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According to the article Alternatives for Application Softwa

According to the article Alternatives for Application Software Acquisition (nd), "contracted software development projects may prove to be more costly as they may see higher costs per hour labor cost than with in-house staff"

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Pan American Health Organization (nd) Alternatives for Application Software Acquisition [Online]. Available from: http://www.virtual.epm.br/material/healthcare/B0404.pdf (Accessed: 5 November 2011).

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One of the main advantages to using in-house staff if that they are already very familiar with every aspect of the organization's technology. This is one of the main disadvantages to contracting software development projects. The other main advantages to using in-house staff, as also mentioned in the article referenced, include that the in-house staff has more control over the organization's staff and schedules. This can be an issue that proves difficult to coordinate with contracted projects. Oftentimes developers need to meet with certain groups of people on the inside, and ...

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According to the article Alternatives for Application Software Acquisition (nd), "contracted software development projects may prove to be more costly as they may see higher costs per hour labor cost than with in-house staff"

What are your thoughts?

Pan American Health Organization (nd) Alternatives for Application Software Acquisition [Online]. Available from: http://www.virtual.epm.br/material/healthcare/B0404.pdf (Accessed: 5 November 2011).

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