This is first in a series of posts about the things to consider when about to make a technology purchase. Alternate Solutions has been thru hundreds of IT voice and data projects and typically, walks thru a discovery process with its clients.
These posts are designed to help IT managers/final decision makers steer clear of the common pitfalls and mistakes made by even some the more experienced systems designers. (Believe me, I’ve been there!)
The basic principals apply to just about any technology. Simply ask yourself some basic questions when entering and exiting the procurement process for purchasing a new phone system, purchasing a network infrastructure and/or building a client server network. Stay tuned for some useful tips.