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A Case Study and Tutorial in Using IT Knowledge Based Tools Part 1: Decision Support Discussion
In going through a business decision process for complex technology selections, more and more use is being made of technologically driven processes using

dss engine  science perspective, most online DSS systems are simple and rarely provide the insight needed in making major decisions, suffering from at least one of five major flaws in IT solutions selection: Methodologies do not adequately represent the value propositions that need to be met for each business case. The depth of information (content) is inadequate. The processing is done from a features and functions level, not a business objectives and required capabilities level The processes to uncover and make

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Firewall RFI/RFP Template

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