Profile of Alan Pelz-Sharpe
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Articles by Alan Pelz-Sharpe
posted in March 2010
Over the years, I've learned a hard truth: more details and more complexity in a scoring methodology may not deliver you the right vendor. It can occasionally do the exact opposite. Ideally you should dispense with spreadsheet scoring entirely in favor of a more practical, facilitated decision-making process.
For years now, Google has played fast and loose with information confidentiality and privacy issues. As if further proof were needed, the PR disaster that is Buzz should be enough to firmly conclude that Google is not suitable for enterprise use-cases.