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For companies handling many contracts, ensuring trading partners adhere to contract details is often too cumbersome to be executed without enabling technology. Contract lifecycle management (CLM) solutions enable companies to take control of their contracts in order to understand the requirements of trading partners and their ability to meet the contract parameters, and to reduce the organization’s risk to exposure.

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  the summarization program that allows for multiple-level cost collection and reporting by rolling up costs from the lowest level to the higher levels. The solution thereby lets each department in the organization look at the numbers in the way it wants and needs, as to be able to monitor the actual procurement and production that goes into a project against an estimate both in dollars and hours. These departments should now be able to sum up material, labor, overhead, subcontract, and other direct 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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IT managers must understand the legal issues – at least well enough to know when there is an issue. E-commerce is so new that lawyers (and the law) are having a tough time keeping up with it, but that doesn’t get the manager off the hook if something that should have been thought about slips through the cracks. Here are a few simple points to keep in mind as you work on any e-commerce project.

allow cost transfers between projects or contracts  that you not be allowed to go out and sell a thousand copies of the e-commerce site developed for you at a price far below what the developer can charge. These issues are usually addressed in contracts through well-defined permission requirements, non-competition provisions, license grants specifying permissible uses, confidentiality provisions and even royalty or refunding arrangements. There are a number of approaches and one or more may be applicable in any given situation. The important point is to Read More

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