Happy October everyone. We're exited to announce a few new features that have been heavily requested. ContractSafe now allows you to include Custom Fields that are Dates, that integrate seamlessly with other dates you have entered. Any of the Custom Dates that are part of Custom Fields can also be displayed on the Contracts List and in reporting. Finally, you can now display all attached documents and amendments in the Contract List and reporting.Read More
One of the frustrations that we hear frequently is that it can be challenging to get approval for a Contract Management System since the company views it as a cost center, and most new systems go towards revenue.Read More
At ContractSafe we love contracts. We know...it's kind of weird. But it's what we do! Another thing we love is Sterling Miller's blog. He takes complicated areas of the law and simplifies it into Top Ten lists. They're interesting, useful and sometimes fun! Here's his latest which is right up our alley:Read More
We often post content here that can be helpful to our customers (or others) and this article on the Andreessen Horowitz website was well written and addresses a lot of concerns that we deal with in our sales process. We thought it would be helpful to repost it here.Read More
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.Read More
Most people have a favorite book or movie, made up of a series of chapters or scenes. Standing alone, these scenes or chapters are important but may be confusing when viewed in isolation. But if well-written, the narrative, like a puzzle, will be revealed in full when all the pieces are assembled. Complicated contracts have some similarities.Read More
Most would agree that we live in a world full of conflict. As always, politics, religion, economic policy, and even armed disputes can pit one nation against another. Within our own country, we’re often so divided that it’s tough to find consensus on issues of the day.Read More
Business management has always been a complicated undertaking. Managers must define long-term objectives and short-term goals, then implement actions designed to accomplish both. The company must allocate resources to maximize efficiency and return for the organization. Moreover, business enterprises must understand their human resources and act in a way to maximize productivity. And like any organization, business entities are affected by changes in the world around them and must evolve to adapt.Read More
Movies and novels are full of expensively dressed, sharp-witted lawyers who play “hardball” in their contract negotiations and eventually make the other attorney blink. While that’s great for Hollywood, the truth is you don’t have to exhibit the attributes of a movie star to negotiate a good contract. In fact, hard-working professionals work together productively every day to complete agreements that address the needs of both parties.
For some, nothing sounds more tedious than drafting business contracts. If you don’t believe it, start discussing the importance of including a liquidated damages or force majeure clause in a commercial contract at your next cocktail party. Chances are, even your significant other will abandon you for other party-goers, provided he or she has managed to stay awake.