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Weighing Build Versus Buy with Supply Chain Apps

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markgrogan
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Maybe it's time...
markgrogan   2/22/2019 2:46:02 AM
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As a business owner myself, I have always thought that doing things myself would save money. But when you don't have the time and perhaps you may have the money to bring other people in to build things up for you and take over some responsibilities, you need to weigh if the cost has started to become more worth it...

michaelmaloney
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Re: Great
michaelmaloney   10/13/2018 12:09:12 AM
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It all depends on how much the company is willing to fork out as an investment sum to first start up an IT infrastructure. If they have quite a hefty amount to spend, then why not save all the trouble and simply buy a ready-made one from a vendor. They would have to also bear in mind that they will have to pay for vendor maintenance fees as well in the long run. If this does not seem to be worth the expenses, then building one from scratch is advisable provided that they have the necessary skills to do so. Without a professional IT team who is proficient for such a project, the IT infrastructure could fail even before work processes can commence from it. However, the company wouldn't need to pay additional fees to an external vendor as the IT team's payroll is already included.

terryasmith
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terryasmith   2/6/2018 10:17:32 AM
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wow, so what this is for) 



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