Your company name would replace "Acme, Inc".
Introduction: Acme, Inc. is in the process of evaluating and selecting the best possible solutions for accounting and financial management. Acme is a progressive firm that makes every effort to apply best practice business and technology solutions to improve performance and deliver differentiated value.
Project Facilitation and Organization: The evaluation and selection process is being facilitated by the consulting resources within Acme, Inc. Acme has organized this project in a manner that solicited input from all levels within the firm. The evaluation, selection and implementation of an information management system that allows the sharing of data across the enterprise is supported by the Acme management team, which has specific functional expertise and is accountable for approving the requirements outlined in this request for information.
Project Objective: Acme desires a fully integrated solution for the defined requirements but recognizes that this may not be available, practical, or cost-effective from one provider. In the past, a variety of non-integrated solutions have been implemented to support the information management requirements of various business functions. The use of these applications has improved effectiveness but has not satisfied the need for information sharing between users.
Some of the specific issues that are motivating Acme to search for alternatives to the current information management system include but are not limited to:
At a minimum, Acme expects the selected solution to provide the following:
|01/10/2022||RFI Review and Demo Scripts Completed|
|03/12/2022||Final Proposals Due|
|04/21/2022||Begin Software Implementation|
Company Background: Acme was started in (???) and has grown to approximately (???) in annual revenue. Acme is headquartered in (???) and has a workforce of (???) employees. (other key company information)
Organizational Structure & Employee Breakdown:
What are you using now?
How many different systems are you utilizing and how long have you been using it?
Executive Summary: The executive summary should summarize the proposal content by describing the key elements and unique features of the proposal including a description of the implementation approach. Specifically, it should contain
RFI Section: This section of the proposal should contain responses to the following sections:
Evaluation Criteria: Acme has established criteria that will be used to evaluate each vendor’s proposal. Evaluation categories are as follows:
Demonstration: Selected vendors will be requested to provide demonstrations and customer references. Vendors will be advised of the need for such activities and arrangements will be made for mutually agreed upon dates and times.
Vendor Profile Background:
Please answer each of the following questions. If the proposed solution includes a separate organization for implementation services, please provide the answers for each entity, separately.
For the full list of functional requirements, please download the Sample RFI.