Entering into a contract with a software vendor shouldn’t be a life sentence
Like people, companies grow and their needs evolve. Also like people, sometimes they just don’t “click” with a partner anymore and need a change. All the time I talk with customers who feel thoroughly constrained by what they can and cannot do with their existing systems and tools. In fact, managers are frequently navigating important strategic initiatives around suboptimal processes that they’ve come to perceive as permanent. While lifetime technology provider commitments may have been viewed as necessary under past conditions, today’s modern and flexible solutions make it so you have the option to break-up with a partner who’s not meeting your needs.
We talk a lot about the idea of the Buyer of the Future…
My goal as a product manager at Hudson MX is simple: design software that makes buyers more successful. This means delivering the best results for their brands in record time.
The thing that strikes me on a daily basis is just how important a buyer’s expertise is in the local buying process. That’s fundamentally why we strive to strip away the mundane repetitive tasks that often rob buyers of the time needed to apply their know-how. We streamline things like distributing and chasing down RFPs, estimating the ratings of straightforward inventory, and reconciling buys. Why should anyone skilled at negotiating and crafting great schedules be so busy with rote tasks that they don’t have time to use those talents?