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    What is UI/UX Design and Why it Matters for Software Development

    Lance Keene

    What does UX design and UI design mean? UX design stands for user experience design, while UI design stands for user interface design. Both are important facets of the custom ...

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    8 minute read

    How to Choose a Reliable Web Developer Agency for Your Project

    Lance Keene

    Finding a Good Web Developer Agency When you are looking for a good web development agency, there are a few things that you should keep in mind. The first is that you want to find ...

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    7 minute read

    The top advantages of DotNetNuke as a web content management system

    Lance Keene

    DotNetNuke (also known as DNN) is a web application content management system that was first developed in the early 2000s. It's one of the earliest content management systems to ...

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    6 minute read

    PHP vs. ASP.NET - Which is better for web application development?

    Lance Keene

    PHP and ASP.NET are both popular choices for web applications. But which one is better? Both are robust languages with strong community backing—however there are a few reasons why ...

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    5 minute read

    The Top 12 .NET Programming Languages for Web Development

    Lance Keene

    Whether you're new to .NET or a .NET expert, it's worth it to understand some of the different languages that are used throughout the .NET software development process. Many ...

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    7 minute read

    The best free ASP.NET development tools for your project

    Lance Keene

    Microsoft's flagship web application framework, ASP.NET, is used by hundreds of thousands of applications on the web. Xfinity, MayoClinic, and MSN all use ASP.NET as their ...

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    6 minute read

    Full Stack Development: What It Is and Why It Matters for Every Business

    Lance Keene

    Regardless of the industry that you're talking about, any organization that looks to either develop or outsource the creation of a new business software system must make every ...

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    7 minute read

    Why businesses should migrate from Visual Basic to a new web application

    Lance Keene

    Many organizations have long developed their mission-critical applications internally, often using technology like Visual Basic. These apps are used to run elements of their ...

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    5 minute read

    Why a Digital Transformation Strategy is Important For Your Business

    Lance Keene

    One of the most important things to understand about running a business is that you must never assume you've "done enough" to reach your peak potential. There are always ...

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    5 minute read

    How ASP.NET can solve business process automation challenges

    Lance Keene

    While there may be a lot of organizations that are similar to your own in your industry, it's equally safe to say that nobody does what you do quite like how you do it. All ...

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    6 minute read

    13 Paper-Based Processes Worth Automating for Your Business

    Lance Keene

    For a moment, think back to what it was like to conduct business back during the 1980s. At the time, most businesses were still run almost exclusively using paper-based processes. ...

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    5 minute read

    The Excel to Web App Conversion Process - How to Do It the Right Way

    Lance Keene

    Many small businesses who have been using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets as databases for their organizations, or who have been using them to manage information in general, have ...

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    5 minute read

    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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    5 minute read

    Why Data Management in the Construction Industry is Critically Important  

    Lance Keene

    To say that the construction industry involves very complex business operations is likely a bit of an understatement. Not only do projects need to be carefully managed to ...

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    5 minute read

    The Top 9 Characteristics of Great Web Application Development Companies

    Lance Keene

    One of the most important things to understand about web development companies is that not all providers are created equally. If your business is interested in pursuing custom web ...

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    5 minute read

    How Can a Web Portal Improve Your Business

    Lance Keene

    It can be difficult to remember, but in an era prior to the Internet people would actually have to call an establishment to understand what product offerings they had and what was ...

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    5 minute read

    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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    4 minute read

    The Best ASP.NET Software Development Continuity Strategy: What You Need to Know

    Lance Keene

    It's always a difficult time for a business when a valued software developer leaves - taking their knowledge of your critical applications right along with them. Not only can this ...

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    4 minute read

    Why a team is better than an individual ASP.NET developer.

    Lance Keene

    Whenever you're tasked with solving an IT problem, you often have an important choice to make. You can select an individual ASP.NET developer or enlist the services of an ASP.NET ...

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    4 minute read

    The Benefits of Hiring Dedicated ASP.NET Development Services

    Lance Keene

    Even though ASP.NET has itself been around since 2002, ASP.NET - and the technology stack that supports productive development behind it - is growing more and more popular all the ...

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    5 minute read

    The Power of Web Applications for Performance, Security & Accessibility

    Lance Keene

    Despite the advancements that have been made over the last decade, there are still a lot of enterprises out there running internal LAN-based applications that are not accessible ...

