Procurement

Technology RFP Response Writing Strategies

The Technology RFP Response Writing Challenge In this era of fierce competition among cloud and Software as a Service (SaaS) providers, and digital consulting firms, the decision to pursue public or private sector RFPs is one which you shouldn’t  take lightly. Much like in a game of high-stakes poker, business executives need to decide whether [...]

By |July 5th, 2018|Procurement, RFP, RFP Writing|0 Comments

The Differences Between RFP, RFI, RFQ, and RFT

People have lots of questions about Request for Proposals or RFP. It is the Supply Management marketing term for seeking respondents for sales opportunities. It can be understood in two ways: Generic: An RFP is a document or package that the issuer circulates to invite respondents to provide a sought product or service. Specific: An [...]

RFI vs RFP

When should you issue an RFI vs RFP? So, your organization is looking for a solution or services to meet a set of business requirements, but where do you start? How do you know which companies would be able to meet your requirements, or which companies have done this type of work before? You could [...]

By |June 12th, 2018|Government Proposals, Procurement, RFP, RFP Writing|0 Comments

The Value of Responding to an RFI

  The Value of Responding to an RFI: Our RFP Response team has noticed an increasing trend in the formal Request for Proposal process. They are getting more and more requests to help vendors respond to RFI’s (Request for Information). Why the increasing trend to RFI’s when the normal trend has always been to RFP’s [...]

How to Improve RFP Response Success

Are You Tracking Lessons Learned To Help Improve RFP Response Success? I have been involved in RFP and Proposal responses as part of teams for many years. Many of these have been through the formal and competitive RFP process. Each project presented lessons learned. Even non-winning proposals have been a source of valuable feedback. When [...]

Did you add Reference Letters to your RFP Response?

Help Your RFP Response Stand Out By Using Reference Letters You read the RFP issued and you provided the mandatory two relevant references with contact information in your response. Is that enough? Most organizations responding to RFPs think that this will do. After all, it’s what the issuer asked for. But to stand out in [...]

Can you really write an effective RFP response for my Industry?

  Boardroom Metrics provides RFP Consulting and Outsource Response Writing expertise to clients of all types in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Europe.   We’re sometimes asked: Can you really create an effective RFP response, even if you’re not experienced in my industry? It’s a very understandable question. And the short answer is: Yes! We've done [...]

6 Reasons Why we can create RFP responses for your Industry

Every day I am asked how we can create winning RFP responses without being an expert in your industry? Here are my top 6 reasons of how we can navigate the complex bidding process and help your response team.     This is what we do every day! Our team’s core business is to prepare [...]

By |January 11th, 2016|Business Development, Procurement, RFP|0 Comments