Employee Training for Software Upgrades Overlooked by Many Electrical Distributors

The most critical aspect of the conversion to a new or upgraded software platform is employee training, and it's the area where most distributors cut corners, say vendors of business software.

“If there are unforeseen problems in the go-live, they'll almost always be in the areas where distributors didn't spend enough time training and practicing,” said Doug Levin, executive vice president, Prophet 21 Inc., Yardley, Pa.

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