Chapter 14. Contracts

with Tom Arbogast

History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it.Winston Churchill

Companies have been successfully writing and using “agile contracts” for many years. For example, at Valtech (where Craig worked), they apply Scrum in the outsourced projects they take on—both in their Bangalore development center and elsewhere—and write contracts that support this. Other agile outsourcers, such as ThoughtWorks, have done likewise.

This chapter is written with two audiences in mind: non-lawyers and (contract) lawyers. We encourage sharing this chapter with legal professionals since some ...

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