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Mission Critical Enterprise Software and How It Affects Your Business

Posted on: May 1st, 2015 - Written by: Olivia Gregory

As a custom software development and consulting group, INSite Business Solutions works quite a bit with mission critical enterprise software. Our clients turn to us to develop and/or upgrade the software that is crucial to the continuation of their daily business operations. It’s a big part of our job, and we love it. Today we [...]

Communication Essentials: What’s Needed Between Your Business Stakeholders and Your Software Development Team

Posted on: April 13th, 2015 - Written by: Tom Metz

Some businesses have teams that do their software development in house, while others choose to outsource the work. Both routes have pros and cons, but one thing is constant regardless of which approach you choose: communication must be good between you as a business stakeholder and your software development team. If communication is either nonexistent [...]

How Has Web Development Changed in Recent Years?

Posted on: April 2nd, 2015 - Written by: Tyler Gordon

Before we talk about how web development has changed in recent years, we probably should first define what web development actually is. Sometimes people might confuse web development with web design, but the two disciplines, though related, are not the same thing.

To Skunk or Not to Skunk?

Posted on: February 6th, 2015 - Written by: Tom Metz

Most American adults have heard the term skunk works at some point in their lives; perhaps you have even used the term in conversation or in business discussions. Today we would like to take a look at where skunk works came from, what it actually means, and how it relates to your business.

What Skills Does a Great Back-End Software Developer Need to Have?

Posted on: December 22nd, 2014 - Written by: John Blomberg

The back-end developer plays an essential role in any software development company. What exactly does a back-end developer do? Well, to boil it down to a one-sentence definition, a back-end developer writes source code for a software project based on detailed specifications. The type of code written certainly depends on the scope and desired end [...]

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 [...]

Onshore vs. Offshore Software Development: Navigating the Decision

Posted on: November 25th, 2014 - Written by: John Blomberg

If you have any sort of software development needs, chances are good that you’ve at least considered the possibility of outsourcing this work to offshore companies. Here at INSite, we’re admittedly biased toward onshore development, since it’s our area of expertise—but we’d like to take some time in this article to discuss the pros and [...]

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, [...]

Should You Outsource Your Web Development Efforts?

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

No matter what industry your company is in, you likely have needed some sort of web development in the past—or you find your business in need of it now. In today’s technology marketplace, there are numerous opportunities available for outsourcing some or all of this development work.

What is Internet telephony?

Posted on: August 29th, 2014 - Written by: John Blomberg

According to Margaret Rouse, manager of TechTarget’s IT encyclopedia and learning center, Internet telephony can be defined as follows: “Internet telephony is the use of the Internet rather than the traditional telephone company infrastructure and rate structure to exchange spoken or other telephone information.”1