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2015 Top Terms Survey

Business is operating in a period of unprecedented change - but has that affected the focus of our negotiations?

IACCM launches its 13th annual study of Top Negotiated Terms. This is IACCM's most popular survey, but we require your help. This survey will take less than 10 minutes of your time.

This unique study is used by companies and advisors around the world to develop and inform their contracting and negotiation strategies. As a contributor to the survey, you can be among the first to receive the results.

Tell us which terms you negotiate with greatest frequency, as well as your view regarding some key trends in negotiation. 

We provide you with the results of this study, offer insights to jurisdictional, geographic and industry perspectives. You can immediately put findings to practical use as well as inspiring new ideas and approaches to managing today’s complex negotiations environment.

Please take the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/topterms2015


2015 Cloud Computing Survey

IACCM in partnership with leading law firm Baker & McKenzie are pleased to announce the launch of the 2015 Cloud Computing Survey.

The study will gather feedback on the "cloud computing" challenges and opportunities that organizations are either seeing, or expect to be managing in the near future. The resulting report will provide you with useful, real-world insights about those challenges and opportunities that are arising from cloud computing models.

Your response will remain confidential and you will receive a copy of the final report, as well as an invitation to a webinar sharing results.

Please take the survey at http://survey.bakermckenzie.com/s3/BakerMcKenzie2015CloudComputingSurvey


IT service and outsourcing providers 2015 Survey

How easy is it to negotiate with the major IT and outsourcing service providers? Which of them is most flexible or creative?

In the complex world of IT and Outsourcing, establishing the right contract is important and 'ease of doing business' can have a real impact on results. IACCM is conducting a survey that compares 10 of the major international providers. As a participant, your input remains confidential and you receive a copy of the consolidated results, which will be issued during August.

When we last ran this study in 2013, some surprising results emerged - especially with regard to customer experiences of the link between flexible negotiation and long-term value. 

Please take the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ITproviders2015


International Contracting - market comparisons 2015

International contracting introduces a range of additional risks. Business ethics and cultural differences, the potential for misinterpretation, local regulation - these are just some of the areas where lack of familiarity can result is substantial exposures.

IACCM's latest survey will offer authoritative insight to the relative risks of doing business in different countries and will help you prepare your management for the challenges to be faced. Last time we undertook this study, Canada emerged as the least risky place for contracting and Angola as the worst. The survey takes no more than 5 minutes to complete and your input will remain confidential.

Please take the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/intcontracting2015


The knock for knock system survey

While in theory 'knock for knock' insurance is widely used in the oil and gas sector, recent research suggests that there are growing exceptions, both by company and by geographic region.

Working in conjunction with Copenhagen Business School, IACCM is undertaking a more comprehensive survey to establish current industry approaches to liability and the knock for knock principle. It will take no more than 5 minutes to complete and your input remains confidential. As a participant, you will be sent a copy of the consolidated results.

Please take the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/IACCMKFKS


SME as Public Sector Suppliers – Global Status Survey

Survey participation is open to all.

How well are small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) leveraged as suppliers in government procurement around the globe today? Participate in IACCM’s research to understand the benefits, risk, attitudes and contributions of SMEs as public sector suppliers. Your perspective is important and the survey is a quick 23 questions, mostly in multiple choice format. Your input will not be shared with a third party and you will get a copy of the ensuing report.

Please take the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/IACCM-SMBs

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