Why should we have custom business software?
A lot of people think, that custom software is just a waste of money, one could manage data on paper, or if they are "next-level", they can even store it in some kind of office productivity suite. While this could be sattisfactorial for some smaller companies, companies going through expansion will definatelly sooner, or later need a custom written software in order to ensure fluent business flow.
Main advantages of custom written software are:
- Clear data management
- Process flow optimization
- Software is designed according to client's business needs and demands
- Easy to use
- Solves business problems in direct manner
- Customizable if new functionality is needed
- Better support
- ...many, MANY more...
The software you demand will only do what you demand, therefore is easier to use making work more productive. Whenever needed, you can order new features, which will be, again, written exactly according to your specifications, doing exactly what you want, the way you want eliminating confusion in usage. As your business grows, you find yourself in a need to handle more business processes and flow of these needs to be tracked in order to ensure all flows well. Again, software suited for your business processes helps you in this tremendously, which gives you competetive advantage on the market, which off-the-shelf software simply cannot provide due to it's genericity. Once everything goes smooths, your customers will notice and appreciate. Whatever way you look at it, altough it might seem expensive at first, it will definatelly earn it's price.