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Software Evaluation and Software Selection
Organizations are surrounded by ambiguity when making their implementation decisions. Accurate and relevant criteria that are properly weighed against an

define internal factor evaluation  no effective way to define their business requirements, and cannot effectively identify critical vendor and product questions (criteria) from all the stakeholders. Gathering all required criteria from stakeholders is time-consuming and becomes a problem at the early stages of the project. There is a push for the project to get underway and for a fast implementation, because delays mean lost revenue and lost user buy-in. When criteria are selected and submitted to the vendor, the project team often lacks

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PPM for Internal Departments

A business practice that assists organizations to align their portfolio of projects with their business strategy. Typically IT departments employ an IT governance framework to ensure that their PPM strategy is put into action. With the increasing demand of IT departments to justify their project investments, PPM software has risen in popularity as the tool of choice. It allows both executives and IT decision makers to gain insight into their IT portfolios. PPM software allows IT managers to prioritize projects, allocate resources where needed, and gain financial insight into their portfolio investments. 

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