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Guide

Your 5-step guide to contract lifecycle management
(CLM) success.

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Think about any process that’s been improved by Digital Transformation over the past 20 years. You used to call people on the phone, for example. Now you can work face-to-face over video, view, and even control each other’s workspaces, collaborate on files in real-time, and do it from a desk, a moving airplane, or anywhere there's wireless service.

So what types of features should you look for when choosing a CLM solution? We've outlined the essential functions that any good CLM solution should provide, and how they'll each help you to improve and modernize your contract management process.

Okay, I'm sold! Now what?

If you’re still with us, then you’re well on your way to CLM success! You’ve answered the most basic questions about your current contract process, like how many contracts you have, where they’re located, and how they’re typically created. Now it’s time to really get this project rolling.

We’ve worked with hundreds of organizations large and small—from Qualcomm and United Healthcare to Sony Electronics and WD-40—to help them build a better contract process. We’ve found there are five critical steps to take to ensure your CLM project’s success while avoiding the common pitfalls. Each step is designed to put you on the path towards realizing a modern CLM solution with fast time to value, no matter how large and global (or small and focused) your organization might be.

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