Category Archives: Trends

The Lure of the Independent Software Developer

Hiring a Software Development Firm versus a Contractor As the unfulfilled demand for software developer talent reached a peak after the 2008 recession recovery, companies began changing their approach. The ability to recruit and retain direct hires became extremely difficult so markets emerged, catalyzed by online services, for organizations to bring in independent software contractors.Continue Reading

Software Development vs. Technology Consultation

Imagine you have a brilliant idea to improve a mission-critical aspect of your business.  You’ve sketched out a few wireframes and can visualize the outcome, but you know you need to collaborate with an expert to bring the project to fruition. Do you choose a software company or a tech consulting company? If you tap the wrong typeContinue Reading

Software Inheritance: To Rebuild or Not Rebuild?

Inheriting software application code, especially complex systems, is no simple task. We frequently find ourselves in front of new clients with existing systems that are unstable or are in need of significant changes. Continue Reading

The Rebirth of Enterprise Software

  Enterprise software has been an integral part of the success of some of the world’s oldest, most prestigious companies. It has its own story filled with inflated egos, wild inventions, and the birth of household giants like HP, Oracle, Microsoft, and IBM. Between its humble beginnings in legacy languages, industry booms, and modern dayContinue Reading