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10 Tips for Checking Your Software Implementer's References


Your organization has selected to purchase an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software—or any other type of software for that matter. The next step is to find the software provider that will deliver and implement the software for you. This can be the vendor, an independent software vendor (ISV), or an authorized reseller, often called a value-added reseller (VAR). Finding the right service

checking references questions  Tips for Checking Your Software Implementer''s References Your organization has selected to purchase an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software—or any other type of software for that matter. The next step is to find the software provider that will deliver and implement the software for you. This can be the vendor, an independent software vendor (ISV), or an authorized reseller, often called a value-added reseller (VAR). Finding the right service provider for your organization is a challenging feat. Read More

Bite-sized Apps-A New Trend in Enterprise Software


TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reviews the latest offerings from UNIT4 and SYSPRO, which appear to mark a new trend in enterprise software—small, focused, “bite-sized” applications to extend enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. The fact that their price and footprint are well defined give them broad appeal. Read this article to learn more.

checking references questions  both security and role checking. This “manual” step is performed in a fraction of the time taken by any other analytics solution on the market—three days or less. For successive orders by the same buyer, the time to deploy typically runs just a few hours to minutes, and going forward UNIT4 is investigating additional cloud capabilities that will automate the process and speed up the time even further.    Concrete UNIT4 Analytic Apps Examples UNIT4 has unveiled its first 35 Business Analytic Read More

The Compelling Capabilities of One Compensation Management Vendor's Solution


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Software Selection: A Third Alternative Part Two: Seller's Perspective and the Third Alternative


Failed projects do not bode well for the vendor. It can cause their sales cycle costs only to rise even more and their reputation to suffer or, at least, become suspect. Surely, the consequences can be much more severe for the client where an incorrect software selection can lead to business losses. Accordingly, it is in everyone's best interest to select the right enterprise software and do it economically but with confidence.

checking references questions  to their counterparts when checking references. Consultants familiar with the class of software being selected can assist in developing the scenarios. Furthermore, consultants can be useful in organizing and running the demo, allowing your company to devote its full attention to the demo results. While attempting to combine the best aspects of the two approaches, the third alternative also can assist your company in completing the process effectively while requiring less of your company''s time and money. Read More

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