DZone/JavaLobby: The Software Sales Pitch – Choosing Wisely

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The nice folks over at DZone and JavaLobby were kind enough to run an article I wrote about choosing 3rd party software.  An exerpt:

“It’s a common tale:  Some business need arises for capability your IT
department doesn’t currently offer but there are multiple commercial
alternatives available and maybe even an open source solution that can
help you fill your gap.  Then again, you could always write the thing

Build? Buy? Both?

Here are some ideas that might help you decide.”

For the rest, hop on over there and take a gander.


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