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Business Leadership

Gathering (and Prioritizing) Input for Your Custom Software Project

What input should you get from your team when starting a custom software project? Learn how to prioritize input and decide on the scope of the first phase.

Construction

Planning for Digitization in a Construction Business

This article outlines tips for owners and managers in the construction industry who are planning their transition to operations apps, management dashboards, field data collection, digital communication, and other business process automation.

How to Roll Out Your New Custom Software

Successful software rollouts do not happen automatically. Read SPARK's practical advice for launching and taking the next steps to maximize its benefit.

Business Leadership

Short Introduction to Custom Software (and How to Start a Project)

Custom software can streamline business operations. You’ll learn how to plan a software project and the 3 most common goals custom software helps.

Business Leadership

How an Employee App Amplifies Your Culture

An employee mobile app is a great way to organize and streamline communication in one place while embracing company culture.

Business Leadership

How to Seamlessly Transition Your Next Project Handoff

Learn 3 handoff strategies to easily transition your next project and see how to leverage software for scalable project handoff strategies that work.

SPARK Culture, Strategic Design, Business Leadership

From Ordinary to HYPE!

As SPARK grew our client base and expanded our team, it became apparent that our branding no longer fit SPARK's culture.

Construction

7 Benefits of Custom Construction Management Software

Custom construction management software creates a “single source of truth” from your business data that allows you to make smarter decisions.

SPARK Culture

Creating a Culture of Celebration

Having an upbeat atmosphere and an organization that celebrates each other's accomplishments is core to how SPARK operates. See how we get 'hype'!

SPARK Culture

Understanding Agile Planning: A Snapshot of the Process

This view into agile custom software development planning shows how SPARK proactively manages our client's budget, time, and attention.

Construction

8 Construction Software Features That Your Business Needs

The construction industry is finally embracing technology. Your success depends on choosing the construction software features that best fit your needs.

Construction

Construction Estimating Software That Integrates with QuickBooks

Change the way you bid for and manage projects with construction estimating software that integrates with QuickBooks.

Construction

Construction Management Software for Builders and Contractors

Construction management software for builders and contractors can combat the current labor shortage through increased productivity and efficiency.

Construction

Evaluating Construction Scheduling Software

Construction scheduling software can help you put the right people, equipment, and materials at the right site at the right time.

Construction

How to Get Started with Construction Project Management Software

Construction management software with modules you customize with apps and integrations offer an option in between packaged and fully customized solutions.

Construction

Signs Your Construction Management Software is Not Working for You

To remain competitive as the construction industry increases its use of technology, you need a custom solution that’s built for the way you do business.

Construction

The Top Challenges That Make or Break Profits for Trade Contractors

In the construction industry alone, quality trade partners like mechanical, electrical and masonry contractors remain in high demand.

Business Leadership

Time Tracking and How Businesses Can Best Realize the Benefits

Tracking employee time is crucial for business decision-makers. Data must be easily accessible, current, and be able to tell the “inside” story.

SPARK Culture

Custom App Developer Adds Digital Agency to Provide Seamless UX

SPARK Business Works, custom software developer, announced that it has acquired Elevator Up, a digital agency headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI.

Construction

SMART Scheduling in Construction is a Game Changer

Manual scheduling methods plague trade contractors, but more companies than ever are investing in SMART scheduling solutions.

Strategic Design, Business Leadership

The 3 Ways Custom Dashboards Accelerate Business Growth

When a company needs to gain operational efficiency, a custom business dashboard can automate data collection and reporting.

Business Leadership

Maximizing Tax Law to Build Custom Software for Your Business

The process of capitalization or expensing when developing software is an advantage most businesses don’t know they have.

Business Leadership

Why Successful Businesses Build Custom Software Over Off-the-Shelf

When companies face issues and opportunities unique to their business, custom software can streamline workflows and automate processes.
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