The Cost of Coding

When implementing a standard system, too many organizations allow the programmers to reach for the programming toolbox right away. It might initially seem faster than using the customization features of the application, but over time, the cost of custom coding just keeps adding up.

The Cost of ExtensionsThe most crucial decision when implementing a standard system is how much custom coding you allow. Do not underestimate the cost of coding.

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