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   Wednesday August 25, 2010 | Spotlight on Software Implementation | Vol.3 Issue 100
Secrets to a Successful Software Selection Endgame

The last thing you want is to have your software selection project crash and burn during the final stages of the project. So here's some insider's advice from TEC's Manager of Analyst Services, Sherry Fox, on how to get from the software selection endgame to ultimate project success:

1) Before you rank your shortlist, set up live vendor demos to test the software in ways that are useful to you—not the vendor.

2) Know and follow the five implementation best practices that will lead to a smooth, successful implementation.

Also today...

TEC Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic concludes his in-depth examination of ION, Infor's new suite of interoperability and management services designed to help users seamlessly and securely bridge their on-premise and cloud applications.

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Featured White Papers
Technology Evaluation Centers SaaS Buyer's Guide for Wholesale and Distribution
Riverbed Technology Centralized Data Backup: It Doesn't Have to Cripple Your WAN
Infor 10 Pitfalls to Avoid when Selecting a CMMS/EAM
Verisign Beginner's Guide to SSL Certificates
SAP Expanding BI's Role by Including Predictive Analytics
IBM Transforming Performance Management in an SAP Environment: Considerations for Finance
IBS The Seven Deadly Sins of Distribution Expense Control
Sage Avoiding Costly Fines: A 2010 Guide to Compliance Mandates
Market News

8th ERP Vendor Shootout - Dallas TX (US) 6-7 October, 2010

The ERP Vendor Shootout, hosted by the value-added reseller (VAR) community and moderated by Technology Evaluation Centers, is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for midsize enterprises to see the best enterprise software solutions in the world, all in one place, all at the same time. Geared toward enterprise resource planning (ERP) selection teams and decision makers for companies with manufacturing, distribution, or project-oriented requirements, the ERP Vendor Shootout is ideal for businesses that are budgeting for ERP software or currently evaluating ERP solutions.

Webcasts / Live Events / Podcasts
Webcasts / Webinars
Title Date Time Presenter  
Looking Beyond SaaS Webcast - There's More to Consider When Selecting ERP
SAP Register
The Cloud and ERP: What You Need to Know Before You Buy
SAP Register
Live Events
Title Date Time Presenter  
IE Group Event: Sales & Operations Planning Innovation
12:00 pm
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IE Group Event:Financial Forecasting & Planning Summit 2010
12:00 pm
IE Group Register
 8th ERP Vendor Shootout
all day
Technology Evaluation Centers Register
2010 APICS International Conference & Expo
all day
APICS Register

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