Hot Off the Press Research: Optimal Prioritization in Contract Management Kyle Fitzsimmons - October 20, 2015 10:00 AM | Categories: Contract Management, Supplier Management | Tags: Research, Sourcing & Categories Brand new research is now available from the Spend Matters team! Contract Management: Understand How to Focus on the Right Thing, by Pierre Mitchell, chief research officer at Spend Matters, takes a look at Apple's supplier contracts to highlight what are the best aspects of the contract to hone in on. An excerpt: "Companies need to understand what the real risks are in contracting. By and large, we see a huge lack of understanding of the true risks in this area. Procurement organizations seek to “drive good performance” with the contracts, but many don’t even take the time to define what that means! And given that their budgets (and the budgets of legal departments) are stretched, it’s understandable. Companies need to be more efficient AND effective in identifying and mitigating commercial risk." Get your complimentary copy today! Discuss this: Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.