Vendor Selection

Vendor selection can be a complicated and overwhelming process. Influential offers a comprehensive one-stop-shop approach to vendor selection of major business applications.

We have successfully undertaken both vendor selection and software package reviews across books and journal publishers alike. Our industry knowledge of requirements and the IT solutions available is therefore vital in assisting the publisher make the right decision. Commonly assessed packages include:

  • Publishing Technology – VISTA, pub2web, Advance (including CR&R)
  • Klopotek – PPM (including CR&R)
  • Real Software Systems – Alliant (CR&R)
  • Digital River – Think Subscription
  • SAP – SD and Books
  • LittleJohn – Avatar

We have vast collective experience of:

  • all aspects of major system development
  • implementation
  • integration

We are able to offer a tried and tested approach to managing the key issues and business drivers in any system selection.

Keeping possible pitfalls and opportunities visible, we have assisted our clients to make informed choices over whether to make a change and if so, which vendor to select.