Bespoke Software Developers Nottingham

It is highly unlikely you will ever find an off-the-shelf solution that offers everything you do need and nothing that you don't. If you don't like the idea of paying for a system that requires you to compromise on functionality, a bespoke software solution may be just what you need. We have been helping businesses successfully get past this issue for over a decade - we know what we're doing and we can help you too.

What is Bespoke Software?

The term 'Bespoke Software' refers to custom-built software solutions that have been developed and tailored specifically to meet the unique requirements of a particular organisation or user base. Unlike off-the-shelf software, bespoke software is designed and developed from scratch to address specific challenges and/or provide specific outputs that may otherwise be unavailable.

What are the indications that my business needs bespoke software?

In simple terms, if you cannot find a piece of software that does exactly what you need it to do, bespoke software development may be for you. Many businesses limp along by compromising for a long time, but this is not necessary. Getting software developed and written for your companies specific needs sounds like a time consuming and expensive job. However, this is not always the case and many, many organisations actually save cost and time in the long-run with a bespoke solution. Bespoke software can automate tasks and processes, reduce errors and save significant time on negating the need for duplication of work. 

There are of course situations where a custom-built software solution may not be a good investment and where this is the case, we will work in partnership with you to discover potential existing solutions. For the issues below though, you should consider a bespoke -

How does a bespoke software development project begin?

The first step is for us to understand your current environment and what you would like to achieve with the new software. From here, we will analyse and present your options in terms of what the art of the possible may be including any risks or issues you need to be aware of. Then, we will work with you to define a timeline and delivery date. Throughout the development and implementation journey, we will maintain regular and transparent communication with you and will always be on hand to address any concerns or questions you may have.

Can you take over from my existing vendor?

We can. Whether you already have a bespoke software solution in the making, a concept of what you would like to achieve or a system that has been live for a while, we can step in and take over at any point of the journey - we offer you bespoke software development services according to your needs.

We can develop, upgrade or enhance bespoke software solutions

We have masses of working experience building bespoke software solutions for a wide variety of businesses since our formation. From large to micro businesses, private to public sector, we have a solid track record of success that we're proud of. Our UK based team have the knowledge to analyse your needs and requirements, build a roadmap on how to get there and make it a reality.

We have expertise working with a wide range of technologies. In this way we can find the optimum solution for each business rather than directing everyone down the same single path. This may be convenient, but would not be right for you.


Q) What is the difference between bespoke and custom Software?

A) It depends on who you ask, as far as we're concerned here at Cool Code Company they are one and the same and there is no difference - both are built to specific specifications set by the client

Q) Is bespoke software less expensive?

A) This is highly dependent on your individual circumstances, it may be less expensive, it may be more expensive than off-the-shelf. Bespoke software tends to deliver a higher ROI over a longer period of time due to lack of licensing costs.

Q) Is bespoke software more user friendly?

A) It certainly should be. Bespoke software is purpose built to a clients specifications to deliver specific outcomes. The useability of the bespoke software system is generally of paramount importance to clients particularly when they are looking to drive efficiencies in the business - the software can be tailored to ensure best results

Q) What are the limitations of bespoke software?

A) The most common limitation of Bespoke Software is the initial cost and time to deliver. Because the Software is being developed to custom requirements, it can be costly and take time to deliver. However, these limitations are often negated by the lack of monthly subscription fees which can and often does work out cheaper in the long run and the fact that changes and upgrades can be made at any time you see fit.

Q) Who uses bespoke software?

A) Most types of businesses can benefit from Bespoke Software solutions. Whether they be private or public sector companies, micro or multi-national and regardless of industry, the majority of the time there will be benefits. 

Q) What is an example of a bespoke service?

A) A bespoke service or piece of software is a system that has been designed to meet specific requirements set by your company only - it is not for the masses and the features and functionality are unique to your business. Check out MOTS case study for a real life example from one of our clients.

Further Reading

What is the difference between bespoke and custom software?

Do I need to get rid of my current systems if I am going to invest in a bespoke solution?

How can i be sure the end result will meet my requirements?

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