What sort of software supplier should you be looking for? Part #2. By David Carter
So you are planning to buy a new accounts package? It’s going to be a massive upheaval, so you want to get it right and, hopefully, buy something that’s going to last you the next 10 years.
In the first first article I mentioned that in recent years many established software vendors have been bought up by money men who like the guaranteed maintenance revenue. The danger is that these new owners know very little about software: deliberately or inadvertently they may end up mismanaging the product.