When purchasing a luxury item, the quality, longevity and customer experience are all factors of consideration when choosing exactly what to purchase. As most of us have not been lucky enough to inherit a windfall, we want to ensure that we are receiving the best possible value. This premise is seen everywhere, from cars to coats. Everybody ensures they are making the correct decision by weighing the money, against the length of use, versus the quality of the product. So why are these deciding factors neglected when purchasing software? Many purchasers focus on one thing; the money.