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Andrey Bodoev
Andrey Bodoev

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Do you think consultants has to be treated differently? 

If you ever been in consultanting business, you may hear spooky stories, like so, 

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Question to community, do you think vendors or consultants has to be treated differently? Share your story.

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Joseph Matthias Goh

Depends on what the consultants/vendors are brought in for. If it's political/to facilitate a transformation it might be more constructive to be treated differently. If it's as a team member to work on a shared goal, being treated the same will help to integrate people. Of course this assumes that the client has already progressed beyond the technology-as-a-cost-center mindset.