers play a vital role in the success of any company. And certainly,...

How to Improve Vendor Relationships through Contract Management

Let’s face it – life and business are both all about relationships, and most of those relationships require hard...

Legal Terms and Concepts Every Contract Manager Should Know

Contract managers come from all walks of life. Some are attorneys, some have paralegal training, and some have...

What Makes a Good Contract Manager?

Top executives and managers have long realized the importance of hiring the right person for a particular job....

Six Statistics Supporting Contract Management System (CMS) Adoption

We know that business managers and professionals across all industries face incredible time management challenges....

Everything You Need to Know About ContractSafe’s [AI]ssistant

Americans have long been fascinated by automation and the concept of artificial intelligence. In that vein, science...

Your Contract Risk Management Checklist

Maximizing resources is an overarching principle in business management. Managers get excited, and justifiably so,...

March Release Notes:  Bulk Edits, Advanced Filtering and more!

Easier Filters

Construction and Contract Management: What You Need to Know

The construction industry arguably goes hand-in-hand with human civilization itself. In fact, anthropologists,...

How to Manage Procurement Risk with Contract Management

Risk management professionals, in the broadest sense, must concern themselves with anything that can potentially...

Contract Management 101: What is Contract Risk Management?

The management of risk is so important in business that “risk management” has become a well-respected profession,...

ContractSafe partners with LegalSifter for exciting new service

We're proud that LegalSifter selected ContractSafe as part of their new, full service contract management solution...

How Contract Management Software Reduces Regulatory Risk in the Healthcare Field

Risk management is a common theme in business, reflecting the importance of protecting the enterprise’s assets....

Four Things You Didn’t Know About the History of OCR

Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is a technological innovation with important business applications. In essence,...

Three Common Contract Clauses and What You Need to Know About Them

Most people have a favorite book or movie, made up of a series of chapters or scenes. Standing alone, these scenes...

ContractSafe & Mission: Working Together

From its founding, ContractSafe knew it wanted to leverage AWS, as it's the most stable and user-friendly cloud...

Six Considerations for Adopting Contract Management Software

Questioning (unquestionably) plays a big role in society. Socrates believed that questions, not answers, drive...

What is Contract Metadata and Why Should You Care?

Contract management systems depend on precise, efficient systems for organizing and retrieving contracts. This often...

What Are the Different Types of Dispute Resolution in Business Contracts?

“Dispute resolution,” as a broadly defined term, has existed for centuries. On a macro level, early humans once...

Three Contract Management Cautionary Tales to Remember in 2019

The arrival of the new year is an exciting time pretty much around the world. In America, many eat special foods for...

Say This, Not That: Getting Your Team On Board

We’ve all grown up hearing the idiom, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” But can you always convey everything...

Five Contract Negotiation Mistakes to Avoid

From the time we wake up in the morning until the time we go to bed at night, we exist in a world of contracts. We...

The Most Common Types of Contracts in Business Today

The business world is in a constant state of evolution. Certainly, many changes, such as high-tech machinery,...

The Future of Contract Management Software

Bold predictions for the future have long captured American imaginations, and there’s no shortage of people willing...

Contract Management 101: Who Uses Contract Management Software?

Most would agree that we live in a world full of conflict. As always, politics, religion, economic policy, and even...

Contract Compliance Audits: What They Are and What You Need to Know

Have you ever blindly accepted your take-out order at a restaurant, only to later be disappointed at home? Perhaps...

ContractSafe Receives SOC 2 Type I Attestation

 

Your End-of-Year Contract Management To Do List

Everyone absolutely loves the end of the year, right? After all, holiday songs play non-stop on the radio. With our...

Contract Management Best Practices for Smarter Contracts

Running a business is more complicated than ever before. Customers demand high-quality products and services for...

Contract Management 101: Frequently Asked Questions

Would you consider yourself a trendsetter, always wearing the latest fashions or the newest hair styles? Or perhaps...

