Welcome to the Brightleaf CEO blog series on Legacy Contract Migration/Extraction. Explore why your business needs to extract and migrate its legacy contracts. Companies that are embarking on getting a handle around their contracts, tracking the salient terms and data points, creating templates for contract types and clause libraries, workflows, etc. often ask Brightleaf similar [...] Read More →

Again, a frequently asked and pertinent question This is the fifth of a ten-part series on contract migration and related data extraction, which will help your legal teams gain a better understanding of the information included in all of your contracts. The first reaction is that EVERY document and EVERY data point needs to be […]

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This is the fourth of a ten-part series on contract migration and related data extraction, which will help your legal teams gain a better understanding of the information included in all of your contracts. This is the most asked, if not, assumed (as yes) question! And a very pertinent one. AI Software is a necessary condition […]

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As part of the legacy contract migration/data extraction series of blogs, here is the 3rd one of the series. Can I extract and track my business-specific information? But of course! In fact, 30-40% of the information that Brightleaf extracts are our clients’ business-specific information. To give an example, for a Class 1 Railroad company, we [...] Read More →

The first part of the series covered, what is legacy contract migration and why do I need to do it? Here we will discuss the next/second question that is asked very often too, what attributes do I extract and ingest into a CLM during the legacy contract migration process into a CLM? There is no […]

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To kick off the series, let us first start with the simplest question – What is legacy contract migration and why do I need to do it? You are looking to install a Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) system to get a handle on your contracts, what good is having a great CLM without any data? […]

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Extracting key data elements i.e. metadata 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 it into a tool like Excel. What is Metadata? [...] Read More →

Data Extraction from contracts The old way of capturing essential data attributes from legal documents has been transcended, thanks to technology. It is difficult to achieve very high accuracy from software and consistency from manual methods. Yet we hear about Artificial Intelligence (AI), we hear about Machine Learning software systems and other new technologies for […]

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Contract Management The role of contract management is evolving now. It’s not simply filing documents anymore; contract management entails understanding each facet of a contract’s lifecycle to extract purposeful insights. Business with contract lifecycle management efforts in place is able to serve their clients better, resulting in more revenue opportunities from existing and potential clients. […]

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Your first reaction when you see reams of paper or contract document files on your computer is often “How do I get a handle on this?”  The typical answer that comes to mind is “Let me get a system that manages contracts.” Then you start researching contract management systems vendors. Yes, that is the ultimate […]

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