Customised software (also known as bespoke software or tailor-made software)
The age-old question of whether to go with custom or commercial software.
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Custom software refers to software that is developed specifically for an organization or a user. The software is built exceptionally to satisfy the client’s business requirements.
Custom software development allows you to take specific issues and complications you experience in your business and fix them through technology. It saves both time and money, the software has only the required functions and won’t have any additional bells and whistles that you don’t require and pay extra for.
Secure & Scalable
As your organization grows business processes tends to get more complex and lacks interoperability due to multiple tools used in different departments. With custom build software, this wouldn’t be a challenge as custom software offers flexibility and can be scaled accordingly. It can be easily integrated with existing applications without any major hassles and downtime in operations.
Based on the Threat Intelligence Index Report 2021 of IBM, Data Theft has increased 160% since 2019. Ransomware business has boomed 23% and attackers are publicly disclosing sensitive data on leak sites. When all major corporations are specifically targeted by cyber-attacks for their shortcomings due to legacy architecture custom software wins the prize as they are not vulnerable to common exploits, off the radar for most hackers and less susceptible to security issues.
You own it end-to-end
Gartner report shows the highest growth in IT expenditure in Enterprise Software. These numbers showcase that organizations are looking into gaining a competitive edge with digitization and custom software development. You retain ownership of and all intellectual property rights in customer data and the source code of the proprietary software. If businesses with use cases similar to yours are looking for a product you have the freedom to license your software and sell it to other organizations.
Do I need this Feature?
The alternate is to go with a commercial off the shelf software (COTS)/readymade software. The catchy price, free trials and monthly subscription without any long term commitment are what attracts everyone to this platform. The pricing is definitely lower in the short term however, choose wisely as this is your first step to subscription hell. Yes, you heard it right. Subscriptions can be a great tool and it is a great business model. Then again, once you enter your credit card details and start migrating your data into their instant use software you are entrapped in their hook. The subscription plans are designed in such a way that the basic plans comes with bare minimum features and pushes the user to upgrade with constant nudges within the software mentioning the same message everywhere.
“Upgrade to Premium Plan to access this feature”
While pre-built products are good for limited operational capabilities, custom software solutions ensure that companies have everything they want in an application.
If you are planning to implement any of this software then you would definitely benefit from implementing custom software.
- Integration to current ERP/CRM
- Business рrосеѕѕ аutоmаtіоn system
- E-commerce software ѕоlutіоnѕ.
- Customer rеlаtіоnѕhір mаnаgеmеnt
- Content mаnаgеmеnt systems
A tailor-made software that fits your business needs gives you the potential to surpass expectations and drive smart operations. You won’t have to worry about fitting your business model into a standard framework. So, leverage custom software to focus more on your organization’s growth and let us power your great ideas!