7 Strategies to Beat the Costs of Custom Software and Licensing

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    Leah Gabriel Nurik

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Custom Solutions Can Get ComplicatedMany resellers offer custom software solutions alongside their standard solutions, but, those in the game know custom software implementations can drain company resources and drag on past deadlines, resulting in unhappy customers. Resellers may want to opt for close OEM software relationships with ISVs or establish a managed services offering to keep margins up.
Custom software implementations are almost as old as software itself. Is it really possible to eschew that approach and stay in business? A new IDC report entitled "Policy is the Best Policy: Ten Software Licensing Policies Every ISV Should Consider" urges a rethinking with how you structure your license agreements with customers. Channel Insider takes a closer look.
This article was originally published on 2010-04-14