CMS Cloud Security Terms and Standards, Defined

 

The concept of security is nothing new, and has long captured the American imagination. In many popular books and...

What Are the Stages of the Contract Lifecycle?

According to Merriam-Webster, “life cycle” was first used in 1855 to refer to the “series of stages in form and...

The Best and Worst Automations in Contract Management

It seems like “best” and “worst” lists pop up everywhere these days – especially since anyone with a computer, a...

Crucial Repository Features to Look For in Contract Management Software

Have you ever wondered about all the belongings you actually lose over a lifetime? When was the last time you saw...

The Most Important CMS Features & Integrations for Your Industry

All contract management software is designed to streamline the contracting process while reducing costs, but a good...

Six Ways Poor Contract Management Slows Down the Contract Process

People sometimes complain that we live in a world of instant gratification, where patience is no longer a virtue....

Contract Management for Insurance Providers: A Match Made in Heaven

Some people might view a discussion of the insurance industry as the perfect antidote for insomnia – but not us....

Four Supply Chain Risks Good Contract Management Can Squash

Business management has always been a complicated undertaking. Managers must define long-term objectives and...

How Does Contract Management Software Help Manage Proprietary Data?

The rate of technological growth around the world is truly transformative, and shows no signs of slowing down....

Key Security and Storage Features to Look For in Your Contract Management Software

Top concerns for today’s business leaders continue to include the storage, management, and safety of data. That’s...

How Technology Can Make Your Contracts Smarter

Technological innovation seems to be making everything smarter these days. From smartphones to talking speakers, one...

What is OCR, and Why is it Important in Contract Management?

The following blog was originally published on G2 Crowd.

Like many technical terms, optical character recognition –...

Contract Management vs. Customer Relationship Management: What’s the Difference?

In today’s era of rapid technological evolution, you’d better stay plugged in or you will quickly lose track of the...

ContractSafe Fall Updates

 

A quick update about exciting new features on ContractSafe!

ContractSafe [AI]ssistant

Introducing your brand new...

Why the IT Industry Needs Contract Management Software

The Information Technology industry has enjoyed explosive growth for a number of years. According to research cited...

How Contract Management Streamlines Business in the Hospitality Industry

Just mentioning the words “hospitality industry” brings a smile to the average person’s face. Of course, those of us...

CMS Adoption 101: Assessing Your Company’s Needs

Although we may not always use the term “needs assessment,” the concept plays a critical role in both our business...

Boosting Margins in Nonprofit Enterprises Through Effective Contract Management

The importance of the nonprofit sector in America cannot be overstated. Every day, nonprofits and their dedicated...

Three Reasons That Some Contract Management Systems Fail and How to Avoid Them

Here’s a story we have heard a million times from managerial personnel at organizations in many industries:...

Six Tips for Negotiating Contracts

Movies and novels are full of expensively dressed, sharp-witted lawyers who play “hardball” in their contract...

The Importance of Contract Management in the Education Industry

 

Formal education is something to which all Americans are exposed from a very young age. Yet the enormity of the...

The Most Important Features to Look for in Contract Management Software

It’s an unfortunate fact that we can have regrettable periods of boredom in both our business and personal lives....

Reducing Hospital Costs Through Effective Contract Management

Healthcare issues touch almost everyone in American society. Whether speaking of politicians, patients, or...

What Are the Most Frequently Negotiated Terms in Contracts?

Contracts serve many purposes for the business organization. Companies memorialize agreements with employees, vendors

Confidentiality, Limitation of Liability & Other Terms Every Contract Manager Should Know

Contracts are ubiquitous in an organization, representing the company’s formal relationships with a multitude of...

Saving Data in the Cloud is Much Safer Than You Think

There’s no disputing that technology has evolved at an accelerated rate over the last several decades. In fact,...

Five Tips for Successful Contract Management Software Adoption

Woodrow Wilson once said, “If you want to make enemies, try to change something.” While we don’t want you making...

