TECHNOLOGY, OUTSOURCING, AND COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS
NEWS FOR LAWYERS AND SOURCING PROFESSIONALS
Blog In the typical SaaS scenario, the SaaS vendor provides, maintains, and hosts (either itself or through a hosting SaaS vendor) the desired application layer, and grants the customer and its authorized users access to the application functionality via the internet. At a high level, there are two variations of this scenario.
Cybersecurity remains at the top of the list of risk concerns when organizations outsource IT and other functions leveraging cloud-based solutions. While there are no guaranteed methods to fully eradicate cybersecurity risks, companies should consider taking the following steps to mitigate the risk.
Just when we finally figured out how to contract for “cloud” services and SaaS, here comes blockchain—the next disruptor for IT, businesses and, yes, us lawyers.
Whether due to an upcoming contract expiration, change in leadership, decline in service quality, regulatory issues, or any of the other many events that occur during an outsourcing engagement, invariably, the original agreement with the service provider must be modified.
April showers bring…Morgan Lewis’s Annual Technology May-rathon. Our annual series of presentations and webcasts, known as the Technology May-rathon, runs the entire month of May.
One of the keys to building a strong long-term commercial relationship with a supplier is the establishment of a robust governance structure that will help manage daily practices and future business goals. A recent post by advisory firm ISG highlights 10 tips for developing a governance structure that will help customers develop and maintain successful working relationships with their suppliers.
KPMG reported in a recent survey that the top trend for 2018 is the adoption of intelligent automation (IA) as a business strategy.
If you’re tired of deal fatigue, and if worrying about its signs and root causes has you feeling sapped, the best thing to do is to return to fundamentals. In this third and final installment, we explore how you can employ the deal process to mitigate and even avoid the drudgery and fallout of deal fatigue.
On Monday, March 5, Morgan Lewis partners Barbara Murphy Melby and Anastasia Dergacheva and associates Ksenia Andreeva and Valentina Semenikhina will present on the webinar “Spotlight Russia: A Briefing for Russian Companies on Key Contracting Issues in Software and IT Services Transactions,” where they will discuss key issues that companies in Russia should consider when contracting for software and technology services.
Thinking about monetizing your website with targeted ads? If so, you should have a basic understanding of the potential issues and associated risks when making online advertisement media buys. Although the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s Standard Terms and Conditions for Internet Advertising for Media Buys One Year or Less (the IAB Terms) are considered “industry standard” by advertising and media companies, and are used either entirely or as the basis for ad-buying agreements, the following points should be taken into consideration by website operators in order to avoid or minimize unexpected results.