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10 Questions to Ask Your Finance and Accounting Software Vendors Before You Buy ERP
When conducting a mid-market enterprise resource planning (ERP) system comparison, there are several key questions that you should ask: How much should ERP

try software before you buy  market and they will try their best to dazzle you with spectacular product demos and enticing promises of a smooth-sailing deployment. Don't be fooled. Midmarket ERP offerings may be scaled down to meet the requirements particular to midmarket companies, but that doesn't change the inherently complex and expensive nature of enterprisewide technology that links together many disparate business processes. To make sure that you choose wisely when committing to an ERP solution, ask at least these 10

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