February 14, 2006
Enterprise Software is Not a Refrigerator
Si Chen writes "Most companies buy ERP/CRM software the way people buy refrigerators. But while you may never need to make toast or watch TV with your refrigerator, you may be running a completely different business with your ERP/CRM software one day. This short feature asks what is really important in enterprise software, how to assess it, and when open source may be a better answer."
- Enterprise Applications