> On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 7:41 AM, Bob Meetin <bobm at dottedi.biz> wrote: > > > Due diligence. > > indeed. > > fairly easy to know what to include in a contract if you remember that, > for > the small business person, a contract is *not* a way to force people to > trust you after the fact (like, in court) but a way for two people in a > trust relationship to codify what they've agreed upon, for future > reference. +1 Also remember that in all likelihood requirements *will* change throughout the project. Therefore, it is extremely important to agree on the change management process to ensure that the client ends up with what they want, and the vendor is paid for the work that they do. Cheers! -- Christopher Marsh Technical Architect christopher.marsh at akqa.com | http://www.akqa.com AKQA, 1 St John's Lane, London EC1M 4BL, UK Registered in England: 2964394 Confidentiality notice: The information transmitted in this email and/or any attached document(s) is confidential and intended only for the person or entity to which it is addressed and may contain privileged material. Any review, retransmission, dissemination or other use of, or taking of any action in reliance upon this information by persons or entities other than the intended recipient is prohibited. If you received this in error, please contact the sender and delete the material from any computer.