Build vs buy for data integration software

Cracking the build vs buy dilemma for data integration software

Should you continue investing into your homegrown DIY data integration solution? Or should you bite the bullet and invest in a commercial data platform?

Building your own ETL solutions can work well for some organizations, but for others, scripted ETL solutions can struggle when you're trying to grow. 

If your ETL processes aren't as reliable as you need, aren't as transparent as you'd like, and aren't as easy to maintain as they should be, it might be time to start looking for a robust, dedicated platform.

There's no one right answer for everyone, but this guide will walk you through every aspect of the decision that you should consider so you can make an informed choice. 

Build vs buy: data integration software

Download the guide now and discover the key aspects you need to be thinking about:

  • Preparation:
    How to capture your requirements, estimate budget and hit your deadlines
  • Design & development:
    Building for agile design, the importance of testing, and tips for effective deployment
  • Production operation:
    Ensuring reliable operation, building for scalability and keeping up with security requirements
  • Support & maintenance:
    In-house vs external support, platform updates, and adapting to new requirements


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