3. Ability to deliver the proposed scope on time/on budget?
Unfortunately too many consultants come in and identify the problem, present a solution, but don’t stay until completion or finish the job. As best as possible, clearly identify costs up front – both initial and on-going.
4. Stability and Financial Strength?
Stability and financial strength are even more crucial with a specialized solution. Also consider whether your chosen provider would be willing and able to help you become self sufficient once the project has been completed? Please explore the following:
A good reputation within your industry or vertical market gives you confidence that your chosen provider better understands the issues you are facing.