Q: How do I write the "SOW" part of a contract to allow for multiple projects to be defined outside of it?
My business does consulting (UX Design) for other businesses. I have a contract that I use, but it has a section where a specific scope is defined. I have a client that wants to be able to sign an overall agreement (like my contract), and then define projects and agree to them as they come. So wondering how I would change my section defining a project to allow that to happen outside of the contract.
The best way to handle something like this is to make the contract dynamic in that it would refer to another document titled "scope of Work of Project X" and then define the terms of that particular project. The challenge though, is that you are going to need that other document signed. So it may be a smaller contract (1 page vs 5 pages) but it will still need to be signed by both parties. Because if it isn't, then it isn't going to be "agreed upon". I hope that makes sense.
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