Contract Lifecycle Management – A Strategic Business Asset

Recently, I’ve been getting under the skin of a lot of S2P technologies, and it has made me think more about their application, and how such platforms and their modules are actually helping people working in organisations, public and private, in totally different spheres. I always try to look at the real-life application of systems, bridging the gap between ‘having to’ use technology for the day-to-day job and engaging with a platform, exploring how much information it can give you, how it can help drive change, bring security, efficiency and change the everyday role of a person into being more proactive, with opinions on the flow and output of information. On this topic I was talking to the lovely folk at Icertis very recently. Icertis is a leading provider of contract lifecylce management (CLM) tech, for legal and buy- and sell-side contracts. We had a chat about the importance of [...]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. It tackles universal public procurement issues and produces podcasts, articles, opinion pieces, community notices, and news stories, and hold regular events. To check out what we've been up to follow the links below or follow us @PSpendForum. The Trends in GovCon Every Federal Procurement Agent Needs to Know For anyone interested in the shutdown in US Congress, the longest in history, and what it means for government contracting procurement trends, this article breaks down the trends that every procurement agent needs to watch for in the next few weeks, looking to understand what the negotiations mean for contracting and bid distribution in the next fiscal year. It covers: Republican Objectives in Budget Negotiation (including defense spending and slashed regulation); Democratic Objectives in Budget Negotiations (including immigration reform, climate change and anti-poverty); Primary Points [...]