1/ Preparing for procurement
How to precisely determine the client’s requirements while leaving sufficient leeway to future designers?
What are the appropriate development and roll-out plans?
How to select a supplier?
2/ Assessing the proposals
How to compare different proposals against criteria which really matter to the end buyer?
How to analyse the value of potential sources of extra costs?
4/ Qualification and roll-out
How to make sure that the test plan is all-inclusive?
How and when to grant waivers?
How to avoid issues at commissioning time?