As we stated at the beginning of this series, an RFP creates a clear historical reference to what a client and a vendor thought was needed at a point in time. Since the investment may be put on hold and then have to be re-started at a later date in time, an RFP provides a viable means of going back to the key vendors without losing too much time or money. An RFP, combined with a detailed statement of work, provides a clearer way to hold client and vendor staff accountable for
By establishing a business‐led PMO and aligning IT efforts to business objectives, Mountain West Farm Bureau re‐oriented its modernization effort and implemented five new systems within 18 months. Click here to read the rest of the article.
What Do You Think? _____________________________________________________________________________ Risky Business Insurers have always been eager to hand out risk management advice to their customers. Managing risk, after all, is the true definition of insurance. Carriers haven’t always applied the same sense of caution to their own operations—particularly the IT department—where failed projects, aging technology, and a shortage of talented technologists have plagued operation