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senior consultant, SunGard’s banking business


Configurability is the key to one stop shopping


Having a highly configurable lease management software application, I contend, is similar to owning a bicycle shop. As a bicycle shop owner you need to have a wide variety of bicycles that satisfy an even wider variety of customer tastes – color, size, cost, material, style, accessories, etc. Some customers just want an off-the-shelf, pre-assembled bicycle. More sophisticated customers like to assemble their bicycles from scratch. If you want your bicycle shop to succeed you need to make sure you can cater to all types of customers. Variable, flexible are key elements of a successful bike shop owner. Similarly, configurable and extensible are key elements of a successful lease management software application.... read more