Having a resilient RFP document is the first step for larger undertakings. In every case, including mid-sized initiatives, it is still important to reliably select the right Vendor. R&P has a proven track record on selecting Vendors for our clients that are not only cost-effective but also support the business long-term with their strategic fit.


Situation

You plan a major project, such as an ERP implementation, a larger-scale IT Infrastructure project, implementing a unified communication system or another major IT Initiative. You have prepared a technical specification document but are not sure if it is complete. You want a system that addresses the need but further fits into your overall business and ICT strategy. You may hold an RFP in hand that was developed together with R&P.


Solution

In each case a structured process to engage internal key staff and external vendors is the solution. Adding our experience in many similar projects will help us together distilling the right expectations, fitting criteria and a clear goal of the exercise. Once submissions are in, our consultant will review together with you and analyze thoroughly. Afterwards we go through several iterations with the short-listed vendors with you to finally extract the last 2 or 3 for you to decide.


Benefit

Not only can you be assured of getting the ideal supplier for your need but we add our experience and sharpened expertise gained over the years. This expresses itself in the selection not only fitting the gap but also addressing your productivity improvement requirements as well as strategic goals and objectives stretching beyond the scope of the original initiative.

Problems never cease to crop up. New business environments bring about new situations. Solving those puzzles can bring about a critical competitive edge. Midsize and large organizations face a constant stream of challenges in connection with their top- ("how to drive sales") and bottom-line ("how to save on cost") leading to the same outcome: Improved profitability!


Situation

A new situation or opportunity arises:

  • You want to understand the impact of this on your current business
  • You have immediate concerns, such as the competition might leverage this against your position in the market
  • You want to establish a forward-looking environment, harnessing the benefits this may bring about
  • You need to be more effective in order to be able to compete healthily

Solution

The past has shown multiple ways on how analyzing one's position and processes, observing technology development and implementing change has helped being more successful in the market place. Where there is no simple solution, having experienced multiple cycles in Information Technology paired with best practices and best governance principle allows us at R&P to extrapolate possible impacts and devise promising solutions in an ever-changing environment.


Benefit

There is a multitude of proverbs addressing the fact that there is an early movers' advantage. However, being first sometimes does not pay off. Having adopted a 'Fast Follower' mentality in principal has helped R&P generating tangible benefits for our clients through observing successful formulas. Measurable outcomes in projects adopting new technologies or new governance models has helped our clients reap tangible benefits.

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