Work plan? What’s that? Two common questions that you’ll often find whenever companies are dealing with software licensing.
Before entering into any contract with a software vendor it’s important to have a generic work plan that will guarantee that deliverables are met once your license agreement goes into effect.
It’s important to have the immediate deliverables in writing as well as a schedule of items that need to be completed even after the contract is signed. The work plan will take time on both yours and the vendor’s part, but it’s a way to insure that you are getting what you need for your business at the contracted price, in addition to having it implemented in a timely fashion.
At the very least, be sure to have an agreement on an installation completion date and key deliverables with the option of termination, should the terms not be met.
In any negotiation it’s always a good idea to consult a professional to insure you get the best deal and your needs are met.