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TEC Offer Tools for Software Selection at Gartner's Small Business Vision Event in Boston
According to TEC, selections for enterprise software such as ERP, ECM, CRM, or SCM solutions may fail to meet requirements if an organisation undertakes a

tec selection tool  Vision Event in Boston TEC Offer Tools for Software Selection at Gartner's Small Business Vision Event in Boston Montreal, June 5, 2006 MONTREAL - June 14, 2006 - According to TEC, selections for enterprise software such as ERP ( http://erp.technologyevaluation.com/press ), ECM, CRM, or SCM solutions may fail to meet requirements if an organisation undertakes a selection process without a comprehensive understanding of its unique business needs. TEC ( www.technologyevaluation.com/press ) believes that

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Software Selection Slagging


Consulting firm, 180 Systems, posted a little note regarding an article we recently published on some parts of the evaluation and selection process that we promote. I'd recommend checking out the 180 site for additional information. In fact they have a brief list of steps that tend to be very similar to commonly recognized selection best-practices, and are in many ways, close to what we at TEC

tec selection tool  to what we at TEC recommend (more on that later as we're preparing to publish our internal guide). 180 Systems has a few perspectives to contribute on the subject and that's why I'm surprised they didn't say something more critically astute in their post, which I cited above. The 180 Systems blog author (sorry to treat this anonymously, I couldn't find a name associated with their post) said We have not spoken to any of their customers about the usefulness of their services or used it ourselves. Our Read More

Your Guide to Enterprise Software Selection: Part Two


Enterprise software selection is a risky undertaking. Even after you’ve determined your requirements, the crucial software assessment and negotiation phases are potential minefields. Find out how you can reduce the risk involved in choosing a solution that meets your needs.

tec selection tool  if you choose. Currently, TEC maintains information on over 820 enterprise application solutions. Step 2: Create and Issue the Request for Information (RFI) Your selection team must now create an RFI in a format that will be easily understood by the vendors. Traditionally, this is done using spreadsheets. You should also determine a time limit for vendors to respond. The RFI may include thousands of criteria listed, and if it is not properly organized, it can lead to many questions from the vendors—and Read More

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 selection tool  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

An Overview of the Knowledge Based Selection Process


The TechnologyEvaluation.Com’s (TEC) Knowledge Based Selection Process is a multi-part comprehensive analysis of a vendor’s tactical, strategic and qualitative measures as compared to the specific business and technology needs of our clients.

tec selection tool  Experienced selection managers . TEC analysts have extensive experience within their given research area, and have lead numerous selection engagements. These individuals have participated in several full cycle implementations, giving them an invaluable hands-on understanding of the marketplace as a whole. Objectivity . TEC does not participate in the systems integration business or the installation business. This provides a major advantage over other firms such as the Big 5 (Accenture, PWC, D&T, Read More

Software Selection Services for Midsized Businesses


TEC's analyst-supported services can help midsized businesses select the software solutions they need to streamline business, manage growth effectively, and stay competitive.

tec selection tool  Services for Midsized Businesses TEC's analyst-supported services can help midsized businesses select the software solutions they need to streamline business, manage growth effectively, and stay competitive. Read More

TEC Analysts Want to Know About Your Software Solution


Every day, thousands of software buyers and IT professionals read—and are impacted by—research papers produced by TEC's analyst group.

tec selection tool  Analysts Want to Know About Your Software Solution Every day, thousands of software buyers and IT professionals read—and are impacted by—research papers produced by TEC's analyst group. That's why it's very good idea to let us know more about your software solutions, your company, and your plans for the future. Your products could be featured in research materials like these, promoted to TEC's 2.2 million monthly visitors: buyer's guides vendor spotlights certification reports product briefs Read More

ERP Selection Case Study: PIAB


Swedish-based PIAB is a global leader in industrial vacuum technology, and develops and sells solutions for improving productivity in the graphical, medical, and automobile industries, among others. Established in the 1950s, PIAB has subsidiaries and distributors in over 50 countries. In the early 2000s, PIAB sought to replace its aging enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Find out which system it chose, and why.

tec selection tool  leader in industrial vacuum technology, and develops and sells solutions for improving productivity in the graphical, medical, and automobile industries, among others. Established in the 1950s, PIAB has subsidiaries and distributors in over 50 countries. In the early 2000s, PIAB sought to replace its aging enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Find out which system it chose, and why. Read More

