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I work for a small digital agency (10-15 employees). We design and build websites (using php and Django). Are we better off building our own intranet using django or going for a pre built (free or paid for) solution?

Key features needed:

  • Project management (basecamp clone)
  • Time reporting
  • Local and external file sharing (dropbox clone)
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Given the nature of your business I would say build it yourselves.

This will give your team practice and experience in the products and technologies that you sell.

You'll probably learn some new techniques too!

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Thanks, just worried we can't build it in time and on budget! – Rob B Jun 8 '10 at 8:30
    
I have to agree here. Even today, almost 3 years later, I'd say there's nothing free you can really use without building up. And there's basically nothing paid that will be worth it for a company with 10-25 employees. – cregox May 29 '13 at 13:21

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