Meeting Software Implementation Challenges

Chris Heinz - September 27, 2012

No matter what type of business software you’re buying, there are always challenges.

  • Challenges matching needs and functionality

  • Challenges integrating the new product into existing business processes

  • Challenges obtaining needed historical data

  • Challenges customizing for special needs

  • Challenges getting stakeholder buy-in

Paul Baier’s recent PracticalSustainability blog, 7 Lessons from Implementation Enterprise Carbon Accounting/Sustainability Software, highlights these issues and others in a thoughtful and easy read. The seven lessons apply quite nicely to energy management software implementation. We recommend them as ‘best practices’ for acquisition and implementation of your next business software product!

Topics: Energy Management

Chris Heinz

About the Author
Chris Heinz

Chris is Vice President of Human Resources for EnergyCAP, Inc., which helps organizations get value from their utility bills through energy management software. He's an Associate Certified Coach by the International Coach Federation, a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, and a Certified Professional Life Coach. He also started to help people love their life and love their work.

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