New & Notable
Contract negotiations and legal issues News
March 23, 2020
IT contract negotiation has always been a difficult dance between customers and vendors, but the coronavirus pandemic means there are new rules to navigate on both sides.
October 29, 2019
ThoughtSpot and Qlik CEOs squabble online over controversial but widely used non-compete agreements and the larger impact these contracts have on the IT industry.
January 18, 2019
IT experts react to yesterday's report in the Wall Street Journal that a CIO used his private company to manipulate online polling data. What's that say about the CIO role?
November 30, 2018
Many AWS customers use the bring-your-own-license model. Now, the cloud vendor has given them a tool to ensure they comply with third-party contract agreements.
Contract negotiations and legal issues Get Started
Bring yourself up to speed with our introductory content
A big mistake IT execs make in negotiating software subscription deals is overbuying. Here are seven steps from ClearEdge Partners' Rachel Annello that will lead to a better deal. Continue Reading
Business process outsourcing, or BPO, is a business practice in which one organization hires another company to perform a process task that the hiring organization requires for its own business to operate successfully. Continue Reading
A chief information officer (CIO) is the corporate executive in charge of information technology (IT) strategy and implementation. Continue Reading
Evaluate Contract negotiations and legal issues Vendors & Products
Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering.
Technology leaders from NetApp, First American and Experian were among those honored at the Trace3 Evolve event. Their outsized role in driving business value was on full display. Continue Reading
Blockchain-based smart contracts promise to improve upon traditional legal contracts by validating conditions of a contract and enforcing outcomes through code. Continue Reading
Cynthia Nustad recalls a time not that long ago when businesses didn't have much flexibility in negotiating contracts with cloud providers. "Maybe you could negotiate on price or add-ons, but the core service was pretty vanilla and hardened," said ... Continue Reading
Manage Contract negotiations and legal issues
Learn to apply best practices and optimize your operations.
Inspecting vendor contracts for risk is increasingly important as CIOs scramble to stay nimble in a volatile economy. ClearEdge Partners explains how to protect your interests. Continue Reading
Master how to write an RFP and statement of work to get the IT services you need using these best practices from consulting firm ClearEdge Partners. Continue Reading
When buying technology, a bare-knuckle approach rarely succeeds. To get a good IT deal, CIOs should pay heed to five transformations driving businesses, ClearEdge's CEO says. Continue Reading
Problem Solve Contract negotiations and legal issues Issues
We’ve gathered up expert advice and tips from professionals like you so that the answers you need are always available.
The ITSM automation gains you've reaped from your ITSM provider can vanish when you need to switch vendors. These five tips will prevent that from happening. Continue Reading
Often used interchangeably, the terms SLO and SLA are not the same. Find out the key attributes of each and why each is important for managing service providers. Continue Reading
E-discovery is still reliable for organizing and preserving data for legal compliance, but e-discovery in the cloud and container-based storage complicate governance processes. Continue Reading