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Janalynne Rogers

You know what the web is, and you probably know what an application is. But if you draw a blank when you think about what a 'web application' is, you're certainly not alone. There's a fair amount of confusion surrounding things like web-based data processing, online collaboration, and virtual project management. So, we're going to address the question head-on: what exactly is a web application? We'll also explore the benefits of having a customized web application built for your business.

In today's connected marketplace, a website is essential to the success of any business. Ensuring that your website is well-maintained is critical to achieving user satisfaction that leads to long-term success. Choosing to outsource development and maintenance for your website is a great way to optimize your employees' efforts while also maximizing website uptime. You will have the peace of mind that comes with knowing that your website is reliably working to help you reach as many customers as possible.

 

Interested in learning more? Here are five of the main benefits your business should take advantage of by outsourcing website development and maintenance.

WordPress - it's earned its reputation as an easy way to make a website, but you might be surprised to find out who is using it. Try BBC America, the New York Times, TechCrunch, and Disney. Even Facebook makes use of the WordPress content management system (CMS) in some areas. Fortune 500 companies often use it, and it can be hard for the end-user to identify that a site is a WordPress site unless they've been told. So, what is it about WordPress that makes it such a popular choice?

Most types of businesses, from retail to manufacturing, have adopted at least one form of enterprise software. These systems integrate information that is critical to business operations and allow department heads to make informed decisions concerning purchasing, inventory management, staffing and production. However, retail and hospitality business owners may need to make split-second decisions due to seasonal demand, an ongoing promotion or even a change in the weather. This is just one reason that a point-of-sale (POS) system should be added to an existing enterprise software system for transactional operations.

DevOps is a cultural movement that has taken software development by storm over the last decade. The idea of DevOps is to encourage increased collaboration between software developers and IT operations through automation, tools, and best practices. The core aim of DevOps is to shorten software development cycles, leading to more frequent software releases.

An important flaw in the original DevOps movement is that software security remains an afterthought. This article overviews an updated approach--DevSecOps--in which security is embedded throughout the software development process. You will also find some useful best practices on how to effectively embed security in DevOps teams.

If your goal is to thrive in the world of business, you've got to stay on top of emerging trends and try to anticipate that next big thing. Among the leading technology trends you should consider for your business is having a mobile app. Having an app is a key advantage in today's marketplace, and STEP Software has seen remarkable results when our customers reap the rewards of the custom apps we build for them. If you don't already have an app for your business, keep reading to find out why you should.

Thursday, 10 October 2019 13:21

3 Benefits of Mobile Website Optimization

The vast majority of people frequently use mobile devices to access websites instead of using desktop computers. Creating a mobile-friendly website offers many advantages and is an excellent way to expand the outreach of your company. A mobile-friendly site makes it easy for users to explore your website from any location and is a fantastic way to improve the user experience in today's digital world. Interested in learning more? Here are three of the main benefits of mobile optimization for a business website.

Thursday, 26 September 2019 12:55

5 Reasons to Hire a Professional Website Designer

Creating a top-quality business website is essential in standing out from the crowd and giving your company an online competitive edge. However, many small businesses miss out on valuable opportunities (and revenue) by using generic website design templates. Spending the extra money on hiring a professional website designer is a worthwhile investment that offers immense long-term advantages for your company. Here are five main reasons small businesses will benefit from hiring a professional website designer.

Security automation services continue to evolve and offer great value to small businesses. These automation services allow your employees to focus on their jobs without spending a lot of time working on mundane tasks. Ultimately, an IT service provider like STEP Software can automate a wide variety of functions in the workplace, which will save you plenty of time and increase the bottom line for your company in a multitude of ways.

Interested in learning more about these services? Better yet, interested in learning how you’ll get your ROI? Here are the top four reasons why small businesses should consider using security automation from a managed IT service provider.

Wednesday, 28 August 2019 19:58

How to Increase Traffic Flow to Your Website

Many businesses struggle to attract sufficient levels of traffic to their site. Increasing the number of visitors a website receives isn't always easy, but it is often surprisingly simple. Many websites can improve their situation by adhering to a few basic principles. These five tips will enable you to create a better performing site that regularly attracts a larger number of visitors. Let's take a quick look at some foundational ways to improve your website so it attracts more traffic on an ongoing basis.

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