Five Common Legal Mistakes in Business Contracts

 

For some, nothing sounds more tedious than drafting business contracts. If you don’t believe it, start discussing...

Four Common Mistakes in Contract Management and How to Avoid Them

There’s no way around it – hard working, conscientious professionals despise mistakes. But there’s also no way...

Artificial Intelligence and Contract Management: What You Need to Know

Artificial Intelligence, commonly known as “AI,” is a topic now discussed more frequently than ever before in the...

Recent Trends in Contract Management

 

Some years ago, the concept of contract management could be summed up quite simply. For some, it meant little more...

Four Strategies for Accelerating the Adoption of Contract Management Processes

As a contract manager, you already know a thing or two about the havoc failed implementations can cause an...

What Special Principles Apply to Commercial Contracts?

Anyone dealing with contracts on a routine basis knows how complicated contracts and the legal system that shapes...

Can a Contract Entered Under Duress Be Invalidated?

People sign contracts for lots of different reasons. Usually, the contract represents something positive for all of...

How Important is Digitalization of the Contracting Process?

An often-repeated statement in business and in life is: “Don’t sweat the small stuff.” Interestingly, this saying...

Does Everyone Have the Capacity to Enter Into a Contract?

While we have no idea how many contracts are created daily across the United States, the number would certainly be...

New ContractSafe features for June

 

Two new features to announce...Unique Tracking Numbers and Duplicating Records

Unique Tracking Numbers

Every...

What Is the Statute of Frauds and What Does It Cover?

How many times have we all heard someone say something like, “You better get it in writing,” or, “Give it to me in...

Why OCR Makes a Huge Difference in Contract Management

In today’s society, more so than ever before, business managers are bombarded with technological products and...

Four (Often Odd) Historical Contract Cases Lawyers Still Study

While reading about the elements required to form an enforceable contract might appear a bit dry to some, the...

"Easy product to use"

ContractSafe is an "easy product to use" with "many helpful features" and "tight" security, according to a new...

How Do Contract Management Solutions Reduce Costs?

 

Many professionals deal with contract management and its many benefits on a daily basis. However, some people have...

What Makes a Contract Legally Enforceable?

If you’ve signed many contracts in your life, chances are you’ve seen some real doozies. Some contracts can be...

How Do You Protect Data in the Cloud?

The concept of security is ubiquitous in our lives. We lock our homes and cars, and sometimes add electronic...

Six Things You Didn't Know About the History of Contracts

Unless you're a contract law attorney, you probably don't lie awake at night asking yourself what a contract is. But...

Six Ways Cloud-Based Tools Can Make Contract Management Easier

Do you sometimes feel like you’re falling further and further behind the technological revolution as the rest of the...

Agreement vs. Contract: What’s the Difference?

We hear people talk about agreements and contracts all the time. Many people, even lawyers, sometimes use these...

Our latest improvements...

We're excited to announce a few big improvements to ContractSafe.

Faster Filtering/Sorting/Searching

We...

What Contract Managers Need to Know About GDPR

Data is a hot topic these days, and  often in a bad way. Think about all the massive breaches, like at Yahoo, where...

Debunking the Greatest Myths Surrounding Contract Management

There are many angles from which one might view the concept of contract management. For example, contract management...

Contract Management Basics: Preventing Revenue Loss

Even in our personal lives, most of us engage in at least a rudimentary form of contract management. Perhaps you...

When is a Contract Officially Executed?

The digital age has ushered into existence an explosion of documents and other data. In fact, efficiently storing...

Vendor Contracts: What They Are & Why You Need Them

 

All businesses, from small start-ups to large enterprises, have associations with other parties. No company could...

Multiple Choice and Notifications

We just launched two new features, suggested by customers.

CIO Review Top 20 Most Promising Legal Tech Solution Providers

ContractSafe was picked by CIO Review as one of its Top 20 Most Promising Legal Technology Solution Providers -...

