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Build or Buy: Deciding between Custom Software or COTS

You need software to run your business effectively.  It is a core tool of your business operations and your people depend on it.  So when should you buy Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) software and configure it for your needs; and when should you consider a custom software solution? The reason I started Spot Solutions was to help firms gain valuable benefits from their software.  Too often I had seen software projects fail – either the wrong software tool was acquired or [...]

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How to prepare for Custom Software Development

At Spot Solutions, we make sure that your quality custom software is delivered on time and on budget. To achieve that, we have to build a productivity tool that tailors to your business needs. Here’s a guide to how you can help us achieve the business purpose of the software.  General Project Outline – Describe the project in general, what you are trying to do, what business problem you are trying to solve, and why this is important to your [...]

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