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Taking Measures for True Success: How to Choose Software That Meets Your Needs
Taking Measures for True Success: How to Choose Software That Meets Your Needs. Download Whitepaper on Software That Meets Your Needs. A failed software implementation can cost companies millions in wasted time and money. To ensure your software selection project isn’t a sorry statistic, use the right metrics to gauge your success. Time, budget, and functionality aren’t enough--focus your efforts on requirements analysis and definition. Take measures to ensure your software meets your needs, and discover how to perform accurate requirements analysis.
: Taking Measures for True Success: How to Choose Software That Meets Your Needs Taking Measures for True Success: How to Choose Software That Meets Your Needs Source: Technology Evaluation Centers Document Type: TEC Report Description: A failed software implementation can cost companies millions in wasted time and money. To ensure your software selection project isn’t a sorry statistic, use the right metrics to gauge your success. Time, budget, and functionality aren’t enough--focus your efforts on
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and functionality their solutions support. But you can use an RFP like a checklist, making quick note of the functionalities you require, and even rating how important each is to your business activities. Software Selection Resolution # 2 I promise to research all possible solutions, identify those that are relevant to my enterprise and industry, and eliminate those that are unsuitable, in order to create my long list of possible solutions. The Internet is a great research resource. But there’s so much
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Global Software Integration: Why Do So Many Projects Fail?
Compare your choices concerning Global Software Integration.To meet all your needs, download our Free whitepaper. The IT field is littered with failed global software integration sagas. The many reasons for these failures include mismatched capabilities, geographical requirements, and project technical management deficiencies. Global software projects should start with in-depth analysis of features and functions, so the software’s capabilities meet corporate requirements. Find out how to avoid a failed software integration project.
: The business people will support the conversion because they will get capabilities that allow them to compete with their larger counterparts. The operational and technical people will be more amenable to change because they can see a path to a more stable and secure environment. Having a smaller more controlled environment makes for an easier first step. It allows you to test interfaces to the all the standard corporate systems and debug without negatively impacting a large portion of the business.
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The 7 Deadly Sins of Software Selection » The TEC Blog
failed to garner the support of a number of believers, including the Protestant and Catholic churches, thus undermining Camping’s inevitable fall-back position. You know the position I mean: that Rapture Thing, it was just spiritual . Which is why you couldn’t see it, duh. (Every good manager should adopt this position. Hey dude, here’s your spiritual pay raise, man, chill.) Why this sin will consign your software selection project to the flames of hell: Change management is notorious for being one
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HighJump Software Guarantees Fixed Prices
In addition to offering buyers a fixed price guarantee for upgrades to its SCE software, HighJump is challenging competitors to do the same.
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A Good Scripted Demo Is Key in Software Selection » The TEC Blog
demonstrate the criteria they support and may get lost in the details—again running the risk of not being very useful for someone evaluating how well a solution meets a particular business’s needs. Just to give you an idea, for a typical demo that is part of Technology Evaluation Centers’ (TEC’s) software selection projects, each vendor is afforded between 1 and 3 days, but it could be even more for large projects. No matter how much time is allotted, you need to create a script that will focus
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Software Selection: An Approach
Selecting package software can have long-term benefits or long-term regrets. To avoid the latter, your approach needs to be sound, logical, and prudent. It also has to be completed in your lifetime. Read about an approach to software selection that helps an organization get to the primary objective of identifying the best software solution quicker but with the necessary due diligence.
: may be an excellent opportunity to use outside consultants to provide expertise in new technology, insights into state-of-the-art solutions to existing problems, and familiarity with the marketplace. With the new software, you should be as interested in doing current tasks quicker as you are in doing them better. The project team conducts interviews, defines business requirements and required process flows, documents and analyzes findings, and presents recommendations to the steering committee. Because
Quote-to-Order: An Overlooked Software Application » The TEC Blog
management [CRM] system) to support their quoting activities. These tools may be quite handy in generating a beautiful quotation document. However, what really counts in the quality of a quotation is the accuracy of the information provided to potential clients. More specifically, a good quotation has to present the correct product/service configuration based on a client’s requirements and what a company is willing to offer. Most of the time, product information is mainly produced by another group of
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SAP Enhances PDM Software (Slightly)
In February SAP AG announced a web-enabled version of their product data management (PDM) software, the application that lets manufacturers collect and manage databases of information about the products they make.
: SAP Enhances PDM Software (Slightly) SAP Enhances PDM Software (Slightly) P.J. Jakovljevic - March 20, 2000 Read Comments SAP Enhances PDM Software (Slightly) P.J. Jakovljevic - March 20th, 2000 Event Summary In February SAP AG announced an expanded version of an application that lets manufacturers collect and manage databases of information about the products they make. SAP s announcement continues a trend that started last year among vendors of product data management (PDM) software. Once confined to
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