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In the bustling aisles of the retail world, every agreement — from supplier deals to your inventory management SaaS contract — has an impact on your business. And effective contract management is...

Is your contract management system more like a “shared drive of chaos?” Everyone who needs it has access, and most things are in there somewhere (except for the ones that Susan from Sales saved to...

Getting started with a new CLM? Watch this webinar to prepare your processes for new technology, learn what to look for in a CLM and learn how to set yourself up for success when implementing a new...

All the data we have seen, including our own research, confirms that you’re in good company if you are feeling overwhelmed by contracting volumes. The vast majority of Legal teams are desperately...

Contract negotiation might not be as glamorous as the high-stakes games played out on the silver screen, but its importance cannot be overstated. It's an intricate dance of discussion and compromise...

Service agreements can be overwhelming — but they’re also very important. Whether you’re a business owner looking to clarify the expectations of your service provider or a freelancer wanting to...

If we learned anything from the Taylor Swift vs. Scooter Braun fiasco, it’s that a business contract can really make or break you. Business contracts provide the legal framework for the exchange of...

A master service agreement (MSA) is a little like that go-to board game you bring out when old friends come around for game night. It’s always there for you. You know what to expect. And it gives you...

Remember when stationery was a status symbol? Pulling out a $200 fountain pen to sign a contract was a power move. But many executives today are retiring their Montblancs and opting for something a...

In many ways, contracts are the backbone of business operations. customer service, vendor deliverables, employee obligations, and real estate terms are just a handful of the many critical business...

Due to the sheer volume of vendor contracts and intellectual property that colleges and universities manage on a daily basis, they have developed a reputation for being risk-averse and slow-moving...

The contract lifecycle at any company can be a laborious process, but the hospitality industry presents its own unique operational and logistical challenges that can make contract management...

Contract management software is a sophisticated way to ensure your company’s entire contract lifecycle is foolproof and compliant. In this article, we’ll explain the benefits of contract management...

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...

DocuSign just conducted an interesting study. It seems that more than two thirds of companies still do not have a contract management tool in place. The general theme seemed to be that companies are...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Easier Filters Easier Column Changes Easier Deleting Easier Edits We've got some great St. Patrick's Day presents for you! Lots of new features, all designed to make your life easier. Let's take a...

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...

Contract management systems depend on precise, efficient systems for organizing and retrieving contracts. This often translates to a system for metadata management. But what is metadata - and what...

“Dispute resolution,” as a broadly defined term, has existed for centuries. On a macro level, early humans once relied on brute force. As mankind evolved, countries (or kingdoms) used emissaries,...

The arrival of the new year is an exciting time pretty much around the world. In America, many eat special foods for luck, drink champagne, and party late into the night. In Denmark, people collect...

The business world is in a constant state of evolution. Certainly, many changes, such as high-tech machinery, precision manufacturing, and automated contract management software - just to name a few...

Bold predictions for the future have long captured American imaginations, and there’s no shortage of people willing to share their opinions, especially at this time of year. Serious prognostications...

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...

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...

In today’s era of rapid technological evolution, you’d better stay plugged in or you will quickly lose track of the development of important business products and solutions. Moreover, with society’s...

Contracts serve many purposes for the business organization. Companies memorialize agreements with employees, vendors, customers, and numerous other third-party stakeholders. Importantly, while the...

Contracts are ubiquitous in an organization, representing the company’s formal relationships with a multitude of parties. The process begins with one or more representatives of the business...

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...

Anyone dealing with contracts on a routine basis knows how complicated contracts and the legal system that shapes them can be. Needless to say, the substantive content of a wide variety of provisions...

People sign contracts for lots of different reasons. Usually, the contract represents something positive for all of the parties involved. For example, a willing seller of a product or service finds a...

While we have no idea how many contracts are created daily across the United States, the number would certainly be staggering. Truthfully, most of those contracts will lead dull, boring lives. They...

Two new features to announce...Unique Tracking Numbers and Duplicating Records Unique Tracking Numbers Every contract page in ContractSafe has a unique URL...but now each contract has a unique...

How many times have we all heard someone say something like, “You better get it in writing,” or, “Give it to me in writing”? In colloquial speech, we often use such phrases as joking responses to...

While reading about the elements required to form an enforceable contract might appear a bit dry to some, the history of contract law has all sorts of entertaining and interesting stories. Many of...

If you’ve signed many contracts in your life, chances are you’ve seen some real doozies. Some contracts can be dozens, or even hundreds, of pages long. Think about a lease agreement you signed, or...

We're excited to announce a few big improvements to ContractSafe. Faster Filtering/Sorting/Searching We significantly upgraded the filtering, sorting, and searching functions so that they will work...

Our mission is to help our clients move from the picture on the left to the picture on the right. And this latest enhancement does just that. One of our most popular features is the ability to email...

ContractSafe announced today the availability of a General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliant version of its site hosted in the European Union. Following recently-launched integrations with...

Typically, the two most important reasons for choosing a Contract Management System (CMS) are increasing productivity and improving workflow for your team. A good CMS system will streamline contract...

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