Sarah Giannelli

How Smart contracts will affect Procurement

on October 16, 2023

The role of procurement relies on making decisions quickly.
The quality of his decisions is based on the quality of his data and this is where Smart contracts can have a decisive effect on procurement.
A Smart contract is executable code in a transactional environment, such as a blockchain which allows the simple streamlining of business services.
The procurement functions can widely benefit by adopting Smart contracts based on blockchain technology.
The inner characteristics of this technology, as speed, efficiency, transparency and immutability, offer exclusive benefits.

In this article we will examine how Smart contracts can affect procurement.

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The Hidden Cost of Disruptive Events: Managing Risks and Ensuring Supply Chain Resilience

on May 28, 2023

Maintaining business continuity requires managing threats and the risk of business disruption. Disruptive events can stem from financial, operational, cyber, ESG, natural disasters, and supply chain disruptions.
Predicting disruptive events can be challenging, especially when referring to unknown risks that can arise suddenly.
Organisations can reduce risk exposure and even eliminate the impact of a particular type of risk event through careful planning, the use of tools, and the adoption of effective risk management processes.

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NFT and copyright: why you need a Smart legal contract to cover all the elements

on May 5, 2023

NFTs are business keys of the future “metaverse”. The Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT) indicate a digital certificate of authenticity to uniquely identify a digital product created on the internet. 
Each NFT contains a unique serial number, known as a hash. This cryptographic key is generated from a specific digital file and makes NFTs traceable and incapable of duplication.   

However, while technological progress advances, a review of the protection system is required to follow digital development and to guarantee legal protection, even to NFTs.

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The Smart lawyers Guide to Galaxy

on March 2, 2023

Looking into the future we’re on the road to a new world where everything is linked and potentially possible. 
People get connected with other people physically, through avatars, online tools, and any element that belongs to this new world. Rather than one device handling every calculation, a network of devices can now do this instead, benefitting of the cooperation of an entire network. 
Every data is accessible, every service is sensing, automated, connected and shared…
We are on a new planet where industries totally shifted from inflexible, monolithic methods to more modular and microservices approaches. 

But let’s imagine moving forward in time for a sec. 

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No-code platforms are drivers of innovation in contract automation

on February 20, 2023

Companies rely primarily on IT professionals to write the scripts needed to keep operations running smoothly.
What happens if there is a shortage of staff?
This issue can leave many organisations with interrupted or malfunctioning processes due to a lack of adequate staff and proprietary knowledge to solve the problem at the source.

The introduction of no-code automation platform resolves these problems, empowering teams of any skill level to manage IT operations seamlessly. 

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The importance of contract automation and its benefits for a business

on January 30, 2023

Contract Management is a crucial step for any business and represents the key link between strategy and execution plans. Contracts are the most cardinal documents for each type of company, beyond its size and its industrial sector.
Managing contracts in a proper way can make a difference by providing organisational support and driving major improvements to the business’ goals without upending the strategy.
Contracts automation platforms can transform Contract Lifecycle Management.

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Smart performance evaluation for tokenized supplier qualification

on January 16, 2023

We’ve been looking towards blockchain technology for years in the hopes of enabling holistic traceability in smart supply chains and manufacturing networks. As the business sector becomes increasingly complex and decentralized, spanning across multiple manufacturing areas, factories, and even countries, smart contracts are the answer for creating timed supplier qualification certifications through tokens on the blockchain. They can connect to performance indicators in the smart contracts that govern it.

Since the general purpose of a smart contract allows for autonomous verification of qualification criteria and standards, it is ideal for supplier performance monitoring.

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