5 Problems with the RFP Process & Why You Should Consider a Sourcewell Contract

For those of you who manage purchasing for a government agency or school system, the RFP process tends to slow things down. In fact, it’s hard to imagine a more complex exercise than assembling...

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Topics: Education, Government, Poor Communication, Sourcewell Contracts

Two Ways to Get a Mitel Phone System: Sourcewell vs. RFP

Government, education and nonprofit agencies typically have two options when it comes to purchasing a phone system and satisfying their competitive solicitation requirement:

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Topics: Education, Phone Systems, Mitel Dealers, Nonprofit, Government, Sourcewell Contracts

An Updated Phone System can Minimize School District Interruptions

Each generation has its own memory of being called down to the school office. Some experienced a knock at the door by the school secretary. Others remember the request broadcast over a PA system...

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Topics: Education, Voice, Unified Communication, Case Study, Upgrading, Sourcewell Contracts

4 Ways Sourcewell Contracts Help Schools, Government Agencies and Nonprofits

It can be difficult for any organization to keep pace with rapidly changing technology, especially considering the expense typically associated with doing so. 

Not-for-profit organizations are met...

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Topics: Change, Financial, Education, Phone Systems, Mitel Dealers, Technology, Nonprofit, Budget, Government, Sourcewell Contracts

You Can Choose a Mitel Phone System on a School-System Budget - Here's How

One of the toughest balancing acts for decision makers in the education field is the task of upgrading technology throughout the district, while staying within budget and meeting the purchasing...

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Topics: Education, Phone Systems, Mitel Dealers, Integrating, Budget, telecommunication

School District Implements a Mitel Phone System Through Sourcewell

All across the nation, school districts continually face budget cuts, leading to financial hurdles. The push to make their dollars go further can be a difficult task, especially with the...

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Topics: Education, Phone Systems, Mitel Dealers, cost savings, Sourcewell Contracts

Get Your Next Phone System Faster + More Affordable with a Cooperative Contract

The purchasing process for government, education and healthcare organizations is not always easy or efficient. It often involves the complexities of the RFP process, followed by the equally...

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Topics: Healthcare, Education, Phone Systems, Mitel Dealers, Government, cost savings

Get the Best Phone System Within Your Budget With Sourcewell Contracts

Unfamiliar with Sourcewell contracts? You aren’t alone. For a long time, the benefits of these contracts were a best-kept secret of educational, nonprofit and government agencies. If you've ever...

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Topics: Communications Services, Education, Phone Systems, Mitel Dealers, Nonprofit, Sourcewell Contracts

Compare Your Purchasing Process: RFP vs. Cooperative Contracts

The original intent for the Request for Proposal (RFP) process made sense. As part of the procurement process for state agencies, schools and non-profits, RFPs provided a clear way to find out...

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Topics: Efficiency, Education, Mitel Dealers, Nonprofit, Contract Confusion, Sourcewell Contracts

7 Ways Mitel Phones Meet and Exceed an Organization's Needs

The best phone system for an organization is not necessarily the one with the latest features, but rather, one that matches the organization's operational needs. Selecting the right phone system...

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Topics: Education, Phone Systems, Mitel Dealers, Nonprofit, Budget, Communication, Mobility, Sourcewell Contracts