EAM Selection Criteria: Focus on Usability


In selecting enterprise asset management (EAM) software, usability ought to be a major consideration in your decision. Download this white paper for expert advice that will help you identify key usability features in EAM.

tec selection tool  Selection Criteria: Focus on Usability In selecting enterprise asset management (EAM) software, usability ought to be a major consideration in your decision. Download this white paper for expert advice that will help you identify key usability features in EAM. Read More

TEC Vendor Challenge (ERP for Distribution) - Not Just for Distributors


Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC), with partners Aberdeen Group, Pemeco Consulting, and SupplyChainBrain, will be hosting the TEC Vendor Challenge, “ERP for Distribution” in Montreal, Canada on September 18–19, 2013. To see more about the event logistics and get up-to-date information on the Vendor Challenge, visit the event site here. For such an event, it’s always difficult to capture

tec selection tool  will be hosting the TEC Vendor Challenge, “ERP for Distribution” in Montreal, Canada on September 18–19, 2013. To see more about the event logistics and get up-to-date information on the Vendor Challenge, visit the event site here . For such an event, it’s always difficult to capture the breadth of the event offerings with just a single title or one-sentence tweetable headline. Here we’ll give more details about the event, and take a look at the types of organizations that would greatly benefit Read More

Databases and ERP Selection: Oracle vs. SQL Server


The database is an essential component of enterprise applications such as enterprise resource planning (ERP) and enterprise asset management (EAM). This white paper outlines the advantages and disadvantages of the Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server database platforms. How do the two compare when it comes to reliability, scalability, and total cost of ownership (TCO) when integrated with enterprise software?

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UNIT4 Agresso ERP Is Now TEC Certified


UNIT4’s flagship product Agresso ERP has been TEC certified in the ERP for services software space. The application demo confirmed that the software is a powerful, flexible, and immensely user-friendly solution for the service-oriented industry, with a strong focus on project management.

tec selection tool  Agresso ERP Is Now TEC Certified I am pleased to announce that UNIT4’s flagship product Agresso ERP has been TEC certified and is now available for online evaluation in the TEC ERP for Services Evaluation Center . The solution was TEC certified back in 2011, so this time around UNIT4 updated us on changes that have been made since then in its corporate structure and strategy, as well as multiple improvements with respect to Agresso user interface and functionality. Netherlands-based UNIT4 is well-known Read More

Mixed-mode ERP Selection Projects: Who’s Buying?


The busiest knowledge bases in our Web site are those that contain information on enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. I analyzed the profile of business users who visit our Web site to create mixed-mode ERP selection projects, and examined how that profile has changed over time (much along the lines of my colleague Kurt Chen’s PLM landscape report). I took the 2007 and

tec selection tool  mode ERP Selection Projects: Who’s Buying? The busiest knowledge bases in our Web site are those that contain information on enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. I analyzed the profile of business users who visit our Web site to create mixed-mode ERP selection projects , and examined how that profile has changed over time (much along the lines of my colleague Kurt Chen’s  PLM landscape report ). I took the 2007 and 2008 calendar years into consideration for this analysis (2009 will be the Read More

Why Software Selection Projects Fail


Why do so many software projects fail? Lorne Goloff, TEC's VP of selection services, talks about the common mistakes organizations make when selecting enterprise software and how best to avoid them.

tec selection tool  projects fail? Lorne Goloff, TEC's VP of selection services, talks about the common mistakes organizations make when selecting enterprise software and how best to avoid them. Read More

ERP Selection Case Study: Tylö


Swedish-based Tylö is the world’s leading manufacturer of sauna, shower, and steam bath systems. Family-owned since the 1940s, today Tylö generates growth by leveraging IT-based operational support. Thus, when new growth objectives called for a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, Tylö considered four alternatives: Movex, Jeeves, Axapta, and an upgrade of ASW. Find out which system it chose.

tec selection tool  Selection Case Study: Tylö Swedish-based Tylö is the world’s leading manufacturer of sauna, shower, and steam bath systems. Family-owned since the 1940s, today Tylö generates growth by leveraging IT-based operational support. Thus, when new growth objectives called for a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, Tylö considered four alternatives: Movex, Jeeves, Axapta, and an upgrade of ASW. Find out which system it chose. Read More