Software renewals management

We have several template around Contract Management: Contract Management  (MS Excel) Contract Manager Job description (MS Word) Checklist for Contract Management software (MS Excel) but none specific to software renewal tracking I was challenged by a colleague some days ago to build a sofware renewal management excel template. She: Software and subscriptions are growing like … Read more

Impact of artificial intelligence on contract management

AI impact on contract management pie chart

What is the impact of Artificial intelligence (AI) on contract management? Artificial intelligence (AI) will have a significant impact on contract management tools: it automates many of the manual tasks associated with contract management. Whatsmore it provides organizations with more efficient and accurate contract management processes. Following steps of contract life cycle will be impacted: … Read more

EU common position on AI set of rules

E.U. adopts a common position on Artificial Intelligence set of rules AI Act: General approach (update from December, 6th 2022) EU ministers updated and agreed on the general approach to the AI Act at the Telecom Council meeting on 6 December. Let’s have a look at the main changes. The AI Act is a legislative … Read more

Microsoft Power BI – Contract Management Template

We have several template around Contract Management: Contract Management  (MS Excel) Contract Manager Job description (MS Word) Checklist for Contract Management software (MS Excel) While I have never been using Microsoft PowerBI for Contract monitoring related topics, I have been using Power BI for similar needs: Supplier Management Product catalogue Product Management Category Management I … Read more

Microsoft Access – Contract Management template

We have several template around Contract Management: Contract Management  (MS Excel) Contract Manager Job description (MS Word) Checklist for Contract Management software (MS Excel) While I have never been using MS Access for Contract monitoring related topics, I have been using MS Access for similar needs: Supplier Management Product catalogue Product Management Category Management I … Read more

Contract Management Software list

While I already published many posts on contract management, I had never published a list of contract management software beyond Excel template. This is list of contract management software and deals management software I have been in contact to. Not sure those are the best 10 Contract Managament software. The position on the list has … Read more

Supplier Due Diligence from A to Z

Vendor due diligence check list

Wether your are a manufacturer, a trading company or a service provider, your suppliers are the backbone of your business. Imagine yourself having chosen the wrong cloud provider. Suddenly missing his Service Level Agreement (SLA). A huge Dead-end! The pandemic situation and global economic challenges (Inflation, Energy,…) have even accelerated the needs for reliable and … Read more

Artificial Intelligence: What about the EU’s AI Act?

E.U. flag

The regulation of artificial intelligence has been occupying the European Union for some time. This year, the debate on the “Artificial Intelligence Act” (AI Act) became a central digital policy topic after the EU Council Presidency presented its own proposals for amendments last year in November 2021. In April 2021, the EU Commission had already … Read more

Anarchic programming in Artificial Intelligence

V for Vendetta in anarchy coding

The problem The center cannot hold – William B. Yeats, The Second Coming What is good software engineering without a product? As any programmer knows, code can quickly get messy. Fortunately, there is a fair amount of literature out there to help us keep it in good shape (more than 4000 search hits for “software … Read more