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10 Steps To Buying Business Software

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Here is how to select the most appropriate software for your business

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10 Steps To Buying Business Software

  1. 1. 10STEPSTO BUYING BUSINESS SOFTWARE Here is how to select the most appropriate software for your business
  2. 2. 01 Understand types of software providers
  3. 3. Selling tools WEBSITES WITH features manual price Less expensive Ready to be used Not customized Limited support
  4. 4. Selling solutions WEBSITES WITH cases Customized Full service Expensive Need to wait
  5. 5. 02Understand your needs
  6. 6. 02 Think about why you need a new business software and what it should do for your business. Some features may be more important than the others. Create 2 lists of features Must haves Nice to haves
  7. 7. 03Determine your budget
  8. 8. Costs of software Determine how important the business process is and how much money your company will earn with the new software. 03Price Maintenance Hardware Learning Setup
  9. 9. 04 Search for candidates
  10. 10. Use your must haves list of features and decide if this computer program should be considered or not. Create a list of candidates 04
  11. 11. 05Short list
  12. 12. Now move on to your nice to have list of features and assess each software from your broad list. Choose 3 - 5 best providers 05
  13. 13. 06Get a demo
  14. 14. Consider how fast the system is, how many clicks you need to do, how good the layout is, how the interface can be adjusted, etc. Try each software 06
  15. 15. 07 Ask internal users
  16. 16. Don’t be on your own. Ask your colleagues for their opinion. Even if you will be the only user of the program get someone else opinion. What the future users think? 07
  17. 17. 08 Find reviews and opinions
  18. 18. Next, search for review and opinions of other people who already use this business software. Read forums and reviews 08
  19. 19. 09 Choose the winner
  20. 20. Analyze all your findings and decide which of the business software vendors will be better in your case. HURRAH!!! 09
  21. 21. 10Next steps
  22. 22. 10 Don’t forget to discuss the timeline the of the integration process. Make sure your IT team has enough skills and time for this. Plan your future steps Schedule a meeting Create a timetable Check skills of your team
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