Covid waves have initiated the process of remote work. The already growing freelance market and upcoming entrepreneurs have been forced to choose remote work over everything. It is prevalent throughout the globe and people have turned towards SaaS (software-as-a-service), IoT, and AI, more readily.
However, the main focus of this digital growth is SaaS. SaaS is definitely the future. It is subscription-based and does not require large investments. It is easily installed on your systems and requires no frequent updates, and SaaS as of now is the most convenient way of software delivery. SaaS relies on cloud services and is quite revolutionary with the number of services it can provide. But, how should you go about choosing a SaaS platform? What are the basic questions one needs to ask? Let us look at a few.
Compatibility with your system
SaaS tools can easily run on any system. It is very easy to install and run one. One generally needs a web browser. However, you must carefully determine what type of environment you are in or planning to get into.
Company’s support and help features
Maybe, the best practice is to go through a company’s support guidelines before buying their software. It reflects the companies true intention and is surely an integral step.
However, absurd it might sound, never invest in a company’s product that locks you in with its policies. One of the best ways is to check whether the company can export all your data. Look out for the migration policies of the company.
Is your employee trained?
It is essential to know the skill set of your employees. Everyone is not expected to have sound knowledge of the ways of SaaS which might give rise to other complications. Therefore, consider training your employees or taking their opinions through a joint meeting.