A software vendor questionnaire is useful while buying computer software from a vendor. Various needs of the company regarding the software are being clarified through this questionnaire. The questionnaire highlights the software being delivered by the vendor, complying with quality and time standards, company performance, etc.

Sample Software Vendor questionnaire:

Name of the software vendor:       ______________________________

Phone number:   ______________________________

Email address:            ______________________________

Fax:                  ______________________________

Address:            ________________________________________________________

Q1: In which year did your firm start its operations?


Q2. Tick the right option that applies to your firm?

a)   It is a closely held private company

b)   It is a limited liability firm

c)   It is a public company listed in the stock exchange

d)   Others _____________________________________________________________

Q3. Please specify the growth rate of your firm in the last year?


Q4. Are your financial statements published in your website with full details?

a)   Yes

b)   No

Q5. Describe the main and supporting activities undertaken by your firm?


Q6. What are the latest released software by your firm?


Q7. What is the percentage of employees in the development team and testing team respectively of the whole firm?

Percentage employees in development team: _________________

Percentage employees in the testing team: ___________________

Q8. Do you develop projects and software in collaboration with your client companies to customise according to their requirements?

a)   Yes

b)   No

Q9. If the answer to the above question is ‘yes’, provide examples of previous collaborations


Q10. Do you take the accountability of delivering projects on time and as per the required quality standards?

a)   Yes

b)   No