Make or Buy Decision


Pipefy’s Make or Buy Decision Process Template is an essential tool for the effectiveness of an industry. It enables your company to organize the decision-making process and achieve better results with your team.

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  1. Company
  2. Product
  3. Product description
  4. Product technical information
  5. Is the product currently made internally or purchased?
    • Made
    • Purchased
  6. Analysis due date



  1. Team leader
  2. Priority of the analysis
  3. Product requirements
  4. Team briefing

Data Collection

  1. Cost for buying
  2. Cost for making
  3. Workshop results
  4. Advantages of making the product
  5. Advantages of buying the product
  6. Other aspects
  7. Strategic importance of the product
    • Low
    • Medium
    • High
  8. Contribution to operational performance
    • Low
    • Medium
    • High

Data Analysis

  1. Main conclusions after gathering the data
  2. Technical analysis of the data
  3. Final decision
    • Make
    • Buy
  4. Main reason for the decision


  1. Feedback on the decision
  2. Expected return


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