How to Improve Vendor Relationships through Contract Management

Ken Button | April 19, 2019

Let’s face it – life and business are both all about relationships, and most of those relationships require hard work and negotiation. At home, we seek common ground with partners, parents, friends, and other family members. Sometimes, it seems like a remarkable accomplishment just to convince a child to take a bath or eat one more chicken nugget (a vegetable is out of the question)!

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ContractSafe Fall Updates

Randy Bishop | October 01, 2018

 

A quick update about exciting new features on ContractSafe!

ContractSafe [AI]ssistant

Introducing your brand new [AI]ssistant. We’re really excited to announce that our new AI setup feature is live. With the ContractSafe [AI]ssistant...

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Boosting Margins in Nonprofit Enterprises Through Effective Contract Management

Randy Bishop | September 07, 2018

The importance of the nonprofit sector in America cannot be overstated. Every day, nonprofits and their dedicated employees perform important service roles throughout society, affecting health, religion, education, environment, and community development. Many underserved populations would undoubtedly suffer without these efforts. But while most of us are aware of and appreciate the social and cultural importance of nonprofits, many people do not realize their overall economic importance.

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

Randy Bishop | September 04, 2018

Here’s a story we have heard a million times from managerial personnel at organizations in many industries: Business is booming and everyone is working to capacity. Thus, the company needs help. Maybe the solution is to hire more employees. Maybe technology can increase productivity and save the day. The problem is, everyone is so busy that it’s a struggle to find time to address the problem.

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The Importance of Contract Management in the Education Industry

Ken Button | August 28, 2018

 

Formal education is something to which all Americans are exposed from a very young age. Yet the enormity of the industry is often overlooked. Traditionally, we think of education in terms of mandatory elementary and secondary education, whether public or private, followed by optional public or private education at the college or university level. Some students choose optional vocational paths. All of this learning occurred at specific physical locations to which we were physically transported.

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Reducing Hospital Costs Through Effective Contract Management

Ken Button | August 21, 2018

Healthcare issues touch almost everyone in American society. Whether speaking of politicians, patients, or healthcare providers, almost all Americans have a stake in the debate. Politicians have recently debated access and whether there is a fundamental right to care. Employers and business entities grapple with the quality and quantity of health care insurance coverage that they should provide to employees, and how to best address the expense.

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Artificial Intelligence and Contract Management: What You Need to Know

Ken Button | July 17, 2018

Artificial Intelligence, commonly known as “AI,” is a topic now discussed more frequently than ever before in the United States and around the world. The concept was once a far-fetched, fictional idea, popular with science fiction writers and television and movie producers. But as time passed, the possibilities became more realistic, leading to interesting technological, theological, cultural, and business discussions. Some people welcome AI, where others fear it will take over the world.

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Recent Trends in Contract Management

Randy Bishop | July 13, 2018

 

Some years ago, the concept of contract management could be summed up quite simply. For some, it meant little more than compiling and filing paper contracts in the correct cardboard file folder in a metal filing cabinet. But as time has marched on, technology has improved, and business principles associated with the contract management profession have evolved. In fact, with all of the powerful tools now available, it is an exciting time for contract managers. In this article, we’ll discuss some of the most prominent recent contract management trends.

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Four Strategies for Accelerating the Adoption of Contract Management Processes

Ken Button | July 06, 2018

As a contract manager, you already know a thing or two about the havoc failed implementations can cause an organization. For those who may be unfamiliar, here’s what you need to know: in short, failed implementations frustrate the entire organization and can even lead to wasted money and lost jobs (yes, maybe even yours!) Fortunately, all of this can be avoided with the right process and tools. And that’s where we come in. At ContractSafe, we help streamline contract management processes, from start to finish. Here are some of our tips for accelerating the adoption of contract management processes.

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New ContractSafe features for June

Ken Button | June 14, 2018

 

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 identifying number as well.  You can use this CS Number for syncing with...

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