A custom software solution often doesn’t come cheap. While there are strategies to keep the budget low, business owners often must invest in their development team to get the solution they want. So how do you know the money is worth it? How do you measure the ROI of software projects?
Chances are, if you have ever tried to add a plugin on your website or had trouble with a social media site, you’ve gotten a message telling you needed an API. But what are APIs anyway? And why does it seem like every app and website needs them?
Look at your computer desktop right now. How many programs do you have running? How many tabs are open in your web browser? If you are like many small business owners and managers, you use a host of different programs, websites, and applications to make your business work. But what if a systems integration audit could declutter your desktop and improve your company’s efficiency?
When you’re a business owner looking to improve operations through a custom business software project, you have to keep one eye on the bottom line. You need to know the project you need will be delivered on time, and on budget. But over time, it can be easy to let added features or delays push you past your estimate. Here’s what you can do as a business owner to keep your business software project on track.
If you are considering an upgrade to your business’s ecommerce website, cybersecurity is probably on your list of concerns. Find out how multi-factor authentication can help protect your consumers, and your company’s bottom line.
Are you opening a dozen spreadsheets a day? Is everything boxed into a rigid system that doesn’t flex to meet your business needs? If your current software situation doesn’t feel right, you may be looking for something new. But should buy or build? Does your company need a custom enterprise software, or is there already a proprietary app that does the job?
The modern era of business is all about doing more with less. You want your employees to be more productive without paying them endless overtime. The answer is efficiency. Content management controls on your integrated web solution make your workers more efficient, saving time, effort, and helping to avoid costly mistakes.
When you run a business, it is up to you to keep the leads coming and the customer pipeline full. For many enterprise-level companies, a useful and intuitive website is at the center of their business model. But changes to the way Google and other search engines handle protocol security could mean that your website is actually turning customers away before they even load the homepage.