Build v. Buy White Paper

Tips to avoid a DIY disaster

When you begin to explore solutions to a pain point your business is having, sometimes it can seem easier and cheaper to have a technology built internally by your own IT team. But exercise caution – there are costs and downsides you might not have considered.

Your IT team is invaluable to your organization as it evolves in the rapidly changing retail market. They’re there to make sure you stay ahead of the curve, not code or develop applications. Before you embark on an internal technology project, make sure you know what you’re asking of your IT group.

In this white paper, you’ll learn:

  • How to examine total cost of ownership and avoid opportunity cost
  • How to properly manage the development process if you decide to build
  • How to future-proof your technology and ensure scalability

Are you considering building a retail technology internally? After you’ve read this white paper, you’ll be armed with the information you need to consider all your technology options.

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