Choosing an OSS

Choosing the Right OSS Products for Your Needs

This course takes you on a step-by-step guide on how to select a new OSS product to meet your needs.

The course takes you through the following key product selection steps:

  1. Preparing an OSS product selection process that suits your needs
  2. Identifying your key requirements (organisational, functional, technical, deliverables) from your proposed OSS
  3. Identifying key stakeholders
  4. Undertaking a current state and gap analysis
  5. Preparing an Expression of Interest (EOI), Request for Information (RFI) and/or Request for Proposal (RFP)
  6. Evaluating OSS product capabilities versus key requirements
  7. OSS product short-listing techniques
  8. Preparing for product demonstrations
  9. Undertaking a Proof of Concept (PoC) trial
  10. Final evaluations
  11. Contract negotiation recommendations

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