Three simple words. They can save you a fortune.
Do you own the work others perform for you? Maybe – and maybe not!
If you contract out work to vendors and don’t know the meaning and import of these three words – Work For Hire – please do yourself and your company a favor and invest one minute (ish) with the following video:
Bottom line – there is a huge difference between licensed content/program/systems, and that which is custom-created for you. One, you have the right to use. The other, be sure you own.
Want to learn more about work for hire? Wikipedia can help. And, did you know that if you are an employee of a company, the default setting is that your employer has the (authorship) rights to whatever you produce? Yep – work for hire.
Other one-minute videos:
Successful Vendor Management – Be Realistic
Successful Vendor Management – Communications
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