About: Dr Sam De Silva
Profile: Dr Sam De Silva is one of the lead partners in Taylor Walton's Technology and Outsourcing Group. Taylor Walton is a leading law firm located just outside London, UK. Dr De Silva's main areas of practice are technology and business process outsourcing and technology projects, such as software licensing, support and system development. He has been involved in numerous technology industry bodies and has been published widely and speaks regularly on outsourcing and technology law topics. In addition to his LLB and Masters in Business Law, Sam has post-graduate degrees in information technology and business administration so is well aware of the commercial, business and technical issues facing both users and suppliers of technology. Sam is also a Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS) and a Chartered IT Professional (CITP).
Posts by Dr Sam De Silva:
Is post-contract verification in an outsourcing is good?
Post-contract verification is basically a process for adjusting the price for the services based on the results of due diligence taking place after contract signature rather than before. This carries all the obvious risks and uncertainties about price renegotiation at a time when bargaining power has shifted from the customer to the service provider. So why have customers agreed to adopt this approach? The following may provide some explanation: Read more