How a good scope of work program can benefit an organisation
Our strategic partners at Decideware have created a guide on the values, creation and implementation of a high quality scope of work program.
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As shown in a recent WFA study and webinar, a large number of member respondents acknowledged that scope of work is often ill defined - with 45% only providing a ‘reasonably detailed’ scope and 24% simply providing a rough outline. Given that agencies cannot cost appropriately without clear knowledge of expectations, this is a recipe for problems in the relationship down the line.
In this context, our strategic partners Decideware are providing tips to our network on the values, creation and implementation of a high quality scope of work program.
By having a standard scoping process and normalised values in the program, marketers and agencies:
- Know who is responsible for creating the different components of a scope,
- What work has exactly been agreed to,
- Who in the agency would be working on it,
- and a transparent approval process.
There have been use case studies showing that the scope cycle time from scope creation to approval has improved with a 60% reduction in time, allowing agencies to begin work earlier in order to meet deliverable deadlines.
Members can download the paper here.
For more information or questions, please contact Laura Forcetti at email@example.com