How to choose the best software solution for your unique business needs
So much time, manpower, and complexity goes into selecting new technology. Solutions that are too complex are often costly and cause division between departments, and when a clear process for selecting the right software is not established, complex solutions result in even greater waste and drain on the P&L. Once the costly integrations, customizations, and onboarding are complete, low adoption rates from your teams will send the solution you chose straight to the shelf to collect dust.
Conversely, choosing a software solution that is too simple or straightforward may hold some of your best talent back from the great work they should achieve with the right solution. With today's ever-expanding software market and more empowered salespeople, this is becoming tougher than ever, and finding the right solution is like finding a needle in a haystack.
Making the right choice should be a strategic investment. Investing time and due diligence into the process of choosing the right solution based on your organization’s needs delivers better results and higher returns. Skipping key steps in the buying process and making the wrong choice, causes so much unnecessary clean up work to be done after the fact, not to mention costly fixes or bridges to band-aid problems that come up. Invest a little more time upfront and save your team an incredible amount of time after selection.