Selecting package software can have long-term benefits or long-term regrets. To avoid the latter, your approach needs to be sound, logical, and prudent. It also has to be completed in your lifetime. Read about an approach to software selection that helps an organization get to the primary objective of identifying the best software solution quicker but with the necessary due diligence.
developing effective project proposals
problem will be in developing a short list of three to five prospective vendors. This list, then, needs to be reduced to two to three finalists. Developing the list of finalists can be made by talking to existing clients, word of mouth, reputation in the marketplace, financial background checks, and, if available, request of a demo CD. Critical to issuing the proposal, in addition to the actual RFP, is the establishment of key compliance dates, to include: Vendors' conference, date specific Proposal