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Buy Then Build: The New World Of SaaS Development

Understanding The Three Models Of Software Delivery With SaaS As A Foundation

July 18, 2018


Why Read This Report

Software-as-a-service (SaaS) and low-code platforms are transforming how companies think about build-versus-buy software-sourcing decisions. Application development and delivery (AD&D) pros now have powerful, quick tools for extending SaaS solutions — and for building wholly new modules based on these platforms. The upside: fast delivery of new capabilities. The downside: compromised app upgrades, slower app changes, and rising costs. Read this report to understand how to implement a buy-then-build strategy for SaaS and avoid its pitfalls.

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Table of Contents

  • A New Delivery Strategy Based On SaaS Melds "Buy" And "Build"
  • The Potential And Pitfalls Of Buy Then Build Using SaaS
  • SaaS Vendors Embrace One Of Three Buy-Then-Build Approaches
  • Recommendations

  • Adopt Four Best Practices To Make Buy Then Build Work For You
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