cost-benefit analysis

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an analysis of the cost effectiveness of different alternatives in order to see whether the benefits outweigh the costs

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Through its collaborative effort with Microsoft, SlaterLabs aims to deliver a significantly different offering to the retail banking sector which is currently faced with the build versus buy dilemma.
Its board has established a $289m software empire in little more than four years on the premise that when it comes to a build versus buy business model, the buy model always wins out.
Refer to research when estimating data center facility requirements to aid in determining a high level budget during the build versus buy decision.
Buying off the shelf - Stop by ESC Theater 2 as TI's Adrian Valenzuela participates in the debate to build versus buy hardware devices and software solutions.
After weighing the options of build versus buy, we decided that it would be better for us and our customers to integrate the DecisionMaker products with our own products as a replacement for an older policy administration system.
For more than two years, AutoZone evaluated build versus buy options for modernizing its retail computing environment.
A dynamic Layer 1 service helps companies trying to solve the dilemma of build versus buy, as well as those seeking network flexibility to plan for the unanticipated," said Ted Chamberlin, research director, Gartner, Inc.