The software produced for you does what you want and is designed from the ground up to fulfil your requirements and will perform the whole task, i.e. the software can be designed to your processes. If you purchase off the self software, often it will be inflexible, only performing part of the job you want it to do. This will probably mean you would have to change your process so that you can fit in with the way the software operates.
The old phrase “Time is Money” is and will always be something any business will need to consider. With a custom software system
- processes are partially or totally automated;
- Processes become repeatable, and things don’t get missed;
- Data entry can be verified reducing the need to revisit and correct mistakes;
- Required data, reports etc can be easily provided from a few button presses.