There is certainly room to ask the fundamental question of whether the traditional practice of RFI/RFP-based selection processes has been adequate for the task of selecting complex systems. The record indicates there is much room for improvement. In essence, for complex selections like in the case of enterprise applications, the human-machine combination has to work together to drive the solution.
statistical inventory control [SIC], backflushing, etc.). Still, these need to be controlled accordingly, since, at the end of the day, an out of stock widget will stop the production line as equally as a missing critical A item. The advantage of the traditional RFI approach is that your basic everyone needs this functionality is typically already documented and available from a software selection service. It is a simple matter of reviewing a list to confirm the necessity of the function or feature.