Software: Buy Vs. Build

Is Custom Software Right for You or Should You Go With the SaaS Approach?

Have you identified a business problem that can be solved with the right kind of software? Excellent! The next big decision on your plate is probably going to be choosing between custom and off-the-shelf software—buying an existing system, like a SaaS (Software as a Service) product, or building your own custom software.

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An Expert to Weigh in on the Buy Vs. Build Dilemma

Apr 18, 2021, 10:03 AM

Sometimes, things aren’t as clear as they seem on paper. For instance, it’s not always obvious whether a certain feature is worth the extra investment. Without the necessary background, it can be hard to evaluate the ROI of a SaaS system, custom software, or the buy-and-extend approach. 

This is where expert consulting comes into play.

At Far Reach, we have helped dozens of customers with this dilemma. Our buy vs. build analysis has your needs at its core and takes into consideration your medium- and long-term business goals.

In other words, we will focus our analysis on what can bring you the highest ROI. 

Working with expert consultants means that you benefit from our decades of experience in strategically deploying software within businesses using all three approaches: SaaS, bespoke, and buying and extending. We can understand your needs, evaluate your options, and provide recommendations. 

Furthermore, if the optimal solution happens to be buy and extend or custom software, you already know a custom development company (that’s us) that’s familiar with your needs.