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e-Business Service Provider Evaluation & Selection
This is a transcript of an audio conference on E-Business Service Provider Evaluation and Selection presented by TechnologyEvaluation.Com. The presentation used

eai journal website  and enterprise solutions (i.e., EAI) etc. in which the vendor may specialize. In addition, experience with business types such as dot-coms and brick and mortars helps in understanding the vendor's positioning. Hence factors relating to this choice have been incorporated. Number 4: Technical/Cultural Origins A number of vendor clients we have spoken to approached their decision by winnowing away categories of vendors. Though we do not condone this per se, there is some merit in consideration of required

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