Suppliers are selected using a formal evaluation.


Suppliers are selected according to approved acquirer selection policies and procedures.

Refer to the Decision Analysis and Resolution (DAR) (CMMI-DEV) process area for more information about analyzing possible decisions using a formal evaluation process that evaluates identified alternatives against established criteria.


SSAD.SP 2.1 Evaluate Proposed Solutions
Evaluate proposed solutions according to documented proposal evaluation criteria.
SSAD.SP 2.2 Establish Negotiation Plans
Establish and maintain negotiation plans to use in completing a supplier agreement.
SSAD.SP 2.3 Select Suppliers
Select suppliers based on an evaluation of their ability to meet specified requirements and established criteria.