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Vendor Viability (Size) vs. Customer Intimacy
After almost a decade of following the enterprise applications market via insightful, sometimes exhaustive (and exhausting) free research articles (which will

vendor viability  cannot be overlooked. The vendor viability evaluation section should combine quantitative Wall Street ratio and metric analysis with qualitative management and corporate evaluations. Only by combining the two components can executives accurately assess the risk and benefit of corporate investment in a specific product and vendor. At a minimum, the corporate viability criterion should evaluate the overall financial viability of the vendor, its macro and micro market viability, its sales and marketing

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

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