“A classic case study of how not to do things” – so begins Alessandro Galtieri, Deputy General Counsel at Colt, as he looks back on his organisation’s attempts to build a contracting platform internally.

Alex talks through the risks of mission creep, inadequate scoping, and too many cooks being involved. What do you do when everyone wants to have a say?

He also explains why he is looking again at third party vendors with the benefit of the lessons learned of the past years.

By contrast Anthony Lyons of Mako Trading describes a more nimble and focused approach to building a contract management system internally, drawing on the technical resources available in the company.

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