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What you should do

By Larry Dignan  |  Posted 2003-05-12 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 

Companies with less than $500 million in revenue are getting attention for their technology spending this year.

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What you should do to spend like a small company
FOCUS
Define projects by the specific process you need to improve.

SPECIFY
Pin down your specific technical, financial and completion goals.

SELL UP
Executive buy-in is critical. At smaller companies, CEOs and CFOs write all the checks.

SKIP THE BUFFET
Demand the ability to buy software in modules from your vendor.



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ldignan@ziffdavisenterprise.com
Larry formerly served as the East Coast news editor and Finance Editor at CNET News.com. Prior to that, he was editor of Ziff Davis Inter@ctive Investor, which was, according to Barron's, a Top-10 financial site in the late 1990s. Larry has covered the technology and financial services industry since 1995, publishing articles in WallStreetWeek.com, Inter@ctive Week, The New York Times, and Financial Planning magazine. He's a graduate of the Columbia School of Journalism.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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