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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

evaluation problem  cost-effectively during the software evaluation process. Vendor's hype, consultants' conflicts of interest, user doubt, tediously long selection processes, and unclear decision rationale are some of the unfortunate watchwords for most selection processes. Problem Overview Generally, when an enterprise seeks to implement a new software solution, it determines a team of stakeholders, evaluates internal processes, defines needs, and then sends requests for information (RFIs). Eventually, the enterprise

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evaluation problem  a live, real time evaluation and selection. It should be noted that WebTESS and the models it uses are only representative of our more sophisticated desktop tool, TESS, and the models it supports. We will review the critical differentiating criteria of a number of selected DBSPs chosen as a representative sample of the most common types of DBSPs a newcomer to the space may face. However, to help us understand the selection process, we need to get a handle on the DBSP space, and the companies that inhabit Read More

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evaluation problem  to successfully initiate the evaluation process. This time consuming problem rears its ugly head at a very early stage of the project, resulting in a rapid loss of the initial staff's enthusiasm to implement new technologies. One possible option is to hire an outside consultant that will lead you through a number of interviews, meetings, workshops, etc. to determine your requirements. When you count the number of man-hours your team had to forsake to do this plus a hefty invoice for consultants' valuable Read More

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evaluation problem  to successfully initiate the evaluation process. Project teams have no ability to effectively prioritize the different criteria, once identified, relative to one another. As a result, final priorities are often more the result of internal political agendas than true needs and requirements. Project teams have no ability to gather objective, validated, updated data on the available vendor alternatives. It is a well-known problem that vendors have a tendency to exaggerate product, service and corporate Read More

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