Assess the ROI on Buy vs. Build 

Olive software eliminates the manual and time-consuming tasks from the RFP / Solution Evaluation processes, offering a Build vs. Buy evaluation. Enterprises can use Olive cross-functionally to evaluate business needs collaboratively and understand whether there is more value in building a software solution or choosing something off the shelf. 

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Software Build vs. Buy Matrix Report

Olive Automates the calculation and provides you with a downloadable report that you can share with executive management.

User-defined Requirement Responses

Using the “user-defined responses’ feature, Olive customers will be able to provide potential response options that will help them make buy vs. build decisions. When this decision is made, you can then continue the project to select the right service providers or solutions.

Olive features, such as standard requirement response options, automatically calculate the overall match for a solution/service provider based on the response selected.

Transparency on Olive platform: Changes and scores logged, Criteria Library
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Searching for Software Vendors with a Team

Vote, work together and collaborate with your team. 

Vendor selection is difficult, both internally with your own team – gathering requirements and aligning internally – and externally with vendors. Typically, organizations rely on spreadsheets, word docs, email and endless meetings to manage innovation. With Olive, you collaborate on these tasks in the platform.

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Traditional RFI vs. Olive

With a typical RFI, you send out a spreadsheet or document to a few vendors and hope for responses. With Olive, you can invite as many vendors as you want directly into the project. As they respond to your requirements and answer questions, you see the results and how well they score against your requirements and needs in real-time.

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Create and Reuse Project Templates

Automate your process with repeatable project templates. Easily create & reuse project templates. Preload with initial discovery questions, functional requirements, non-functional requirements, and surveys. Vendor details and responses will be saved in your data for future projects, saving time and resources. Olive ensures that any work you do and all the information you collect from stakeholders and vendors is reusable.

Kong Knocks Months off HR Solution Selection with Olive

Learn how Olive has helped the HR team at Kong streamline their HR technology selection process and enhance the company's digital transformation. Kong, an API service management company, uses Olive to improve the HR solution selection process. Olive's technology evaluation platform was used to collect and organize their requirements in collaboration with key organizational stakeholders. Using Olive, Kong reduced the requirements gathering process time from 2-3 months to 2 weeks.
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