Archive for the ‘Software Evaluation’ Category

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8 Ways Shop Management Systems Can Reduce Operating Costs

Friday, October 26, 2012 21:34

An effective shop management system can have a positive impact on operating costs in a number of ways. Of course there are costs associated with system implementation and ownership but if they’re effective – systems will pay for themselves. The … Continue reading

 
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11 Steps to Evaluating and Implementing Software Systems

Monday, July 30, 2012 17:48

Selecting and installing a new software system is a significant undertaking for any company. Selecting a system and them implementing it can be a daunting task but if undertaken with care positive results will be achieved. The key is in … Continue reading

 
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Managing the Training and Pilot Phases of System Implementation

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 0:19

The training and pilot phases of a system implementation are critical to the overall success of the project. Managing these phases of the project is best handled by developing written check lists and ensuring that each business process that will … Continue reading

 
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Tire and Repair Shop System Implementation and Process Mapping

Friday, December 30, 2011 20:16

When implementing a new software system the most important step to ensuring a smooth start up is relating the existing business processes to the new software. It is always the best policy to change as little as possible when implementing … Continue reading

 
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Performing a Cost Benefit Analysis for Auto Repair and Tire Shop Systems

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 14:39

A cost/benefit analysis should always be part of any software system evaluation. Without performing this exercise a decision may be made based on the wrong criteria. The majority of the costs in a software system implementation occur on the front … Continue reading

 
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Evaluating Shop Management System Integration Capabilities

Monday, October 3, 2011 23:30

When evaluating software for an auto repair or tire business, integration capability is a very important factor to consider. The effectiveness of any system is directly affected by the extent that this area is addressed. Depending on the volume of … Continue reading

 
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Evaluating Software System Architecture

Thursday, September 8, 2011 18:38

When evaluating software systems the impact of system architecture is an extremely important factor to consider. The database, programming language, hardware requirements, operating system requirements and network/internet requirements all contribute to the usability of the system as well as the … Continue reading

 
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Defining Your System Requirements

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 20:25

System requirements definition can be the most important step in purchasing a new software system but it is often left out of the process. Defining what you want from your system allows you to investigate possible alternatives and rule out … Continue reading

 
 
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