The PROS & CONS of Custom Software Development

Companies generally have two choices in seeking the most appropriate line of business applications to enhance their efficiency and productivity: They can look to the market for commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) packaged solutions, or they can hire specialists to help them with custom application development.

How technology integration can help your business flourish

Modern businesses rely on various technologies to keep their companies up and running. Today, most of them need an internet connection and multiple apps and software to help their staff get things done.

At first glance, all the different technologies you use may seem unrelated to one another — after all, the software your accounting department uses is different from what your research and development team has and so on.

How to Create a Customer-Obsessed Culture

by Joanna Sobran

One of my favorite people is Nido Qubein. For those of you who don’t know, he’s a businessman, motivational speaker, and the President of High Point University in High Point, North Carolina. Nido places extreme importance on providing his students and their families with extraordinary experiences.

MXOtech’s Client Appreciation and Summer Social Event: A fun-filled evening of supporters, partners and appreciation for all

MXOtech had an amazing turn out for our second annual Client Appreciation and Summer Social event at City Winery on August 2nd. Clients old and new, as well as supporters and business partners, came together last Thursday evening to mingle, share stories and connect with other Chicagoland business leaders.

5 Tips for implementing a secure BYOD policy

BYOD (bring your own device) is quickly becoming the workplace standard. Today, 82 percent of companies allow employees to use personal devices for work, and that number will only grow.

But before you turn your employees loose with their smartphones and tablets, you have to lay some ground rules.

MXOtech finds success on Clutch

Since 2005, one of our core values has been to exceed client expectations and deliver the right solution to evolve a client’s business. Our determination compliments our managed services and application development expertise, allowing us to boast a 98% client retention rate.

MXOtech CEO Joanna Sobran recognized as one of the country’s top female leaders in technology

CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Joanna to its Women of the Channel list for 2018. Joanna says, “We leverage innovative training and mentoring efforts to help our women grow because at MXOtech, gender equality is a priority.”

MXOtech earns additional Supplier Diversity certification

MXOtech is proud to announce we have added the Illinois Business Enterprise Program (BEP) certification to our credentials. The Business Enterprise Program assists businesses owned by minorities, women and people with disabilities, to gain access to the State of Illinois procurement process.

How to build a web app that accomplishes your business goals

Building a web application can solve workflow issues that waste valuable employee hours.

When ready-made software or desktop applications don’t offer the functionality you need, custom web applications provide a more flexible and versatile solution.

Hiring a Chicago IT outsourcing firm: How to get your time back from IT

By: Steve Feldman, CFO at MXOtech

Are IT functions eating up valuable time and resources? Do you struggle to justify the value of your technology investments?

As Chicago organizations place more focus on technology innovation to stay competitive, finance executives play an increasingly important role.