It’s happened to all of us on different scales. You sit through an hour-long pitch on why the latest version of an enterprise CRM system is the best fit for your company. It can handle 5,000 active users at one time, offers 24×7 live support for your employees, and can translate your information into 15 different languages. And if you sign a three-year contract today, the vendor will throw in their social media listening tool for free.
You’re sold. Except your company only has 100 employees who would be using this system, your business is only open from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., and you only operate in English and French.
Today’s IT world is inundated with the latest and greatest software, systems, and equipment. But what does your business really need? And what’s the best approach to save your business money, while still obtaining the levels of service and security you need?
Here are the top four ways you can reduce IT procurement costs: