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Federal Procurement Essentials: Sealed Bidding
Selling to the government can bring new life to contract winners, particularly small and medium businesses. In fact, organizations that understand and leverage federal acquisition methods and processes can grow from scratch to a profitable bottom line, whatever their size.
: bidding, relying on competitive bids (also called sealed bids ), submitted in response to an invitation for bids (IFB) Contracting by negotiation, relying on competitive proposals in response to a request for proposals (RFP) Simplified acquisitions, relying on quotations in response to a request for quotation (RFQ) The category of simplified acquisitions is reserved for small acquisitions (FAR Part 2.101 defines this as less than $100,000 [USD]). Contracting by negotiation is reserved for acquisitions
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SAP and BackWeb Announce Strategic Alliance To Bring New Push Technology to mySAP.com™ Marketplace For Complex RFPs and RFQs.
: SAP Starts Pushing – “Politely” SAP Starts Pushing – “Politely” A. Turner - April 4, 2000 Read Comments Event Summary SAP AG (NYSE ADR: SAP), and BackWeb Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: BWEB), a provider of push technology for e-business solutions, announced an alliance making BackWeb s patented Polite push technology an underlying component of the mySAP.com Marketplace from SAP. As part of the solution, SAP is working with BackWeb to provide a push platform for its popular mySAP.com
: Bitam’s Artus solution offers access to company information from one or multiple data sources, and includes access to management dashboards that monitor daily performance and carry out analyses.
You Say RFI, I Say Riffy: Why You and Your Vendor Need to Speak the Same Language » The TEC Blog
You Say RFI, I Say Riffy: Why You and Your Vendor Need to Speak the Same Language » The TEC Blog TEC Blog TEC Home About TEC Contact Us About the Bloggers Follow TEC on Twitter RSS Discussing Enterprise Software and Selection --> Fast, Accurate Software Evaluations TEC helps enterprises evaluate and select software solutions that meet their exacting needs by empowering purchasers with the tools, research, and expertise to make an ideal decision. Your software
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New Dimensions in EC and SCM Part 4: Using E-Procurement to Leverage Volume
A straightforward way to drive prices down and obtain increased supplier attention is to leverage total purchasing volume through Internet-based auctions. This part addresses the implications of using e-procurement to Leverage Volume, including leveraging volume through outsourcing.
: submitted over 700 competing bids during the course of the auction, and the client saved about 18% versus its prior cost level. Anyone who has participated in an auction for antiques or art or other merchandise knows that the environment can become emotionally charged and that bidding sometimes exceeds rational or sustainable levels. While significant improvements in price can be obtained, buyers need to be careful since it doesn t do any good to accept a low bid submitted online by a supplier only to
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respect to government ERP bids we are involved in some of these but are also open to discuss with you on specifics. please do not hesitate to contact us. Regards Ayo Ayo on 30 August, 2010 at 6:48 am # To answer the following question, IFS has modules in accounting and finance and also HR. the key selling value add is a “project-centric”approach to ERP. hari on 10 September, 2010 at 12:54 am # Hows IFS for steel and metal manufacturing? Is there any office in South Asia? * Name: * E-mail (private) :
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Software Evaluation and Software Selection
Organizations are surrounded by ambiguity when making their implementation decisions. Accurate and relevant criteria that are properly weighed against an enterprise’s needs, what-if scenarios, and supporting graphics and reports are essential when making a software selection.
: solutions, and from there, bids are placed, and a decision is made. Unfortunately, throughout this process, the selection teams face a number of difficulties in their projects. First, because of the great appreciation on product functionality and product technology requirements, other criteria that can determine the eventual success or failure of a new system are left out. For example, vendor corporate strategy; service and support capabilities; financial viability; cost and qualitative measures with
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responding to the right bids and winning business are more important processes than ever. With this upcoming release, GovWin will manage the complete business development lifecycle, from opportunity identification and management, to contract award. The product follows this specialized sales lifecycle from gathering and tracking competitive, market and human intelligence to opportunity identification and management, pursuit decision management (bid/no bid), capture planning and proposal management. The
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Zooming into an Inventory Free Flow
FreeFlow, a provider of business services with a patented technology, aims to help companies improve product life cycle profitability by providing a unique, online auction platform where companies can reduce their at-risk and excess inventory.
: price. All target price bids are answered within twenty-four hours. If multiple bids for the same inventory are received within a twenty-four-hour period, the strategic partner (that is, the seller or manufacturer) will ultimately either allocate the inventory to the highest bid or to the oldest bid if all bids are equal. Once a bid is accepted, the successful bidding member will be contacted, and upon receipt of a purchase order (PO) and payment, the inventory will be dispatched from the strategic
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soliciting and evaluating complex bids beyond the mere price factor. Its sourcing optimization technology includes non-price factor scoring and total-cost-of-ownership (TCO) modeling, among many other features. Emptoris Background Since its founding, based on the market success of its solutions the company has grown steadily (and sometimes dramatically) both through organic growth and acquisition. Key footprint-expanding acquisitions have included diCarta , the contract management provider, in
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Microsoft Business Network (MBN)--Coming of Age?Part Two: Market Impact
Microsoft Business Network (MBN) has the potential to deliver the never really (or hardly ever) realized benefits of early dot-com era Internet trading exchanges or networks that could reasonably and effectively link customers to their trading partners.
: and proposals (RFQ/P), conduct bids and reverse auctions, etc., see The Hidden Gems of the Enterprise Application Space ). To do these things effectively, they require a consistent method to capture transactional data for all suppliers and monitor and track supplier performance, which cannot be achieved with antiquated paper processes, but rather in an institutionalized electronic manner, where MBN too seems to fit the bill. This concludes Part Two of a four-part note. Part One detailed recent events.
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