The iOS platform was the first to revolutionise the phone industry. Practically inventing their own market which has been a huge part of Apple’s new found success, the iOS platform still remains to be a top performer.  If you’re still wondering if it’s worth it to list your apps on iOS, you need to take…

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When it comes to creating your own app, it’s essential for you to have a good background on where you want it to be available. Ideally, it’s best to have it on all platforms.  In this blog post, we will briefly talk about everything you need to know about the Google Android app platform.  Google’s…

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One of the most common questions we get when sending SMS from our SRS System is what is the size of an SMS message? The Answer depends. Each message is broken up into chunks of Characters and the billing is based on these chunks. For a basic message, the first SMS is 160 Characters. If…

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There are risks in building a custom software solution. Some of them are listed below. The solution takes longer to develop than originally planned. Sometimes the software takes a little longer to develop than originally planned because it’s only when we start coding we find all the complexities. It’s hard to think of everything on…

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Clients often ask us if we have seen or used product XYZ. Unfortunately, we don’t tend to do surveys of existing Solutions unless we have to because our business is about creating custom Solutions that are specific to our customer’s needs. Sometimes we have seen these products because one of our clients has mentioned it…

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Lucky for you we are good at looking at what you do now and converting that into a process that we can build a software solution from. You might have more skills than you think. It is surprising how often people claim they have not idea about computers and yet they achieve so much with…

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How important is a question when designing a form? How should I word my questions? I had an interesting discussion yesterday about the wording of a question on a Pre Start checklist. The question was “There is safe access and egress to the work area” to which the operator would click Yes or No. These…

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The truth is a packaged solution could cost significantly less than a custom initially. For example software like Xero has had many hours of development and would have cost millions of dollars to develop. The same for software like Microsoft Word, etc. Packaged solutions are cheaper for you to purchase because they spread the cost…

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There are a lot of software solutions available off the shelf that have been written that may do what you need. Sometimes these are written by people in your industry for themselves and they realised that it might be possible to package the solution up and resell it. Solutions born from within your industry are…

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