Why ‘Build’ is ALWAYS more expensive than ‘Buy’

I could title this, “Confessions of a Serial In-house Build-over-Buy Guy” as I was guilty of doing this many, many times. Regardless of how good your team is and how unique your requirements are, it will ALWAYS be more expensive to build “it” in-house (vs. using a Software-as-a-Service model).

SaaS: Culminating 40 years of software evolution

SaaS represents a culmination of a roughly forty years of journey that brought software acquisition from a high-risk capital investment to an easy-to-plan-for utility.