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Ask Yourself These 7 Questions Before Spending More Money on Software Lost in the "Should I buy?" software maze? From adaptability to negative reviews to a vendor's vision, key areas to explore before committing to a purchase.

By John Boitnott

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The entrepreneurial journey involves a drumbeat of technology-related decisions, with none perhaps as pivotal as the strategic acquisition of software. This process can be hard because transparency is elusive, and the informational advantage often seems to favor the seller. Whether on the cusp of a significant investment or contemplating a strategic upgrade, you need to know what to look for, and what to ask.

Buying transcends a mere transaction; it's a pivotal partnership that can profoundly impact efficiency, innovation and overall success. Armed with the right questions, you can transform an otherwise daunting purchase into one that aligns seamlessly with your company vision.

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