|Understanding Enterprise RFP Requirements: Reliability, Uptime, and Performance SLAs
The central document that outlines the reliability, uptime, and performance of the technology services is the Service Level Agreement (SLA) which lays out the service level provided as well as how the services are measured and what the remedies are should the service levels not be met.
|Understanding Enterprise RFP Requirements: Security – Access Control and Authentication
Beyond basic username and password credentials, the RFP is likely to ask for one or more of several other authentication arrangements or methods, including methods that allow nuanced access and considerations that tie spend management or purchasing permissions to user authentication.
|Understanding Enterprise RFP Requirements: Security – Payment Processing
Payment card data not only poses the risk of identifying an individual, but also sensitive financial, transactional, and bank information that can be directly leveraged for fraud.
|Understanding Enterprise RFP Requirements: Security – Sensitive Data and Consumer Privacy
This installment of our RFPs & Rising Technology Demands series examines sensitive data and consumer privacy, including PII, cardholder data and consumer privacy laws that are often cited in RFPs seeking digital commerce.
|Understanding Enterprise RFP Requirements: Security
This installment in our RFPs and Rising Technology Demands series provides an overview of security requirements, terms, policies, procedures, standards, frameworks, and more often found in RFPs.
|Understanding Enterprise RFP Requirements: Cost Centers
In any arrangement of dedicated spend and purchasing, there are likely to be requirements about how much spend is allotted, how it’s tracked, how limits are enforced and how it’s invoiced. RFPs often call for cost center functionality.
|Understanding Enterprise RFP Requirements: Company Stores
RFPs for company stores are likely to feature a number of requirements concerning visibility, budget control, payment processing, security, who has access to which portions of the site, and how or how fast orders are fulfilled.
|Understanding Enterprise RFP Requirements: PunchOut Eprocurement Integration
Like a Request for Proposal itself, PunchOut integration usually presents a lucrative opportunity. Also just like an RFP, understanding and implementing the technology can be daunting.
|When it Comes to RFPs, Find a Technology Partner: Lose the Dread and Win the Opportunity
While Requests for Proposal present potentially lucrative opportunities, they can also be daunting. The issuer wants an Amazon-like experience. That requires technology that most companies don't have in house.