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Off-The-Shelf Software Customisation To Get The Perfect Fit (& Get Our House In Order!)

Often our customers have well-established processes that cover 90% or more of what they want to do – but are missing that added touch that will make their ‘off the shelf’ software package the perfect tool. They may be bound to a certain piece of software due to compatibility requirements, or it may be that having examined the market, a number of packages exist which between them have the functionality they require – but none…

How do you find and choose a custom software development firm?

Just like any ideal, the totally 100% perfect-for-everyone dream software development company doesn’t exist. However, there are plenty of fantastic software development companies out there who will be a perfect fit for your business. It’s up to you to choose the best of the best. Since custom-tailored software can help your business grow, develop, and thrive, its quality is vital. Before choosing a software development company to negotiate with, identify your needs and goals. They…

Custom Software Development For Business: 6 Things You Need To Know

If you are considering custom software development, you have already taken the first step toward increased growth and development. Many businesses soon find they outgrow the limitations of standard, off-the-shelf or packaged software, and turn to custom-developed applications to give their business a competitive edge, a platform for growth and to give them a solution that meets their business exactly. Before taking advantage of the new phase in your company’s life, here are 6 things…

Custom Software Development Vs Off-The-Shelf, Packaged Software

Are you considering an investment in new software for your business? If so, there is a decision to make – do you have something built which exactly meets the needs of your business, or do you choose off-the-shelf, packaged software. For businesses on a tight budget or in need of a quick solution, the off-the-shelf option is often the one to choose. If you want something unique (that gives you a competitive advantage) or want…

Creative Ideas For App Development (As A Business Product)

Where do you get the ideas for creative app development? Solid app ideas are hard to come up with, especially if you don’t have experience with the development process. If you need the app to become the main product your company will be selling, you can go through the following steps. 1) Observe Your Life From the time you wake up until the time you go to bed, potential ideas surround you. All you have to…

What Is The Software Development Life Cycle? Why Is It Important?

Software development is a complicated process which requires sufficient time, extensive experience, out-of-the-box creativity, and excellent client-developer communication. Whether you are outsourcing the process or planning to get it done in-house, it makes sense to have an overview of how software development works. In order to do this, you should learn about the software development life cycle (SDLC). What Is The Software Development Life Cycle? The Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is a scheme that includes…

What are some benefits that custom software development can bring to a company?

Every enterprise is looking for new ways to boost profits and outdo the competition. One such method is on the surface but not many companies realise how efficient it is. The advantages of custom software development are so numerous that once you start reaping the benefits, you’ll be at a loss why others aren’t doing it yet. While underfunded businesses and small start-ups may be forced to deal with off-the-shelf proprietary software, other companies should seriously consider…

Tough Choice: Hiring The Right Software Developer

It’s hard enough to make a decision to purchase a bespoke software application. It’s even tougher to choose the right software developer to create it for you. With hundreds of them populating the market, finding your ideal software development company is akin to finding that proverbial needle in a haystack. Before you start the search for such a company, we would like to give you a list of things to consider. Armed with it, you can shorten your quest…

Investing In Bespoke Software Solutions

At some point in the company development process, many business owners start thinking about bespoke software solutions. Custom software can change the way you do business by improving business processes and actively creating value for your company. Many companies try to save money on business software by using off-the-shelf applications. Implementing generic software is generally more time and labour consuming than using bespoke products. However, the price difference is usually the key factor when choosing software….

How To Automate Payroll, Billing & Timesheets

How much did the last billing mistake cost you? Do your staff work overtime to meet payroll deadlines? Do paper-based timesheets take you back to the 19th Century? If you’ve answered “yes” to at least one of these questions, your business needs some adjustments and it needs them fast. Automating payroll, billing, and timesheets matters is vital to helping your business develop and thrive. While there are a variety of solutions on the market to…