20 08, 2019

Not everything needs to be on the cloud

2019-07-16T16:17:49-05:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: software|0 Comments

It seems like I can't go online without seeing an anti-Oracle rant against their cloud solutions. Apparently Wall Street is disappointed that Oracle hasn't migrated a big portion of their customer base to the cloud. Not everything belongs on the cloud! We seem to be living on cloud nine as far as moving to the [...]

6 08, 2019

Owning the risk is essential to success

2019-07-16T16:13:33-05:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: software|0 Comments

When it comes to custom software development projects—or really any business initiative—there is a certain amount of risk involved. So when a vendor or new team member is brought on board to manage or assist with the project, who owns that risk? We've found that we work best with organizations where there is a culture [...]

16 07, 2019

Proper priorities in custom software

2019-07-16T08:45:50-05:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: General|0 Comments

From time to time in the past we've had clients get caught up on using specific technologies or not using specific technologies, regardless of how it affects their budget and other priorities. That way of thinking will get in the way of your new system going live. It doesn't matter if they bought a pre-built [...]

2 07, 2019

Avoid budget creep by going live

2019-07-02T08:45:24-05:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: General|0 Comments

We see it all the time. People are afraid to go live with a new system. Once they see that date on the calendar, all of a sudden they start thinking of features they think they need immediately. Unfortunately, that quickly leads to scope creep, which in turn leads to budget creep. If these are [...]

4 06, 2019

Oracle APEX 19.1 released

2019-06-04T08:45:06-05:00June 4th, 2019|Categories: General|0 Comments

For Oracle Application Express (APEX) users, it's worth noting that version 19.1 was released recently. The previous version, 19.0, was considered early adopter, but with 19.1 there are a number of improvements. What is Oracle APEX? But before we get into that, you may be asking, "What is Oracle APEX?" Oracle APEX is a development [...]