How to Keep Software Projects from Failing

How to Keep Software Projects from Failing

Once upon a time, there was a $5-billion pharmaceutical company called FoxMeyer Drugs. In 1995, the company decided that it was time to move into the technology age, and invested in a new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software. They carefully chose a company to...
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...
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....