The vendor chosen in a no-bid process to build Healthcare.gov was fired from a similar project after missing deadlines and suffering security lapses for three years. Such obvious mistakes are unfortunately all too common in the private and public sector. Here are four simple ways to make sure you choose the right vendor for your IT project.
In light of the failure of Healthcare.gov, let’s look at four key criteria that help you determine if a vendor is qualified to run your IT project.
1. Make Sure Your Vendor Knows Your Business
2. Make Sure Your Vendor Can Be a General Contractor
3. Make Sure Your Vendor Has Done These Projects Before
4. Make Sure Your Vendor Knows the Cost of Failure
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