Software is supposed to solve problems, make processes more manageable, open up new opportunities and pay for themselves. In order for software to be able to meet this requirement, special care must be taken when choosing suppliers and their products. This leaflet helps with the software search.

Before one starts a long journey to find a suitable software, one should outline some of the most important factors that would eventually affect the effectiveness and success level of the business. Here, you can see the basic points to consider.

Who is affected?

Anyone looking for new or alternative software.

What is it?

Software is supposed to solve problems, make processes more manageable, open up new opportunities and pay for themselves. In order for software to be able to meet this requirement, special care must be taken when choosing suppliers and their products. The individual requirements and the wealth of software providers often make it difficult to find the right software.

(Online) provider for software search

A number of providers specialize in helping to find suitable software.

Software Consulting

In addition to the above online providers, many companies offer software consulting.

Software tests

Trade and industry magazines regularly test software.

Used software

It may be possible to purchase used software licenses. Suppliers of such software purchase licenses that are no longer needed and sell them at a low price.

Licensing:

Commercial as Open Source software is associated with a license to use. This results in how the software may be used in the company. For example, some software is free for personal use, but not for corporate use. According to the license z. For example, consider the following questions:

• On which and how many laptops, PCs, smartphones, servers, etc., which software is running?

• Are there unused or unused software licenses?

• How are the licenses documented?

• Is the installed software sufficiently licensed?

• Is it possible to install licensed software in the company unnoticed?

Software selection for special applications

• Accounting and Taxes

• ERP Software

• Business application software, ERP solutions

• eBusiness

Customer needs may well be the most common reason why, sooner or later, every company has to deal with the issue of digitization. There are the small businesses that realize that despite all their experience with office software and years of proven workarounds, they are reaching their limits. In most cases, the “little ones” may be confronted with the fact that customers today simply expect a degree of digitization. If, thanks to better IT equipment, competitors can offer more service and a more transparent flow of information, in the worst case, orders will flute. 

Those companies/entrepreneurs who ignore the importance of good software would, eventually, fail. Having all the information and answers to the questions stated above, one will also have an image of the best software for one’s business.