Welcome to the October edition of The Contract Management Dispatch – SirionLabs’ monthly newsletter. Issue #8 features our new whitepaper: Hunting Mice While the Elephants Run Wild, Recording of our webinar – Outsourcing Governance: What’s Buzzing and What’s Missing, and more. Happy reading.

Whitepaper: Hunting Mice While the Elephants Run Wild

Procurement optimization programs often focus exclusively on P2P tools assuming a homogenous supplier base. P2P tools, primarily designed to handle goods procurement, offer limited post-signature management functionality which is critical for services. This paper explains the need to supplement P2P tools with a specialized supplier governance tool in today’s services dominated procurement landscape. DOWNLOAD WHITEPAPER

Sirion @ IACCM Americas Conference 2017, Toronto

We will be at the IACCM conference in Toronto from Oct 11-13. We are especially excited about our presentation ‘Redefining CLM to Realize the Power of the Connected Enterprise’ featuring Jason Donner (Head of IT Infrastructure Sourcing at BP) and Claude Marais (Co-founder & President, SirionLabs). LEARN MORE

Webinar Recording – Outsourcing Governance: What’s Buzzing and What’s Missing?

This webinar presents an insightful discussion by our experts on the role of effective governance in outsourcing success and features key findings from our 2016 outsourcing governance maturity study “Overcoming the Value Gap in Outsourcing Engagements.” WATCH WEBINAR

How to stem value leakage? (Source: IACCM Blog)

This blogpost by Tim Cummins (CEO, IACCM) talks about the role of better contracts and contract management in generating measurable returns and improved value. READ MORE

SirionLabs @ Gartner Sourcing & Strategic Vendor Relationships Summit

We had a great time at the Gartner conference last month interacting with analysts and procurement/supplier management leaders from the industry. It was encouraging to see the increasing acknowledgement of technology’s role as a key enabler in transforming contract and supplier management.

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