This week's tech spotlight:
Before describing what custom software is, it may help to describe what it’s not. Custom software is not off-the-shelf software. Commercial off-the-shelf software, or COTS, is a packaged solution geared toward a range of users. Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop are good examples.
By contrast, customized software is designed specifically for a certain user. A content management system or an automated invoicing platform are a couple of examples. In most cases, these software solutions will only be used by the...