The old software selection “how-to” horse may not have been beaten to death yet, but it’s certainly received a few good whacks. As you already know, particularly if you peruse the TEC site or subscribe to TEC’s newsletters, there are myriad articles on the challenges of software selection from various sources, offering advice to everyone from worried delegators at the top of the corporate food
not sick or on vacation. “No, she’s at her desk,” he whispers. “She just never answers her phone.” You thank him, and hang up, sighing. Then you stroll down to her end of the building. As luck would have it, she’s on the phone. “That is not the performance I expect from you,” she snarls, “you’re letting me down again. I want it on my desk by 3:00 pm—no ifs, ands, or buts. In other words, get your fat butt into gear.” She hangs up. “Yes?” she barks at you, not looking up.