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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.

Using Your Expertise to Make a Difference: Ways to Volunteer in the IT Sector

Posted on: August 11th, 2015 - Written by: Tyler Gordon

Do you know someone who spends time volunteering on a regular basis? Maybe that person is you, or perhaps you’ve been thinking about getting involved in volunteer work. Everyone is busy these days—probably busier than ever before—so why take precious time and dedicate it to volunteer service? We believe volunteer service is a great way [...]

An Eternal Debate: Outsourced or In-House Development for IT Projects?

Posted on: June 8th, 2015 - Written by: Mark Rizzo

INSite Business Solutions is a web development group offering mission critical software development for companies in a wide range of industries. So we admit that we may have a bias toward outsourcing development work—full disclosure is always good, right? But we’re not diehard proponents of outsourcing in every single instance: we really do believe that [...]