Answer of assignment 10

Answer of assignment 10 - 1. What are the advantages of...

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1. What are the advantages of purchasing a packaged solution? What are the disadvantages or dangers? Answers will vary but should include most of the following points. Advantages include: • Cheaper • Faster • Possibility of being more comprehensive • Provides support of experienced provider • Less development risk • Often comes with good training Disadvantages include: • Does not meet specific needs of the organization • More risk in long-term support without in-house skills • System is similar to other organizations, so not for competitive advantage systems • Long-term support may be expensive 2. What are the advantages of building a solution from the ground up? What are the disadvantages? Answers will vary but should include the following. Advantages include: • Build in-house expertise • Develop a system that exactly fits the needs of the organization • Develop a system that provides a competitive advantage Disadvantages include: • May take a long time to define and build from scratch
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