Randy Bishop

Randy Bishop is Co-Founder, President and Chairman of ContractSafe. he previously started and ran businesses in software and cleantech. Randy was the CEO of Verengo Solar, which he and Ken Button grew from a start-up to over $100 million in sales. Randy is a member of Young Presidents Organization, and he serves on the board of KIPP Los Angeles. He received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar, and his undergraduate degree from Stanford University.
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Faster searching is live on ContractSafe

Randy Bishop | April 23, 2019

We just released a new feature that will save you a lot of time.  Advanced Search is here.  Also, bulk edits have been updated so that you can bulk edit any field in ContractSafe.  Add in some improved filters and this release is our speedy Easter present for you.

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Seven Contract Management Tips for IT Managers

Randy Bishop | April 22, 2019

In an increasingly technological world, IT managers play a vital role in the success of any company. And certainly, the more that IT managers understand the roles of other departments in the enterprise, the better they can meet the organization’s needs.

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Legal Terms and Concepts Every Contract Manager Should Know

Randy Bishop | April 16, 2019

Contract managers come from all walks of life. Some are attorneys, some have paralegal training, and some have worked in legal departments. These employees may already have a firm grasp of legal jargon.

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What Makes a Good Contract Manager?

Randy Bishop | April 01, 2019

Top executives and managers have long realized the importance of hiring the right person for a particular job. Recognizing this fact, author and business consultant Jim Collins once said, “Great vision without great people is irrelevant.”

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Your Contract Risk Management Checklist

Randy Bishop | March 20, 2019

Maximizing resources is an overarching principle in business management. Managers get excited, and justifiably so, when they can add a little revenue here and cut an expense or two there. Implicit in this endeavor is the wise and efficient use of human capital, including your own time. One way many successful people accomplish tasks and save time is through the use of checklists.  Some people are even passionate (yes!) about checklists!

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

Randy Bishop | March 16, 2019

Easier Filters

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Construction and Contract Management: What You Need to Know

Randy Bishop | March 15, 2019

The construction industry arguably goes hand-in-hand with human civilization itself. In fact, anthropologists, scholars, and other scientists often study our ancient construction to better understand us, both then and now. From ancient Mayan pyramids to Stonehenge, our structures tell fascinating stories, and sometimes create new and mysterious questions.

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Contract Management 101: What is Contract Risk Management?

Randy Bishop | March 08, 2019

The management of risk is so important in business that “risk management” has become a well-respected profession, with dozens of universities producing graduates with business degrees in the field. Broadly, risk managers specialize in identifying and evaluating risks to the company. The risks are then prioritized and addressed in a manner determined to best protect the assets of the organization.

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ContractSafe partners with LegalSifter for exciting new service

Randy Bishop | March 07, 2019

We're proud that LegalSifter selected ContractSafe as part of their new, full service contract management solution called Sifter Concierge. This exciting new service is for companies that want to just outsource the management of their contracts, but still be able to find/report/stay on top of key dates. See full release below!

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

Randy Bishop | March 03, 2019

Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is a technological innovation with important business applications. In essence, the technology allows a software program to analyze text and convert it into a format that a computer (or certain other machines) can read and process. Importantly, it also turns scans of documents into searchable text.

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