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Objectives: To explain the cost aspects of software services
are offering you the custom software development services, and you
the IT needs of your company.
We are better suited for providing IT solutions than In-House software
The In-house development is not cost effective and not practically
viable especially for Small and Medium Companies.
We have to maintain pool of talent-well trained and experienced, for
providing you best
Points the Client-User should aware of :-
are a service - provider , in contrast to a product seller who just
sell the license
(e.g. Microsoft Windows, Office, Tally and Accounting packages) we
are serving to a specific industry. We also have to take care of software
Deployment, Training and customisation.
The main challenge of local companies is to attract and retain the
Many companies serving domestic market either closed or moved towards
other markets because of their inability to survive here.
are not selling product , but offering you service
You are outsourcing the service from us. So compare the rate with
other providers or in-house development not with Product rates
total Cost of service = Product Rate + Implementation Rate
The implementation cost is variable, and may go up beyond 50% product
cost it self is some installations
Practises for Customers
successful implementation of IT solution
is always challenge. And failure can be fatal particularly for SME
/ SMB s. With our experience in implementing it solutions and others
we have listed few factors of the user which will determine the achieving
the goals. These Ten Commandments will keep your IT project on track.
the Support & sponsorship of senior executive.
Before preceding with an ERP Initiative no one should doubt the level
of executive commitment.
Make the project a business transformation project;
not an “IT” project
Find the most talented business oriented manager within the organization
and appoint them project manager; the project cannot
succeed without a strong, talented project manager.
Decide issues quickly and decisively; unresolved
issues can be the quick sand of ERP projects
Communicate, communicate, communicate; sharing quality
information with those impacted by ERP cannot be underestimated.
the organization’s infrastructure (pc’s
telecommunications, etc.) is sufficiently robust
before implementing ERP systems; upgrading infrastructure on the fly
isn’t an option.
not change the ERP source code; even a minor code change can
have enormous ramifications when upgrading to new versions
of ERP software
the configured ERP software until exhaustion; the effort
to correct problems post implementation grows exponentially.
user training a top priority. Commit serious resources
and attention to this element of the project-- quality training provided
just in time.
reasonable user and executive expectations before implementation;
to get from here to there necessarily requires a period of consternation