Non-Numerical RFP Evaluations

Siefken, Robert
April 2004
Government Procurement;Apr2004, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p20
The article discusses about evaluation of the Request for Proposal (RFP) and selecting a winner. While a numerical rating system may be used to assist the evaluation committee in selecting the competitive range and making an award decision, the award decision ultimately is a business decision that will reflect an integrated assessment of the relative merits of the proposals using the factors and their relative weights disclosed in the RFP. The business decision requires evaluation of that vendor which provide the best deal and business.


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