Build vs. Buy in Business Intelligence

Some businesses will go through a decision process of deciding between building their own dashboards using traditional programming methods or buying off-the-shelf software to help. Let's look at why purchasing an entire Business Intelligence (BI) software suite outright is usually a better option for dashboards, reports and information-based decision making.


About the Author

Jeff Hainsworth

Jeff Hainsworth is a Senior Solutions Architect at Dundas Data Visualization with over a decade and a half of experience in Business Intelligence. He has a passion for building, coding and everything visual – you know, shiny things! Check out "Off the Charts... with Jeff", his platform for great content on all things analytics, data visualizations, dashboards, and business intelligence. There’s something for everyone!