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Custom software or out of the box? The 5 reasons why custom could be the answer for your business

Thursday, 05 January 2023 11:00 Written by

If there is one truth in today’s technology-driven economy, it’s that software powers virtually all modern businesses and gives them the tools to get things done and remain competitive.

But it’s just as true that most organizations aren’t devoting enough time or energy to deciding which software to use, and why they even use it in the first place. It’s like buying a house or a car without first doing your homework, and it’s a strategy that can cost organizations dearly if they don’t plan accordingly.

Southwest Airlines meltdown: a reminder why software maintenance matters

Tuesday, 03 January 2023 14:03 Written by

When a massive winter storm roared across much of North America in the days leading up to Christmas, no one was surprised when major airlines started cancelling flights.

But over at Southwest Airlines, things were about to get much worse.

We look at 2022’s top 10 tech stories – and why they matter

Wednesday, 21 December 2022 13:08 Written by

As we wind down 2022 and prepare for some long-overdue quiet time with friends and family, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and the stories that helped shape it.

To no one’s surprise, the tech sector offered up no shortage of headline-grabbing stories this year. As much fun as it is to take a second look at all of them, there’s a serious reason for it, as well: looking back at the events that shaped us helps us to better plan for the years ahead.

With this in mind, we’re pleased to share our top 10 tech stories of the year, as well as our view of why they’re worth remembering in the first place:

Staff Augmentation Part 3 – Way more than outsourcing

Thursday, 15 December 2022 13:57 Written by

Note: This article is the third in our ongoing series on Staff Augmentation. Check out the first two entries in the series to learn everything you need to know:

Watch our STEP Software blog and our Twitter and LinkedIn accounts for notifications as new articles are published.

5 suggestions for reviewing your software before the new year dawns

Tuesday, 13 December 2022 12:17 Written by

Whatever business you’re in, it’s reasonable to assume that software powers your day-to-day operations.

So as the end of year approaches, now is an ideal time to look at all of your software-related assets through a critical lens and ask whether or not you’re getting your money’s worth.

STEP Software celebrates the 2022 holiday season!

Friday, 09 December 2022 15:12 Written by

As we head into the 2022 holiday season, we at STEP Software realize we've got lots to be thankful for. We work with inspiring clients on inspiring projects - all of which make a difference in their ability to drive their businesses forward. 

Why developers must pay particular attention to mental health

Thursday, 08 December 2022 16:09 Written by

It’s been a tumultuous couple of years for knowledge workers.

The sudden shift to remote work amid the first wave of pandemic-driven lockdowns in March 2020 forced a complete re-think around how work gets done. It also challenged leaders to come up with new ways to manage their teams – and themselves – not only day-to-day, but over an extended period of time.

Staff Augmentation Part 2 – 8 questions you must ask first

Tuesday, 06 December 2022 20:51 Written by

Note: This article is the second in an ongoing series on Staff Augmentation. Check out our first article, Staff Augmentation 101 – what you need to know, to learn what you need to know to get started. We’ll share additional details here as new articles in the series are published.

Staff Augmentation 101 – what you need to know to get started

Thursday, 01 December 2022 14:47 Written by

NOTE: This article is the first in a planned series on Staff Augmentation. This first article explores what it is and why it matters. Future articles will cover off how you can leverage it to drive your business forward.

Ukraine war holds critical cybersecurity lessons for all organizations

Tuesday, 29 November 2022 14:08 Written by

Nine months after Russian forces invaded Ukraine, it’s becoming increasingly clear that the cyber front in this war is every bit as consequential as the military one. And organizations far outside the war zone can’t afford to ignore the cybersecurity lessons being taught on this brutal battlefield.

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