Selecting cots | Computer Science homework help

Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words: 

  • What are issues to consider when deciding to build software in-house or purchase commercial off-the-shelf software (COTS)?
  • If you were asked to evaluate several COTS applications and choose whether to develop in-house or purchase a COTS application, what criteria are important to consider and why?
  • How would you decide?