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Software Selection: An Approach
Selecting package software can have long-term benefits or long-term regrets. To avoid the latter, your approach needs to be sound, logical, and prudent. It also

j probe  determine if the costs justify the functionality. After team members complete their evaluations, a consensus must be reached and vendors are ranked. This is your preliminary list of vendors and sequence in which you will continue to probe the validity of the vendor's claims. Finalize Vendor Selection You have now ranked the vendors and have accepted the vendor's responses with little or no question. You are ready to confirm your selection and responses by participating in demonstrations of the vendor's

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.

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