Recall, last time when you bought a shirt, did you selected a shirt that fits you or you transformed yourself to fit the shirt! This sounds little crazy, but this is what happens in organisations again and again while selecting a software. When we select a software there are two business models are involved. One, the business model behind the company. Second, the business model behind the software. The business model of the company is given and the software business model should fit that. Maybe not 100%, but at least 90 to 95% and the gap can be filled by customization.
As you read this statement, many companies are dumping their new software that was bought with their hard earned profit (otherwise it is part of the profit). What is actually going wrong? Companies buy the software just by listening to the nicely spoken words of the sales executive and without any due diligence.
What should be the due diligence?
It is in just seven steps using our Business Process Model Approach
Step-1: Establish the business requirements
Step-2: Conduct Requirements Gathering sessions to collect stakeholder requirements that are within the ambit of business requirements
Step-3: Verify and validate business and stakeholder requirements
Step-4: Prepare business process model
Step-5: Scout for software that have the good match with the business process model
Step-6: Invite the vendor to demonstrate the software
Step-7: Validate the demo results and select the software