What Sateesh Lele SaysBy Larry Dignan | Posted 2003-08-01 Email Print
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Build-To-Order, Inc. is starting a custom-manufacturing business from scratch, to revamp the automaking industry the same way Dell reshaped computer making.To Do">
CHECK vendor references given by suppliers and peers.
INTERVIEW peers without the vendor present or on the call.
WATCH financial health of a prospective vendor.
DEMAND a peek at next product release. If it can't be shown, consider it vaporware.
DISTINGUISH between the features all vendors have and unique functions that can set your business apart.
Sateesh Lele is Chief Information Officer of Build-To-Order, Inc.