Most Finance and Sales departments got their software in the 1990s and early 2000s—Now it is your turn, right? Unfortunately, Contracts departments are often the last to receive software support, but it does not have to be that way.
Government contracts teams support a broad array of both internal and external customers. It is critical for them to have the ability to provide accurate and timely data to support those customers' needs. They are the central resource for reporting on data requests based on contractual documents.
How mature is your contracts organization? Are you using paper files, spreadsheets, or a compliant contract management system fully integrated with your ERP and CRM?
Beware of "red flags" raised by alternative approaches to a contract management system designed specifically for government contractors: