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Is that something you would be interested in? Published by Brian Owens on November 6, 2018 in Insights

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:

“What is it that you do?” Published by Brian Owens on February 13, 2018 in Insights

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?”

Custom Software: Dashboards Published by Matt Peterse on September 6, 2017 in BI, Resources, Segment

A Dashboard provides an opportunity to glance at KPIs (key performance indicators) for a particular business process. They allow for a clearly defined visual representation of these performance measures. Data that is displayed on the dashboard is updated constantly, allowing the ability for progress reports to be updated in real time.

Custom vs Off the Shelf Software Published by Brian Owens on August 18, 2016 in Resources

There are times when a company’s business model or certain aspects of their workflow are not properly handled by an off the shelf software package.  In these cases the development of a custom software application or custom program may be necessary.  Custom software refers to software that is developed specifically for one company or organization,  as opposed to off the shelf systems, which are designed for the mass market.  Custom made software can be tailor-made to suit the exact needs and preferences of an organization.