Great Minds Software, Inc. (GMS) is a leading supplier of contract management solutions since 1989, with over 500 implementations and 10,000+ users worldwide. We are a privately held professional services, software consulting and contract management software company. We offer both off-the-shelf solutions as well as semi-customized solutions based on our core product. The Contract Advantage™ product line is offered in a range of scalable versions, from small Departmental systems to client-server and Enterprise-class web-enabled applications. We offer both installed systems and hosted solutions.
Contract Advantage, as a product, benefits from 20+ years of client-based implementations, and many man-years of development effort. Our implementations range from small departments of 5 people, to larger core groups of users plus many, many occasional or view only users. The Web versions of our product can support larger organizations where there can be a constituency of hundreds or thousands of users.
We have extensive experience in training and supporting contract management users, including support staff, contract managers and administrators, lawyers and senior executives. Having dealt with thousands of users over the years, we have an unparalleled experience base to offer. We can bring that valued experience directly to bear on your system implementation.
The senior management of GMS is comprised of experienced executives, managers and consultants with Big-5 consulting and large corporate experience. Our backgrounds include project management, operations management, technical management, healthcare management, system design, financial systems, and management consulting. We currently maintain offices and development facilities in Manhattan, London and Lahore, Pakistan. GMS partners with the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) to ensure a close relationship with the industry, and has development partner program relationships with Microsoft.
GMS Vision and Philosophy
GMS has the vision to provide the best, intellectually stimulating solutions to critical business problems. We make every effort to provide our clients with flexible core products. In addition to having these flexible, feature-rich core contract management systems, we have a number of industry-specific software answers; and we are looking to the future with plans to deliver new, functionally advanced solutions for key industries.
The objective of any contract management system is to reduce costs and/or enhance revenue while at the same time reducing risk. Everything that we do in bringing out new products or enhancements is geared toward those ends. We do this by lowering operating costs, improving workflows, identifying critical action dates and giving users sufficient advance warning so that the actions can be managed properly and, therefore, reduce any risk exposure.
GMS views its clients as our most important resource. We listen and make our clients effective partners in establishing the requirements to deliver newer and better solutions for their specific industries. We strive to include best practices and best of breed features in our products.
Our entire product line is designed to offer clients flexibility in addressing their contract management needs. We allow for different levels of solutions—small to large, simple to complex. Our clients are given the elasticity of upgrading seamlessly from one Version to the next with no loss of data. We can implement focused, controlled contract management projects, prove the solutions and then expand usage to other parts of the organization.