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What does the “Purpose” section of a Software Project Plan describe?

I am developing a Software Project Plan and I am referencing a template that seems to define the Purpose section as describing the purpose of the project plan, and not the purpose of the product for ...
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RFI response form asks for “Assumptions” as just a single money amount

I am surprised by the last row in this RFI response form: My project's initial fees are 1m$, recurring fees are 100k$/year, under the assumption that I provide only the software and they run it on ...
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How to justify to ask for the technologies stack of the customer application in precise manner?

In my recent project , we have to build a complete system which will work as a client for their system "server" which will consume their API. our system also have back end and front end to ...
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How could you prepare yourself for a new project proposal?

I am a high school physics teacher in Europe and hoping to write an Erasmus+ project for High Schools to deploy their cubesat (small satelitte) in orbit. This kind of project has been run several ...
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Roadmap vs vision vs proposal best practices or examples

We have been working on the high-level product planning phase for a client. We usually call it "a discovery phase". It was "sold" in a way that we will deliver "Full-featured product vision, Project ...
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Estimating the project time and cost while preparing the proposal of a project

I'm working in a medium sized company as a CTO, the business side in the company is sending an average of 5 proposals/day to be estimated in terms of working hours and cost for each proposal. In that ...
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Proposal Evaluation Criteria in RFPs

I noticed that many Request for Proposals (RFP) include a section called "Proposal Evaluation Criteria". Why is that? Because it will show the proposers how your evaluate him/her which make him focus ...
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How to Introduce A Small Project And Finish It Successfully

I'm trying to find a way to propose a project for our company, and I've never done that before, within a year of work, but have lots of plans/projects in mind to do things automatically. Sometimes, I ...
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Is there any place for the Prince 2 Mandate Document 'Quality Expectations' in an agile development?

I have been formalising our IT method. Pretty much a scrumban approach but I still need to document where each artefact and ceremony should be produced or occur. The basics are proposal feasibility ...
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Finding similar projects for cost comparison?

We're developing an application on a contract basis for an arm of a governmental organization. At the moment, we're students, and payment was slated to done using student funding avenues. However, I'...
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How to propose a project [closed]

I've been with a company for a year now, and I work closely with the company owners (its a startup). I've had an idea for a project that I want to propose, but I wasn't sure the best way to pass the ...
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Costs for estimating the tasks in a project?

Before the Planning (and initial) phase of a project, there is obviously going to be some time devoted to an analysis of the client's requirements. I know this might be hard to answer, but is this ...
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Is estimating a project without basic requirements or user stories a good idea for a fixed cost proposal?

I am currently trying to create an estimate for a software proposal. In this context, we are requesting a fixed cost amount of funds. I personally lean toward Agile development practices. I, however,...
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Database of project proposals

In academia we constantly need to write project proposals and apply for funding. Sometimes it helps to read what others have already tried or written in order to learn from them. I wonder whether ...
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What are typical legal and technical documents that you would provide with a solution as a vendor?

What typical legal and technical documents do you provide with a solution as a software vendor? Documents would be like: SLA Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions When you are responding to a ...
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Writing the perfect proposal

What strategies can I take to write a good project proposal document? So far the way I write them is that I include 3 main sections: Technical Details Delivery Items Cost Estimation My ...