About CTS Guides

For over 30 years CTS Guides has helped thousands of companies evaluate and select new software. Our goal is to help business owners and managers make more informed software selection decisions.

We offer independent software reviews, selection tools and resources, as well as personalized software recommendations. Our team will walk you through the software selection process, highlight must-know product differentiators, and provide tailored recommendations based on your company’s specific requirements and budget. Our mission is to make the overwhelming and time-consuming process of software selection manageable, efficient and successful.

CTS Guides does not sell software or earn commissions for referrals. Vendors pay a flat fee to support the site so you don’t have to. This is a free service!

About Sheldon Needle, CEO and Founder of CTS Guides

sheldon-needle-1A former CFO, consultant and software designer, Sheldon Needle has authored or co-authored more than 20 books on software selection and has contributed articles to major publications, including the Journal of AccountancyNation’s Business, and Target published by the The Association for Manufacturing Excellence. CTS Guides has the distinction of being the first company to do hands-on, independent evaluations of software for the middle market.

Sheldon speaks with business owners and managers every day about software selection and makes personalized recommendations based on their needs and budget. He is widely known and respected throughout the business software community for his independence, integrity and expertise.

As part of registering for access to our software reviews and personalized recommendations, you can also take advantage of a free phone consultation with Sheldon. He knows the leading software companies—how they compare, their pros and cons, where they fit into the market and which ones would be suitable for your business.