Tailoring Prince2 to answer a public tender: the starting up Project Process

When BIT decided to grow in the Public Sector, it was decided to establish a dedicated public tender team.  The director of the Professional Service Business Unit of BIT is part of this team.  He convinced the team to adopt the  Prince 2 methodology for answering tenders that have an annual, expected, turnover higher than 1 million euro for year.
That’s how BIT tailored Prince 2 starting up  Project process.

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p-chart and Capability Indices: how to use them for Balanced Scorecard Measures.

In the previous post  I did my best to explain why the concept of statistical controlled process is important for the balanced scorecard measures.
In this post I wish to give a practical example of how the p-chart can be used as a “thermometer” to measure the health of a quoting  process. I will also introduce another useful tool that might be used in a controlled process: The Capability Indices.

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Analysis of a major type of public tender for IT Infrastructure: the one winner, one catalogue.

BIT decided that  is strategic to develop a balanced scorecard for each tender that has a potential value equal or major of 10 million euro.
In this post, I introduce, as a typical  example,  the tender DIGIT/R3/PO/2016/020 Data Centre Compute Solutions (DCCS) – Lot 1.
Like all tenders issued by the European Institutions, you can find all details in the TED web site. Continue reading