The University of Texas at Austin

Contract Software and Web Development

Process

If you would like to discuss a project or are ready to begin working with us on a contract, please e-mail us at apps-contracts@utlists.utexas.edu with general information about your project and your contact information.

Initial Contact and Project Identification

We will contact you to set up a meeting and discuss your project. We will e-mail you a Client Questionnaire to be filled out before our meeting. This questionnaire will help us to understand your software or Web development needs and will serve as a starting point for our conversation during our initial meeting.

Statement of Work Agreement and Approval

After our meeting and discussion, we will draft a Bid Estimate identifying the project requirements, deliverables and estimated expenses. Our normal billing requirements are paid in full up front, recurring monthly, or half up front/half on completion.

Upon your review and approval of the Bid Estimate, we will draft a Statement of Work. The Statement of Work is a formalized agreeement that defines the roles and responsibilities of both parties involved in the agreement. The Statement of Work identifies the project's deliverables, cost and time line.

To formally begin the project, we ask that you review, sign and return the Statement of Work to us with an authorized IDT account number.

Project Development

Once we receive the signed Statement of Work, we will begin work per the contract specifications.

We will work with you to define a communication process for the duration of the project.

As the project nears completion, we will require your involvement to review, test and validate the results to be sure your expectations are met.

Billing

Billing details will be outlined in the Statement of Work Agreement.

Signoff

A formal project sign-off document will be completed at the end of the project.

License Agreement

SOURCE CODE WRITTEN BY CONTRACT SOFTWARE AND WEB DEVELOPMENT IS PROPERTY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN. PROJECT SOURCE CODE IS AVAILABLE FOR USE BY ANY UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AFFILIATED DEPARTMENT OR ACADEMIC UNIT. SOURCE CODE IS RELEASED "AS IS" UNDER THE BSD LICENSE AGREEMENT.

IF INTERESTED IN OBTAINING ITS PROJECT SOURCE CODE, PLEASE CONTACT ITS DIRECTLY FOR FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES (ITS) :: SOURCE CODE LICENSE AGREEMENT

COPYRIGHT (C) , THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

REDISTRIBUTION AND USE IN SOURCE AND BINARY FORMS, WITH OR WITHOUT MODIFICATION, ARE PERMITTED BY ANY THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN AFFILIATED DEPARTMENT OR ACADEMIC UNIT PROVIDED THAT THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS ARE MET:

REDISTRIBUTIONS OF SOURCE CODE MUST RETAIN THE ABOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICE, THIS LIST OF CONDITIONS AND THE FOLLOWING DISCLAIMER. REDISTRIBUTIONS IN BINARY FORM MUST REPRODUCE THE ABOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICE, THIS LIST OF CONDITIONS AND THE FOLLOWING DISCLAIMER IN THE DOCUMENTATION AND/OR OTHER MATERIALS PROVIDED WITH THE DISTRIBUTION. NEITHER THE NAME OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN, NOR THE NAMES OF ITS CONTRIBUTORS MAY BE USED TO ENDORSE OR PROMOTE PRODUCTS DERIVED FROM THIS SOFTWARE WITHOUT SPECIFIC PRIOR WRITTEN PERMISSION.

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT OWNER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

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