COTS Software

Nov 15, 2013

Custom Development vs. “Off the Shelf” COTS Software

Chances are high you’ve likely made a significant investment in your ERP and back office systems. Yet changing business environments require you to either build additional infrastructure or buy a 3rd party product.  It’s necessary to in order to expand integration capacity or to update the front end look and feel of the application. Making a choice between building or buying a solution is nothing unusual in the business world. After-all there are simple factors, such as logistics, quality, and sustainability, which help to determine whether a company should in-source or outsource a finished product.  From an IT perspective the factors are… Read more