Agreement – means the contract document substantially in the form included in the RFP entitled “Sample Agreement.”
M. D. Anderson – substantially represents “The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center”, a component of the University of Texas System
Bid response – The terms “bid”, “bid submittal”, “bid response” and “proposal” are used interchangeably and refer to the Supplier’s documents and attachments submitted in response to this RFP.
Supplier – The terms “supplier”, “vendor”, “respondent”, “bidder”, “Contractor”, and “Company” are used interchangeably in this RFP and refer to the same entity: the provider of goods and services to M. D. Anderson.
Request for Proposal – The terms “Request for Proposal”, “RFP” and “bid request” are used interchangeably and refer to this document and the referenced attachments.
Enterprise Scheduling System – The terms “Enterprise Scheduling,” “Enterprise Scheduling Systems,” “Employee Labor Scheduling” or “Systems” are used interchangeably in this RFP and refer to employee labor scheduling including all associated hardware, software, interfaces, and related applications.
ERP – Enterprise Resource Planning, a software-based business management system that integrates multiple facets of hospital business operations, including planning, materials management, purchasing, and accounts payable, among others areas.
All other definitions to be used within this RFP and its Attachments are found immediately following the term, or may be contained in the first section of an Attachment.
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