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With Thanksgiving in the books, the Holiday season upon and the end of another year approaching I like others start to reflect past year. And as I look back on 2018 I can’t help but be thankful. There is so much to be thankful for in all aspect of life but for this post I though I would focus on “What am I thankful for – Keypress Edition”.
I’ve been asked these questions by friends, family members, colleagues, and even clients. “Do you use off-shore developers?”, “Why don’t you use a company overseas?“, “Isn’t it cheaper?” There are a bunch of reasons why I’m not interested in using this approach:
Sometimes a client comes to us knowing exactly what they want. That can help jump start the project and get things rolling quickly. What often surprises our clients though, are the suggestions that we make that they weren’t expecting.
Over the years we’ve worked with many companies, and it’s always impressive to meet people who are pushing the boundaries of traditional markets. It’s amazing to learn how a company can identify a demand in a saturated marketplace and create the solution for it. But with the success of innovation comes the challenge of uniqueness.
My family and I were recently invited to watch the NFL playoffs with some of the parents of my son’s classmates. In general this means that the parents attempt to watch football and carry on some form of adult conversation while eight pre-K children run around like maniacs destroying our host’s home. So there we were eight parents huddled around the center island when the organizer and host of the party turns to me and says… “I know you are a partner in your business but what is it that you do?”