Integrating Third-Party Software

In some ways, integrating an externally produced software product is more challenging than building a homegrown product. Even if the product is designed specifically for your industry niche, there will be features that you wish that you had, and you also will be paying for features you don’t need.

You are going to have to pay software development money to customize and configure the software for your environment. And your organization will need to invest in time and training to reshape its processes to fit the paradigm and limitations of the new software platform.

A good software integration project can save the ...

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