Laypersons Guide to Purchasing a DSM Tracking System

Author : Michael Stockard

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    Whitepaper: DSM Software Purchase GuideOver my career I have been both a user and a buyer of DSM tracking systems. A significant amount of time and money was spent reviewing systems before deciding to move it in-house but our internal IT partners began to realize that they had neither the time or expertise to develop and operate a system that met our business needs. So, then we outsourced after the insourcing. With all that history as background, register here to read the ideal steps involved in efficiently purchasing a DSM tracking system.

    Summary of Steps

    • Identifying Your Organizations Needs
    • Develop the Business Case
    • Create Vendor List
    • Sole Source vs Request For Proposal/Qualifications (RFP/RFQ)
    • Evaluate Proposals
    • Selecting Your Vendor
    • Contract Negotiation
    • Project Kickoff
    • Going Live
    • Performance Metrics

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