Why are RFP’s so long?

August 13, 2009

A problem we find consistently with CMS selection and procurement is the desire to include as much content as possible into RFP’s, these documents are usually over 40 pages and make a daunting tasks for vendors and suppliers to read through and respond as well increasing the (already busy) workload of the procurement team tasked with authoring and reviewing it.

Janus Boye in a blog post presents some of the reasons why RFP’s might be so long

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