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News / Announcements IACCM takes a lead on cost-saving 'green' contracting Published: 01 Oct 2014 Type: News / Announcements IACCM has partnered with EMEX, to help teach businesses how to cut energy consumption - and save costs - through what is often called, 'green' contracting.
 
News / Announcements IACCM's Tim Cummins and Jim Bergman to be lead judges at G20 Economic Summit Published: 01 Oct 2014 Type: News / Announcements This year's G20 Economic Summit in Brisbane, Australia, will see IACCM'sTim Cummins ( CEO) and Jim Bergman (Regional Vice-President, Australia, Asia and Middle East), contributing as lead judges in the G20 Global Business Challenge.
 
News / Announcements The IACCM Innovation Awards finalists are announced Published: 01 Oct 2014 Type: News / Announcements Selecting from 81 valid entries from organizations large and small, public and private, including many of the world's top brands, IACCM has announced the finalists of the 2014 IACCM Innovation Awards - individuals and teams who are raising the profile of contract and comme...
 
News / Announcements "This training will be my new bible" Published: 01 Oct 2014 Type: News / Announcements IACCM got 'thumbs up' reviews from those who participated in IACCM's training event for contract and supplier management professionals at Sonangol Pesquisa & Producao in Angola. Training consisted of three, week-long sessions from July 14 - August 1.
 
Commitment Matters Blog The cost of failure Published: 29 Sep 2014 Average Rating: 5.0 / 5 Type: Commitment Matters Blog When business travel plans go awry, the impact is substantial. That's according to research conducted by the Global Business Travel Association.
 
Commitment Matters Blog Commercial competence Published: 24 Sep 2014 Type: Commitment Matters Blog Tesco, a major retailer, becomes the latest in a growing line of private sector companies that appear unable to properly manage their contracts. In this case, there is a black hole of more than $400m from over-stated revenues, apparently stemming from commercial agreements wit...
 
Commitment Matters Blog Acquiring skills: first recognise what you need Published: 22 Sep 2014 Type: Commitment Matters Blog According to Workforce magazine, 'It's easy to recognize a vacant position in your company, but it's much harder to identify the skills a potential employee will need to fill that void. The inability to match qualified people to vacancies is costing companies billi...
 
Commitment Matters Blog The role and purpose of contract management Published: 19 Sep 2014 Type: Commitment Matters Blog This week I have focused on the findings of the UK National Audit Office in its investigations on the state of contract and commercial management. Few of its observations will come as a surprise to practitioners in this field. Indeed, it reflects many of their pent-up frustra...
 
Commitment Matters Blog Are you addressing problems with contract management? Published: 15 Sep 2014 Type: Commitment Matters Blog Last week, the UK's National Audit Office provided Parliament with its latest reports on Contract Management. They are encouraging, in that they reflect the robust focus that government is placing on this discipline. At the same time, they reveal the depth of the challenge...
 
Articles / White Papers How to run a borderless legal department Published: 09 Sep 2014 Type: Articles / White Papers Global organizations face a myriad of complex challenges, not the least of which is running a so-called borderless legal department that operates on all cylinders 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This article explores organizing and managing a global legal department.
 
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