Experts in Government Procurements


ThirdWave is a Subject Matter Expert with government procurements processes, policies and practices, including contracting.


Our first procurement assistance project was for the City of Los Angeles in 1989, where we developed an RFP for the procurement of $6,000,000 in technology. In the last few years we have facilitated the procurement of numerous ERP systems valued between $7,000,000 and $15,000,000.  Over the three decades of being in business, we have written approximately 50 government RFPs for large IT procurements, many of them in the multi-million-dollar range (i.e., ERP, Asset Management, CAD/RMS, Fleet Management, ECMS, and so on). We assist vendor evaluation and selection. ThirdWave has the proven capability to assist our clients effectively manage the entire procurement life cycle, including:

  • Requirements specifications

  • RFPs, RFIs and RFQs

  • Pre-bid conference facilitation

  • Evaluation criteria development

  • Demonstration scripts

  • Evaluation score cards

  • Vendor demonstrations

  • Vendor evaluation and selection

  • Contract negotiation

  • Implementation Planning


ThirdWave does not have relationships with hardware or software vendors. We are objective and represent the best interest of our clients not technology vendors.


Purchasing Lifecycle Facilitation