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auschreibungDie Unternehmensberatung microfin bietet auf Ihrer Website ab sofort eine kostenlose Muster-Vorlage in Form einer Checkliste für IT-Ausschreibungen an. Mit ihr können Unternehmen sicherstellen, dass sie in ihren Ausschreibungsprozessen alle wichtigen Punkte abdecken und damit das Fehlerrisiko erheblich minimieren. Insbesondere im IT-Bereich werden nach Erfahrungen der Unternehmensberater bei Vergabeprozessen immer wieder Chancen ausgelassen oder wichtige Szenarien nicht geklärt. Daraus können im Ernstfall operative Probleme und hohe Kosten entstehen.

service level green 520Noch immer machen Unternehmen bei Service Level Agreements (SLA) viele Fehler, stellt die Unternehmensberatung microfin fest. Fehler, die im Ernstfall viel Zeit und Geld kosten. Deshalb bietet microfin einen kostenlosen Leitfaden für die Gestaltung von SLAs zum Download an. Das Dokument beantwortet die wichtigsten Fragen zum Inhalt von SLAs, nennt die unverzichtbaren Standardelemente und zeigt auch auf, welche Regelungen überflüssig sein können. microfin ist als Beratungshaus auf Outsourcing spezialisiert.

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fixed price 520A fixed price model is also called a Lump Sum model and is an ideal pricing mechanism for projects with a clear scope, established project management methodologies, and a stable set of requirements. The teams at both, the client and service provider organizations have a good grasp of project requirements, have established a conducive working environment, are aware of each other's' skills and capabilities, etc. Hence, the service provider furnish extensive amount of details on how the project will be executed before project kick-off. In this model, the requirements are so clear that periodic deliverables at agreed upon timelines (milestones) could be expected.

Managing fixed price projects required a lot more professionalism, as the project risks are borne entirely by the service provider. Hence, scope creep and scope changes are difficult to undertake without incurring extra costs or reduced profits. Rigorous project monitoring and control, quality assurance (QA) and control (QC) and cost control are critical in executing fixed price projects.

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Outsourcing Journal interviewed Mr. Albrecht, IT and Sourcing Consulting Expert, Germany on Project Management, Provider Selection, Decision Hurdles and Business Relationships Mr. Albrecht, during your roles in leading consulting companies, like e&Co AG, Gartner and now your own company OrgSource...

Aneta-Blaszczyk Poland 520In cost-reimbursable or cost-plus models, the service provider is compensated for the expenses incurred, up to a prescribed limit and an additional balloon payment to allow for some profit. Cost-reimbursable model differs from fixed-price model in that the service provider is paid a compensated to the extent prescribed in the contract, regardless of the nature of expenses incurred. However, in a fixed price model, the service provider is forced to deliver upon commitments within the limits set in the fixed price agreement.

By Igor Mendzebrovski, EVP Outsourcing at Itera, Norway, Ukraine - Every forward-looking company reaches a point at which it must make fundamental changes to continue growing. This point often comes when development demands exceed the capabilities of current resources. Companies can...
We talked with Mr. Dr. Dietz, from aproxito and former Siemens Manager about Market Development in Germany, IT Purchasing, Sourcing Strategies, Readiness of Internal Organization, Risk Evaluation, and Marketing for Service Providers. Dr. Dietz, you know the perspective of all...

pricing time mithun stckex ch520Time and Materials (T&M) model is a popular pricing model typically used IT Application Development and Maintenance (ADM) projects that span a long period of time. Also referred to as Cost and Materials (C&M) model, this contract type requires the service providers to bid for the project based on client project requirements, depth of scope, amount of work and degree of coverage (scope and time).