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9 Signs it’s Time to Dismiss Your Legacy Software Solution

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Your legacy software solution — whether it was custom created or an off-the-shelf option — has become a critical component in the fabric of your business operations. You rely on it and your team has grown accustomed to it … despite its faults. Which seem to be piling up these days. If your current solution falls… Read more »

Is Custom Software the Answer to Your Business Challenge?

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The business landscape is constantly evolving, forcing organizations to change in order to remain competitive in the marketplace. In many cases those changes involve the implementation of a new software solution to address a specific business need. While you may be focused on the challenge itself, you will also need to consider what type of… Read more »

5 Mistakes That Can Delay or Derail Your Software Project

Project Delay or Derail

When you make the decision to contract for new custom software, you naturally have high hopes for the project and everything your solution will eventually do for your company. But before you can begin to enjoy the fruits of this decision, there is a development process that must be completed, and ideally your solution will… Read more »

5 Cornerstones of an Effective Software Project Manager

Software Development Process

When you think of your prospective custom software development solution, who do you consider to be the most important people attached to the project? Developers are an obvious choice, and don’t discount the role you and your team play — it’s vital. But in addition, there is one essential role still missing from our list… Read more »

Which Platform is Best for Your Solution: Web, Mobile or Desktop?

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The right application has the power to increase your company’s efficiency, better the bottom line or improve customer satisfaction — and many can accomplish more than one of these goals. So, how do you determine if a web application, mobile application or desktop application is the right solution for your project? Consider how the following factors… Read more »

7 Advantages of Custom Software vs. an Off-the-Shelf Solution

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Call it step two. At this point you’ve already realized the value that adding a software solution will have for your business. Now you’re trying to determine whether you require a custom software solution or if an off-the-shelf product will fit your needs. Every situation is naturally a little different, but we’ve compiled a list… Read more »

Tips for Keeping Your Software Development Timeline on Track

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No one enters into a new software development project lightly. As a company your motivations to complete the project are clear. Whether you want to eliminate inefficiencies, create a solution that better serves your customers or cement your place as a market leader, your project has a distinct goal in mind. You won’t experience any… Read more »

Software Development Methodology: Does it Matter for Your Project?

Software Development Methodology Process Diagram

Software development methodology: If you’ve done any research into a custom software solution you’ve probably come across this term before. And, if you’re like most people, you’ve probably wondered what it is and how it affects your business. The short answer is a software development methodology can have a major impact on your business. That’s… Read more »

Is Code Review Worth It?

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While beginning to explain code review to a customer recently they interjected a remark, “sounds expensive”. Thereby raising the question, is it worth it? While I don’t presume I can empirically prove to you that it is, I do believe I can convince you. For those less familiar with code review, the next few sections… Read more »

How Do Software Development Rates Affect Your Project Costs?

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Prospective customers who contact us to discuss their custom software projects always ask about the rates we charge for developers, quality assurance and project management. And it is a fair question. Everyone should ask it. However, it’s just one factor to consider — and a very important one — when comparing software development firms. You… Read more »