Build vs Buy: Analytics Applications – Part 1

Build vs Buy: Analytics Applications – Part 1

Let’s go technical! It may be a higher value to build your analytic software solution than it is to buy from an enterprise software vendor. Dhruv has been designing and building software for over fifteen years, and has worked with a variety of organizations across the public and private sectors (B.C. Government, Yukon Government,, Apple). In 2016, he founded Real Folk to help build the next generation of digital services across government and industry in North America.

Let’s dive into part 1 of 2 of our conversation with Dhruv about buying vs. building software, where we’ll look at the evolution of software and our interactions with it.

July 15, 2021

[00:01 – 05:23] Opening Segment

  • Let’s welcome and learn more about Dhruv Dang 
  • Today’s topic – Building Vs. Buying Software


[05:24 – 14:36]  Analytic Applications: What Changed

  • Software is still young – the evolution of software literacy 
  • Changes in how we interact with software 
  • The value of custom software – solving unique problems

End of Part 1

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