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RFI template for consultants – outsourced IT projects

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With our free RFI template you can be sure your client is provided with all the necessary details to best evaluate their potential IT suppliers.

A good Request For Information (RFI) will help your client evaluate potential software development partners in a more time and cost-efficient way. It will also help ensure that the chosen one can deliver the project and understands it’s business goals and requirements.

RFI is usually a replicable 3-to-5 page document that provides an executive summary of what the project to be outsourced is about, along with details on each vendor’s specific capabilities.

Among the good practices to be followed when preparing an RFI are:

  • providing relevant information about the business
  • asking precise questions or stating the needs clearly from the very start of the process
  • gathering information in a formal and structured manner that will enable easy comparisons.

How to use the RFI to check whether the potential software development partner has the competences and capabilities required to successfully deliver the project? What should be included in the RFI, to make sure that your client is provided with all the vital information? This RFI template for IT consultants is the answer to these questions and many more.

Specialised Procurement and Supply Chain Management Consultants know that preparing a good RFI is not an easy process. It is why we’ve browsed through heaps of RFIs we’ve received over the years from our clients to come up with a list of all the areas a well-written RFI should cover.

We believe this document is crucial to properly assess capabilities, experience and maturity of your client’s potential software development partners.

Download the free RFI form we’ve created for you.

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