Contracting Excellence Magazine - Aug 2008
Globalisation (focusing on the broad business and functional impacts of the global networked economy and the way that this is driving the need for innovation and collaboration from sourcing, legal and contract management groups)
Organisation (focusing on the way that our role is changing and how this impacts what we do, how we do it and by whom it gets done)
Risk (the need for ‘business integrity’ and the management of ‘reputation risk’ demand new techniques for its management, including the role of measurements and automation in maintaining control and compliance, while enabling ‘controlled empowerment’)
Contract Terms & Negotiation (exploring what these changes mean to our core areas of activity - the role of contracts, the terms we use, the structure of contracts and the approaches to their negotiation and the management of relationships by both buy-side and sell-side)
In July, the President of IACCM, Tim Cummins, took time out with his son Ritchie to tour the Inca ruins in Peru. It was hard to select one out of 300 amazing shots and, on request, Tim will share more photos of the ruins and crop terracing at the Sacred Valley and Machu Pichu, local village snaps, magnificent architectural buildings, and glittering church interiors. Email Suzanne Birch at IACCM Resourcing for a selection. All pictures are copyright Tim Cummins.
Making Sense Of Opportunity and Risk:
The Journey To Contracting Excellence
September 22-24, 2008 • Royal Garden Hotel • London, UK
Tim Cummins, CEO, IACCM
Vice President of Research and
Advisory Services, and Advertising
Mark David, CommitMentor, UK.
Rose Gazarek, BAE Systems, US
Craig Guarente, Oracle, US
Helena Haapio, Lexpert Ltd, Finland
Christof Hoefner, IBM, Germany
Bruce Horowitz, Attorney/Arbitrator, Ecuador
Doug Hudgeon, Macquarie Bank Ltd, Australia
William Knittle, BP, UK
Automation and technology panel
Mark Darby, Alliantist, UK
Ashif Mawji, Upside Software Inc, Canada
Tim Minahan, Procuri, US
Terry Nicholson, Selectica, US
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This issue may be cited as (2008) 1(6) Contracting Excellence.
ISSN: 1937-9765; ISSN: 1937-9757
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