You may know that in SRM bidding evaluation, purchasers have the option to evaluate the same bid separately (technical and price).
This is part of the Two-Envelope RFx response processing available in the Public Sector (PPS) business function in SRM.
Some customers does not want to have the below standard design in SRM, hence the reason behind this blog is to give an alternative to modify this process.
The standard SRM delivers the below process:
Bid Floor admin initiates the Technical Bid Response opening process (All Technical users receives notification to open Technical RFx)
Once Technical RFx Response opening process is done, Technical Evaluators receive email
Based on the Evaluation Comments, Purchaser may accepts/rejects the Technical Responses at this time (In this example, NO ACTION is done)
Bid Floor Admin initiates the Price Response opening process
All price users receives notification and price opening process is done
At this time here, system allows to perform actions like below:
Price bid opening comparison is possible before technical evaluation result
Follow on document (PO/Contract) is possible to create