You can use this Acquisition Plan template (16 pages MS Word and 3 MS Excel spreadsheets) when managing software projects that involve acquiring software and bringing products and services in-house. An Acquisition Plan also help you plan how you to take possession of a business, service or software that you plan to acquire, for example, during a merge or when partnering with another software company.
Use this Acquisition Plan template to:
- Manage the acquisition of hardware, software, and services
- Define key acquisition dates; identify hardware and software specifications
- Prepare an approach to contract management
- Ensure the availability of funding; provide Evaluation personnel with data for evaluating proposals
- Ensure that vendors have adequate data for preparing bids