5 Signs that you need a custom web application

5 Signs that you need a custom web application

Data is power. When your company data is utilized to its full potential, it can reveal patterns in consumer behavior that will help you make the right marketing, sales, and customer service decisions. In order to use your data to the fullest, you might need custom web applications.

How much should you pay for web app development?

How much should you pay for web app development?

Web apps are often the easiest and most efficient way to keep customers connected and engaged. And thanks to cloud technology, people no longer need to deal with bulky downloads, software installations, and the compatibility issues that come with them.

What are the benefits of Agile web app development?

What are the benefits of Agile web app development?

Traditionally, software design has used a Waterfall method. This process requires the development team to gather all information on the project application upfront, including requirements, desired functionalities and internal processes. The project manager designs the project roadmap.

Debunking web application development pricing models

Debunking web application development pricing models

By: Sean K Blair, CTO at MXOtech

Comparing bids for your web application development project isn’t as clear-cut as you would hope. Some IT firms present a fixed cost while others provide you with a much lower project “estimate.” So how do you pair the right price with the right expertise?

I’ve put together this list of the methods IT firms use to estimate development project costs and tips for evaluating each.

6 reasons to rethink hiring an independent application consultant

6 reasons to rethink hiring an independent application consultant

By: Sean K Blair, CTO at MXOtech

Every application development project is unique and complex. Hiring an independent application consultant to develop your web application is a cheap option — but one that’s rife with risk. Here are some disadvantages of working with independent IT consultants to spearhead your business application, and how to avoid being duped.

6 ways to vet agile application development firms and avoid project waste

6 ways to vet agile application development firms and avoid project waste

By Sean Blair, CTO at MXOtech

Application development projects are infamous for surpassing project timelines and budgets. But failure isn’t a question of technical acumen. Most IT firms use outdated project management processes that lead to wasted time and money.

How to ensure your web application development company stays on budget

How to ensure your web application development company stays on budget

By: Sean K Blair, CTO at MXOtech

Have you worked with a web application development company — only to be let down? Maybe the project went way over budget or surpassed the time estimate. Or worse, the application confused users and didn’t deliver the functionality they needed. Your goal is to produce an application that equips employees with valuable data and removes manual processes. But you also want to stay within your budget and time estimate. So how do you make that happen?

Top enterprise system integration methods and tools

Top enterprise system integration methods and tools

By: Sean K Blair, CTO at MXOtech

You use connected devices and systems like Alexa, smartwatches and smartphones to perform everyday actions. In the workplace, enterprise systems for accounting, customer relationship management and enterprise resource planning have also become increasingly interconnected.

The struggle is real: why software solutions often suck

The struggle is real: why software solutions often suck

By: Sean Blair, Chief Technology Officer at MXOtech

Business owners, managers, and employees are often frustrated by the software they engage to do their jobs. Do either of these sound familiar? “This expensive accounting program I bought takes me ten times as long as it would with my old process,” or “I bought this system used by everyone in my industry, but it takes me three times as long to use it than my manual process! Plus, it crashes!” If so, you’re not alone.

Redefining healthcare claim analytics

Redefining healthcare claim analytics

By: Sean Blair, Chief Technology Officer at MXOtech

In healthcare, the claim is central to virtually all parties involved in caring for patients. The claim contains every detail of a patient’s care – the diagnosis, procedure codes, status codes, condition codes, information about how other insurance companies paid the claim, and much more.