How to determine when to hire a consultant and when it is appropriate to do work in house

 How to determine when to hire a consultant and when it is appropriate to do work in house

Deciding on the most effective way to move forward with a project involving remote sensing can be a challenging task. This is particularly true for a small organization without dedicated remote sensing specialists. A number of parameters must be evaluated to determine the most cost-effective way to move forward in the long and short-term. This guide addresses the issues confronting a manager in this situation and provides insight into the thought process an organization can use to decide which kind of work should be hired out and when it makes sense to do work internally.