Fact gathering: The first and most important task in software negotiations
When negotiating a software development agreement, the procurement team, lawyers and developers should all be aligned on the facts of what will be developed and delivered, in order to avoid an inefficient and time-wasting process.
A whitepaper that provides guidance in negotiating software contracts that have open source components
Through the understanding of open source software development, this whitepaper can help procurement professionals and their legal counsel avoid making factual assumptions that will undermine their credibility and delay negotiations.
Author: Karen Copenhaver & Steve Winslow
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