Stories by David Whitinger

Using RFIs Effectively

The Request for Information (RFI) should be an integral part of your "procurement tool-box". However, the RFI is often overlooked and underutilized because it is misunderstood. Many confuse the purpose, use and intent of the RFI with the more popular Request for Proposal (RFP). Failing to recognize when an RFI is the more appropriate procurement tool can lead to confused deals and results that do not meet expectations.