Published on October 17, 2015
For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com CheckPoint: RFP Analysis • Resources: pp. 2-8 and 47-76 in Technical Writing: Process and Product (5th ed.), “Clark County: Requests for Proposals,” “Writing Specifications,” and “Writing a Good RFP” • Due Date: Day 5 [Individual] forum • Review Clark County: Requests for Proposals located at: http://www.mrsc.org/RFPs/C52rfpweb.pdf • Consider the purpose and components of the sample RFP. • Use the information in the sample RFP to address the following: o Review the “Purpose” section of the RFP. In two to three sentences, describe the reason behind the Web development project. What does the county want to achieve? o What is the tone of the RFP? How might it differ from the tone in an RFP created by a nongovernmental agency? (Tone refers to a writer’s attitude toward the subject matter and readers.) o List three other requirements that the county has included on its “wish list” for the site development. (Refer to Attachment A-Part II: Project Description section) o What are the RFP submitting requirements? How is the respondent’s ability to meet these requirements important to the county’s decision? (Refer to the “Schedule” section.) o Do you think the county’s needs are clearly and concisely communicated in the specifications outlined in the RFP for respondents? Explain your reasoning.