11.6 Key steps and milestones of IT procurement planning

11.6.0 Key steps and milestones of IT procurement planning

For a full discussion on the principles and background of complex IT solution procurements, technical and functional requirements definition, evaluation guidelines, etc., refer to Chapter 24 - Requests for Proposals and Competitive Negotiations of this manual, Requests for Proposals. For the purpose of this chapter, however, the high-level key steps in developing a thorough IT procurement plan are shown in subsections 11.6.1 through 11.6.4 below.