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Selection Management: For Systems and Services by Jacquie Wakeford

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CHAPTER 1: OVERALL PROCESS

Before we get into the details of each stage, it’s useful to understand the whole process, so you can see how it all fits together. This will also aid you in planning the selection activities; a number of people are likely to be involved and they will all need advance notice of what’s expected, so that they can plan their diaries accordingly.

In this chapter, we will look at:

  • stages in the process
  • what documentation you may produce
  • how the process can fit with your project management methodology.

Stages in the process

The overall ‘vanilla’ process looks like this (see Figure 1) (bearing in mind that the various stages will often need to be tailored to meet your specific needs and situation):

Figure 1: Overall process ...

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