Consultant Ruth King made some recommendations on which packages to examine. She suggested that the Bowens take their time and learn as much as they could about their future software package. The Bowens followed some of King’s advice, but not all of it.
They conducted extensive research into business software, but when they made their choice, it turned out to be something that King did not recommend.
“I wasn’t in favor of it,” King said. But she also said that she “doesn’t write the checks for them, only recommends.”
So why did the Bowens choose SASWIN 2000 software, developed by Service Automation Systems, Inc., for their business? Don Bowen described the reasons:
Don Bowen said he has “about every sample software program there is for an hvac business.” After spending hours and hours analyzing the situation and talking with people about their software, he feels very confident that he has chosen the right program for Bowen Refrigeration, Heating and Cooling.
NEXT: Ruth King is scheduled to revisit the Bowens in August. The News will be there.
Publication date: 07/30/2001