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Morgan and Burden on IT Contracts

Morgan and Burden on IT Contracts
9th Edition
ISBN:  9780414028586
Published by:  Sweet & Maxwell
Publication Date:  13 Dec 2013
Subscription Information:  Non-Subscribable Product
Format:  Hardback, CD-ROM
(£364.00 + £7.28 VAT)
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The 9th edition of Morgan & Burden on IT Contracts:

• Goes through computer contracts and their provisions, and provides a set of precedents to help draft agreements
• Provides an overview of contracts and the structure of the computer industry and services provided
• Examines hardware and software acquisition, detailing all the key elements and options
• Deals with distribution and marketing agreements, and how these can impact the end user
• Discusses maintenance contracts for hardware and software and the relevant components
• Investigates the role of services including bureaux, consultancy and outsourcing services
• Contains coverage of public sector contracts
• Addresses the growth of web services in the IT market place
• Takes into account the increasing relevance and regulation of procurement policies
• Coverage of statutory, SI and case law
• Contains precedents as a major feature of the work, both in print and on an accompanying CD
• Contains details of drafting procedure
• Summarises the practical steps to take for drafting IT agreements and managing IT services
• Will now conjoin the topics of Hardware acquisition and Maintenance
• There is also a re-examination in the structure of the relationship of Software acquisition and maintenance as these areas are increasingly becoming indivisible
• The key area of Non web based services is examined in detail looking at the impact of consultancy, outsourcing etc in the IT contractual context
• The increasing relevance of Web based services, e.g. Cloud based services will be given a central place in the new structure of the work
• There will be a fresh examination of Procurement and its relevance in the light of changing regulations


The Importance of Contracts and the main types of IT Contract

Part 1 Acquisition: Hardware; Commissioned Software; Licences; PCs; Distribution and marketing; Test Agreements; Leases

Part 2 Maintenance: Hardware maintenance; Software maintenance

Part 3 Technology Transfer

Part 4 Other Computer Services: Consultancy; Outsourcing; Service Contracts (bureaux; Internet services, etc)

Part 5 Procurement: Public Sector; Private Sector


Appendix: Sources of advice

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