RFP

5 Things to Consider Before Hitting Send on Your RFP

Five things to consider before sending your RFP

Most businesses understand the challenges of finding a reliable supplier. Sure, there are “throwaway engagements” where your focus is purely transactional, the sole focus might be quickly identifying who can get the job time. But for larger, more strategic endeavors, the scope of your evaluation likely transcends the supplier’s current capabilities. Indeed, your looking to …

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7 Ways to Create Effective RFPs to Attract the Best Proposals

A great RFP attracts great proposals

For business-savvy organizations, requests for proposal (RFPs) aren’t just simple procurement tactics. To them, each RFP represents an opportunity to drive value by engaging both future partners and stakeholders. Writing a strong, clear RFP is a key driver to bring in excellent proposals that ultimately lead to strong vendor relationships. Conceptually, it’s simply. Great RFP …

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3 Enterprise Purchases That Use a Complex Procurement Process

Complex Purchase Processes

Not all procurement processes are equal. That’s because buying a pallet of printing paper is a very different purchase from purchasing a new server network for your entire corporation. In general, the more stakeholders, technical challenges, and moving parts a purchase has, the more complicated it will be. There is an interplay with sourcing and …

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