Published By: Gartner
Published Date: Dec 21, 2011
Planning and preparation are essential to ensure the success of an enterprise content management (ECM) initiative, now more so than ever given the challenging economic times. Project activities in the first 100 days provide the foundation for the follow-on vendor selection and implementation. Read this guide for key findings and recommendations on implementing ECM systems.
With any technology, the vendor's job is to try to sell you their product, and they may rely on promises, superlative language and sparkling product demos to try to sway you. And with the midmarket ERP landscape crowded with players vying for your business's dollar, the prospect of choosing the right solution can seem even more daunting. But armed with these 10 questions, you'll be able to see through the hype and narrow down a few vendors that can really deliver what you need.
Until recently, ERP solutions were considered out of the question for all but the largest companies, due to the technology's complexity and large price tags. However, these days, midmarket companies have more choices than ever when it comes to ERP solutions, as competition between vendors has heated up. This Buyer's Guide can help you answer the big (and small) questions so you can make an informed buying decision.
So your midmarket company has done its research and has settled on what you feel is the perfect ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solution? Not so fast. Before you sign on the dotted line, consider these 12 key points to ensure you're making the best possible decision.