Finding the Right Business Management Software

When your business has grown to the point that manual processes and collections of spreadsheets are hurting your potential rather than helping, it’s time to look into the benefits that a business management software (BMS) can provide.  Software is a huge part of doing business, and there are a dizzying number of options to consider. …

Spreadsheets: A Love / Hate Relationship for Growing Businesses

Ah, the spreadsheet.  Such a wonderful and helpful tool in many cases.  With several options from Excel to Google Sheets, they are extremely accessible and very easy to use.  It’s understandable why so many businesses use them as the key part to running operations, especially early on. But in time, spreadsheets can quickly flip on…

5 Things to Consider When Preparing for an ROI Consultation

The first and arguably most important step of developing a software solution is the decision of whether or not to start at all.  This can seem like a bit of a foggy area, particularly if you haven’t ventured into custom development before.  But like most good business decisions, it’s about the numbers.  The most important…

Single Source of Truth: Why It’s Critical to Business Growth in 2022

The volume of data being generated by businesses has grown at an explosive rate, and will only continue to grow into the future.  That only complicates the task of trying to analyze and make informed decisions based on that data.  For data-driven businesses to be successful, now and in the future, barriers must come down…

Cloud vs On-Premise: Preparing for a hybrid workforce

Cloud versus on-premise has been a topic of discussion for a while now, even prior to the massive impact of COVID-19 on the workforce.  With the shift to a remote or hybrid workplace the benefits of cloud solutions are being even more sharply realized.  2021 toppled how companies approached their workplace with just 24% of…

5 Things to Consider When Preparing for a Custom Software Project

Congratulations!  You’ve done the research, evaluated the ROI and decided it’s time to move forward with a custom software project.  So now what?  There are many moving parts to software development that might seem overwhelming.  More often, not knowing what the next steps are can be the most imposing part of getting started.  We’re here…

Trello Organization

Planning to Save Time I hate wasted time.  I especially hate wasted time if it’s avoidable.  I think most would agree with that sentiment, but I REALLY hate it.  I’m talking about the ‘chain it to my bumper and drag it down a gravel road’ kind of hate.  That may be a little dark, but…

Trello Watch Feature

The Trello board is an important tool we use during development to communicate the status of a project to our team and clients.  As a project ramps up, there can be a lot of things going on at the same time.  At any given time, different features are at different points of development, and some…

Progressive Web Apps (PWA)

There is seemingly an app for everything today. But for small businesses, building a mobile app may not be feasible. It can be a long, complicated, and expensive process. Luckily, when it comes to web application development, there are many different options available to you. One alternative that is particularly attractive to smaller businesses is…

How Can I Integrate My CRM?

Improve Productivity and Visibility with CRM Integration Every company manages a mountain of customer data. Things like demographics, interactions with marketing campaigns, purchase history, and preferences are just some of the included information. However, having all of this information does no good if it cannot be organized and acted upon. When data is properly organized…