Time to ski?  Don't forget to renew your contracts!

It's ski season!  And the Olympics! We love to ski here at ContractSafe (even though we're in Los Angeles).  As...

Benefits of Cloud Based Contract Management Systems

Exciting ContractSafe Changes! Better/Faster/Easier

We are excited to announce some big changes.  Based on your feedback we have made ContractSafe even easier and...

Searching vs. Finding --Why OCR and the Right CMS Make a Difference

If you’ve ever searched your hard drive for something, you know just how long it can take to find what you actually...

Keep Track of Your Contract Deadlines!

The homeowners in San Francisco’s Presidio Terrace were lucky they won their street back after missing property tax...

Benefits of Contract Management Software

Email-in...now even more awesome

 

ContractSafe now available in GDPR-compliant version!

ContractSafe announced today the availability of a General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliant version of...

Why Integrations are critical with Contract Management Systems

Typically, the two most important reasons for choosing a Contract Management System (CMS) are increasing...

How to Onboard Your Existing Contracts to a Contract Management System

Usually a company that’s getting started with a new contract management system has one big worry:

How will I get all...

Happy New Year!  Don't let this happen to you....

This is the time of year for resolutions.  Make this year a great one, full of success and no accidental contract...

Checklist of Requirements for a Small to Medium Size Business contract management system (CMS)

Small to medium size businesses (SMB) need contract management software that meets their needs today, but also...

We asked our customers what they think....

We just did a quick survey of our existing customers.  We wanted to know how we're doing and what features our...

Top 10 PC Mag Review

ContractSafe was included in PC Magazine's The Best Contract Management Software of 2017 review. And...drumroll...

Recent Improvements to ContractSafe

Our best ideas come from customers...and we've been busy adding requested features and improvements.  Here's a few...

Do you need full-lifecycle CLM?

A lot of Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) software is created for large companies with very high contracting...

More love for DocuSign users

We know there are lots of loyal DocuSign users out there. That’s why we made our DocuSign integration even better....

We won!

 

What is OCR and how can it make your life easier?

Today I’m going to answer a question I get asked all the time . . . what does OCR stand for, what is it, and why...

ContractSafe + Okta = Single Sign-On bliss

ContractSafe is now a member of the Okta Application Network. That means ContractSafe is an approved, pre-integrated...

Why Box and Dropbox aren’t good enough for your contracts

If you are like most companies, you store your contracts and other legal documents in a shared drive or generic...

Stanford Law School CodeX Profile

What makes us tick at ContractSafe? Why are we so focused on providing an easy-to-use and affordable tool to make it...

Don’t take risks with your career and your company when you don’t need to

CLICK HERE to download for free The Eight Scariest Mistakes In-House Counsel Make and How to Avoid Them. Take 10...

How Google Runs Their Legal Team

This interview with Mary O’Carroll, Head of Legal Operations at Google, provides a fascinating peak under the tent...

How ContractSafe Wants To Help You Get Your Legal Docs In Order, With Ken Button

How to tame your “big, disorganized mess?” We cover this and more in this interview about ContractSafe with...

Clients Bring $4b In-House

Companies moved a staggering $4.4b worth of legal services in-house in the past year, according to a new survey ...

Ten Technology Mistakes Lawyers Make Every Day

Do you ever open email attachments from unknown senders? This is one of the most common technology mistakes made by...

9 Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make With Your Contracts

“Cool Tech” for In-House Lawyers

Sterling Miller has seen it all as a long-time General Counsel and he shares his experience through his great blog, ...

Back-to-Basics Lessons from Facebook’s Former Counsel

Mark Howitson, former Deputy General Counsel of Facebook, knows a little about protecting a company’s IP. He was in...

Find critical documents fast

Missing contract deadlines can be a disaster for any business’s fiscal stability. At ContractSafe, we alert you anytime...

Ultimate Protection

Your contracts are valuable. At ContractSafe, we take that seriously. Our cloud-based system houses your data via...

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