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    4 minute read

    Why Transform a Single-User Spreadsheet into a Multi-User Web App?

    Lance Keene

    There was a time during the 1990s when most businesses still handled their important processes the exact same way: through a single threaded spreadsheet that could essentially ...

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    4 minute read

    How to Improve Inventory Management with a Web Application

    Lance Keene

    For most businesses, one of the biggest challenges when it comes to inventory management comes down to the fact that it often feels like you're trying to shoot an arrow at a ...

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    4 minute read

    The Top 10 Benefits of Converting a Manual Process Into a Web Application

    Lance Keene

    Regardless of industry, every business has manual processes that are a part of their daily operations. The issue is that not only are these processes inherently error prone, but ...

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    4 minute read

    How to Convert Spreadsheets into Business Web Applications

    Lance Keene

    In a lot of situations, businesses are still using spreadsheets as a database to capture key intelligence and other information - which is a decision that certainly brings with it ...

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    4 minute read

    What is Business Process Automation?

    Lance Keene

    When a lot of business leaders hear the term "business process automation," they typically assume that they're talking about a way to take the paper-based information they're used ...

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    2 minute read

    Why Finding the Right .NET Developer Is So Important

    Lance Keene

    .NET development services are in extremely high demand. Over the last few years, more and more companies are looking for developers with not just .NET experience, but .NET ...

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    2 minute read

    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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    2 minute read

    Why you need to drop ASP.NET and use .NET Core instead

    Lance Keene

    The future of .NET is .NET Core, which will be soon replacing ASP.NET that we have come to know and love since 2002. But what are the primary advantages of .NET Core over the ...

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    2 minute read

    Manage Company Operations with ASP.NET Custom Software

    Lance Keene

    Over 43% of the world's population is connected to the Internet. Let’s face it, business is driven by the Internet, and the competition is stiff. Maintaining a competitive edge in ...

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    2 minute read

    5 Pieces of Information You Should Have for Your Software Team

    Lance Keene

    To achieve the best results from systems and processes, organizations should seriously consider custom software solutions. This alternative will ensure the company gets the most ...

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    2 minute read

    5 Reasons You Should Have Your Own Web Application Built

    Lance Keene

    You've been looking a long while for an application that suits your company's needs, but you haven't found the right app out there. At this point, you may be considering having a ...

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    2 minute read

    Workflow: Improving Organizational Efficiency through Web Applications

    Lance Keene

    Whether it's allowing your sales support staff to manage financial transactions in the field or consolidating your customer information, web applications can improve your ...

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    2 minute read

    7 Reasons to use Visual Studio and ASP.NET

    Lance Keene

    These days it’s very tempting to use the latest and greatest framework or library to do web development, but this is a dangerous inclination if profits or success are the goal ...

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    2 minute read

    2 Big Reasons Your Company Should Invest in Web App Development

    Lance Keene

    Anybody who doubts the popularity of web applications should consider the example of some of the most popular traditional desktop applications on the market. The latest versions ...

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    4 minute read

    Can’t make business decisions without the right data?

    Lance Keene

    “Houston, we’ve had a problem.”  Of course, I’m referring to James Lovell’s call to the NASA control room at Johnson Space Center and the historic Apollo 13 mission in 1970.  And, ...

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    2 minute read

    ASP.NET: Embrace New Technology Without Overhauling Your IT Department

    Lance Keene

    Just recently, we were approached by a regional marketing firm in New England with a rather unique, but solvable problem for one of their clients, a global manufacturer of ...

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    2 minute read

    What is ASP.NET?

    Lance Keene

    As a manager or business owner, you want the best infrastructure you can possibly have that will give you a tangible return on investment (ROI) and align with your business goals ...

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    4 minute read

    Advantages of Porting Legacy Desktop Applications to Web Applications

    Lance Keene

    If you're still using antiquated desktop systems, you may want to consider a move to a web application. Web applications have become incredibly popular for corporate use. With a ...

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    3 minute read

    Getting at the business intelligence you need to make decisions

    Lance Keene

    Acquiring timely and actionable business intelligence is an incredibly important component to a company's success. Business intelligence allows a company to react to new ...

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    2 minute read

    Why Move a Paper Process to a Web Application

    Lance Keene

    If you are frustrated because you can’t get reports and information about your business fast enough to make decisions or respond to customers, you’re not alone. Many companies ...

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