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    Why Custom Software Development Is and Will Always Be a Strategic Business Advantage

    Lance Keene

    One of the most important things to understand is that no two businesses are created in quite the same way. If you carefully examined your closest competitor, you'd probably be ...

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    How to Create an Online Database to Power Your Business

    Lance Keene

    According to one recent study, employees spend an average of about 1.8 hours every day searching for and gathering the information they need to do their jobs. That's almost two ...

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    How Automated Field Data Collection Can Reduce Errors and Accelerate Project Invoicing

    Lance Keene

    Organizations that have teams of employees operating in the field often have a pressing need to report the result of each interaction. Not only is this invaluable in terms of ...

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    Why Use ASP.NET to Develop Your Enterprise System?

    Lance Keene

    One of the most important things to understand about custom software development is that you don't just need a solution that will support your business over the short-term. Yes, ...

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    The 12 Most Important Skills to Look for of Every ASP.NET Developer

    Lance Keene

    One of the most important things to understand about ASP.NET is that not all developers are created equally. At a bare minimum, any development partner you choose needs to possess ...

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    Why Off-the-Shelf Software Comes with an Expensive Learning Curve

    Lance Keene

    If you had a choice between ordering your meals off of the McDonald’s Dollar Menu or having your meals prepared from scratch by a personal chef, which would you choose? A gut ...

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    Custom Software: The Benefits After an Acquisition or Merger

    Lance Keene

    One of the major challenges that comes along when any business acquires or merges with another company is, ironically, change. After all - mergers and acquisitions are designed to ...

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    Off-the-Shelf Software is Limiting Your Company’s Productivity

    Lance Keene

    Whenever company leaders look for new opportunities to increase employee productivity, they typically turn to software as a way to accomplish precisely that. "Our old systems ...

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    Using Off-the-Shelf Software to Manage Customer Relationships

    Lance Keene

    You may think that the ultimate success of your company will live and die based on the quality of the products and services you offer... but from a certain perspective, you'd ...

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    Why Do I Need Customized Operations Management Software?

    Lance Keene

    One of the goals of every business should be to run efficiently. That cannot happen if the right employees, systems and processes are not in place. Ultimately, your entire ...

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    Your Software Can Be a Competitive Advantage

    Lance Keene

    Every day you make many decisions for your business – those decisions range from budget and return on investment to growth and competitive advantage. Yes, as a business owner, you ...

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    Your Operations and Software Are Vital to Your Business.

    Lance Keene

    If you had to make a list of all the elements that are most critical to your business, your operations - that is, the processes and procedures at the heart of it all - would be ...

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    Is Your Software Built for You or All Your Competitors?

    Lance Keene

    Technology companies have dominated the industry for the last ten years, offering solutions that cater to specific customers. This was previously seen as a benefit, as companies ...

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    Processes Drive Your Business. Software Should Enable Them.

    Lance Keene

    As a business owner, having the right processes in place is an essential core part of your infrastructure. When implementing your systems and processes, customized software is ...

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    Processes Slowing Down Your Business? Maybe it's Your Software.

    Lance Keene

    When you first start a business, so much of your time is devoted to figuring out the processes, workflows and procedures that you need to keep moving forward in the most efficient ...

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    Myth: Custom Software is Expensive

    Lance Keene

    One of the most common myths about custom software that has existed for far too long is the idea that it is an unrealistic option for a lot of businesses due to the high costs ...

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    Need a Collaboration Tool? Create One Specifically for Your Business.

    Lance Keene

    According to one recent study, roughly 75% of employers rate both teamwork and collaboration is "very important" qualities that directly contribute to the ongoing success of an ...

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    3 Business Functions Best Suited for Custom Software

    Lance Keene

    Custom software should be aligned with your business goals and objectives. When considering these objectives, there are three functions that work best in this scenario: reporting, ...

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    Software Should Be a Strategic Purchase

    Lance Keene

    As a business leader, nearly every decision you're making on a daily basis has both a short-term and a long-term effect. The short-term effect involves how a particular move or ...

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    The Software You're Familiar with Isn't Always the Best Choice

    Lance Keene

    Regardless of the type of business you're currently running or even the industry that you're operating in, one thing is for sure: you've likely taken a great deal of care to make ...

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    Why Your Company Needs Custom Business Software

    Lance Keene

    There's a myth that is unfortunately all too common that tells us custom software is something that can only benefit certain types of organizations. Sure, a Fortune 500 company ...

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    How To Remain Compliant Without Drastically Changing Your Processes

    Lance Keene

    Most industries must meet local, state and federal compliance standards (especially regarding privacy and documentation) to continue operating without interruption. Modifying your ...

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    The Hidden Costs of Off-the-Shelf Software

    Lance Keene

    Every business is a bit different from the next - they all have their own unique outcomes that they're trying to achieve and challenges that they're trying to solve. This, in ...

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    How Custom Software Can Save You Time

    Lance Keene

    The major problem with off-the-shelf software and other types of pre-existing solutions is that they just aren't set up with your specific business in mind. Not only does your ...

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