Buying a large enterprise software system is not something that many organizations do on a regular basis. While software vendors are constantly hyping the benefits of their particular system, buyers do not necessarily have the background needed to separate the wheat from the chaff.
Fortunately there are consultants dedicated to putting their industry knowledge to the service of the purchaser. These consultants provide impartial information and guidance to level the playing field and put the purchaser on the correct track to making an informed decision.
What follows are five specific reasons for considering the services of a selection consultant when faced with the acquisition of a major software system. Read the rest of this entry »