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CubaTBird
Dec 10, 2005, 07:51 PM
http://www.microsoft.com/BusinessSolutions/minimize_risk.mspx

pdpfilms
Dec 10, 2005, 08:40 PM
http://www.microsoft.com/BusinessSolutions/minimize_risk.mspx
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PlaceofDis
Dec 10, 2005, 08:57 PM
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yeah not much to say is there? i'm not sure about the reason for this being posted. :confused:

ibook30
Dec 10, 2005, 08:58 PM
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without any comments - I'm not sure what kind of discussion CubaTBird had in mind, but I see a list of problems vague enough to get most folks nodding their heads. I imagine this is the list of problems Vista will solve. Or a feeler to see which ones people respond to - and therefore which Vista feature to market. My 2 cents.

ejb190
Dec 10, 2005, 09:02 PM
10 Signs You've Outgrown Your Business Software
1. The level of user complaints has risen significantly.
2. Employees ask to add non-authorized software to the system.
3. You can't fulfill requests for information from partners or customers in their preferred format and timeframe.
4. You're still not making full use of the Internet.
5. You have gaps between front-end and back-end systems that are plugged by unsatisfactory customized solutions.
6. The software inhibits users from completing tasks.
7. You have multiple, non-integrated information stores.
8. You find yourself contemplating hiring contractors to write add-ons.
9. Support costs have risen.
10. You don't have enough support resources.

Well... I could see 1, 2, 5, 6, and 8 as a sign that you picked the wrong software to start with... And it seems I do number 2 where ever I go!!! (Was that what I wanted to say?)

ibook30
Dec 10, 2005, 09:11 PM
Well... I could see 1, 2, 5, 6, and 8 as a sign that you picked the wrong software to start with... And it seems I do number 2 where ever I go!!! (Was that what I wanted to say?)

You should get a handle on that,,, doing number 2 everywhere you go is rather anti social... :D

I bet we could use this same list as reasons to buy software, training, consulting, widgets, gadgets, and doo hickeys. These are all fairly common problems in a business setting. And part of selling is gettting a customer to reflect on their problems, and how the seller is going to fix them and make everyting better! And of course, MS has links to finding a MS Certified group, etc.

CubaTBird
Dec 10, 2005, 11:04 PM
it was actually a double post.. yeah i originally posted this just to show microsoft's reasons to upgrade to more recent versions of their software.. whether it be office or windows etc.

yg17
Dec 10, 2005, 11:54 PM
Seems like most of those could apply to a list entitled "Top 10 Signs You're Using Windows" :D