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Business Leadership

Implementation Checklist for Launching New Custom Software

Ready, set, launch! Use SPARK's recommended Implementation Checklist and tips to define a game plan for your new custom software rollout.

Business Leadership

The Benefits of a Product Manager for Your Technology Project

Product managers are often overlooked in technology projects. See why their role is crucial to the overall success of your custom business software.

Business Leadership

5 (Strategic) Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Custom Software Development Company

It's crucial to choose the RIGHT software partner to develop your custom business tool. Here are 5 strategic questions to ask during the selection process.

Business Leadership

Why You Should Hire a Custom Software Development Company

How do you get EXACTLY the right business tool? Here are the benefits of working with a software development company to build a custom solution.

Strategic Design, Business Leadership

Your Startup Idea: Can It Be Built (Profitably)?

Founding a startup isn’t easy. But for those who are willing to do what it takes to make their startup dream happen, the journey can be an amazing adventure. This is a tool for those startups.

Business Leadership

How to Validate Your Startup Idea

Before building a startup technology it is important that you validate your idea first. You can reduce risk and gain insight for what to actually build.

Business Leadership

7 Reasons to Validate Your Startup Idea Before You Build It

It is important to validate your startup idea before you build it. Here are seven reasons why.

Strategic Design, Business Leadership

How Businesses Can Prepare for Their New Website Project

Your new website can be a valuable business asset. The preparation you put into your new website project is a good time investment. Here's what to start with.

Business Leadership

Pre-Mortem for Your Custom Business Technology Project

Introduction to pre-mortems. What they are and how to run one. A cheat sheet for what can cause a software development project to fail.

Business Leadership

Building the Business Case for Your Custom App (ROI Estimation)

Custom software is a significant investment of money, time, and effort. Before you start your project, make sure you have a good business case for it.

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.

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.

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.

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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