Outsourcing and Vendor Selection Guide
From James Bucki, former About.com Guide
If you are considering outsourcing part of your business' operations, then you need to decide if outsourcing will be right for your business over the long term and if it fits into your company's strategic plan. This outsourcing guide is designed to help you decide by framing your decision around a definition of outsourcing, presenting advantages, disadvantages and dispelling myths.
The Successful Vendor Selection Process
The vendor selection process can be a very complicated and emotional undertaking if you don't know how to approach it from the very start. Here are the steps to help you select the right vendor for your company. This guide will show you how to analyze your business requirements, search for prospective vendors, lead the team in selecting the winning vendor and provide you with insight on contract negotiations and avoiding negotiation mistakes.
- The Successful Vendor Selection Process
- Analyze the Business Requirements
- The Vendor Search
- Request for Proposal (RFP) and Request for Quotation (RFQ)