Technology Evaluation Centers

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Company Description:

Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is an impartial enterprise software advisory firm. We have a proven approach to software assessment and selection that saves you time, money and heartache. We have been in the business of helping companies like yours make better, more informed enterprise software decisions since 1993.

 

We are passionate enterprise software professionals working to make sure your interests come first. We do not market or sell software; we are completely objective about software solutions so that they can be compared on a level playing field to determine how well they match your needs.

 

Everything we do at TEC to support your software initiatives combines the right proportion of our core competencies. This is what sets us apart: Technology, Research, Methodology, Expertise
 

Programs and Advisory Services:  We have devised a suite of structured programs and Advisory Services that address the most common objectives we’ve experienced from working with a diverse mix of companies on thousands of software assessment and selection projects.

 

Programs:

Software Capabilities Assessment – Create a clear picture of how well your current systems support your business needs, and identify where any gaps exist.

Standard Evaluation - A simple but complete way for you to compare software solutions.

Custom Evaluation and Selection - Examine and compare potential pr    oducts at a granular level before committing to a software acquisition.

Extended Evaluation and Selection - Incorporate your company’s specific business needs into your comprehensive software acquisition decision.

 

Advisory Services:

Enterprise Software Functional and Technical Requirement Set Development - We work with you to identify, document, and prioritize your company's specific requirements

Enterprise Software Vendor Demonstration Management - We help you to create software demo scripts so you can judge how well each solution under consideration meets your company's needs.

RFP Development and Distribution - Combining your procurement standards with industry best practices, we help you with everything from outlining the training and implementation plans to providing guidelines for vendor deliverables and much more.

Contract and Price Negotiation - We offer guidelines for detailed pricing and payment terms, and a framework for developing favorable terms and conditions for your contract

 

Customer Testimonials:

The experience of implementing a mixed-mode ERP package into multiple facilities and diverse operating entities was something we could have never realized without the right approach. TEC delivered a flexible and comprehensive approach with the right people at the right time, making this incredibly complicated process a success.”

Barry Clifford, CFO, Polychem (2013)

“TEC Advisor, paired with TEC’s strong project management, kept us on track and made a daunting challenge easier.”

John Przedpelski, CIO, Masonite (2014)

“By working with TEC, not only were we able to work with a neutral party, an advocate, but the process was supported by TEC Advisor, and we were able to compare our requirements against solutions from hundreds of vendors.”

Peter Post, Business Owner, Manufacturing Systems Program, ECOM (2015)