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Integration with 3rd Party Vendors

When looking at add-ons or third-party integrations, that might help enhance your software. The most important thing for your business is identifying your key customers. You need to help provide them with a service that has aspects that are valuable to them.

Whether your software is used to target users at a B2B or a B2C level, you need to consider what apps they would already be utilising. If your application can compile all of those, your software becomes a more marketable piece of technology for your customers.

 

When looking at your customers. Identifying if they are using any of the below gives you a better understanding.

  • Dropbox, or Other File Storage Apps
  • Marketing or Sales Automation Tools
  • Social Media Tools
  • Integrated Payments
  • Accounting & Financial Tools

Or looking at a Business to Customer relationship. You are able to view tools and applications that are used.

  • Social Media
  • Instant Messaging
  • Music
  • Integrated Payment Services
Integration with 3rd Party Vendors

If this is something your organisation is lacking, it is a necessary step in finding out what your customers are already using. By finding similar services or tools, you will be able to create a better picture of what your customers find as a valuable asset.

Avoiding Common Mistakes

Sometimes, by wanting the app that does “everything. Can so many times be a downfall, this leads to an extensive system with too many external vendors which becomes increasingly difficult to manage. Sometimes it is better to include one or two extra add-ons that create another valuable aspect rather than try and force a solution for everything.

With in-depth research, you will be able to recognise trends and data that helps to provide you with the most critical factors from your target audience — allowing your organisation to provide the best possible third-party apps to enhance their solutions.

Using a third-party vendor, similar to our partners, DHRP or Wiise, Your software will provide additional benefits for you and your customers, like saving time and money. By enhancing your customers experience with an improved integrated application, they don’t have to worry about learning a whole new system. As an organisation, there are a couple of questions to ask yourself before you engage with a third party.

erp implementation methodology and framework

These include…

  • Are you effectively targeting your audience?
  • Are they already using these applications?
  • Is it a logical integration?
  • Will it be a smooth and seamless integration for your business?
  • Does it benefit my customers or make things more complicated?