Currently, a portfolio of more than 30 software-based Decision Driver models are offered. Each combines a comprehensive set of evaluation criteria and objective solution-specific data into an elegant software application, enabling users to conduct what-if analyses to determine which selection is most appropriate for their particular situation.
Decision Tools analysts offer both subject matter expertise and best-practices guidance through all phases of the selection process. Analysts share with clients the principles of the ATEC selection methodology, and help project teams maintain control over a comprehensive and logical selection process – from conducting an internal needs assessment, to evaluating vendor offerings, to successfully negotiating with the vendors of choice.
The following Vendor Selection research areas are available:
Tools and services for the selection of pre-packaged business applications, which include the areas of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and e-commerce, as well as analytical and business intelligence applications.
Tools and services for the selection of hardware platforms used by enterprises to process and communicate information within and across organizations. These hardware infrastructure areas include desktop computing platforms, mobile computing platforms, server computing platforms, and voice and data communication platforms.
Tools and services for the selection of software platforms used to build and run enterprise applications as well as managing those infrastructure elements to ensure optimal performance. These software infrastructure areas include e-business platforms and infrastructure management platforms.