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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

prepare an rfp  from the functionality. To prepare for smooth transition to the software implementation phase, it would be appropriate to provide an initial glimpse of the implementation plan, timeline, hardware acquisition, and costs. Don't leave the purpose of the meeting hanging in midair. Seek to obtain the steering committee's approval of your selection and to initiate the next phase of the ongoing project. Bonus Section As an added bonus for those of you that have read this far, let's quickly review the project

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