1. The Fixed-Price Conundrum

    When it comes to a major project that calls for a significant investment, we generally feel that it is prudent to request a fixed-price – we prefer to know how much money will be involved, and more to the point, what’s the most this project is going to cost me? Conventional practice is to invite…Read More

  2. Outsourcing Due Diligence

    You’ve decided the house needs to be painted. Questions now arise in rapid-fire sequence: Who to call? How many to invite for bids? What are the project specifications? Hiring criteria? How to select the right contender? What is the vetting process? It would be so easy to just go with your gut and…Read More