I recently had to look over several contracts, each which was for the same purpose, but all three were quite different. One was 2 pages, another 9, and the third 18. All three, however, contained the same basic elements – who the contract was between, what the purpose of the contract was, and several clauses [...]
It’s that time of year again. With the holidays fast approaching, it’s time to think about where you’re going in life, whether that be personal, professional, or any other aspect of your life. Many people make New Year’s resolutions, but how many of you actually follow through on those resolutions? What I did last year [...]
Dealing with clients is not part of a Computer Science degree. Here are some suggestions for working with clients who come to you with a bad idea.
I was reading some material to prepare for a contract yesterday, and came across a set of statements which seemed to make sense the way they were written, but for some reason, didn’t add up. Most people can relate to such a scenario at some level, perhaps a friend telling you a story about their [...]
If you want to be on the leading edge of innovation, there is no easier time to get there than when the competition for the edge is relaxed.
I’m currently looking for some topics to write about that would be of interest to people seeking career advice, small business owners, and general advice relating to business. What would you like to see written about?
Landing a small contract today to advise a small business on a common problem may not pay the bills. But if that client sees the benefit of your advise, they will return with a larger contract once the business has grown, and that is what will increase the volume of R&D business in Canada.