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    THERE'S A BETTER WAY

    Grow with Custom
    Business Software

    Your business is one of a kind, so should be your software. Work with SPARK to build custom software for the way your business works and amplify your competitive advantage.

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    Practical Innovation

    Thrive with Practical Innovation

    With custom software, the possibilities are endless.

    Our team follows a proven process that focuses on practical innovation - meaning we help you discover and prioritize the right solutions that solve your challenges, meet your goals, and deliver ROI.

    Most clients see 4-10x return in 2 years or less.

    What can SPARK help you with?

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    Prototyping

    Build interactive prototypes that let you quickly test ideas with customers or investors. 

    Mobile-Apps
    Mobile Apps

    Use our proprietary process to launch intuitive mobile apps, whether it's for your customers or employees.

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    Dashboards

    Check the performance of your business in real time and in one place. Connect and visually display your data to stay ahead.

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    Automated Workflows

    Digitize your manual processes into automated workflows. Save your team time and eliminate costly errors hurting the bottom line.

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    Legacy Software

    Don't let your legacy systems hold you back. Create a game plan to support or upgrade your current systems with modern solutions. 

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    Data & System Integration

    We specialize in custom data warehousing, API integration, and ETL services. 

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    UI/UX Design

    Using research and design best practices, we design user-friendly software that people actually want to use.

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    Branding and Design Systems

    Refresh your brand's identity and ensure it's consistent across your new tools and systems.

    WORK WITH SPARK

    Book a meeting with the SPARK team to talk through your project, challenges, and how we can help!

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    Our Approach

    Build Custom Business Software - Apps, Dashboard, and Workflow Tools with SPARK Business Works
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    Assessment

    Every project starts with an Assessment phase where we take a deep dive into your business and create a practical strategy that tells you what to build and how.

    02

    Architecture & Design

    Our expert developers and designers lead engaging workshops and create interactive prototypes to test and validate your solution - before anything is coded.

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    Development

    Our team writes lines of codes that turn into your real, working solution. Expect transparent and weekly communication to track progress.

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    Launch & Support

    It's go-time! SPARK helps you launch your solution, while providing training. We also offer Support packages for 24/7 monitoring and upkeep.

    We're Your Partner, Not a Vendor

    At SPARK, we believe successful projects can only come from collaboration, transparency, and fun!

    Each member of our team is invested in the success of your business.
    It's what allows us to build lasting partnerships with our clients that span over multiple projects and years. 

    Back End Developers
    UX/UI Designers
    Project Manager
    Strategic Director
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    Our Clients

    Team Elmers
    CIVIL AND COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION

    Team Elmer's

    Recognizing the opportunity for digital transformation, Team Elmer’s leveraged the SPARK team to plan, develop, and launch their custom mobile and web solutions used across the company for field data management. 

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    MECHANICAL CONTRACTOR

    Andy J. Egan

    The Andy J. Egan Company, a growing mechanical contractor, needed to manage job assignments for a workforce of over 300. SPARK helped them launch an automated scheduling workflow with mobile-friendly time entry and compliance checks.

    MCM
    MECHANICAL CONTRACTOR

    Mall City Mechanical

    MCM doubled in size and began to feel the weight of their outdated, manual processes. They partnered with SPARK to design and build a strategic custom management platform that would help them streamline operations.

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    ENTERPRISE CYBERSECURITY PROVIDER

    Sectigo

    Sectigo, the world's largest provider of web security certificates, needed to refresh their content strategy and online resource library.

    They turned to SPARK to make it easier for others to discover and share Sectigo's different content types across platforms like their website, marketing campaigns, social media, search engines, and more.

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    MANUFACTURER

    DeWys Manufacturing

    As a new way to innovate, DeWys partnered with SPARK to build a custom dashboard to display labor performance metrics right on the shop floor to up productivity.

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    Resources

    Lesson Learned: How Stakeholder-Aligned Software Projects Can Still Fail (and How to Prevent It)

    I went through a horrible project experience at SPARK.  We had an exciting software project for a high-profile client – a well-crafted roadmap with a solid return on investment. From the beginning,

    Michigan Manufacturer Turns to Custom Dashboards on Shop Floor to Improve Performance

    Michigan-based metal fabrication company, DeWys Manufacturing, committed to the Lean journey back in 1997, after being inspired by Toyota’s production system. Today, this mindset is ingrained in
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    From discovery to delivery, the SPARK team was consistent in communication, diligent in updates, sought to understand our needs and avoid scope creep, and kept us on time and on budget.

    Jennifer Harrison, PhD

    LMSW, Western Michigan University

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    The SPARK Team always goes above and BEYOND!! Highly recommended for Software Expertise and Strategy.

    Scott Pierce

    Senior IT Consultant, C3 Technology Advisors

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    SPARK is a group of highly knowledgeable professionals seeking to help businesses become more efficient. They take the time to fully understand issues and workflow deficiencies to ensure the solution they present is tailored to your business and effective at solving the tech shortcomings you are experiencing. 

    John Bradford

    Field Manager, Autodesk Construction Cloud

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    SPARK has time and again demonstrated the unique ability to internalize the value of our product lines, understand our customer’s needs and combine those two into a spectacular experience. Working with SPARK is seamless — it’s like they’re a dedicated part of our internal team.

    Jonathan Manuzak

    Chief Architect, Web Security Products, CodeGuard