Planning and Analysis

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Planning and Market Analysis

Critical to achieving outcomes, planning and market analysis is focused on engagement with customers in their annual planning process, early engagement with both customers and markets during requirements planning, clear articulation of goals and objectives, and development of procurement / acquisition strategies that will lead to desired outcomes.

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In this brief tutorial,   DeltaBid   illustrates three useful d ata cuts to support your broader supply market analysis efforts. Public Spend Forum has a broader set of key principles around conducting supply market analysis, as well as training ...
This case study provides an example of developing print requirements by first confirming the underlying organizational need. Further, the case study underscores confirming what the market is able to offer prior to establishing a bid/tender/RFP strategy. ...
This article presents helpful tips and perspectives on conducting market analyses.   Add these tips to your tool box for conducting market analyses – specific tips covered include: supplier market analysis, demand analysis, supplier interviews, and spend ...
This article focuses on the actual gathering of requirements as part of requirements development and writing. While not written with a procurement context specifically in mind, it does provide helpful tips on gathering requirements. In addition to the ...
This article provides a very brief overview about specifications – what are they, what are the different major types of specifications, and an outlined set of tips on writing specifications. Full Report: NIGP Image Courtesy of Geralt
This article on writing requirements is from the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE). Writing requirements is an important part of the trade they represent. In this article, INCOSE shares their perspectives on writing good requirements, ...
The Government of South Australia shares their guidelines for conducting in-depth and rigorous market analyses. Organizations often conduct basic “market research” or gather up some “market intelligence”, but without conducting rigorous and practical ...
This report begins with an in depth discussion on suppler relationship management (SRM) best practices with an emphasis on early engagement and supplier development. The majority of the report is focused on a robust case study of current SRM practices ...
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This case study report was  developed by the authors and contributors to serve as a reference for practitioners focused ...
This research paper by NASPO provides a robust discussion  of E-procurement systems. Of  particular interest  in this ...
In this case study, The Centre for Public Impact describes how the Government of Singapore Ministry of Finance (MOF) planned ...

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