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Rod Linsley

Rod Linsley
Rod is a seasoned Contracts Management and Procurement professional with a senior IT Management background, specialising in ICT contracts

Recent Posts

Rod LinsleyMay 22, 2020

Recession Planning and Preparation for Contract Managers

Recession is looming which means businesses will be squeezed. We provide an in-depth brief to help Contract Managers support the planning and preparation process.

Rod LinsleyApril 9, 2020

How Contract Managers Can Identify Their Key Contracts

How can a Contract Manager effectively manage multiple contracts? This article examines the importance of contract stratification and prioritising key contracts.

Rod LinsleyApril 1, 2020

A Step-By-Step Contract Management Response to COVID-19

Use this step-by-step guide to discover how to accurately assess contract obligations and risks during the COVID-19 pandemic (includes free Excel templates).

Rod LinsleyMarch 24, 2020

An Introduction to Business Continuity Plans

Discover what business continuity plans are, why you should create them and how they can be applied to your business during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Rod LinsleyFebruary 28, 2020

Six Classic Rookie Mistakes In Contract Management

What are the most common mistakes made by rookie contract managers? Here we look at six specific mistakes and examine their reasons and the potential outcomes.

Rod LinsleyFebruary 24, 2020

Implications of Australian Anti-slavery Law for Contract Management & Supplier Management

A breakdown of the Australian Modern Slavery Act and the requirements to manage contracts and suppliers effectively in order to for businesses to comply.

Rod LinsleyFebruary 7, 2020

An Introduction to Contract Risk Management

Introducing the concept of contract risk and breaking it down into various examples of Direct and Indirect Risks, what businesses should be aware of and how they should approach managing it.

Rod LinsleyDecember 12, 2019

CCPA in 2020 - Is Your Business Ready?

The California Consumer Privacy Act 2018 (CCPA) comes into effect from January 1st 2020. Find out how Gatekeeper can help businesses to manage their obligations under the new legislation.

Rod LinsleyDecember 5, 2019

How to Manage Contract Volatility

Find out how to identify the root causes of contract volatility and how best to deal with it as part of your contract lifecycle management processes. By understanding what it is and its potential...

Rod LinsleyNovember 13, 2019

Managing Poor Supplier Performance

Read the Gatekeeper guide to managing poor supplier performance. We help you understand why poor performance happens and the right steps to take to resolve it.

Rod LinsleyNovember 4, 2019

How to deal with the outcomes of a contract review

Once a contract has been reviewed the next step is working out how to resolve any gaps between what the different parties want. Use our framework and free templates to help you work through this...

Rod LinsleyOctober 29, 2019

7 Key Challenges for Contract Managers in 2021

The contracting landscape for 2020 is shifting as legislative and geo-political changes bring new challenges. Find out where contract managers should be focusing their efforts in the coming 12...

Rod LinsleySeptember 17, 2019

How to check the viability of your suppliers

Supplier viability can have a significant impact on your business's operations. Find out how to track them, what the warning signs are and how to resolve them. Download our free template tracker.

Rod LinsleySeptember 4, 2019

How to Manage Contract Obligations Compliance

Managing obligations well is critical in order to drive maximum value from contracts. In this article we describe a tested approach and provide a free template to assist you with managing your...

Rod LinsleyAugust 14, 2019

How To Enhance Your Time-to-Contract Process

In this article we demonstrate how to balance a fast time-to-contract with ensuring a high quality agreement at a reasonable cost.

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