The Not Invented Here Syndrome

Impact

  1. Individual
  2. Organisation

Individual-level

  1. Increased confidence in the solution, as you feel personally involved
  2. Evolution of both product and skills
  3. The best-suited solution which does not try doing everything
  1. Additional time and effort spent on an already solved problem
  2. Prone to creator bias
  3. More likely to have problems and un-foreseen edge cases

Organisation level

Conclusion

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