Insights from SPARK Experts

Brad Wilson

As the Vice President of SPARK, Brad brings over a decade of technology leadership. He's built web platforms and apps used by millions across a variety of industries.
Project Management
Software Development
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Recent Insights:

Digital Transformation: Why You Should Upgrade Your IT Infrastructure First

Companies and their leaders are embracing digital transformations to better serve their customers and strategize for growth.

SPARK Business Works Named to Michigan 50 Companies to Watch List

Kalamazoo, MI – SPARK Business Works is being celebrated as one of the 2021 awardees for the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch

5 Myths of Custom Software Development (And Why They're No Longer True)

Wouldn’t it be great to have technology that fits your business exactly as you need it to? Of course. That’s what custom software

What is Construction Estimating Software (and Why You Should Use It)

Project estimating is tricky for contractors. Estimate too high and your bid won’t win, but go too low and you could jeopardize

How to Calculate ROI for Construction Management Software

There’s been more pressure than ever for construction leaders to embrace technology and innovation– amid labor shortages,

So, you launched your MVP. Now what?

So, you’ve finally launched your MVP. Congrats! That’s an important milestone and one you should definitely celebrate.  And now

8 Must-Know Construction Technology Trends to Prepare For

The construction industry is large; it’s predicted to account for nearly $13 trillion of the global economy by 2022. It also

Benefits of Construction Mobile Apps for Your Crews and Projects (and Real Examples)

A lot of construction leaders still struggle using field data needed to operate their business. They’re relying on paper forms,

Why You Should Start with a Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

It used to be that investing in the development of custom software was fairly risky. Why?  Because companies would build and

How the Right Dashboard Can Help Improve Your KPIs

What gets measured gets improved. Most leaders turn to Key Performance Indicators (or KPIs) to keep a pulse on how their business

Pre-Mortem for Your Custom Business Technology Project

When starting a technology project, no one plans to fail. But the sad truth is that many technology projects do fail. And the

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

Just revolutionary enough…to make a huge difference. Organizations and industries everywhere are talking about the “digital

Evaluating Construction Scheduling Software

The construction industry is one of the paradoxes of the global economy. On the one hand, it employs about 7% of the global

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.

The 3 Ways Custom Dashboards Accelerate Business Growth

Businesses frequently need to optimize operations, and that means finding ways technology can enhance your data and your