Tag Archives: System Selection

So, during a Selection Project do you take the Vendor to dinner?

This is a strange question to ask in a systems blog, isn’t it? Actually it seems to be a question that’s been asked in most of the 70+ System Selection projects that I’ve participated in over the years. I think … Continue reading

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Evaluation Criteria for a System Selection (or any selection!)

Whether you are selecting a new software package or a new car, or a quart of ice cream, it is important to have a set of Evaluation Criteria against which to make your choice.  You need to identify which attributes … Continue reading

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Selection Requires Identifying Key Data and Functions

Over the years I have identified numerous pieces of data that my clients have requested for their advancement systems. I have categorized those into a number of areas and am starting to post them here. Remembering the two laws of … Continue reading

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Quick? Cheap? Good? – Pick Two!

It’s your choice. You can have a system installed quickly and cheaply, but if you do it won’t likely be good. OR, you can get a GREAT system and try to install it quickly, but it certainly won’t be cheap. … Continue reading

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Thinking about Selecting a New Advancement System?

Allow me to start off by pointing you to my article on System Selection from the CASE book on Advancement Services. (Click the link above to access it.) That can provide you an overview for system selection. This (and future) … Continue reading

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