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Gartner Glossary

Contract Life Cycle Management (CLM)

Contract life cycle management (CLM) is a solution and process for managing the life cycle of contracts created and/or administered by or impacting the company. These include third-party contracts, such as outsourcing, procurement, sales, nondisclosure, intellectual property, leasing, facilities management and other licensing, and agreements containing contractual obligations now and in the future.


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