Frequently Asked Questions
PayStream Advisors Frequently Asked Questions
- Who is PayStream Advisors?
- How can I access a quote from PayStream Advisors?
- How can I learn more about PayStream Advisors?
- What services & support are offered through PayStream Advisors?
- Does PayStream Advisors implement technology solutions?
- What is PayStream Advisors relationship with the vendor community?
- Who is the typical customer of PayStream Advisors?
- How is the cost of projects determined?
- What information does PayStream Advisors typically provide?
- Can PayStream Advisors provide value if we have already decided upon purchasing a specific solution?
- What experience and training do PayStream Advisors' consultants possess?
- Do PayStream Advisors' consultants and analysts operate similarly?
- How extensive is PayStream Advisors vertical market experience?
Who is PayStream Advisors?
PayStream Advisors is a financial automation research and consulting firm with specific objectives of lowering the risk associated with automation decisions through objective analysis, in-depth research, and client-specific recommendations. In accord with protecting our client's long-term interests, PayStream Advisors' technology analysts focus on automation advisory services rather than technology implementation.
How can I access a quote from a PayStream Advisors Analyst?
Many of the leading trade publications and national newspapers contain quotes and articles written by PayStream analysts. An interview can be arranged with a PayStream Advisors analyst for articles or inclusions in press releases by contacting Angela Magee, Marketing Analyst, at 704.523.7357 x231.
How can I learn more about PayStream Advisors?
General questions and comments can be submitted via PayStream Advisors' Contact Us page, or by calling 704.523.7357 and we will direct you to our Client Relationship Manager.
What services and support are offered through PayStream Advisors?
The services offered by PayStream Advisors address business and technology needs related to back-office financial functions and automation or process improvement initiatives. Our research and consulting significantly improves the effectiveness of our clients' business by bringing best practices and new ideas to their operations. PayStream Advisors' consulting services are supported through extensive research and client experience, and are designed to improve the success of automation projects by delivering actionable and fact-based information.
No. Our consulting and research is designed to give companies better decision-making criteria about the best automation strategies to support their business objectives. We base our services on the understanding that advisors should not be implementers to ensure the protection of our client's long-term interests.
We are connected to the vendor community through our research and publication area, rather than through re-seller partnerships. PayStream Advisors does not implement or re-sell technology solutions.
Our main focus is working primarily with organizations that make strategic investments in enterprise technology and process improvements. We are typically commissioned by our clients to provide them with a clear view of available automation options, evaluate the options and support more informed decisions. Our goal is to ensure that the needs of their business are fully supported by their investments in technology.
PayStream Advisors is competitively priced and costs vary by the specific nature of the project. For every client we deal with, the needs of each contrast greatly, leading us to price our consulting services according to the extent of each individual project. Because of our engagements are typicaly "fixed-bid" arrangements, you will know exactly what your project will cost from its inception.
Our high-impact consulting projects are unlike those of other consulting groups in that our revenue model does not include subscription services. PayStream Advisors uses a structured approach, which leverages our existing knowledge of relevant solutions and industry best practices. Our advisory services allow us to reduce the typical decision-making cycle of 9 to 12 months down to a few weeks, in turn resulting in quicker deployment, quicker time-to-market, and maximized return on your technology investments.
Can PayStream Advisors provide value if we have already decided upon purchasing a specific solution?
Yes. PayStream Advisors' extensive knowledge of industry best practices, deployment approaches, and typical implementation challenges allows us to provide significant value in validation and recommendations regarding your procurement and implementation plans.
PayStream Advisors' client service team combines both technology and business experience to provide the most in-depth knowledge and options for your business needs. We seek not only specialists in business management but also technology savvy experts from systems integration and consulting fields. Our analysts skillfully identify and intelligently query industry experts and provide valuable information to our clients, resulting in a faster and less risky implementation.
Our consulting methods enable the same analysts who conduct our research to also consult directly with our clients. This ensures our ability to solve customer-specific challenges by applying in-depth knowledge of business technology.
PayStream Advisors has extensive experience focusing on several different vertical markets including Financial Services (Banking and Insurance) and Manufacturing, Corporate Services, Telecom, and Utilities. Our ongoing research of technology and how technology solutions are applied to address specific vertical challenges have enabled us to assist vertical industry leaders to focus on particular issues.
PayStream Advisors considers the specific category in which a product is most relevant to our clients consulting needs. PayStream Advisors' research page has an extensive detailed listing with more information available.
Any vendors that are considered leaders in their respected product category and have an operating vision of the product in use by customers are eligable to benefit from PayStream Advisors consulting services. The PayStream Solution may be used if you would like to take the next step and request a briefing with PayStream Advisors.
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