Research & Advisory
- 2015 Top Terms Survey
- IT service and outsourcing providers 2015 Survey
- International Contracting - market comparisons 2015 Survey
- The knock for knock system Survey
- SME as Public Sector Suppliers – Global Status 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
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 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
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
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
IACCM is a world-leading source of independent analysis, informed debate and influential thought leadership for innovation in global trading relationships and practices. Our outcomes deliver sustainable, achievable, ethical, solutions designed to foster economic growth. We:
- Engage with governments, the private sector, in open forums and confidential discussions about programs and practices that capitalize on opportunities to achieve their goals and advance commercial and contracting activities and innovation;
- Produce independent and rigorous analysis of critical global and industry specific challenges and opportunities;
- Offer dependable and responsible solutions to decision-makers and shapers.
IACCM advises clients in the following areas:
- Contracting Standards and Methods
- IACCM Awards
IACCM is uniquely placed to offer independent advice and services that support clients as they optimize their internal processes, skills and documentation. As an independent not-for-profit organization whose sole purpose is to support contract and commercial excellence we can offer unrivalled knowledge and practical guidance based on 10 years of global experience.
Our membership consists of 30,000 people within 11,000 organizations all joining us on the journey to improve the delivery of contract and commercial services throughout our organizations. Some questions can be answered through our best pro-active guidance: others however are bespoke solutions which require more in-depth analysis. Please find enclosed some of the services we can offer you.
Global experts can help you optimize your commercial delivery
With pressure on budgets but demands for delivery increasing, all managers are looking to make sure they are as efficient as possible. But good, solid advice can be hard to find; and more than that where can you go to find those pieces of wisdom that take you to the next level? IACCM is the global not-for-profit organization that can deliver that guidance simply, quickly and appropriately. Our services are split into the following specific areas:
- Research and evaluation answer your questions
Bespoke research to meet your unique requirements is available and quoted upon request. Using IACCM's commissioned research services, you gain access to an unrivalled audience of qualified contracting and commercial management professionals from around the world. If your research focuses on a particular field or area of expertise, we are able to segment our members by industry, country, region, or 'Community of Interest', maximizing the response rate and ensuring that the results you receive are always relevant.
- Industry Standards
Using IACCM's extensive knowledge and research over 10 years we are able to offer a unique benchmarking service where clients can measure in confidence how they are performing against the industry norms. Currently we measure contract construction and ease of use and also process capability.
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