Engagement Models

Project Based

Scope Evolving
Engagement Models T&M
Flexibility to Scale Up/Down High
Collaboration Required Variable
Hourly Basis Long Term Unknown
Engagement Period
  • 1 Week
SLA’s
  • Recruitment Timelines
  • Staff Guarantees
Responsibility
  • Project Scope
  • Planning
Scope Business Objectives Defined, but features are fluid
Engagement Models Agile/Phased Projects
Flexibility to Scale Up/Down Flexible after Sprints, Planning Required
Collaboration Required High
Hourly Basis Accurate for Feature/Sprint basis, long term unknown
Engagement Period
  • No Limit
  • Milestone Based
SLA’s
  • Phase Timelines
  • Delivery Quality
  • Delivery Performance
  • Warranty Adherence
Responsibility
  • Shared Responsibility
  • Scope, Estimations, Planning
  • Accept Results on Phase Basis
Scope Defined, Small Changes Could Occur
Engagement Models Fixed Bid, Change Management Options
Flexibility to Scale Up/Down Some Flexibility
Collaboration Required High
Hourly Basis Accurate, with Change Order basis provided
Engagement Period
  • No Limit
  • Milestone Based
SLA’s
  • Delivery Timelines
  • Delivery Quality
  • Delivery Performance
  • Warranty Adherence
Responsibility
  • Provide Clear Business Vision
  • Accept Results
  • Understand limitations on change

Resource Based

Scope Dedicated Resources
Engagement Models T&M
Flexibility to Scale Up/Down Very High
Collaboration Required Client Manages, Dedicated
Hourly Basis
Engagement Period
  • 1 - 3 Month Engagement
SLA’s
  • Recruitment Timelines
  • Staff Guarantees
Responsibility
  • Project Scope
  • Project Management
  • Quality Management