Cost Of Business – Components of Commercial Software

One of the first items of discussion with a client that wants to build an application is cost.  When they are new to the process, the cost is a complete mystery.  The wide range of resources available does not help this.  There are low-cost offshore providers all the way up to high-cost boutique firms.  However, the largest impact on the cost of an application is scope.  There are many components to consider, with some being more or less optional.  Let’s …