04 Mar The Custom Software Guide, Part 4: After The Application Has Been Installed
The active development of your application is complete and your new custom software has been installed. Now it is time to consider the cost of maintaining your software through its life cycle. Be prepared, and take into consideration the cost that this will require and have a discussion with your developer about the level of maintenance your software will need.
There are different types of maintenance agreements depending on what your business and new application calls for. The agreement might be structured for repair on a “time and materials” basis as and when required, or a regular preventative maintenance agreement, or finally, you might opt for a full maintenance service agreement. Either way, you need to consider maintenance as an important stage to the livelihood of the application
There is a lot to consider when it comes to purchasing a custom software application, and it’s imperative for your business and the sake of your developer to address all of these issues before anything arises. If built correctly, custom software can be and remain, an effective business solution for years to come.
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