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Select Payroll BPO Successfully

   This Ready-to-Use RFP Master with over 703 CRITERIA is focused on selecting business process outsourcing service company, and provides capabilities that go far beyond those of a traditional RFP limited to asking vendors simple Yes/No questions about software features. Specialized for use in complex information system environments, this RFP Master collects information from vendors about all aspects of the business process outsourcing such as:

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Service Provider Background Project Management Criteria Certifications
Business Process Analysis Current State Assessment Process Reengineering
Client Web Interface System Overview Implementation
Payroll deductions Payroll Processing 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 outsourcing payroll 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 payroll - BPO RFP statements & questions to communicate your BPO - payroll company service requirements quickly and accurately. No need to re-invent the wheel. View typical RFP Table of Contents.
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    "APPLES-to-APPLES" COMPARISON of vendor BPO RFP responses (proposals) is assured by extensive use of quantitative RFP questions and full vendor response validation. Compare proposed payroll - BPO company service features side-by-side faster and more accurately with the fully automated Color Comparison Chart matrix included with this RFP at no extra charge. View a typical comparison here.
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    IDENTIFY Feature AVAILABILITY & DELIVERABILITY. Unlike other payroll - 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 payroll - 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. payroll - 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 outsourcing proposal. Accurately compare the amount of ongoing support needed to keep each proposed payroll 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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    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 payroll BPO service. This Score is based on all outsourcing vendor responses except Pricing and Vendor Background. View sample 3-D Bar Chart comparison here.
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    VENDOR RESPONSE VALIDATION saves time and effort, and reduces errors, when evaluating service companies proposals for outsourcing payroll. View example here.
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      A Detailed & Comprehensive List of:

Payroll Business Process Outsourcing System Features

      Pre-defined payroll BPO RFP criteria ensure no important business requirements or features "slip through the cracks".  All are in a quantitative format that guarantees vendor 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 service functions required.

      Identify payroll business process outsourcing Features Availability

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

      Determine the Risk & Supportability of Proposed

BPO Solutions

      Unlike other payroll BPO RFPs, an RFP Master can illustrate potential support problems (and risk) inherent in vendor software proposals. The Feature Support Matrix (FSM) used in each payroll BPO RFP Master categorizes the inherent risk posed for each criteria, and uses that information to calculate the SUPPORTABILITY INDEX for each vendor RFP response. For example, FULLY SUPPORTED is less risky than one delivered through custom programming, even if the programming is free. This RFP Master function is useful during both the software 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 vendor invoicing.

      Weighted Grade Score Graph

      Compares the Weighted Grade Point Score calculated for each proposed payroll BPO service. 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 payroll business process outsourcing service fits your business 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 payroll business process outsourcing service to your overall payroll 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

Payroll BPO 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 payroll business process outsourcing service proposals side-by-side, feature by feature, in detailed comparisons you control! Keep your project on-schedule and under-budget.

      Vendor Response Input Validation.

      Vendors 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 vendors to respond to each payroll 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 vendor outsourcing service proposals are easy to compare and evaluate!

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