All posts tagged: IT Procurement

Creating a New Standard for Technology Evaluation, Procurement and Cost Management

Most organizations suffer though laborious technology evaluation, sourcing and procurement processes. Traditional methods and tools offer little visibility and a lack of structured collaboration among stakeholders—leading to drawn out IT initiatives and ultimately poor decisions. This is commonly referred to as “business as usual”.

Roy SempleCreating a New Standard for Technology Evaluation, Procurement and Cost Management
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SelectHub Highlighted as Technology Selection Driver in CIO Review

The July 2015 issue of CIO Review Magazine, focused on IT procurement, highlights SelectHub as the foundation for a user-friendly Technology Selection Management service offered by progressive CIOs.

In his article covering characteristic difficulties in the technology selection process, Rob Meilen, VP & CIO of Hunter Douglas describes the increasing pressures on IT organizations to provide more business benefits, quicker than ever before—but reveals that standard selection and sourcing practices are falling short.

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The Best Way to Screw up a Software Selection Project

We expect to buy things without screwing up. Just select what you want and pull out your wallet (ahem). Maybe next week. We are blithely optimistic when it comes to buying a new washing machine, or toaster—it’s going to work as expected, maybe better. Even for larger purchases like a new vehicle, juggling requirements like space, performance, and price is not a brain buster—and can actually be fun.

Roy SempleThe Best Way to Screw up a Software Selection Project
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