Platforms

What exactly is a platform economy, and how does it impact business? Is there immense value, hidden and locked away in our traditional way of thinking? How can we adapt to meet the challenges of the fourth industrial revolution, stay relevant and prevent ourselves from being disrupted? What is a…

Know Your Customer

Do you really know your customer? The topics: Know your customer and customer authentication is becoming more  prevalent, and impacting more industries. From Financial Services, to Telecommunications, Medical and Real Estate. Managing these processes and getting to know your customer, both from an on boarding perspective as well as maintaining…

Digitising contracting processes & breaking down silos

What if digitising contracting processes could break down the silos between Legal and operations? All organisations are looking at ways of being more effective and efficient, to drive down costs, or increase productivity, or simply to make the customer experience better. But sometimes our own internal systems and business silos,…

Your 4 Key Duties & How We Can Help

Company secretaries are responsible for the efficient administration of a company, particularly with regard to ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements. As the Company Secretary, you are the key governance professional within your organization. We are aware that the vast responsibilities and duties placed upon you are heavy and time consuming….

Paperless Schools and Universities

There have been many discussions around paper wastage, inefficient administrative services versus going paperless and digitization, Let’s delve into three areas where we see the most improvement that could easily be made by education institutions going paperless and digital: Paperless Registration Anyone who has ever had to register for university or register their…

Digital Disruption in Legal Professions

What will the commercial profession look like a decade from now? Is it ready for digital disruption? Expensive, time consuming, labour intensive and inefficient processes are open for digital disruption. Let’s look at an example: Ace Limited employs its own internal legal function, one for each business silo, pouring over…

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…