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Tips for Successful E-Commerce

Posted on: April 22nd, 2016 - Written by: Day Dosch

E-commerce is short for electronic commerce and can be defined as “a type of business model, or segment of a larger business model, that enables a firm or individual to conduct business over an electronic network, typically the internet. Electronic commerce operates in all four of the major market segments: business to business, business to consumer, consumer to consumer, and consumer to business.”

Company Culture: It Matters

Posted on: March 25th, 2016 - Written by: Olivia Gregory

Company culture has often been a topic of debate: does it matter or not? Some may answer a resounding yes, while others may argue that it is a marginal issue, bested by other business considerations such as finances, development, and growth.

What Can SaaS Do for Your Business?

Posted on: March 21st, 2016 - Written by: Olivia Gregory

Business has seen the steady growth of SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions across all types of industries. Perhaps you’ve wondered as a business decision maker what SaaS can do to help make your operations more efficient and effective—leading to greater profit. We’d like to take a closer look at what SaaS is, why it’s so popular, and how you can pick a good SaaS product.

Budgeting for a Successful Software Project

Posted on: January 22nd, 2016 - Written by: Tom Metz

Thinking about pitching a new software development project? You’ve got an idea and the team to make it happen, and success is (in your mind) guaranteed. But wait—think again. A study done several years ago by AIG Consulting found that for 68% of companies, project success was not likely: “Projects might succeed – but not by design. Based on the competencies present, these companies are statistically unlikely to have a successful project.”

Make It Work: Tips for Dealing with Tension between a Project’s Vision & Execution

Posted on: December 17th, 2015 - Written by: Olivia Gregory

When we think about the structure of any company, there are always multiple roles, each playing a crucial part in achieving business goals. We’d like to talk about two of these roles in this article—and also the tension that is often (and naturally) present between them.

An Interesting Synergy: Business Growth and Custom Software

Posted on: December 11th, 2015 - Written by: admin

We feel that custom software contributes directly to your business’s growth. Of course we believe this—we’re a custom software development group. But do the facts actually support our position?

It turns out that research is showing one-size-fits-all solutions are not as popular as they once were for mission-critical enterprise applications. This is not surprising, because today’s businesses are more innovative than ever before, pushing the envelope in many different ways. So it makes sense that the software needs of those businesses would be unique—and that the applications used would need to push the envelope as well.

Understanding Pricing & Markup

Posted on: March 24th, 2015 - Written by: Day Dosch

As an online store owner using the NutriLoader feed, it is important that you understand your data resources for pricing information in order to intelligently mark up your prices to retail. 

NDMS: National Discount Merchant Services

Posted on: December 5th, 2014 - Written by: Day Dosch

Announcing New Partnership with INSite! NDMS: National Discount Merchant Services NDMS is a tier one direct payment processor. As a High Tech Financial Services firm we provide businesses the ability to accept credit cards and have a unique method for saving merchants money. We enable your business to authorize and transmit payment transactions by credit [...]

Does Your Site Have Great UX?

Posted on: October 30th, 2014 - Written by: John Blomberg

These days, it’s extremely important for your business site to have great UX (user experience). UX design functions in “the sweet spot where user needs and business needs overlap,” explains a video from UX Mastery. The video presenter goes on to say that UX design must take into account the what, when, where, why, how, [...]