Product Development

  • Custom App Development Best Practices
    Custom App Development Best Practices

    Every time we build a custom app from scratch, our biggest task is defining the scope. A custom app can do anything and everything, but what you choose to include and exclude has to be logical.

  • A/B Testing And Its Intrinsic Link To Business Performance
    A/B Testing And Its Intrinsic Link To Business Performance

    Three quarters of technology startups do rigorous A/B testing. Adopting A/B testing tools brings statistically significant increases in both the probability of raising initial funding, and the number of funding rounds a company can expect to enjoy over time.

  • How An Engineering Team At A 125+ Person SaaS Company Transformed With OKRs
    How An Engineering Team At A 125+ Person SaaS Company Transformed With OKRs

    The OKR framework is generating a lot of buzz in the tech industry. Influitive’s director of software engineering Nick Faulkner shares his perspective on why he was skeptical OKRs would work, why he’s now a believer, and how this framework has given the company’s engineering team a new sense of purpose when developing software.

  • Datasheet: Exago BI - Ad Hoc Reporting, Dashboards, And Analytics
    Datasheet: Exago BI - Ad Hoc Reporting, Dashboards, And Analytics

    If your application needs to accommodate non-technical users, power users, and everyone in between, you’re in the right place. Exago BI pairs award-winning ease of use with advanced functionality while giving you ultimate control over user experience.

  • Exago BI - Ad Hoc Reporting, Dashboards, And Analytics
    Exago BI - Ad Hoc Reporting, Dashboards, And Analytics

    If your application needs to accommodate non-technical users, power users, and everyone in between, you’re in the right place. Exago BI pairs award-winning ease of use with advanced functionality while giving you ultimate control over user experience.

  • The How And Why Of Ad Hoc BI

    Bryce Lee, Director of Product Management at Strategic Insurance Software (SIS or Sisware), and Marc Jorrens, Founder and Solutions Architect with Outbound Software, talk about why they chose to invest in embedded ad hoc business intelligence software and what impact that has had on their end users.

  • How Autotask Implemented An Ad Hoc BI Reporting Tool
    How Autotask Implemented An Ad Hoc BI Reporting Tool

    Since its founding in 2001, Autotask has become the #1 provider of web-based IT Services Management Software, used by thousands of IT service professionals worldwide. Autotask's success is based on its proven ability to help IT service professionals automate and manage people, projects, and processes more efficiently and to run their businesses better and more profitably.

  • HRWARE Automates Powerful Graphical Report Generation For Customers With BI Solution
    HRWARE Automates Powerful Graphical Report Generation For Customers With BI Solution

    HRWARE delivers innovative technology solutions to simplify day-to-day HR management. They wanted to offer a powerful yet easy to use report writer that non- technical HR professionals can use across multiple HCM applications that provided design flexibility and powerful graphical presentation of data all automatically.

  • PestPac Improves Customer Satisfaction With BI Solution
    PestPac Improves Customer Satisfaction With BI Solution

    How a BI solution enabled this software company's users to be self-sufficient rather than paying for professional services.

  • SofterWare Improves Security & Client Optimization With BI
    SofterWare Improves Security & Client Optimization With BI

    Over 34 years, SofterWare has grown from a small entrepreneurial business to a $35 million+ company with over 10,000 nonprofit, childcare, camp, school, and payment processing clients. Here's how a BI reporting solution provides the robustness and flexibility SofterWare needs to help realize their vision.

  • Build Or Buy? Key Considerations In Implementing Software Usage Analytics
    Build Or Buy? Key Considerations In Implementing Software Usage Analytics

    Development teams are challenged to build increasingly competitive products, but they must overcome difficult tradeoffs to do so. They must prioritize a mounting backlog of new feature requests, balance innovation with maintenance, manage growing technical debt, improve quality and usability, accelerate delivery, and reduce cost — all at the same time.

  • Why Usage Data Is Essential For Embedding “Voice of the Customer” In Your Agile Development Process
    Why Usage Data Is Essential For Embedding “Voice of the Customer” In Your Agile Development Process

    How a software company with 100,000+ users eliminated costly customer surveys, home-grown data sources, and unnecessary reporting tools – and started saving $10,000-$20,000 per release in QA costs – by implementing Revulytics usage data.

  • Do Versions Matter?
    Do Versions Matter?

    Naming is hard. Once you’ve chosen a name and your product or solution is out the door, it’s still not over. What do you call the next version? You only need to look at Apple’s latest iPhone release to realize how difficult version naming can be.

  • 5 Signs Your SaaS Application Needs Embedded BI
    5 Signs Your SaaS Application Needs Embedded BI

    If you’re a SaaS provider, your end users are guaranteed to be great at three things: generating data, being curious about their data, and complaining loudly when they need reports on that data.

  • Doing It Right: Solid Engineering To Take Down Phish

    Being a member of the engineering team at Area 1 Security is an adventure in tracking down the bad guys and eliminating the phishing threat for our customers. That mission means understanding attackers and finding the small, telltale patterns in big data and scaling systems. We have established the following principles: Limit the programming languages in use; test the code individually; as a team, employ a standardized deployment pipeline; and implement a standard set of monitoring and alerting systems.

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