ComHQCrux is a full proof system that gives users a five constituent scoring and assessing methodology for Software Products. This is the algorithm that propels product selection at ComHQ. All products are evaluated under certain criteria.
ComHQ undertakes in depth study of every software. Our scoring system is user centric, using an unfailing algorithm to deduce what appeals to users in choosing a software application for their business.
Every constituent herein is calculated using the ComHQCrux scoring system. Each carries varying degrees of import and weightage within the total score area attributed to each.
Cost of the software, guides selection. If the software's features and functionalities are in tandem with the price, then cost may not remain the primary concern. But users take the pricing point as an important criterion when making software purchases. ComHQCrux also regards the flexibility afforded by the software provider to customize the product as per user specifications in terms of features and corresponding cost. The more customizable the software, the higher it goes in preference list.
ComHQCrux assesses software on the basis of their relevance to the business, the software's core features, integration with other software, collaboration, deployment options, device support, adaptability and security. Can the software be adapted to fit your processes, does it integrate with your existing system, what is the learning curve, are some of the questions that a product needs to answer here. Crowding the software with complexities and features sometimes works more as a bane rather than a boon. For many users, security is a chief concern with factors like data back up, safeguards against attacks and disaster management superseding many other features. Here we expect that the business software or application adheres to basic and advanced security standards.
Software selection processes are driven by the support and resources by the vendor. Our scoring system takes into consideration if the software provider has equipped the user with human help or automated help engines. The customer support assigned with the software needs to be resourceful, efficient and ensure that time bound resolutions are made. additionally , the scoring also measures the available resources along with the software, for eg. help guides, webinars, onsight training etc.
The collective knowledge and understanding of the product plays an important role in influencing buyers. The information they gather about the software at a platform like this has proven to be instrumental in making users opt for a certain software over another. Parameters like contribution of content, ComHQ Awards, Profile Updates, ComHQ badges on Vendor website and more, decide the profile completeness
These constituents are evaluated using a score (1-10). The ComHQCrux scoring system gives users an insight into the software's aptness and suitability for them.
We use the ComHQCrux to grade software on the basis of Reviews and Ratings submitted by users on ComHQ, Software Features, Support and Resources and Pricing. ComHQCrux has factored in a fifth element, Profile Completeness,. While studying user's response to a software, we observed that knowledge and visibility of a software product on sites like ComHQ can really impact buyer's decisions in the final choices they make.