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How to avoid a horror story when buying software for your business

What is driving the adoption of software in businesses today?

The necessity of remaining competitive and the hope of achieving competitive advantages.

This makes any business today a technology business.

Selecting and working with a technology software provider remains one of the biggest challenges faced by a business owner.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Aurik Business Accelerator founder Pavlo Phitidis.

Phitidis discussed a number of software horror stories and how to avoid them.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

…you’ve got to understand what ‘machine learning’ and ‘AI’ mean…

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

…you’re either going to develop software, or you’re going to buy it…

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

You need to develop your literacy around tech.

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

The techie does not understand your business!

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

You have to be intimately involved [in the building of tech].

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

Understand what you’re buying, and why you’re buying it.

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

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This article first appeared on 702 : How to avoid a horror story when buying software for your business


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