24.14 Evaluation and scoring of proposals

24.14.2 Scoring proposals

The evaluation and scoring of proposals for most IT procurement projects involves the following steps:

  • ET member individual scoring
  • consensus meeting(s)
  • preparing the short list of suppliers
  • demonstrations/testing/site
  • Visits/presentations by short list suppliers
  • in-depth evaluation of short listed proposals
  • identify top contenders
  • conduct negotiations with top contenders
  • perform total solution cost reasonableness analysis