So imagine your company wants to implement a new solution. Something like an automated workflow or an internal software architecture integration. Although the company could pay for another company to create and implement it for you, the IT team insists it can be created in-house faster and cheaper. Your company decides to give building it in-house a shot.
Fast forward 12 months and the solution still isn’t done. Or if it is done, it continually needs to be updated and maintained causing much more work for your IT team than ever expected. This isn’t the IT team’s fault, it’s simply the nature of in-house solutions. There is no way to develop them as effectively as companies whose entire purpose is to create these solutions.
Now you’ve wasted time, maybe more than a whole year, and you still don’t have a solution that is reliable, flexible, and scalable. Meanwhile, companies are passing by you because their solutions are able to keep pace with the market while yours isn’t even up and running yet.
But why is this an issue for IT? Shouldn’t it be easier than that?
Continue reading to find out why IT teams aren’t as fast as they think they are.