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Why Digitise Procurement?

Why digitise your procurement processes? In over a decade of consulting to both private and public sectors, we at Realyst have noticed a common thread in contract management is: In the past, many of these issues are a result of the cumbersome nature of paper based systems and manual filing systems….

Digital Contracts

Why Digitise Contracts? There are a number of definitions and examples of digital contracts, one of the most common is a typical software license agreement: The purchaser is asked to tick a box to accept the terms and conditions, and an electronic agreement is signed. Completed with one click in…

Paper-based Processes and Digital Strategies

How do paper based forms and contracts align with digital strategies? They don’t. Paper-based processes and digital strategies do not align. Everyone is talking about the new digital age, the value of data, how to improve the customer journey, obtaining an efficient back office… and yet there is still a…

Why is contract management so hard?

For decades now research houses, consultants and software vendors have been preaching the benefits of contract management, often quoting Governance and compliance, collecting all revenue due, shortening the sales cycle, saving money by identifying unwanted contracts, as reasons to adopt a contract management solution or practice. Simply miss a key…

Digital Transaction Management and Contract Management

  Digital Transaction Management: The link back to contract management The world is going digital. Organisations are looking at appointing digital executives, a scramble to understand how the new digital world is going to impact their businesses, what the next disruptive technology will be or how the next start-up around…

Realyst expands into Nigeria and West Africa

by Sola Akingbade, MD of Realyst Nigeria The elections this year in Nigeria have ushered in an optimism that the country hasn’t seen for a very long time. The victory of the All Progressives Congress has a number of historically significant features for Nigeria – not least of which is the…

Digital Transforms the Game of Business – The Forrester Report

Digital Transaction Management has started emerging as a key solution for businesses wanting to stay in the game. We have touched on this topic before in our previous blogs, and the Forrester report highlights the importance of digital transformation in today’s business. Forrester conducted an online survey taken by 400…

Contract Management and the protection of Personal Information Act

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As contract management specialists, one of our focuses is on data and information. As a result of the large amounts of information being shared around the world, there are now are various pieces of legislation that have been put into place to protect personal information. The level of protection and…

Digitising and automating the contract management process

From and contract management perspective, and practically, let’s step back and take a look at how most organisations manage their contracting cycle. To do this, we will be using the sales process as an example. Each organisation has a sales force. Typically, the sales team go out in the field…

Thoughts and Future Trends in Digitisation From World Economic Forum In Davos 2015

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Technology is Disrupting Markets In an article by the wefmediateam discussing how technology is disrupting markets, the Financial Industry workgroup of a year ago described the mood around digitization. Their conclusion was that people and organisations are in denial, largely due to the highly regulated nature of the industry. Innovation…