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NEWSLETTER
 May 14, 2005  Volume 4, Issue 1568
Get The Facts …
Software Selection: A Third Alternative
Part One: The Buyer's Perspective

by Joseph J. Strub
Recently, the traditional method of selecting software based on functions and features has come under scrutiny. Some even suggest that this method is unduly drawn out and fails to focus on the critical processes of business. As you might expect, vendors would rather sell you out-of-the-box business processes and solutions that would improve efficiency, increase yields, and drive their costs down. A third alternative for selecting software, which will be discussed in this article, attempts to provide the assurances needed by the buyer and the efficiency desired by the vendor.
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