Monthly Archives: September 2019

Inputs, Output and Outcomes – Part 1

Much has been said about outcomes recently.  Indeed, many buyers seek to use Performance Based Contracts (PBCs) to contract for outcomes, because they are attracted by the simplicity of using a PBC.  But this could be a costly mistake if … Continue reading

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The Mathematics of a Performance Based Contract (PBC) – Part 2

In the previous article (see The Mathematics of a Performance Based Contract (PBC) – Part 1) I described how a standard Australian Department of Defence Non-Linear PBC Payment Curve could be described by 2 equations for straights lines of the … Continue reading

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How to Successfully Manage a Performance Based Contract (PBC) – the Prequel

I get many questions from readers of the blog on how to successfully manage a Performance Based Contract (PBC) including what are the critical areas that they need to be aware of. While many of my posts including discussion points … Continue reading

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The Mathematics of a Performance Based Contract (PBC) – Part 1

Over the 15 years of applying and teaching Performance Based Contracting (PBC) I have always had trouble trying to describe the mathematics of PBCs, especially to those who Reminded by my family’s current viewing of the US TV Series, Numbers, … Continue reading

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