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The Contract Certainty Blog

Rio Tinto to Slash Legal Costs by 20%

In an effort to reduce it's annual legal bill by 20% (or around US$20M), Rio Tinto is outsourcing legal work to India. According to The Times, the work will include "tasks such as reviewing documents and drafting contracts."

The 10 Most Innovative Legal Departments

Is your department innovative? This is the question being asked by Inside Counsel, a magazine for in-house legal departments.

Why is innovation important?

The answer, in a nutshell, is that innovation is what enables organisations to remain competitive. It's transformational in nature, enabling step changes in productivity (as opposed to incremental improvements). It's what drives progress. And in corporations, innovation is just as important in the legal function as in sales, procurement or HR.

How to Fix Turnaround Times

The previous post ended by asking how banks could better handle unanticipated spikes in lending applications. Or more generically, how can a service provider respond effectively to an increase in client requests?

Exari Document Assembly on Salesforce.com

As readers of this blog are aware, we’re always thinking about how document generation can improve business, contracts and their related processes. As users of Salesforce.com ourselves, it occurred to us how useful it would be to have sales contracts and other documents related to the sales process integrated into our CRM where we are already managing our sales-related activities.

Westpac: Execution Critical to Differentiation

"We're a bank you can bank on." That's Westpac's new tagline. According to their press release, it "communicates Westpac’s message of security, stability and thinking things through", and is part of a new "corporate strategy to put customers at the heart of every thing it does."