This article series is designed to educate individuals who are in the process of locating effective software solutions. Solutions that will add to the value of the business in which they are used. They will help to educate on the principles of need cost price and shortcomings. The identification of intangible benefits of any solutions is a large part of the process. this is discussed in a fashion that can help a business owner or department head make intelligent decisions concerning the available choices before them.
Here in the following outline is a brief overview of the content for the six articles. We believe everyone should be more educated concerning their software solution choices.
Less costs; Greater income; A more profitable bottom line
Automating and streamlining repeatable core processes; Data analysis (Research, Historical Performance Reporting, Forecasting); Data accuracy
Bring vendors, customers and employees together
Mobile applications; Web servers; Desktop clients; Internet based connections
Track and measure effective campaigns and initiatives
Off the shelf software purchases; Software as a service; Custom Software
Time: Evaluate operations; Identify the business problems and issues; Define your business structure; Locate related existing assets
How is the cost of a new software solution justifiable? ROI consists of two distinct pieces, benefits and payback time. How do you calculate ROI? Examples: Calculating return on investment (ROI); The most important thing when purchasing software...
Management decisions and concerns; Employees, other users and change