A See requirements package. issued when an An autonomous group of people under the management of a single individual or board, that works towards common goals and objectives. is seeking a formal proposal from vendors. An See request for proposal. typically requires that the proposals be submitted following a specific A set of activities designed to accomplish a specific objective by taking one or more defined inputs and turning them into defined outputs. and using sealed bids which will be evaluated against a formal The systematic and objective assessment of a solution to determine its status and efficacy in meeting objectives over time, and to identify ways to improve the solution to better meet objectives. See also indicator; metric, monitoring. A body of methods, techniques, procedures, working concepts, and rules used to solve a problem..