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What’s Your ROR?

Lots of people talk about Return on Investment, ROI. They also say that the bigger the risk, the bigger the reward. So what’s your Return on Risk? Most people view risk as a bad thing, but calculated risk can be very rewarding. Without big risks, there would be no great leaps forward. I recently worked […]

Contract Certainty: It’s What We Do

Ask most 7-year-olds what they want to be when they grow up and you’ll get the usual mix of astronauts, firemen, doctors, policemen and nurses. You won’t get too many that proclaim a desire to work with contracts, let alone in the Contract Lifecycle Management space. At Exari we’re obsessed with contract certainty. While that often […]

How to Become an Automation Superhero

So many business processes have been streamlined through automation. We’re all aware of the benefits of automation, we do so much of it! Our network monitoring, backups, integrity and heath checks, spam filtering, intrusion detection, software builds and unit tests are all largely already automated. But pne area that often seems to be left out […]

Webinar: How To Convince Your CEO You Need CLM

You know you need contract management software. As Gartner reported recently, “CLM Is Moving From ‘Nice to Have’ to ‘Need to Have.’” But how to convince your boss? Many good contract management initiatives never get off the ground because the CEO isn’t on board. To convince them, you need to pitch your business case in […]

Responsive Web Design. Who cares? We do.

We’ve listened. We’ve taken your feedback – and the changing landscape – into account.  This fall, we’ll release a new responsive interface in our 7.0 release of Exari DocGen™. Many of you reading this will be on a smartphone or tablet, or have one within reach. In fact, nearly 20% of visitors to our (responsive […]

Eat Your Dog Food

Wikipedia defines eating your own dog food or dogfooding as a way for a company to demonstrate confidence in its own products.   The idea is that if the company expects customers to buy its products, it should also be willing to use those products itself. Hence, dogfooding can act as a kind of testimonial advertising. […]

Business Process Automation and Fast Food

Don’t get me wrong – I love a good home cooked meal. Fresh ingredients and loosely followed recipes mean that no two meals are ever identical. Flavors, textures and intensities always vary. Fast food is exactly the opposite – order a Big Mac anywhere in the world and you know exactly what to expect. Hilton […]

Still Drafting Your Contracts in Word?

Really? How much is that costing you? I recently heard a story of a services firm that generated contracts from “passed around” Word templates. At some point, somebody actually read through the contract and realized the entire liabilities and indemnification section had been deleted. This contract form had been used for 2 years. I’m not sure […]

7 Reasons To Automate Your Contracts

Contracts are the backbone of every organization. They define and contain every aspect of all corporate relationships; with employees, customers, vendors, partners and stakeholders. Managing your contracts efficiently amounts to managing your business efficiently. And the same holds true whether your contracts are sales contracts, insurance policies, or financial documentation such as ISDA Master Agreements. […]

The 5 Scariest Questions Your CEO Could Ask About Your Contracts, Pt. 2

Welcome back for installment two of The 5 Scariest Questions Your CEO Could Ask About Your Contracts, based off our recent webinar of the same name. In Part 1, we detailed the first three situations in which not knowing your contracts inside and out could make you shake in your boots: 1) an M&A event 2) a rogue vendor […]