Author name: Kris Hayward

Custom App Market Infographic

Custom Software Development vs. Off-the-Shelf Applications

I work for a custom software developer. As such, my biggest competitors are not other custom developers or even new technologies. My biggest competitor is apathy, where the customer does not make any decision, or they choose an off-the-shelf application (also known as commercial-off-the-shelf applications, or COTS). COTS applications are prebuilt for a specific niche …

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FileMaker Developer

Is Your FileMaker Developer Retiring?

When FileMaker developers leave, many companies do not have an exit plan or sufficient time to hire and train a replacement. This can be a scary scenario for companies with workflows or workgroups that are dependent upon FileMaker solutions.

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