What does a Client Service Manager need to know about contracts? What does Counsel or a Purchasing Manager need to know about Scrum? What has changed? What does it mean for procurement and sales? What do you need to know? How can the contract help you achieve a good result? What are the traps to avoid?
A lightweight guide to contracting for your next Agile software project.
Ten Contracts For Your Next Agile Project explains:
- The purpose of a contract
- What are Scrum and Agile and how they are different
- How to evaluate a contract
- Ten risks that could sink your project and how to limit them
- Ten contracts you could apply to your next project
- A summary of each contract form, with its purpose, risk and reward characteristics, the customer relationship they encourage, and why you might or might not want to use it
- A helpful glossary of Scrum and Agile terms, so non-agilists can understand the conversations
- And much more!
Are you involved in developing software for hire? Then this book is for you!
- Are you in the software service industry?
You might be a Client Service Manager, Key Account Manager, or a Business Development Manager.
- Are you developing software for external (or internal) customers?
You might be a Web Developer, Freelancer, Scrum Master, Project Manager, Product Owner, Sales Manager, Consultant, Pre-Sales Consultant or some other role in the value zone.
- Are you having software developed by an outside supplier?
You might be a Company Owner, Department Head, Line of Business Manager, Purchasing Manager, Project Manager, Procurement Specialist, Purchasing Agent or anyone who needs software to make their business happen.
- Are you advising a potential customer or supplier on contracts matters?
You might be a General Counsel or Corporate Counsel or other legal professional.