Scope of Work Documents: The Ultimate Guide

This is our guide to scope of work documents (SOWs). We explain what SOWs are, how they work, what you need to include, how to draft one, and how to ensure your managers and team members stick to it. How does a scope of work document work? A scope of work document (SOW) outlines the various elements and responsibilities of a project, including its life cycle, timeline, and size. SOWs are generally written by project managers for employees or contractors. A SOW is the primary document informing a project, so it should be clear, concise, thorough, and easy to understand. […]