Step 4 – Buying with confidence
Your efforts in creating an informed shopping list based on thinking about key considerations such as functionality, integration, ongoing support and future needs means you’re now ready to take the next step and engage with potential suppliers directly.
However, rather than rushing in and undoing a load of hard work by making an impulsive decision, we have three key steps it is important to undertake at this stage. You need to get past supplier sales spin with questions about pricing, support and free trials.
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Preferred supplier identified
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