Buy vs. Build: Know When to Outsource

Technology executives discuss when to look for outside assistance on an internal project.


The debate over buying vs. building is eternal in financial services. Financial firms have always pondered the pros and cons of building systems internally versus outsourcing them.

And yet, here we are in 2016, and it seems the decision about whether or not to turn to vendors is still top-of-mind for many. A question submitted by an anonymous attendee via during an end-user panel at this year's Toronto Financial Information and Technology Summit sparked the interest of the crowd and

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