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Friends Don't Let Friends Use Bad Software

Friends Don't Let Friends Use Bad Software

Software can feel like a new car -- outdated the day you drive off the lot -- especially when you implement bad software. Software is supposed to enable, empower and optimize helping you achieve your business goals. That’s why friends don’t let friends use bad software.

Application Software: An Overview

Application Software: An Overview

Custom application software enables your company to take the headaches out of growing, outdated software solutions used by different areas of your company. By developing a custom solution for your business, you’ll be able to scale your software and create an efficient user experience. But what exactly is Application Software? Simple.

Web Designer versus Web Developer: Our 2020 Update

Web Designer versus Web Developer: Our 2020 Update

We still hear this from our clients. Do I need a developer and a designer? Which comes first? It’s not as confusing as it first seems. When it comes to web designer versus web developer, the important thing to know is that they need to work together. And you can start with your developer. Before that, let’s dig a little deeper into what these two roles are within your project.

10 Questions to Ask your Custom Software Developer

10 Questions to Ask your Custom Software Developer

In our previous blog, we covered the questions we will ask you in the discovery phase of your new custom software development project. Now, we’ll lay out the questions you should ask any software developer that you’re considering working with on this project. So, here are 10 questions to ask your custom software developer before you begin:

Questions a Custom Software Developer Will Ask You

Questions a Custom Software Developer Will Ask You

Preparing to answer these questions will get your custom software project off to a good start. You’ll likely save your company significant time and expense by gathering key information before you meet with your developer. Here is a list of questions a custom software developer will ask you:

Types of Business Software: How to Choose the Right Solution

Types of Business Software: How to Choose the Right Solution

A few years in business and your software has started running you. So many types of business software out there, and most companies end up with a disparate tangle of solutions that tie up their processes and get in the way of their business goals. So, how do you choose the right software solution for your business? First, let’s take a look at the many types of business software out there.

Customized Software: 5 Reasons to Go Custom

Customized Software: 5 Reasons to Go Custom

It’s that feeling in the pit of your stomach. It’s telling you to go with the best solution, not the cheapest. You’ve felt it before, and now it’s back as you decide between creating your own customized software or buying a pre-built package off the shelf. We know, it’s not an easy decision, and the right answer is different for every business.

Custom Software for Mortgage and Real Estate Businesses

Custom Software for Mortgage and Real Estate Businesses

There are plenty of software packages out there for Mortgage and Real Estate pros. But what if your business needs more or you just want to run your business your way, not how some boxed software dictates? What if you have better ideas on how your processes could work, with clients and partners? That’s when you know you’re ready for a custom software solution for your Mortgage or Real Estate business.

Custom Software Development for the Financial Industry

Custom Software Development for the Financial Industry

One of our strengths at Sol Minion Development is custom software for industries heavy in compliance regulations. One of these industries if the Financial Industry (also sometimes known as Fintech). So, what is involved in developing custom software for the financial industry?

Custom Forms Automation Software for Small Business

Custom Forms Automation Software for Small Business

Automate forms across your entire enterprise. Forms, surveys, contracts and other documents can be completely automated, eliminating risks of human error and ensuring that your business doesn’t come to a standstill due to a broken paper trail. Automated forms is another way businesses are using technology to create a great customer experience, eliminate waste and generate operational efficiencies. That improves the top and bottom lines of the profit-and-loss statement, as well as creating customers who become raving fans.

Compliance and Custom Software

Compliance and Custom Software

Compliance. That word strikes almost as much fear and discomfort as “taxes” does. But it’s just as important to the survival of your business. And, depending on your industry, your custom software may have as many compliance requirements as the business itself. So, let’s take a look at compliance, for both the business and your software, and how the two work together.

Cash Flow Strategies with Custom Software

Cash Flow Strategies with Custom Software

Your cash flow strategy does not have to begin and end with a grumpy CFO making demands. When you integrate Sales, Operations, and Finance by managing the automatic flow of information and triggering key events, your business will develop healthy cash flow strategies with custom software. Let’s take a look at the first area: Sales.