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allow cost transfers between projects or contracts  by ERP vendors typically allow for storage of contracts, record keeping of simple changes, and facilitation of payment requirements. Most ERP providers offering contract management simply cannot handle complex contract (with many intricate clauses) and workflow situations, which could expose an organization to risks in the face of rising corporate governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) requirements. Organizations must, on a daily basis, handle contracts that dictate from where revenue is Read More

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allow cost transfers between projects or contracts  A contract, therefore, should allow either party to back out of the relationship at any time and remain whole (value for the customer in exchange for reasonable profit for the vendor). Single contract: As much as possible, strive for a single contract, even if multiple vendors are involved. This avoids vendors pointing fingers at each other, while you get caught in the middle lacking satisfactory service. Clear roles and responsibilities: What are the expected deliverables from the vendor? What''s the Read More

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