The Failure of Excel

The Failure of Excel

Have you ever wished you could squeeze more valuable information from your company’s Excel files? Have you ever found a mistyped cell at the last minute that would have cost you a bundle if it had been missed? Or lost sleep thinking about how many of those cells have...
What is Custom Software?

What is Custom Software?

When I started working at a software development company in Indianapolis, I was really thankful that my coworkers were willing to sit down and explain custom software to me. And explain it again when I got confused. It’s a confusing subject—partially because people...
What is User Acceptance Testing (UAT)?

What is User Acceptance Testing (UAT)?

You know you need custom software. Now that you’ve jumped in, you realize how many strange words these people use—API, agile, scrum… the list goes on forever. One word you hear over and over is “UAT.” It sounds like it involves you, but what does it mean? How do you...
How Much Should My Custom Software Cost?

How Much Should My Custom Software Cost?

The Question It’s a question I run into a lot. “How much does custom software cost?” Since I work for a custom software company, people generally assume I have a ballpark answer. I didn’t, so I dove into my usual “research everything until I find the answer” mode....