Will Your Software Development Project Be a Success?

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Unfortunately, a large percentage of software development projects fail. These statistics can often be daunting to someone taking on a new software project. That’s why it is important to understand the definition of failure as it is different for every project, and is based on who is defining the success or failure. For example, to […]

Building Quality into Your Software Product

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Needless to say, if you have a lot of bugs in the software, your customers won’t be happy. Since developers are notoriously poor at testing their own code, it is up to you to ensure that the program gets tested. This might mean you wind up doing the testing or might mean you have to […]

Website Testing Tools

DareBoost quality and performance report

While putting together some more information for a book and workshop on website performance optimization, I did some research on tools to help with the process. The goal was to find a cost effective way to analyze and fix my websites in a way that minimizes the time I spend on the process. While many […]

Writing Specifications Your Developer Will Understand

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It is important to give deep thought as to what you want to accomplish with the software. If you tell a builder that you want a building and give no other amplifying information, what do you think you would get? Would you get a house, a garage, an office building, or something else? About all […]

Finding the Right Software Developer for Your Project

When you are looking for a developer you should keep the following in mind. Experience References Communications skills Availability Cost First off, the developer should be experienced. Experienced developers have already made a bunch of mistakes and hopefully learned from them. The inexperienced developer will be learning on your dime. Experience will help them make […]

4 Reasons Many Software Projects Fail

How does one define success and/or failure when discussing software development projects? Well, it depends on who you’re talking to. The end user’s definition of success will most likely be quite different than the business who is paying to develop the product. Let’s look at an example of what a business’s definition of success might […]

What Do I Do With These Business Cards?

If you do a lot of networking, you end up with a lot of business cards. How often do you set these cards on your desk or in a drawer with the intention of adding them to your contact list or CRM system? How often do you really get them entered into your system within […]

Software Success Secrets

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Are you interested in having your own software product created but don’t know where to start? Or maybe you have tried it in the past and have run into many issues. If you would like a guide to help you navigate the potential pitfalls of software development, then download the “Developing a Software Product”. The […]

Walling Info Systems Works with Softdocs

Walling Info Systems had the pleasure of working with Columbia, SC based software development company, Softdocs this year. We were tasked with creating a website updater application to help Softdocs better serve their existing and future clients. The application allows users to quickly update their existing websites by a simple click of a button. This […]