Organizations may find themselves doing a cost/benefit analysis where they have to make a decision to either build systems and applications internally, or purchase a product that meets a need or accomplishes a given task. With custom development, you own the application, and you do not have to pay per user. However, businesses must consider that there has to be a long-term strategy to manage and maintain these systems. But, as stated earlier, Sugar contains features out of the box that are capable of accomplishing tasks that would take hours of development. To build customizations that your organization may need, a developer can use the admin level tools in Sugar to add fields and other entities to your organization’s Sugar platform.To learn more about Sugar’s cost-effectiveness, download the eBook Why I.T. Loves Sugar Why I.T. Loves Sugar is an eBook that was written to present real world examples and use cases that display the many ways SugarCRM provides solutions for businesses. Whether you are a business owner, a manager, a member of your company's I.T. department, or you are simply interested in learning more about one of the most flexible, cost-effective CRM solutions on the market, Why I.T. Loves Sugar is a must read.
Of the top CRM platforms available today, SugarCRM is among the most cost-effective. Sugar’s cost-effectiveness goes far beyond its lower cost for licenses. The flexibility of the Sugar platform allows businesses to develop solutions that would otherwise incur additional development costs. In the eBook Why I.T. Loves Sugar, we discuss the overall cost-effectiveness of Sugar in terms of price and limiting additional purchases and lowering development costs. Here is an excerpt from the eBook on this topic: