When ideas fail, words come in very handy.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Software Selection Pitfalls
Quick, what’s the number-one pitfall of the software selection process?
If you said “budget, buy-in, and boardroom politics,” you’re wrong. Because that’s three pitfalls. We’ll get into those another time.
Miscommunication, on the other hand, will torpedo your software
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Mark 46. Here’s a great example, from Fatal Flaws and Technology Choices , a TEC article by Olin Thompson and P.J. Jakovljevic: “One meat processor (which will remain nameless) recently embarked on an application software project. Of course, catchweight was a must-have for its business. The company asked the software salesman if the software had catchweight, and after having to explain the concept at a great length to the salesman (a bad sign), the salesman said “no problem.” It later transpired