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The shelfware phenomenon occurs for multiple reasons.
Enterprise cloud computing shouldn't involve shelfware, vendor lock-in, or classic enterprise software selling tactics.
Products that users can't readily utilize have little value and are likely to become shelfware.
With today's rapidly changing market conditions, process industry companies cannot afford to be locked into rigid software licensing models that result in shelfware.
Additionally, these surveys also confirm that TM1 has a rapid deployment cycle, top response times for 'what-if' modeling with immediate results, and a low rate of shelfware.
Mapping out an implementation can make the difference between a successful deployment and shelfware," said Jonathan B.
Many large companies like Group 1 are finding that GroundWork can make the difference between a failed shelfware project and truly getting value from these large and costly projects that we all know monitoring can be.
The right people can make the difference between long-term BI success and a failed BI deployment with a legacy of shelfware.
Michael O'Rourke, president, CPM Enterprise Solutions, an Applix partner, pointed to the Survey's results for shelfware rankings.
Highly publicized implementation failures and rumblings of user adoption problems with on-premises projects have left a wake of shelfware, frequently coloring customer management as a riskier investment," said Robert Bois, research director at AMR Research.
Without this kind of capability, there is a risk that an enterprise architecture might become just another piece of shelfware.