8 Case Studies in Contract Mediation and Litigation Support

Licensing Contract Concept Vector Illustration

The following are case studies of contract disputes in which Ashby Bachmann were able to find successful resolution for its clients. Situation Assessment & Rectification A Canadian division of world-wide leader in the image processing field had the global mandate to develop new digital technology to revolutionise a huge specialty marketplace. It had contracted with … Read more

IT Project Failure Rates Continue Apace

Ashby Bachmann Inc. has been reporting on this phenomenon for more than thirty years, citing public and private-sector research, from Gartner, Auditors General across Canada and around the globe, and experience in our own practice.In 2018, the McKinsey Center for Government did a survey of 3,000 public officials across 18 countries and found that 80 per cent of … Read more

Project Health Checks – Prevent IT Project Failures

Don’t wait for a heart attack! The risk factors are well known and the precautions are safe and inexpensive. Proper prevention involves both a change of habits – and regular checkups. We know what to do but we still don’t do it. IT projects are well-known for having failure rates of more than 50%…80% of … Read more

What is a Media Kit, and Why Should You Have One?

Every business should maintain a press kit. You never know when an opportunity for good press exposure will present itself. Sometimes you will place yourself where the media is designed to find you. Other times you may find yourself in the right place at the right time, or the wrong place at the right time. … Read more

Trade-Show Success – The Booth

“You never get a second chance to make a good first impression.” Variously attributed to Oscar Wilde, Will Rogers, or more likely, an unnamed copywriter for Botany Suits, they are important words to remember when investing time and money in trade show participation. Even more important, however, is the need to make any impression at … Read more

Trade-Show Success – Plan Ahead

Trade shows are a great way to introduce yourself to your marketplace. Whether you are launching a new product or service or confirming your continued existence, a booth at a trade show puts you in front of thousands of self-identified prospects. Depending on your business and business model, potentially just one of those prospects could … Read more

Who Should Write the RFP?

or… WHY SO MANY I.T. PROJECTS FAIL Information Technology solution RFPs are generally outsourced for one primary reason – internal resources are too busy to do it. It’s a sound, but insufficient, reason. Here’s why. Frequently, IT people are not superior communicators. The IT discipline requires precision, but not nuance. Its disciples exercise control more … Read more

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