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Services provided by consulting firms

Please assist me with the following IT Systems problem:

When a company does not have a large IT department, it is fairly common for them to hire consulting firms to help them with the selection and procurement process. These firms do not build the system. The help a company find a software developer who can build the system that they want. The following companies all provide these kinds of consulting services:

http://www.edutech-int.com/s_info_system_planning_selection.html

http://www.socialent.com/services/organizational/info_sys

Write an essay in which you compare and contrast the services provided by these different firms. How do these services provide value to the clients? Be specific.

Do you think that the consulting firms use some of these rules of thumb in providing their services? Which ones? Why?

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Write an essay in which you compare and contrast the services provided by these different firms. How do these services provide value to the clients? Be specific.

The nature of the services provided by these firms are quite similar in the sense that both these firms assist organizations in selecting the best possible solution for their IT needs. Although their industry focus is different, both these firms assist in selection of right solution, right from the first step of conducting a needs analysis to the last steps of finalizing the contracts with the most suitable vendor and implementing the solution.

Basically, these consulting firms take complete charge of the software selection and implementation process and make it sure that such small firms, that do not have the capability and experience in terms of chosing the right solution, are not trapped in wrong decisions in making this critical move.

These services provide value to the clients by not only saving their precious time, effort and resources in terms of searching for the best possible information technology solution for their needs, but also help in realizing the best possible value out of the investment made by the company in these IT ...

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Write an essay in which you compare and contrast the services provided by these different firms. How do these services provide value to the clients?

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