What are the often overlooked risks facing organizations that rely on non-employees? If an organization’s goal is to minimize short-term cost savings, then it’s hard for me to argue against using consultants. Cost aside, contractors and temps have no employment contracts and we’re generally not covered by US labor laws.
On almost all projects, clients look for ways to minimize costs. They might question the need for a full-time consultant Project Manager. This is often a mistake. This short posts explores the pros and cons of having a dedicated PM on the consulting side.
These days, rare is the organization undertaking a major system initiative. On the contrary, many organizations are struggling to survive and carry out basic operations, trying to do more with fewer employees. This article focuses on system considerations for organizations in lean economic times with respect to enterprise systems.