One decision a systems analyst makes is how the organization will build the system. You have three basic options available: build a custom system in-house, purchase an existing commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) package and customize it, or outsource the project to a vendor. Each option has benefits and drawbacks that vary depending on the situation. This important decision directly affects the system design.
For this Discussion, consider again the WestEast College case and the models you created in the previous unit. How can you select the best approach for the organization? What criteria are the most important? Given what you know about WestEast, which approach do you recommend? Explain and support your choices.
Defend and support your opinion and cite your sources according to APA guidelines.