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Dealing with an Unreasonable Contractor (Sole Source)

  May 21 2014

# Contracts Management

Your Scope of Work - SoW- ( or part of it) includes a service / product that is available from just the ‘one source'. Efforts to negotiate better terms (including more reasonable price) with the provider fail. Here are some suggestions as to how to deal with the situation: A) Short to medium term choices: ‘Reluctantly and temporarily‘ go with the deal, possibly until you figure out a long...;

Scope of Work (SoW) Value-Adding Questions - 1

  May 1 2014

# Contracts Management

Whether we like it or not, Liverpool Football Club exacted a huge revenge from its opponent and, as importantly, from its own mistakes, engraving a new chapter in their proud history. After trailing Barcelona by three goals in the second leg of the Champions League semi-final, winning four nil was honestly astonishing. How did this happen? How did they do it without two of their best pl...;

Scope of Work (SoW) : Value-Adding Questions - 3

  May 1 2014

# Contracts Management

Yet 10 more Value-Adding Questions to ask before finalizing your Scope of Work . These questions relate to what amounts to a ‘Reality-check' and cover the evaluation of available External resources: 1) Are there enough suppliers/ contractors who can do the job in our traditional market? 2) Did we approach them requesting that they ‘show interest ‘ in bidding for the intended SOW? 3) Do ...;

Scope of Work (SoW): Value-Adding Questions - 2

  May 1 2014

# Contracts Management

Yet another 10 Value-Adding Questions to ask before finalizing your Scope of Work . These questions relate to what amounts to a ‘Reality-check' and cover the evaluation of our available Internal resources: 1) Is the intended Scope compatible with the Master Plan / Corporate Objectives? 2) Do we have the financial resources for the intended SoW (Budget)? 3) Is the intended SoW compatible...;