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Should Your Software Selection Process Have a Proof of Concept? Part One: Structures and the Selection Process
This article explores how the proof of concept (POC) fits into the software selection process, when a POC should be undertaken, structural variables, and the

it software selection process  POC is billable, is it on a fixed price basis or time and materials basis? There are a number of different commercial structures for the POC. The commercial agreements for professional services, software licenses, and support can be completed before the POC or after. If completed before the POC, a refinement of the contractual agreements is undertaken once the POC is completed. The alternative structure is to complete all contractual agreements at the end of the POC. Length of POC The length of the POC

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it software selection process  enterprises, which require accurate IT information to be collected quickly and 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, Read More

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it software selection process  the life of an IT organization, selecting a software package has become somewhat of a routine occurrence. What makes this task challenging is the type of software being evaluated relative to its scarcity and expansiveness in scope. The approach, fortunately, can be independent of these factors. These factors may mean that more time is needed to complete the project but the basic steps can essentially be the same. The emphasis and priority placed on specific steps, however, can change to suit the Read More

Your Next IT Software Selection: Risk, Bottomless Money Pit or Opportunity


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