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Business Process Outsourcing - Accounts Payable

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   This Ready-to-Use RFP Master with over 727 CRITERIA is focused on selecting accounts payable BPO service company, and provides capabilities that go far beyond those of a traditional RFP template limited to asking vendors simple Yes/No questions about accounts payable features. Specialized for use in complex information system environments, this RFP Master collects information from vendors about all aspects of the accounts payable BPO such as:

Service Provider Background Project Management Criteria Certifications
Business Process Analysis Current State Assessment Process Reengineering
Client Web Interface Transition Planning Implementation
Accounts Payable Transaction AP Inquiry Functions AP Payment Processing
Payment Processing Payment by Check ACH Payments
Purchase Order Processing PO Monitoring Functions Document Capture
Requisition Processing Requisition Management Functions Service Level Requirements
Service Level Agreement (SLA) Overall Security Business Continuity Needs
User Training & Support Cost Structure Many More...

This RFP presents detailed questions about accounts payable and security. Actual screens and questions from this RFP are shown below to illustrate how it enables you to easily collect the unique metrics needed to successfully identify, acquire, and implement the workflow solution best suited to your company's needs.

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    SAVE WEEKS, even MONTHS OF TIME by using thousands of professionally written BPO RFP statements & questions to communicate your BPO - accounts payable company service requirements quickly and accurately. No need to re-invent the wheel. View typical RFP Table of Contents.
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    IDENTIFY Feature AVAILABILITY & DELIVERABILITY. Unlike other Accounts Payable BPO RFPs, Infotivity RFP Masters automatically collect the information needed to identify BOTH the AVAILABILITY of business process outsourcing service features, and their DELIVERABILITY, i.e., HOW those features will be delivered. Each Accounts Payable BPO RFP Master includes a Feature Support Matrix (FSM) to automatically capture this information, which can be used to create very accurate and reliable BPO system implementation schedules. View samples here.
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    Determine RISK and SUPPORTABILITY. Accounts Payable BPO RFP Masters automatically evaluate vendor response data collected to quantitatively determine the SUPPORTABILITY INDEX of each proposed business process outsourcing service. This index ranks the potential support problems inherent in each proposal. Accurately compare the amount of ongoing support needed to keep each proposed BPO service up and running. Measure the true impact of each service on your business over the long term.  View sample here.
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    VENDOR RESPONSE VALIDATION saves time and effort, and reduces errors, when evaluating company service for account payable proposals. View example here.
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    "APPLES-to-APPLES" COMPARISON of vendor RFP responses (proposals) is assured by extensive use of quantitative RFP questions and full vendor response validation. Compare proposed BPO company service features side-by-side faster and more accurately with the fully automated Color Comparison Chart matrix included with this account payable bpo RFP at no extra charge. View a typical comparison here.
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    AUTOMATED WEIGHTED GRADE POINT SCORING is a quantitative measure of how well a proposed business process outsourcing matches up to your business priorities. This graph compares the overall total scores for each proposed bpo service for accounts payable. This Score is based on all vendor responses except Pricing and Vendor Background. View sample 3-D Bar Chart comparison here.

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Accounts Payable - Business Process Outsourcing Service Features

      727 of pre-defined accounts payable BPO RFP criteria ensure no important business requirements or features "slip through the cracks".  All are in a quantitative format that guarantees BPO company responses will be meaningful, consistent, and easy to compare. All questions are professionally prepared by application specialists to address BOTH the STANDARD features and EXCEPTION CASE software functions required.


      Identify business process outsourcing service Features Availability

      Unlike other accounts payable - BPO RFP that try (and fail) to gather useful solutions data about complex business process outsourcing company features, BPO RFP Masters for accounts payable are not constrained to the use of summary-level "Yes" or "No" answers. This RFP Master uses a Feature Support Matrix (FSM) that identify feature AVAILABILITY Method. This RFP Master function is useful during both the business process outsourcing selection AND the service implementation phases of large projects because it enables effective Earned Value Management through detailed cross-referencing of usable service functionality and invoicing.


      Determine the Risk & Supportability of Proposed

BPO Solutions

      Unlike other accounts payable - BPO RFP, an BPO RFP Master for accounts payable can illustrate potential support problems (and risk) inherent in BPO service proposals. The Feature Support Matrix (FSM) used in each RFP Master categorizes the inherent risk posed for each criteria, and uses that information to calculate the SUPPORTABILITY INDEX for each BPO service RFP response. For example, a feature delivered "out of the box" FULLY SUPPORTED is less risky than one delivered through custom programming, even if the programming is free. This accounts payable - BPO RFP Master function is useful during both the service selection AND the implementation phases of a large business process outsourcing because it enables effective Earned Value Management through detailed cross-referencing of usable functionality and invoicing.


      Weighted Grade Score Graph

      Compares the Weighted Grade Point Score calculated for each proposed accounts payable - business process outsourcing system. This is calculated as follows: The vendor response to each RFP question is assigned an unweighted "raw" score. This raw score is then multiplied by the weight factor you entered previously (default = 1) for that RFP question to calculate the weighted score for each response. All of these individual scores are then totaled for use in this comparison. This score is essentially a measure of how well a accounts payable - business process outsourcing system fits your business and software needs, prioritized by the weight (importance level) you assigned to each question in the RFP. In essence, this score measures the SUITABILITY of each proposed account payable - BPO to your overall requirements. . NOTE this score measures just functionality, and does not include any measure of vendor background, expertise, support, or programming ability.


      Color-Coded, "Apples-to-Apples" Comparison of Proposed Systems

Accounts Payable - BPO Service Comparison

      These comparison matrices automatically change vendor response cell background color to GREEN, YELLOW, or RED, to reflect how favorable each response is to your needs! Compared to the tedious task of reviewing hundreds of mono-color Yes/No answers, these colored responses allow problem areas to be spotted more easily, and risk assessment is made much more accurate. All required response comparison matrices are included and ready-to-use! Quickly and easily compare accounts payable - business process outsourcing proposals side-by-side, feature by feature, in detailed comparisons you control! Keep your project on-schedule and under-budget.


      Vendor Response Input Validation.

      Accounts payable outsourcing company must answer each RFP question by choosing from a pre-defined list of possible responses. See below for an example of this drop-down list. This forces all companies to respond to each business process outsourcing service question in a consistent, standard manner. Eliminates the days of time typically wasted trying to compare the inconsistent or incomplete vendor responses obtained by using traditional, non-quantitative RFP questions! Ensures RFP response proposals are easy to compare and evaluate!


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