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How Much of Your SOW-Based Project Spend is Going Down the Drain?

How Much of Your SOW-Based Project Spend is Going Down the Drain?

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August 12, 2015

  The overall statistics on the failure rates of projects are frightening. A PricewaterhouseCoopers study finds that only 2.5% of companies successfully complete 100% of their projects. A study published in theHarvard Business Review, found that 83% of the more than 1,000 projects examined had a cost overrun of 200% on average and a schedule  Click for full story…

Guest Blog: The Reality of SOW Management

Guest Blog – The Reality of SOW Management

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August 5, 2015

(Author: Christopher J. Dwyer from Ardent Partners) By now, we all know the stats: Nearly a third of today’s total workforce is considered “non-employee,” a far cry from the days (only a few years ago) when less than 25% of all workers were considered contingent or contract-based. The average business, on average, maintains only 45%  Click for full story…

Determine if you have a CW requirement or a SOW project

Determine if you have a CW requirement or a SOW project

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June 7, 2011

Initiating a contract project involving big dollars is a stressful task any day. The manager needs to clearly focus on the kind of human resources required and the kind of arrangement that best serves purpose of achieving the goal, which is the execution of that project.  We are specifically looking here at a scenario where  Click for full story…

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Adopting a VMS/MSP for Statement of Work Projects

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June 3, 2011

Managed service providers are gaining increasing popularity with companies by offering clear cost savings while managing their entire Contingent Work operations; spanning the spectrum of temporary workers, 1099 compliant independent contractors and even Statement of Work (SOW) consultants. For a long time, the category of SOW consultants was dealt with as separate from other forms  Click for full story…