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Shannon Smith

Shannon Smith
Shannon Smith bridges the gap between expert knowledge and practical VCLM application. Through her extensive writing, and years within the industry, she has become a trusted resource for Procurement and Legal professionals seeking to navigate the ever-changing landscape of vendor management, contract management and third-party risk management.
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Recent Posts

Shannon SmithFebruary 15, 2024

What is economic crime and how can you mitigate it?

Explore how to identify and mitigate economic crime, covering fraud, bribery, and cyber threats, to protect your business. Essential strategies included.

Shannon SmithFebruary 5, 2024

What is a Vendor Management System? (VMS)

Discover how a Vendor Management System (VMS) can transform procurement with centralised data, streamlined onboarding, and strategic decision-making.

Shannon SmithFebruary 1, 2024

What is Vendor Risk Management (VRM)?

Apply vendor risk management with our best practice checklist, real-world examples and an exploration into how software can help.

Shannon SmithJanuary 30, 2024

5 reasons why vendor and contract data needs to be managed together

Explore 5 key reasons why integrating vendor and contract management enhances efficiency, reduces risks, and improves compliance in business.

Shannon SmithJanuary 15, 2024

NYCM Insurance: Vendor and Contract Lifecycle Management (VCLM) Case Study

Discover why NYCM Insurance chose to work with Gatekeeper and how the relationship transformed their vendor and contract management processes.

Shannon SmithJanuary 11, 2024

What is a contract repository?

Discover what a contract repository is, how it will help your business to effectively manage contracts and why having a single source of truth is vital to success.

Shannon SmithJanuary 11, 2024

The best vendor relationship management software for regulated industries

Explore the essential features and benefits of top-tier Vendor Relationship Management software tailored for regulated industries. Discover how Gatekeeper can help you to overcome industry-specific...

Shannon SmithJanuary 11, 2024

What Is The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act (ECCTA)?

Discover how Gatekeeper's Vendor VCLM Platform empowers businesses to seamlessly comply with The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act.

Shannon SmithDecember 20, 2023

Vendor Contract Management: A go-to-market guide

Simplify the search for vendor contract management software with this must-know list, created to put your business in a more knowledgeable position.

Shannon SmithDecember 15, 2023

How to ensure vendor compliance with VCLM

Discover key methods to achieve vendor compliance with Gatekeeper, while integrating VLM, CLM and TPRM.

Shannon SmithDecember 13, 2023

How to prepare for Bill S-211 with Gatekeeper

Prepare for Bill S-211 with Gatekeeper. Understand the new requirements against forced and child labour in supply chains and learn how a VCLM platform can ensure your compliance with mandatory...

Shannon SmithDecember 4, 2023

How to build a business case for VCLM

Build a compelling business case for Vendor and Contract Lifecycle Management (VCLM). Gain insights and practical tips to convince stakeholders of its vital role and access our free ROI calculator.

Shannon SmithDecember 4, 2023

Why Vendor and Contract Lifecycle Management (VCLM) is mission critical for your business

Discover why Vendor and Contract Lifecycle Management (VCLM) is crucial for your business. Learn how a holistic VCLM approach will help your business to thrive in the face of change.

Shannon SmithNovember 16, 2023

What is Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM)?

Discover what Contract Lifecycle Management is, how it's managed in a VCLM approach and why using dedicated technology is important for success

Shannon SmithOctober 25, 2023

What is Enterprise Contract Management?

Discover what enterprise contract management is and how dedicated VCLM software can improve your business's approach.

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