Outline the key steps in the systems acquisition process

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Key steps in the systems acquisition process
 Identify the key features of the system
 Estimate volume and future growth
Specify any hardware constraints
 Prepare an ITT/ a request for proposal or quotation
 Contact potential vendors
 Assess vendor responses
 Choose vendor (s)
 Contract signing (service level agreed
Steps in Evaluation and Purchase of Computer Hardware and Software

A- Feasibility Document
B- Hardware and software Requirement
C- Request for Proposal
D- Proposals
E- Accepted proposals
F- Purchase Order
(Source: Hicks, James Information Systems for Managers pg 497)

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