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Software Update: TEC Advisor
My recent post Bye-bye Beta announced that TEC Advisor, TEC’s online software evaluation and selection system, exited the beta phase. I highlighted its newest

hierarchy charts  a specific level of hierarchy, or to all levels—with the click of a button. If you haven’t already tried TEC Advisor, there isn’t a better time than now. At TEC, we’re constantly gathering new vendor data and updating our databases so that you have the latest information on which to base your evaluations. Furthermore, we’re working with more software vendors than ever through our certification program , where TEC verifies the solution’s ability to address real-world business processes as

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