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12 Considerations For Shopping Your Tech Stack

What to Consider When Changing Software Providers

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12 considerations for shopping your tech stack

Finding a new software provider can be challenging. If you’re planning to send out a request for proposal (RFP), there are a few things you need to be aware of.

In our recent white paper, we outline the 12 considerations you must make when searching for the right software solution for your media business. Continue reading below for an overview of what they are, and download the full white paper via the form.

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So, you’re looking for a new software provider?

Knowing the 12 considerations below will not only guide you in finding a tech stack that future proofs your entire business, but also in finding a long-term partner who supports your growth and scalability needs.

Read the full white paper today and take the next step towards unlocking your full revenue potential.

Point solutions or platforms?

Discover:

  • The difference between point solutions and platform approaches
  • Why you should always choose a platform approach

Implementation process

Explore:

  • Asking vendors about their implementation and deployment processes
  • Ensuring seamless interactivity and minimal disruption to your operations

Post-sales support

Learn why:

  • You can’t champion the media landscape if your staff are fighting with new tech 
  • It’s crucial to find a vendor that supports you post-purchase
  • You need training courses and support programs

Integrations

Discover why:

  • Seamless integration is so important
  • You need to be agile to innovate
  • Integration gives you more value and scalability

Watch out for feature bait

Discover why:

  • Impressive features don’t always equate to better results
  • Using AI buzzwords can mean superficial features
  • You need to identify and query these features

The importance of scalability

Discover:

  • Why you need to consider current and future needs
  • How to assess whether a software provider can scale for your business
  • What to evaluate to find a solution that supports your long-term goals

Cybersecurity

Understand:

  • Why cybersecurity needs to be at the forefront of your decision making process
  • How to communicate your specific security needs
  • What questions to ask

Data security and privacy

Discover how:

  • To do some digging to ensure your data will be safe
  • To choose a vendor that’s accredited to a data security system

Ask about hosting

Know:

  • The questions to ask the software provider that manages your hosting needs
  • What to look out for when you get answers about hosting

Is it marketing hype?

Get:

  • Tips that will save you from falling for marketing hype
  • An understanding of what a balanced perspective can achieve

Do a background check

Know how to:

  • Conduct a thorough background check
  • Get a transparent view of a potential software provider

Don’t do nothing

Understand:

  • The risks of not updating your software
  • How to find the software solution that will drive growth

Discover how Lineup can support your media business

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Why choose Lineup?

Industry
expertise

We have in-depth knowledge of the media and advertising sectors and extensive software experience

Omnichannel
capabilities

Our robust technology offers both digital and print solutions

Strong long-term
relationships

93% of our clients consider our software critical to the success of their business

Competition-beating
software

Almost half of our team is dedicated to innovation

Proven
success

Over $31 billion in advertising revenue has been billed through adpoint to date

Fully configurable
platforms

Products that are fully flexible to meet your unique requirements

6800

partners worldwide

42

of staff focused on innovation

31

in advertising revenue billed through Adpoint