In the article "The Pros and Cons of Custom Software Development", we outlined the difference between commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) packaged solutions and custom application development. For the average business owner, this decision of purchasing COTS software or building a custom application from scratch is a daunting one.
So, how do you determine which option is best for your business?
The answer lies in outlining a complete picture of what your business requires from the software. There are some key steps you can take to determine your specific needs and how to negotiate the various stages of implementing them.
In this article featured on Clutch, you will learn how to evaluate the right business application for your organization. Review a real-world application development example including helpful processes and tools that increase efficiency.