Reply to post: Re: Without reading the contract specs or anything, I would think their would be withholds

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Re: Without reading the contract specs or anything, I would think their would be withholds

the vendors should have started calling out warning signals knowing how bad it was progressing.

why ? That's the entire business model for this sort of project.

The vendors job is to deliver something that doesn't work but exactly meets all the specifications in the contract - then get paid 10x as much for "changes"

That's why the contract is 6000pages -

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