When considering a mobile field operations management solution, such as FieldFX, you may wonder about the benefits of a cloud-based solution, compared to an on-premise solution.

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First, let’s start with what middleware is. Middleware is often described as “software glue”; it is basically the software that connects on-premise or cloud-based systems so that they can work together in harmony for a fully integrated process. Middleware allows companies to solve the challenge of application, data and business process integration.

Executives today are faced with pressure to increase productivity, streamline business processes and ensure efficient fiscal management. Enterprise-wide software solutions are playing a key role in achieving these goals. So, the question becomes: Should an organization design its own custom application (build) or purchase a pre-made application from an outside company (buy)?

If you are thinking about implementing a Field Operations system, such as FieldFX, as part, or all of a services-to-cash solution for your organization, there are several items to consider to enhance the project’s success.