Custom Development vs Off-the-Shelf Products
Ideal for situations requiring highly customizable, complex, and business critical systems.
- Requires pre-work Implementation Plug & play
- Extremely customizable Customization Limited by existing UI
- Designed to integrate smoothly Integration Integration can be a challenge
- Plan to schedule Upgrades Scheduled & periodic
- Ideal for complex systems Complexity Can increase complexity
- Scalable with the right team Speed & Scale Scalable with the right product
- High up-front costs Cost Subscriptions growing long-term
- Owned system & IP Competitive advantage No IP – consumption only
Best used for situations where quick deployment and limited customization and integration are required.