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Commitment Matters Blog But who supervises the lawyers? Published: 25 Aug 2014 Type: Commitment Matters Blog The Canadian Bar Association is the latest to come out with a comprehensive report advocating fundamental change in the structure and management of law firms and the delivery of legal services. Jordan Furling has provided a useful summary for those, like me, who do not have ti...
 
Commitment Matters Blog There's more to professionalism than knowing stuff Published: 25 Aug 2014 Average Rating: 2.0 / 5 Type: Commitment Matters Blog Many contracts, procurement and legal staff want to increase their influence. Many complain about not being involved earlier, or not being part of the 'core team'.
 
Commitment Matters Blog What is lean contracting? Published: 25 Aug 2014 Average Rating: 5.0 / 5 Type: Commitment Matters Blog An IACCM member asked me for a view on lean contracting - what is it, what impact does it have? My thoughts on this relate to 'lean' in the context of quality - and therefore overall efficiency through error-free activity. To me, that means we can think of 'lean&#...
 
Commitment Matters Blog A confidential report Published: 25 Aug 2014 Type: Commitment Matters Blog I thought I would share extracts from an internal company report that I just read. I think it will resonate with many. 'Contract Management and negotiation skills and knowledge are increasingly important. Our need to be more flexible in the market, to accept and manage hi...
 
News / Announcements IACCM's annual forum - a success in Copenhagen! Published: 24 Jul 2014 Type: News / Announcements Over 200 conferees with 54 guest speakers attended the IACCM Europe Forum, June 16-19 2014 in Copenhagen. Many return every year to our forums, because they are inspired by discussions with colleagues and fellow professionals - and they're able to turn forum insights into ...
 
News / Announcements Collaborative contracting - and how this organization got it so very right! Published: 24 Jul 2014 Type: News / Announcements Better collaboration with customers or suppliers is high on executive agendas - but how many manage to bridge the gap between concept and reality? Many contracts and legal professionals struggle with the practical implications of 'collaborative' contracting, negotiatio...
 
News / Announcements IACCM SRM Certification - why people love it Published: 24 Jul 2014 Type: News / Announcements We asked several graduates of the IACCM Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) Certification Program what they thought of the program. Here's what they had to say.
 
News / Announcements IACCM Now Accepting Entries for the 2014 Innovation Awards Published: 22 Jul 2014 Type: News / Announcements Have you or your organization achieved a notable success over the past year? Tell us about it for your chance to be recognized at the 2014 IACCM Innovation Awards!
 
Commitment Matters Blog Big or small, which is better? Published: 30 Jun 2014 Type: Commitment Matters Blog Big contracts or small contracts? Large corporations or SMEs? Centralized functions or decentralized? The debate over big versus small does not go away. While the strength of this debate is currently most visible in the public sector, similar undercurrents are also evident in ...
 
Articles / White Papers Risk Officers Gain More Clout at Banks Published: 26 Jun 2014 Type: Articles / White Papers Risk Management organizations are growing, offering a career path where there may not have been one before. Chief Risk Officers now have the clout to say no to risky product/offering strategies and are gaining power and multiplying in number across the U.S. banking industry as...
 
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