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and Outsourcing: Best Practices”, offered by Management Solutions
Common Evaluation Criteria for
fit. The extent to which the
satisfactorily addresses the statement of work provided
capability. The extent to which the
expected to acquire—the
and/or skills required to successfully accomplish the work.
independence. The extent to which the
supplier is perceived
as having the ability to drive to a successful project outcome with
monitoring, support, or intervention.
approach. The extent to which the
choice of technologies, technical approach, methodologies, tools, and
techniques are expected to result in a successful technical outcome.
capacity. The supplier’s ability to
financial resources needed to keep the project moving ahead without delay.
stability. The likelihood that the supplier
remain solvent (continue
entire life of the agreement.
capability. Assesses the supplier’s
accommodate potential growth in demands, changes in volume, or
Adaptability. Assesses the flexibility
and willingness of
the supplier to accommodate changes with minimum penalties or premiums.
support. The extent to which (and
the quality with
which) the supplier is able to provide service, maintenance, or other
support after the initial contract has been closed out.
industry experience. The extent to which the
supplier can verify
that they have done previous, similar work and were able to achieve
Familiarity/Compatibility. The specific knowledge
that a supplier has
with respect to the host’s procedural customs and standards, and the
willingness to work within the resulting limitations and/or performance
References. The extent to which the
supplier can identify
parties willing to vouch for their capabilities and/or results.