Guest Post Submitted by: Sajith We all enter into some type of contract at various times in our  life. But have we ever thought of all the possible consequences in the long run? Is it really about sign and forget? Every year, many companies lose a significant amount of money owing to contractual non-compliance. The […]

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Corridor and Brightleaf’s webinar Incorporating a Migration Strategy into a Contract Management System Initiative was a big success! We had great attendance and wanted to make sure that the information shared by our speakers was made available for those that could not make it. Here are links to the slide deck and recording. We covered […]

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Brightleaf is a Boston-based technology company. And we mention Boston as a matter of pride. That’s because an amazing number of innovative, new technologies were pioneered here. Did you know that the first use of anesthesia for surgery was demonstrated here in the 1800’s at Massachusetts General Hospital? Or that the first video game (“Spacewar,”) […]

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We’re seeing new flavors of technology impact just about in every part of our business lives. The practice of law is affected as well: new technology is profoundly changing the way law firms and legal departments operate. On top of that, technology is driving globalization, and the resulting geographic ‘spread’ of business is increasing. This […]

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I read a recent headline in the Boston Globe entitled “Behind the scenes of the ‘sexiest job of the 21st century’” and thought for sure they must be talking about VP’s of Sales at technology startups. But unfortunately, no. The article refers to the increasingly important role of “data scientists”. It states “…as companies across […]

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Getting key data elements extracted from contracts is not an easy chore.  Done manually, you would need to open each and every contract (which in itself is a time consuming task), search through the full document for many different types of language, and copy and paste into a tool like Excel.  Time studies have shown […]

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In my earlier blog, I had given 5 steps to choosing a CLS.  Not all CLS’s are created equal.  You may first want to see what you require to manage your contracts.  What salient information do you really have in your legacy agreements? How does it vary? What’s important to you? Do you want to […]

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In my last blog, I mentioned how current laws have not kept current with advances in technology. Let’s now focus how new technology is playing an increasingly important role in Big Data. In the corporate world, timely, accurate and secure access to critical business information is crucial to success. But there is so much unstructured […]

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There’s a popular saying “Those who can, do, and those who can’t, teach.” I would humorously add “And those who can’t teach, teach gym.” 😉 But there is a lot to learn from those who “do” and do it successfully. So I’m always looking for practical, real-world advice from doers. When I want to learn […]

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“Definition of Statistics: The science of producing unreliable facts from reliable figures.” –          Evan Esar, Humorist Data do not give up their secrets easily. They must be tortured to confess. –          Jeff Hopper, Engineer “Statistics are used much like a drunk uses a lamppost: for support, not illumination.” –           Vin Scully, American Sportscaster “Facts are […]

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Why would anyone take the time, effort and all the lawyer fees to negotiate and draft detailed, often complex contracts and agreements with vendors, suppliers, and clients, only to file them all into a drawer, never to be looked at again? We at Brightleaf see it all the time. We believe that contract management through […]

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Here at Brightleaf, we pride ourselves in being excellent communicators. It’s a critical component in our approach to delivering exceptional customer service. Most importantly, we are mindful of it both when working directly with clients and reviewing or discussing projects internally. We asked Sajith, an Assistant Project Manager in our Pune, India office, how he […]

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