When I met my wife, I was pretty certain she was the one for me from our first date. But I didn’t whisk her onto a plane for a Vegas wedding chapel that night and merge our checking accounts the next day. For a number of reasons. At least one being it would have included kidnapping and robbery charges.
Instead, I spent a year getting to know her, seeing how we’d get along, and having some deep philosophical conversations to make sure we were actually on the same path. Life is long, but it moves fast and if two people who are supposed to be working together are pointed different directions, trouble ensues.
Now, picking a software company to serve some portion of your business is a little different, but not that much! It’s often really expensive, filled with complex settings and data entry. And if it all goes wrong later, untangling can feel a lot like a divorce.It’s not you, it’s your half-implemented feature that always breaks. I swear!
The worst part is the wedding requires almost no forethought. Just enter your credit card info and you’re off to the races. Like a one-night stand that somehow turned into 30-years of disappointment. Continue
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