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Business Process Automation (BPA)

Definition of BPA and strategic ways to automate business processes

Definition of BPA and strategic ways to automate business processes Definition of Business Process Automation (BPA) What is Business Process Automation (BPA)? Business process automation (BPA) is the use of information technology to automate repetitive, rules-based business processes. BPA software automates tasks that were traditionally done manually, such as data entry, invoicing, and payroll. By…


Integration, Data Migration, and ETL: What Are the Differences?

Integration, Data Migration, and ETL: What Are the Differences? Integration, Data Migration, and ETL: What Are the Differences? Integration, data migration, and ETL are all important aspects of moving data between systems. However, they are all different concepts, and it’s important to understand the differences between them. Integration is the process of combining data from…

Digital Transformation

Measuring performance in digital transformation

Measuring performance in digital transformation Introduction It isn’t easy to measure performance in digital transformation or gauge how well you’re progressing towards your goals. You can’t just rely on tools like ROI to get you the data you need or even your gut feelings about how well things are going. Instead, you have to create…


Opportunities for technology to solve common construction industry problems

Opportunities for technology to solve common construction industry problems There are a number of problems that all trades struggle with in the construction industry and it’s nice to see technology deployed to solve these. It is interesting to note how often we do not even see the problem until someone else has solved it and…


5 signs it’s time to review business systems

It is time to review your business’ software systems Is it time to review your business systems? Many small business owners are married to their software. But over time, they can become frustrated with the programs they’ve committed to using because it’s difficult to implement change or get support when needed. Also new technologies and…

Bespoke Software

How to deliver systems that meet employee need and business growth

Bespoke software systems that deliver business growth How to implement a powerful strategy for aligning your company’s IT with its Wakefield business goals through Lean software engineering. If you missed it, here is a brief overview: “Lean is an emerging paradigm that has rejuvenated the production of automobiles and other manufactured goods worldwide. It also…

Welcome to the vibrant and informative blog of Wakefield Apps. This blog is designed as a hub of information, opinion, analysis and insight related to the vast arena of bespoke software, application, and web development. As the digital interface of business expands and evolves, the need for customised solutions has never been more pronounced. Whether you’re a startup looking to carve out your own niche or an established corporation seeking to expand your digital footprint, you will find the expertise and advice you need within these articles.

When we talk about custom solution development, we’re referring to a nuanced, complex process that involves identifying unique business needs, and crafting digital solutions to fulfil them. This might encompass CRM systems, mobile apps, e-commerce sites and more, but the principle remains the same: no two solutions are alike. A huge part of successful project delivery lies in understanding just what a client needs – often even before they do – and translating this into a tangible, effective end-product.

But the scope of our blog goes beyond bespoke development to cover the wider trends, forecasts, and shifts within the industry. The world of software and web development is under a continuous learning curve, with technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data analytics shaping its future. We delve into these complexities and decode them for our readers, providing engaging reading whether you’re an industry pro, an interested observer or a newcomer.

Our blog is also a trove of fascinating statistics and facts. Did you know that around 63% of businesses find customer support and satisfaction as the primary consideration when choosing a software development company? Or that by 2024 the mobile application industry is likely to generate over $935 billion in revenue through in-app advertising and paid downloads? We also explore trends such as increased investment in cloud-based technologies, the rise of cybersecurity measures, and the greater integration of IoT devices in daily life.

We also love to start provocative and incisive discussions that make you think. Expect in-depth debates, high-value question and answer sessions, and pertinent opinion pieces on everything from ethical programming to the impact of Brexit on the software industry.

So prepare to dive into a wealth of exclusive thoughts, ideas, tips, and techniques. They are drawn not just from our vast experience in the business but also from the collective wisdom of other industry leaders, emerging technology disruptors, respected academics, and experienced practitioners.

In a world where technology is evolving at a blistering pace, understanding the dynamics of software, app, and web development has never been so crucial. So get ready to enhance your understanding in these areas by exploring our comprehensive and enriching blog.

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