A whopping 80% of businesses plan to implement headless commerce within the next two years. Why? Headless offers unrivaled speed and agility — making it easier to keep up with market trends, business needs, and customer expectations. With headless, commerce teams can improve speed to market and deliver on customer expectations fast. Once businesses realize that headless can save loads of time, one question remains: What about total cost of ownership (TCO)?
There are many things to consider when it comes to the price tag for headless. For example, which commerce functionalities will you build and/or buy, who will manage and maintain your site, and who is responsible for uptime, reliability, and trust? To minimize costs and speed up your time to value, it’s critical to set the right expectations and develop a solid implementation plan. This involves vetting vendors and partners and finding the right balance between cost and customization.
Here’s a guide that will help you properly evaluate the TCO and find success now.