ICCPM 2016 International Roundtable Series –  In a world where success is increasingly measured by outcomes, the field of contract and commercial management takes on a new importance particularly when outcomes, in the main, are delivered by projects operating in an environment of ever increasing complexity. Commercial innovation has become the key enabler of progress, delivering new capabilities and enabling the success of technical invention.  Contract management has become a critical competency, establishing a shared understanding of roles, responsibilities and governance standards that enable the management of complexity.