6 Lessons Learned from Google Glass: A Cautionary Tale of Innovation

In 2013, Google released a product that it hoped would spark a revolution on wearable technology. Google Glass, shown below, allowed users to access information handsfree through voice command. Why couldn’t this product live up to its hype?

5 Ways to Stay Prepared After Your Software Goes Live

You’ve committed countless hours working with a company to create a new application or digital product, and now you are finally ready to launch! Real users are logged in, and the company is expecting to gain immediate value from the new technology. Here’s a reality check: at this step you’re still not done. It’s now time to take the necessary st...

Real World Applications of Business Process Automation

Although it can be defined in various ways, business process automation (BPA) is generally thought of as the strategy used by an organization to eliminate or reduce the need for manual, human labor on certain business activities or services. The BPA movement continues to gain popularity because of its potential to save on resources such as time ...

Using Your Millennial Employees to Find Your Company’s Next Big Innovation

Millennials could be the key to the next innovation in your company. Many possess an entrepreneurial spirit and the tendency to ask questions. These traits can lead to transformational change and drive millennials to make radical leaps. 

Agile Development

Overview This article will give an overview of Agile Development. Let’s start with the basics, what is Agile Development? Agile Development is a practice or methodology with the goal of delivering high-quality software to customers by performing incremental and iterative deliveries to ensure the accuracy and value of the software. This approach ...

Boost Productivity One Task at a Time

If you consider multitasking to be a weakness of yours, it’s time to rejoice! As it turns out, multitasking isn’t even possible anyways.

3 Ways Forward-Thinking Companies Use Custom Software to Grow Their Business

Companies that turn to custom software are actively seeking new ways to take their firm to the next level and stand out in their industry. As a firm evolves and changes over the course of time, a proprietary system that adapts with the current business requirements continues to bring value in many ways.

Justifying New Technology: 5 Areas of Software ROI That You May Have Overlooked

When considering a capital expense like new software systems, business owners often become overwhelmed by the high price tag and overlook how new tools will impact their business. It is important to remember that new technology is not a hit to a company’s bottom line.  It is an investment towards the growth of your business and, like any asset, ...

Empowering Others to Achieve More

Microsoft holds their annual partner conference each July. Last year, we attended the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Orlando and were awarded the distinction of 2015 Partner of the Year for our Produce Donor Portal. This year, we crossed the US border to Toronto to meet other innovators who seek to make a difference in today’s b...

How to Improve Your Daily Huddle

A daily stand up meeting (sometimes called a daily scrum or morning roll call) is a meeting style many organizations use keep employees up to date on company activities. It’s not meant to discuss in depth project details – but to quickly update peers on information crucial for day-to-day coordination.

Types of Jobs Created Through Automation

History has indicated that increased productivity from automation increases wealth, decreases the prices of goods, increases spending power and leads to more jobs. Like the radical changes of the Industrial Revolution, jobs are now rapidly transforming to have different requirements than before. While certain types of jobs may be lost to automat...

Using Automation to Improve Customer Experience

We have entered the age of automation. As jobs are replaced by artificial intelligence (AI), many have voiced their opinions about the types of jobs that should “stay human.” How do we know when to draw the line?