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That’s No Ordinary RFI-Why BPM and the TEC RFI Are So Important to Your Software Selection Project
If you’re currently involved with your company’s software selection and implementation project, then I’m sure you can appreciate how difficult this process is

what are rfp rfi  custom functionality and prioritizing what features and functions are important to your business), it’s time to go after some vendors to see what they have to offer and how well they can support your business processes. Sending your prioritized RFI to a long list of vendors and gathering their responses could take several months. Do you have that kind of time? Probably not. TEC has developed a structured methodology that, within a complex selection project, narrows down the list of potential vendors to

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