City of Darebin

Russell Lynch, Coordinator Procurement and Contracting

‘CONTRACTS exceeds our requirements under our contract management  guidelines and the eTender solution is a one stop portal for tender advertising and submission that our vendors use with ease. Open Windows provide a help desk that is championed by knowledgeable and responsive staff that make our relationship a fruitful one. We are a willing advocate for Open Windows ‘


 

Cochlear

Ray Jarman, Group General Counsel

‘Open Windows was chosen because of the mature state of the solution, it encompassed all the features that Cochlear required without the need for customisation’


TAS Government, Department of State Growth

‘We chose Open Windows CONTRACTS not only for the complete solution approach, but also for their willingness to customise the product in accordance with the department’s needs and the ability to integrate with our finance and document management system’


 

Mining Organisation

‘Open Windows have been fantastic. They are a results-focused team who tailored software solutions that meet our needs. Their flexible, user-friendly system was implemented on budget, and to a very tight timeline’


Iluka Resources

Geoff Allison, Contracts Manager

‘CONTRACTS is a functional and user friendly management tool which enabled the embedding of standard contracting processes and workflows’


WA Government, Department of Finance, Building Management & Works

Paul Moss, Acting Director Systems and Reporting

The automation of the project datasheet, improved cash-flow functionality, automated client billing and automated claims processing has largely replaced work undertaken by 5 full-time staff across two teams’


Morris Group

Carol Clough

‘Open Windows CONTRACTS ensures all contract information and associated documentation is held centrally and is easily accessible. Electronic alerts enable our managers and staff to be automatically notified of upcoming contract, insurance and/or license expiry in advance so relevant action ca be taken. The information is kept up to date and contract renewals are not overlooked’  


Ballina Shire Council

Chris Allison, Projects and Contracts Coordinator

Staff roles have changed from data entry to verification, enabling them to spend their time and energy on more valuable tasks, turning administrators back into managers’


Iluka Resources

Geoff Allison, Contracts Manager

Open Windows software improved our governance, visibility in real time and control over contracting activities’


City of Monash

Mick Ross

‘We regard Open Windows CONTRACTS as a key risk management tool and business information system for council’


 

Mining Organisation

A big issue for us in the past was inefficient communication. We wanted a system that would make it easier for contractors to communicate with us. With Open Windows CONTRACTS we know our communication goes directly to the actual people working on projects. Direct supplier input to the system was an enormous benefit’

 


WA Government, Department of Finance, Building Management & Works

Jenna McMahon, Project Manager

‘Open Windows made it so much easier for BMW, when we needed support throughout the implementation there was always someone there to hold our hand’

 


Stanwell Corporation

Tania Scott, Group Category Manager

‘Greater diligence in contract management attracts respect from suppliers and in turn is a catalyst for better supplier relationships which then lead to cost savings’


Ballina Shire Council

Chris Allison, Projects and Contracts Coordinator

‘Processing documentation that would have taken a staff member two to three days can now be completed in less than a day with the CONTRACTS PORTAL’


CBH Group

Procurement Manager

‘CBH Group will be able to reduce risk, save significant costs through better management of contracts, and reduce the amount of manual work associated with contract management’


 

WA Government, Department of Finance, Building Management & Works

Sharon Rodrigues, Assistant Manager Business Systems Analysis and Support

‘It was about modernising, moving us forward – finding a system that would be flexible and grow with the department’s strategic solutions’


 

Logan City Council

Allouise Daniel, Corporate Procurement Business Systems Officer

‘Logan City Council’s experience with the Open Windows customer service team has been excellent, all requests are responded to within a suitable time frame and problems are generally solved at the time of request. The team are always happy to provide assistance maintaining a professional and polite manner ‘