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Contract Lifecycle Management Landscape: Why CLM Technologies Need To Be Part of Your Supply Chain

Published: 29 October 2009

ID: G00180651

Analyst(s): Mickey North Rizza, Chris Fletcher, Mary Kate McLaughlin


Contract lifecycle management (CLM) technologies have great promise, but their full potential has yet to be realized by most companies. The enterprise buy side is the predominant buyer, and legal departments are beginning to recognize the need, but sell-side buyers are still trying to understand the revenue opportunity of CLM technologies. This Report will review the CLM technology functionality required by the buying organization and provide an analysis of the enabling technology vendors and their CLM capabilities.

Table Of Contents
  • Trading partner contract process—an overview
  • Settling for less
  • CLM technology providers
  • CLM market overview
  • Recommendations
  • Appendix A: Vendor profiles
  • Appendix B: Related research

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