How to Know Whether you Need to Build or Buy Enterprise Software

  • Build customer software to address immediate needs without subtracting or adding anything.
  • Buy a commercial SaaS or off-the-shelf software that instantly solves the commonly prevalent business issues.
  • Here you will get all major parameters to answer your question if you decide to buy or build software.

An enterprise software

Enterprise commercial off the shelf software (COTS)

Enterprise custom software

Buy checklist or 10-point build

Unique problem: build

Questions to inquest while deciding to build software:

Common problem: buy

Questions to have when deciding between the diverse COTS solutions:

Buying vs. building: which one is the best?

When should you buy it?

The total cost of ownership (TCO)

Buy and build: what’s the best option?

Build for the PAI first approach

Buy vs. Build

The build opportunity cost

The buy opportunity cost

Competitive advantage vs. the competitive parity

The advantage of building to target competition

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Aalpha is specialist India based Software Solutions company providing solutions for Web and Mobile development, https://www.aalpha.net

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