As we enter a new year and companies look for ways to improve their processes, there is no better time to review your templates and approaches to your vendor selection and RFP processes. Below are nine techniques to improve your RFP preparation and RFP execution processes.
Pre-RFP process improvements
1. Strive to Improve your RFP preparations by classifying your teams into influencers, reviewers, and decision-makers
If you’re a large, global and/or decentralized organization today, you run the risk of too many “cooks in the kitchen” when it comes to those that participate in your RFP process and at what extents. Setting clear roles and responsibilities up front for who provides input to your RFP and feedback on responses, who scores proposal responses pre- and post-orals, and who will make the final decision in the vendor selection, will help set expectations as you begin to execute your RFP process.
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Source: IT Strategy