Olive's Guide to Requirements Management

Accelerate your process, get to roi faster

Our latest white paper will help you avoid the common pitfalls of requirements management and get to ROI faster with the right solution.

Accelerate digital TRANSFORMATION

A Better Way to Evaluate Technology

With Olive, you can look at all solution vendors in the space and filter options according to the needs of the business in a matter of weeks. 
Digital transformation has never been faster.

Speed up Business Transformation

Olive saves months of evaluation time

Connect to Olive's agile technology evaluation platform and find the solutions that drive transformation. While the impatient are looking at thousands of reviews, you're only looking at solutions that match the needs of the business.

People Collaborating in Olive

Build Consensus Quickly

Agile stakeholder collaboration

Olive surveys make it easy to collaborate with key stakeholders. Capture, prioritize, manage and rank requirements no matter the complexity. Olive gets everyone's voices on the table, regardless of their location or how they prefer to work.

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Unbiased Technology Evaluations

Decisions based on the needs of the business, not reviews

Olive does not charge vendors. We facilitate vendor-neutral decisions based on exactly what you need, not what vendors are selling or subjective reviews.

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Transparent and Objective Solution Validation

Detailed audit trails
and reports

With detailed reporting available on how all potential solutions met business needs, Olive users drive thorough due diligence, and gain insights as to how well a vendor meets their specific needs.

Satisfied Olive digital transformation customers

Manage and Shorten the Software Selection Process

Perform Complex Technology Evaluations Quickly and Easily

Olive's robust requirement libraries and internal survey features facilitate an agile collaboration process, making it easy to capture, prioritize and manage the business needs and requirements, no matter the complexity. Olive guides you through all steps of the technology evaluation process, and lets you compare vendor responses to the requirements, getting to a shortlist of solutions in a few weeks.

Olive is awarded two G2 Badges in summer 2022 reports

Olive recognized for Best Support and High Performer in G2 Summer 2022 reports.

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Software Built for
IT Consultants and IT Leaders

Identify And Manage Requirements

Using Olive’s collaborative portal and requirements libraries, you can gather and rank requirements, faster than ever before.

Forget Spreadsheets, Meetings, and Email Chains

Manage the entire process in Olive. From gathering needs, to collaboration with departments, keep all your data and insights in one location.

Save Time With Requirements Libraries and Project Templates

We are constantly building new requirements libraries to kickoff your process. Leverage our work, or build your own just for your team.

A High Level View of All Relevant Vendors

Evaluate the full market of solutions in a matter of weeks.

Secure and Flexible Permissions

Protect access to your work, and safely include new stakeholders. Assign the appropriate permissions as needed.

Custom Detailed Due Diligence Reporting

Olive creates reports tailored to your needs. Know at a glance and easily communicate when and why decisions were made.

Vendor Engagement Services

Our team and community is constantly adding new solution providers and ensuring 95%+ engagement. Leverage our vendors, or easily add your own.

Leverage features built for IT Consultants and
IT leaders

Our product is built on customer feedback and ideas! If you have an idea for a beneficial feature, we can make it happen!

Premium Services and Support

Your Account Manager is always here to help.

Case Studies

Digital Transformation success stories from our valued customers

We love getting an inside look at how our customers use Olive for selecting software that brings value to their business. Read how they've used Olive to accelerate business transformation.

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Flynn Brings Consistency To The Software Purchasing Process

Learn how Olive has helped the IT team at Flynn Group of Companies increase consistency across all scales of software purchasing and shorten time to implementation on a number of solutions, including Security Software and an Applicant Tracking System.

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Home Hardware Saves Endless Hours On Technology Evaluations

Learn how Olive has helped the IT team at Home Hardware save endless hours on their software selection process, and collaborate with the organization on solution requirements and feedback to find solutions that drive digital transformation.

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Freddy's Frozen Custard and Steakburgers used Olive to find a new POS system

Freddy's Frozen Custard and Steakburgers chose Olive to fully streamline and digitize the process of finding a new POS system for their franchise, getting out of meetings and spreadsheets for good.

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IntrapriseTechKnowlogies Simplifies Software Selection

Learn how Olive makes the requirements gathering process more efficient for Intraprise TechKnowlogies, simplifying the vendor evaluation process for the firm.

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A&W Saves 6000 Hours Using Olive

Read how A&W Canada used Olive to find the best-fit technology vendors to solve their business problems, automating business processes to save 6000 hours on the Operations team.

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Zamil Group Streamlines Digital Transformation With Olive

Zamil used Olive to accelerate Strategic Digital Transformation, evaluating the best SaaS Solutions available for their unique needs with agile integration across a portfolio of 40 companies.

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Trusted by CIOs, IT Consultants and
Digital Transformation Leaders

"We use Olive in support of two vendor selection projects. We've had no issues with stakeholders and vendors completing requirements ratings and identifying capabilities to meet requirements, respectively. The team is responsive and we look forward to getting more usage out of the survey module for any future vendor selections as well as client discovery"
Morris E. Harris
Intraprise Tech Knowlogies
“With Olive we were able to find the best fit solution for our needs much faster and with less effort than ever before”
Rick Pauls
Cascade aerospace
"We're going to use Olive over and over again, it would be stupid not to."
Sean Thompson
“Working with Olive gave me valuable insights into the client’s needs and expectations. The process played a key role towards the client’s purchasing decision”
Andrew Thorne
"Olive gives me a tool to consistently decrease my cost of goods bought"
Alan Zych
VP IT, Flynn Group of Companies
"I have seen incredible results on product selection on a variety of products from restaurant operations, finance, IT, marketing to facilities. If you are looking to make changes to core systems and aren't sure if you have spoken to all the key partners (maybe ones you didn't even know existed), this will get you there. A great collaborative tool for executives."
Anthony Mejia
FCH Enterprises, RTN 
"Simple and centralized online platform for easily conducting software evaluations. Stakeholders and vendors can access the information they need to see in the software evaluation project. Reduces the amount of phone calls and emails"
Karen Chang
Umbrella Consulting
“If you're managing digital transformation, or looking to change vendors, you need Olive”
Nouf AlZamil
Zamil Group
"Navigating the landscape of software solutions is vast and seemingly endless. Olive helped effectively collect our business requirements through customized surveys. Olive was effective at narrowing down a short list of potential vendors that matched our requirements. We were able to strategically set up demo calls that focused on areas of the vendor solutions that set them apart from the competition."
Scott Van Doormaal
Supply Chain Operations & Enterprise Systems at tentree
“Olive gives us confidence in our decisions, helping us to cast a much wider net, quickly narrow down our options, and cut costs. In one example, we found a vendor that was 80% less expensive than we planned for, plus the implementation and execution went great.”
Trevor Fitzgearld
Olive makes product discovery and comparison projects a breeze. Whether you're collaborating with a group or working on your own, you can keep all of your notes and priorities organized and communicate with your vendors to get quick feedback. Once all of your info it's compiled beautifully with easy to read summaries and match comparisons. My clients are constantly impressed by Olive.
Brianne L
Break Bread Consulting

The Ultimate Tool for
Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is not just about new technology, it's about finding the right technology in collaboration with your organization.

The traditional waterfall process of determining needs, and comparing them to solution options available is difficult. Shortcutting this process and going straight to the solutions, results in low user adoption.

Sometimes, you just don't have the internal ability, funds, or time to manage a thorough evaluation process. Olive allows you to be more efficient with your resources. Save months of evaluation time. Avoid endless meetings, emails, spreadsheets and chasing stakeholders to participate. Compare vendor responses. Get to a shortlist faster, with Olive.