Project Setup

Omar Salaymeh
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How to Set Up Imported Criteria
If your Project has dozens of Criteria, you may find it more convenient to import your criteria f...
Omar Salaymeh
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Requested Information
One of the most critical aspects of setting up and running a project in Bonfire is specifying whi...
Omar Salaymeh
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Evaluation Groups
Evaluation Groups can be thought of as silos or sections in which a Project Owner can use segment...
Omar Salaymeh
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Criteria Groups
Some projects have criteria arranged in sets or groups, where criteria are broken up into multipl...
Omar Salaymeh
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Criteria Types
To allow for more flexibility in creating scoring sheets, Bonfire provides the ability to create ...
Peter Soliman
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How to Set up Criteria for Scoring
As part of your project setup, you will need to map Criteria to your Evaluation Groups so that yo...
Omar Salaymeh
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Data Fields
When creating a project in Bonfire, you can choose to receive submissions from vendors as either ...
Omar Salaymeh
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Cost Management
Bonfire's Cost Management feature allows a user to track spend and savings on a procurement event...
Vy-Vy Nguyen
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Bonfire Community Projects and Cooperative Contracts
Bonfire Community Projects Feature Summary Accessing Community Projects Searching and Filtering ...
Vy-Vy Nguyen
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Bonfire - Approvals
Creating and Using Approvals Feature Summary Roles and Permissions Accessing Approvals Creating ...
Vy-Vy Nguyen
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Setting Up Custom Events & The Vendors' Perspective
As a buyer, it can be useful to display particular events that may be held in regards to your pro...
Omar Salaymeh
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Sealed Requested Information
In Bonfire, a Sealed Requested Information Slot is an item of Requested Information that cannot b...
Dave Hoang
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Requested Data
Data Fields in Bonfire refer to fields that require input from the vendor at the time of submissi...
Dave Hoang
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Auto-Scoring Requested Data for True/False, Yes/No, or Number
Auto-scoring is a Bonfire feature that allows you to automatically score mandatory or pricing cri...
Dave Hoang
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How do I change the Open/Close/Evaluation dates?
Sometimes you may need to modify the Project's schedule with respect to the Open, Close or Evalua...
Gisela
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Internal Files
If you need to upload files to an active (i.e., not Archived) project for use in internal reviews...
Peter Soliman
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How do I set up a pass/fail requirement?
If you have mandatory requirements that you'd like to screen for on your project, you can set thi...
Justin
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How do I delete a Public or Internal File?
Navigate to your project's or project template's Files page. Click on Internal Files or Public Fi...
Peter Soliman
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Can I change the Requested Information Slots once Vendors have submitted?
While Buyers can change Requested Information upload slots after Vendors have submitted, we stron...
Brian
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Is it safe to add new Criteria to the Project after Reviewers have started scoring?
Yes, it is safe to add new Criteria to a Project where Reviewers have already started scoring. It...
Justin
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How does Bonfire generate the vendor list used when inviting vendors with the Recommendation Engine feature?
The list of vendors generated for the Invite Vendors Recommendation Engine is generated via Commo...
Xue Wu
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How do I add or remove Evaluation Groups?
Setting up your Evaluation Groups is a fast and efficient way to divide documents, reviewers, and...
Sarah Watts
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How do I group Requested Information?
Requested Information Groups will allow you to create Groups for similar Requested Information to...
Whitney Chen
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Can I group criteria for my Questionnaire together with other Criteria?
At this time, Questionnaire Criteria is grouped separately from your other Criteria and cannot be...
Xue Wu
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What is the difference between mapping Requested Information and mapping Criteria?
When it comes to the Evaluation Stage of a Project, it is essential that you set up your Evaluati...
Xue Wu
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My Reviewers are getting the error "No project criteria are available to you at this point in the evaluation". (Solved by Mapping Criteria)
Problem Reviewers have advised that they can see the Vendors' submissions, however, when they are...
Xue Wu
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How do I let a stakeholder view the RFP and files of my Project?
If you wish someone external to have visibility access to one of your Projects, you can always se...
Peter Soliman
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What is the difference between extending the project schedule and reopening a project?
Extending your project schedule will allow Vendors who have already submitted to change their sub...
Xue Wu
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How do I change the language used in my Submission Instructions?
If a vendor requests the Submission Instructions in a language other than English, you can create...
Xue Wu
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Why can't vendors view my addendum?
Problem An Addendum was posted after the project was Closed, however, vendors do not have the opt...