RFP IT Related
arch for at least 3 RFP examples in the IT arena to help you create your own RFP in Part 1-B.
The websites suggested to conduct your research are
- https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html (Links to an external site.)
- Analyze the selected formal written proposal for structure, content, and unique requirements specific to the product or service being requested. Review the delivery methods, legal requirements, and other relevant points for consideration to be included as appropriate to the RFP solicitation you will be creating.
- Key sections that you should pay special attention include:
- The scope of work or scope of service
- Special requirements and qualifications to be able to bid
- RFP’s selection criteria (What is the criteria and point system use),
- RFP management process
- Contract type ( Is it Fixed Price, Cost Plus, or T&M ?) (Links to an external site.)
(NOTE: You are not responding to the RFP solicitation; you are just analyzing the most important sections to prepare you for PART 2 of the course project)
Using the RFP Analysis Template (Links to an external site.), you will write an analysis on the selected IT RFP’s from Part 1-A. You will create a document with the following information:
- Title Page
- Table of Contents
- Sections as listed below
- RFP Summary (Write a 1 page). The RFP summary is usually taken from the instructions to bidders from the requestor or the instructions to bidders or in the scope and description of work.
- Analyze the statement of work (P-SOW) found in the RFP and why it is needed. (Write 2-3 pages )
- Analyze the management plan (Write 1-2 pages)
- Analyze the selection criteria and methodology used for selecting a winner proposal. (Write 1-2 pages )
- Analyze the type of contract being used in the RFP. Is it a “fixed price” or a “cost-plus” contract, and why? (Write 1-2 paragraphs).
- Include the solicitation number, requestor’s name, RFP type, and product or service being requested, and contract award date.