Now that we have looked at the business models, processes, systems and stratygy considerations, we can start to ask some detailed questions about our OSS platform. Since we are approaching this from a best-of-breed selection point-of-view, we must be careful in evaluating applications and application vendors. There are numerous considerations, from the functionality of the application and how well it integrates with others to evaluating a particular vendor’s partners. Applications range from “out-of-the-box” products to “do-it-yourself” toolkits and frameworks. There are numerous questions to ask about the vendor’s background and long-term viability, as well as the vendor’s track record for delivering and supporting its product.
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