Last week we published an article about the specification of requirements. The specification itself is not enough to obtain competitive proposals and to make a good decision when choosing the contractor, with whom you will be able to sign the contract for realization of bespoke software solution.
Anyone who has ever considered buying dedicated, tailor-made software development services has certainly wondered how much they may cost. The answer is not simple and can be put down to the statement: It depends.
Bespoke software sales process is sometimes long and complicated, even frustrating. It requires us to gather big scope of information, to distinguish between important and not important, to find financial decision makers and stakeholders (sometimes hidden), to communicate with them and exchange material and information.
I’ve seen a lot of different articles and comparation tables on the Internet trying to clarify the differences between Time and Materials (T&M) and Fixed Price cooperation model but I’ve decided to write this blog post to explain it from Evertop’s perspective because of our extensive experience.