Choosing the right software can help your company – streamlining processes and record keeping, improving collaboration among departments, improving employee productivity, and more. Making a bad choice can hurt – forcing you to adjust your processes to match the software, draining internal resources, and putting constraints on your growth. Choosing the software that is right for your business is essential.
As with any important decision regarding your company and its operations, selecting the right software should be treated as an important project, one with a clearly defined process, timetable, and set of stakeholders. Here are some of the key steps that are involved in effective software selection.