This is the blog of Ronald Bartels that wanders on and off the subject of problem management (that is how it started), but it is best described by Ray who says this is Daddy's thoughts! Like the best music is from the Eighties and a wee dram helps in solving most inconveniences.
Build vs. Buy: How to Know When You Should Build Custom Software Over Canned Solutions
As a CEO, balancing your company’s immediate needs with its long-term
growth is both paramount and challenging – especially if your business
is a startup. Challenging questions arise, such as whether you should
invest aggressively in long-term initiatives or take the less expensive
and more conservative approach. The “build versus buy” decision, for
example, is a significant one that many companies face when addressing
their software needs.