With the software industry offering greater options and depth of function , we do not hear the idea of a company building their own software very often, but the option is still discussed and is valid in some situations. When it is discussed, the enterprise often fails in fully evaluating the entire array of plus and minus points.
it long term investment decision
creating competitive advantage? Although it is seldom done, a list of the functions that the package options do provide and are required by the business should also be compiled. Examples of items on this list include integration to other systems (order management to accounts receivable, inventory, sales analysis, etc.) at the master file and transaction levels, basic maintenance (price list, terms, standard messages, etc.), any many more. The list of what is missing from a package and what is available