strategic with your technology, custom software projects

Are you strategic with your technology?

Being strategic is one of the most important approaches that a business should have for themselves, their customers, and their vendors to grow the business. Is your company strategic in their approach to growing the business? Is technology a part of that strategy? Technology can be a huge part of a company’s success, if used […]

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honesty, transparent, custom software

Why Be Transparent?

“Let’s all be open, honest, just get along, ok?” How many times have you had a conversation with someone in a business setting and you had the gut feeling they weren’t being completely upfront and honest with you? Now think about how long you continued to interact or work with that person after that conversation? […]

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Can non-geek startups get suitable software solutions?

When you think of a startup company, you often think of young girls and guys who are serious computer geeks that can create a software solution around which to build a great new business They’re often CMU and Standford grads…people who can create their own, unique web applications, desktop application, mobile apps, etc. Those applications […]

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4 Reasons Why MVP’s are a good idea for a startup

Are MVPs (i.e., creating Minimally Viable Products) a good idea for startup companies? Or for existing companies that want to create a new product or service? Yes, absolutely! Why? I want to answer this “Why” question in this post. This idea is important and appropriate before I get into the short series of posts I mentioned […]

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Startup success

Who can create the technical solutions for a startup?

In continuing the series of posts on software solutions for startups started on Nov 20, here I’ll list who would create those solutions. As a quick summary of what we’ve discussed so far: Startups often don’t have the internal capabilities to create their software applications unique and critical to the startup’s successThose software solutions are often […]

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What technical solutions do startups need?

In a post on November 20 I suggested that there are many startup companies out there that aren’t able to create the technical parts of their new product or service on their own. This is in opposition to the many startups started by technology experts or geeks that can create their own solutions for their startup. I […]

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Customer Service

Three Reasons Why Customers Like Great Customer Service

I have found that one of a few big reasons that customers stick with us is our great customer service. I have discovered this through conversations and through surveying customers with Survey Monkey, that they really like and really want great customer service. For our custom software business that means providing them with: Quick responsesSolid technical workHonest […]

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Banish Uncertainty and Revolutionize Your Business with an IoT Business Transformation Plan

The good news is that in this digital age, no company needs to operate in the dark anymore. Leveraging the Internet of Things (IoT) in the right way can help you banish uncertainty.