Procurement can be defined as the process of acquisition of goods or services from a vendor or supplier on request from the purchaser. This involves the vicious cycle of requisitioning from the prospective buyer and the bid that is subsequently won by the buyer. In reality, procurement is a complex ball of strings especially when there is a tricky hog shave.
SharePoint procurement solution allows organizations to automate and streamline procurement. It helps in requirement analysis, streamlining of the process, in turn, saving time and money.
Don’t be surprised by the jargon that might come to mind when you hear the word procurement. This includes procurement strategy, procurement planning, procurement system, and e-procurement. All these phrases hold equal importance.
Why is procurement so complicated? procurement is a very elaborate and multi-tiered process involving not only the suppliers and end-users but also consultants, managers, accountants, bankers, and financial experts. So one may wonder how a simple solution like SharePoint 2010can solves such a complicated procedure?
SharePoint together with Microsoft Office 2010 represents the “document management 2.0” suite which is intended to give users the ability to create documents, manage them, and assign their ownership to the relevant recipients. This is the 2.0 part of the new breed of solution.
With this in mind, we have developed a simple flowchart for the procurement of procurement procedures. Be aware that this is a simple procedure and it has a basic prerequisite of the following.
The first part of the procedure is to install the software product chosen. Naturally, this requires downloading the software from the appropriate vendor’s website and then installing it. procurement is an activity that generally kicks off with the candidate submitting a request form. This is why we recommend that the software be installed and run on the local machine before submitting a request. In this way, the software vendor will establish whether the software will run on the local system or on the network.
When running the software, he can perform live demonstrations from his end, thus making it a little easier to understand the functionality. This is especially helpful if the vendor has not created a prototype for all hardware components.
Checklist to be completed.
It is highly recommended that the candidate follow these steps during his evaluation:
1. Identify requirements
The next step is to review the functional requirements raised by the vendor for the software. These functional requirements will be matched with those outlined in the specification document produced by the software vendor. A comparison of the requirements will be made and the software will be demoed at the client’s place. It is important that the candidate knows his requirements since this will decide if the software will work properly on his infrastructure.
2. Examine the structure of the software
The following point is made to ensure that the software will operate properly on the client’s architecture. Some resellers produce the software in modules or components therefore it is important that the components will function together. When reviewing the structure of the software, it is important to ensure that the components are logically grouped and sequenced as one piece of software.
3. Review the code
C MPEG is mostly used for the graphical conversions of video into MPEG. The MPEG-4 part 14, H.264, or codec factors are found in the coding language of MPEG. The conversion process requires the code to be converted into modules. The process of parsing the coding language and converting it to the MPEG format is done by the video converter. The video converter controller is responsible for the control of the individual output parameters of the video converter. The encoding settings are saved in the configuration file that is utilized by the audio and video converters.
4. Use a video capture device
Using a video capture device is the ideal method to visualize the created video. The user must provide the name of a user and a log-in password to the device. The device can be used to preview the created video before importing it.
5. Import the video
After testing the video by clicking the “output” button on the output panel, the video converter will prompt the user to import the video into a MPEG format. The user will be asked to locate the mpg movie file to be converted into MPEG. In the “options” panel, the user can set the video resolution, video bit rate, audio resolution, audio bit rate, video aspect, resolution, alpha channel, color mode, and blank screen options. After these settings, the device will output the converted video file to an output file.
6. Burn the output file
During this step, you can test the output by burning the file on a CD or DVD. If the quality meets the requirements, the user can then import the video into the respective formats.