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Negotiating the Best Software Deal
TechnologyEvaluation.COM analysts have separated the software negotiation process into three discrete categories. All three are critical individually, yet

negotiation consultant  the most basic software negotiation tip is to treat the process as a combined system rather than a discrete set of individual point negotiations. In other words, do not walk into the negotiation without a plan. Rather, the lead negotiator must have a definitive structure in mind that encompasses all three components of a software negotiation - product pricing, product maintenance and vendor service and support. All negotiations should be conducted from two different but related perspectives - an absolute

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negotiation consultant  VAR and software solution Negotiation of commercial terms and issue of purchase order The POC process should occur after the preferred software vendor or VAR and software is chosen. The POC process is a major undertaking, and thus should not be used as a tool to compare one solution to another. Furthermore, as the POC is oriented to the chosen solution and implementation methodology, the content or process undertaken cannot be readily transferred to another software solution or VAR. The POC should be Read More

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negotiation consultant  relationship often means easier negotiation and unambiguous accountability identification. IT will not require multiple sets of experts (full-time or consulting based) and investments in services like help desk, upgrades, etc. can be leveraged across the operating units resulting in lower cost and, in most cases, a higher level of service. However, significant IT cost benefits will not be achieved if the above operational benefits are not addressed and achieved. Impact of M&A, the corporate culture and Read More

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