30 October 2020

Tech/Law - 6 Reasons That Tech Projects Go Wrong

Edition 4 – Not understanding the implications of the commercial model

In an ideal world, every IT contract would be simple and concise, and every customer would have a clear understanding of the commercial terms and how they apply in practice to their project or organisation.

Unfortunately, there is no getting around the fact that IT contracts are often complex, dense texts with a mosaic of defined terms and legalese. This isn’t necessarily because lawyers want to make life difficult for anyone – rather it is a sign that Tech Projects and the underlying software products can be complex or have complex pricing and use arrangements.

Understanding the commercial model behind enterprise licencing terms and design solutions is fundamental to negotiating agreements that adequately protect customers when projects go bad.

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    Edition 3 – Not tailoring you contract to your delivery model

    Major tech projects have a bad reputation. So often they seem to run over-budget, or late, or both. Our Tech Law team introduce the series they have put together to dissect some of the key contract-related reasons why tech projects fail.

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