To users

Benefits include:

  • Improved costing for grant applications when operating and end-of-life disposal costs are considered
  • Users define their own requirements to ensure that the technical specification is correct
  • Other aspects of the requirement are considered such as qualitative and sustainability issues and are taken into account planning and making the procurement decision 
  • See clearly how their input is incorporated into decision making
  • The decision process is completed in a structured, transparent and, if required, auditable way
  • Make better use of their time by delegating parts of the selection process to others
  • End up with an acquisition or service that meets their needs, and which they might not otherwise have considered