How to Evaluate IT Product RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi All,

    I need to evaluate existing IT Health care products(Yet to get more details about product as of now, I know its .NET and SSRS,SSIS Product), how do I start evaluating these products and what are all things I need to consider while evaluating products? do we have any checklist kind of things to verify? looking for a guide lines and deliverables I need to submit after evaluating products.

    appreciate your help.

    -- Sathish

    Wednesday, October 21, 2015 3:25 PM


  • Need to understand,

    1. What is the ultimate goal and vision of this evaluation exercise?
    2. Are you planning to evaluate a single product or multiple products?

    On a high level here are few parameters you can apply as part of your assessment exercise. Recommend you to score/Rate your product based on all parameters which and get a maturity model of the product out of it.

    1.        Competitive Considerations
    2.        Functional Completeness
    3.        Business Criticality
    4.        End User Interface
    5.        Compliance
    6.        Exposure to Brand
    7.        Financial Penalties
    8.        Unique Training Requirements
    9.        Total Cost of Ownership
    10.    Scalability
    11.    Peak Load Performance
    12.    User Satisfaction
    13.    Application's Alignment with technology roadmap
    14.    Skill Requirement
    15.    Alignment with Emerging technologies
    16.    Business Rule Complexity/Migration Risk
    17.    Time to Market for Enhancements and Maintenance
    18.    Application Stability
    19.    Application functionality completeness/features
    20.    Restricted Access
    21.    Data Privacy
    22.    Third party Interaction / Dependencies

    Lingaraj Mishra

    • Marked as answer by jsathish Wednesday, November 4, 2015 4:43 PM
    Wednesday, October 28, 2015 8:30 AM