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Information Security Selection Software Evaluation Report

Based on a wide range of security-related issues, the Information Security Knowledge Base covers both solution suites and individual software packages. Organizations can evaluate the capabilities of different vendors' firewall, intrusion detection, anti-virus, virtual private network, public key infrastructure, cryptography, and other enterprise security solutions. 

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TEC Guides Carolina Pad Through a Smooth PLM Software Evaluation and Selection Project


When school and office product business Carolina Pad needed help selecting the right product lifecycle management (PLM) software solution to replace its multiple systems running separate departments and offices, the company turned to Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC). With TEC's rigorous methodology and decision support system Carolina Pad was able to find its best fit solution in a timely and efficient manner.

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Software Evaluation and Software Selection


Organizations are surrounded by ambiguity when making their implementation decisions. Accurate and relevant criteria that are properly weighed against an enterprise’s needs, what-if scenarios, and supporting graphics and reports are essential when making a software selection.

tec evaluation and selection project  the scale in the TEC evaluation system is Critical (10 + a threshold condition for the minimum acceptable rating) Must Have (10) Very Important (8) Important (6) Nice to Have (4) Not Important (2) No Need (0) The numbers in parentheses represent the numerical equivalent value (that is used in the calculations) of the listed items. Internally, TEC''s evaluation centers will use these numbers for user priorities. Priorities need to be properly grouped and nested within a hierarchy in order to best determine Read More

Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) launches its ERP for Services Evaluation Center


In response to its global demand from IT decision makers in service industries, software evaluation firm Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) has launched its ERP for Services evaluation center to help companies select the right ERP software solution -- an often challenging process.

tec evaluation and selection project  to superior business performance. TEC has been aiding software selection since 1993 reducing the cost, risk, and time associated with software selection. It has over twenty online technology evaluation centers, ranging from ERP, CRM, SCM, to business intelligence, that contain thousands of detailed criteria on over 500 technology solutions. More information can be found at http://www.technologyevaluation.com/press . About the ERP for Services Evaluation Center The ERP for Services Evaluation Center ( Read More

That’s No Ordinary RFI-Why BPM and the TEC RFI Are So Important to Your Software Selection Project


If you’re currently involved with your company’s software selection and implementation project, then I’m sure you can appreciate how difficult this process is. From figuring out what you want your new system to accomplish, to “go-live”—and everything in between—enterprise software selection is no easy feat. In fact, it can be downright grueling. To start your software selection project off on

tec evaluation and selection project  RFI-Why BPM and the TEC RFI Are So Important to Your Software Selection Project If you’re currently involved with your company’s software selection and implementation project, then I’m sure you can appreciate how difficult this process is. From figuring out what you want your new system to accomplish, to “go-live”—and everything in between—enterprise software selection is no easy feat. In fact, it can be downright grueling. To start your software selection project off on the right foot, you Read More

TEC Helps Major Paint Retailer Simplify Its Software Evaluation and Selection Using TEC Methodology


Kelly-Moore Paints, the largest employee-owned paint company in the US, recently engaged the services of software evaluation firm Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) to help it select an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to meet its growing needs.

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Who to Blame for Project Failure? Look Up-Not Down, Not Left, Not Right


Project failure is not a nice topic. None of us wants to be involved in a failure. But when a failure occurs, we feel compelled to assign blame. But who really is to blame, and how can a company avoid the same problems in the future?

tec evaluation and selection project  as they cannot effectively protect themselves and blaming these outsiders makes for a practical path. Blaming the outsiders has few political repercussions and it allows the company to avoid facing some potentially ugly realities. An outside resource, be it vendor or services provider, is key to success, but these providers cannot make the project a success. Outsiders cannot address internal issues. They cannot assign the right people, make certain the internal project team does its job, and have the Read More

3 Mantras for Starting Your Software Selection Project on the Right Foot


Is your organization looking to buy software—now or at any time in the future? If so, how do you go about starting your software selection project? TEC's Denis Rousseau, who has extensive experience helping companies like yours with their software selection process, offers up three mantras to help your initiative get off to a good start.

tec evaluation and selection project  start of the process. Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) senior business systems analyst Denis Rousseau has helped dozens of companies with their software selection projects and has come up with three mantras to help you get your evaluation and selection process off to a good start. Keep them in mind when embarking on a software selection project—to ensure you minimize the costs to your company and maximize the chances for your selection success. Software selection is a business decision, not an IT Read More

ERP for Services (Non-manufacturing) Software Evaluation Report


The enterprise resource planning (ERP) for services Software Evaluation Report is appropriate for organizations in service-oriented industries. It consists of enterprise-wide integrated information systems that manage the operations, services, and resources of non-manufacturing organizations.

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7 Tips for EAM Selection


Enterprise asset management (EAM) software is a mission-critical tool for asset-intensive industry. These tips from some of the world’s most prominent EAM experts will help you select the right EAM solution. The importance of usability, the ability to manage outside contractors, and other important considerations are covered here.

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TEC Analysts Want to Know About Your Software Solution


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Project Portfolio Management's Missing Functional Link: Stakeholder Management


A project's success is determined by the diverse stakeholder expectations. If some see return on investment as their primary stake, others may focus on profitability—meaning that stakeholder communication tools are only as good as their adaptability to stakeholder dynamics.

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Get Listed in the 2011 TEC BI Buyer's Guide


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tec evaluation and selection project  Listed in the 2011 TEC BI Buyer''s Guide Get Listed in the 2011 TEC BI Buyer''s Guide Be in the Guide and gain unprecedented exposure in front of qualified BI BUYERS The BI Buyer''s Guide will be sent to 17,200 companies that evaluated BI software on the TEC site in the last 12 months. The BI Buyer''s Guide will be promoted to 2.2 million TEC members and newsletter subscribers worldwide. The BI Buyer''s Guide will be launched at the info360 Conference in March 2011 at the TEC Business Intelligence Pavilion Read More

Software Selection Services for Small Businesses


TEC’s impartial, proven, and automated process for software evaluation and selection guides small businesses through a full range of resources for IT-related research.

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Top 10 Reasons For Having A Project Kickoff - Part II


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