What is an RFP How is it different from an RFI A Request for Proposal RFP is

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6. What is an RFP? How is it different from an RFI? A Request for Proposal (RFP) is used when you know you have a problem but don’t know how you want to solve it. This is the most formal of the “Request for” processes and has strict procurement rules for content, timeline and vendor responses. The appendices in the Guide to Successful Software Acquisition <link> provide templates for this approach. Different from RFP, Request for Information (RFI) is used when you think you know what you want but need more information from the vendors. It will typically be followed by an RFQ or RFP. 7. Suppose you are leading a project that will implement a new course enrollment system for City College of San Jose. You are thinking about either using a packaged course-enrollment application or outsourcing the job to an external consultant. Create an outline for an RFP to which interested vendors and consultants could respond. The course enrollment system which will handle roughly 5000 student registration request via a web application. It must have adequate security measures while still remaining intuitive for use 8. Suppose you when your friends are starting a small business painting houses in the summertime. You need to buy a software
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  • Burkhard,Richard
  • Modules, Requirements analysis, Request for proposal, request for information, Request for tender

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