Mobile Apps – How To Save Thousands of Dollars

The gold rush is on, and people have hitched their wagons to many different platforms as they pursue the mobile market. The tsunami of technology is hitting us so fast that consumers are both dazed and engaged as new technologies flood their mobile widget du jour. Even more confused are the companies trying to decide . . .

One Tool That May Keep You Relevant

Last week I wrote about PhoneGap in the context of how I believe it could make mobile development more available to small business.  This week I am writing of another equalizer which can work cooperatively with PhoneGap, and allows mobile friendly sites to be developed without the need for a native mobile application. This provides . . .

Buying your computer online for the price? Bad decision. Here’s why.

Traditionally, I had been the first to recommend that friends go online in order computers.  Typically, better prices could be found. If you were a high end user, you could configure it to your desired specs. Recently however, I was presented with a business problem that caused me to rethink my stance on where to . . .

Tom finally snaps

The Mobile Savior of Small Business

Among the radical changes in the recent world is the impact of mobile devices on modern society.  Quickly becoming the first screen of information for everyone, mobile apps are even being used by the electronically resistant senior population who has found convenient use of large-print apps and the ability to maintain closer contact with grandchildren.  . . .

Dreamcakes Bakery Decorates Their Website with Some Fresh Ingredients

The well-known Dreamcakes bakery nestled right in the heart of Homewood, AL has launched a new website that captures the personality of the quaint shop to perfection. New features are sure to suit the needs of each and every loyal customer, as well as, the needs of those visiting the site for the very first . . .

Meet Our Newest Hero – Valerie Pocopanni

Windows Server 2012 Server Core

What is Server Core?  Server Core is not a separate product or edition of Windows Server 2012, it is simply a minimal-installation option available to network administrators that maximizes the resources available to server services, or roles, by minimizing or eliminating the resources allocated to non-essential Chrome and the user interface.  This frees up valuable and expensive . . .

Understanding the lifetime value of a project

Many times looking back, I considered this a business error. After all, how can I make any money if I flush it down the drain by going over budget and eating a large amount of my time on every startup project? Time and time again on new projects, I would add unnecessary features early in the project and then late in the project regret it because of the non-billed time I spent in order to close the project out to the clients satisfaction.

Know Your Enemy – How To Make Budget

A Programmer’s Haiku For on-time launches We admire to dispel A programmer’s optimism — Marshall Malone Experience teaches a developer that the qualities that make great programmers can also break them. Programmers are artists.  Programming is a synthetic art.  Programmers create something from nothing. Therefore, it is not a stretch to say that a programmer, . . .