Engaging for Success
Edge is committed to actively engaging EdgeMarket participants in the EdgeMarket procurement process so that new and essential solutions and services are identified, acquired and made available in the most timely and cost-effective manner possible.
EdgeCon 2021 Session: EdgeMarket Working Together, Working For You
View our EdgeCon presentation to see how Edge enables our members and co-op participants to help plan EdgeMarket procurements and participate in individual procurement projects:
Facilitated by DecisionDirector®
Edge utilizes DecisionDirector®, the planning and procurement platform from Advantiv Solutions, to make participating in EdgeMarket procurement activities fast, easy and effective.
Ways to Participate
With each procurement project, Edge encourages several ways to participate, including:
|Project Formation||Determining the need, scope, approach and priority for the procurement|
|Requirements Gathering||Capturing, reviewing and prioritizing general and detailed requirements|
|Bid Evaluation||Reviewing and rating key elements of the bidder's proposals|
|Orals/Demonstration Evaluations||Participating in and rating interactive sessions with the selected bidders|
|Reference Check Evaluations||Interviewing references and rating each|
|Vendor and Solution Feedback||Rating the vendor and solution after sale and implementation|
For a more complete view of procurement and due diligence activities, see DecisionDirector® Plan2Procure and Collaborative Due Diligence with DecisionDirector®.
For More Information
Dan Miller, Director of EdgeMarket, firstname.lastname@example.org, 480.258.9665