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Insurance Survey: Unlocking the Power of Data to Produce Actionable Insights
Insurance Survey: Unlocking the Power of Data to Produce Actionable Insights 1024 683 Anthony Peake

The team here at Software Solved love problem solving. We’re pleased to share some of our useful resources and insights with you. These have been selected based on the areas we’ve helped our clients with. We hope you find them useful and if there’s anything we can do to help you, we’d love to talk…

How Does Business Process Mapping Relate To IT And Systems?
How Does Business Process Mapping Relate To IT And Systems? 1024 683 Jon Hogg

Business Process Mapping (BPM) can be an incredibly valuable exercise for an organisation. In the simplest terms, it visualises and defines the processes within an organisation. Not only does this help provide clarity to job roles and business procedures, it can often be the catalyst for changes that improve a business’ efficiency and performance. What…

The New Age Of Business Intelligence And Data Visualisation
The New Age Of Business Intelligence And Data Visualisation 1024 512 Jon Hogg

Businesses have always amassed data, however the rate at which it is created has grown exponentially. Globally, we output 2.5 quintillion (that’s 18 zeros) bytes of data every day. Estimates suggest that 90 percent of the total data in the world was created in the last two years. There are now myriad electronic devices, all…

How System Audits Help Charities Improve Efficiency
How System Audits Help Charities Improve Efficiency 1024 682 Jon Hogg

All businesses face pressure to make the most from tight budgets. It is charities and non-profits, however, who experience this pressure more than most. Improving Efficiency and Productivity With complex governance and shoestring budgets, the third sector needs to make every penny count. System audits offer an effective way of maximising an organisation’s efficiency. In…

System Audits in the Insurance Industry
System Audits in the Insurance Industry 1024 658 Jon Hogg

The insurance industry is frequently accused of being slow to adapt. We often hear about the burden of legacy systems and how they cause problems for the industry. It’s no surprise when you consider the scope, disruption and cost of updating a legacy system. Yet, with so much money left on the table and businesses…

2018 – The Year of Data Visualisation (across every department)
2018 – The Year of Data Visualisation (across every department) 1024 432 Anthony Peake

Departments across companies of every size have been screaming out for better ways to visualise the data they have into real actionable insight. However, until today, the IT teams have struggled to help each line of business to deliver their own dashboards easily. Now with advanced, yet low-cost tools like Microsoft PowerBI it has never…

The Business Case for Regular System Audits
The Business Case for Regular System Audits 1024 682 Jon Hogg

We call them ‘healthchecks’. You might call them ‘system reviews’. But, whatever name they go by, system audits are rarely an easy sell with the director or the board. They can take a long time to complete, the associated costs may not have been budgeted for and they might divert resources from the delivery of…

Xamarin – a year on. (Part 2 of 2)
Xamarin – a year on. (Part 2 of 2) 1024 576 Tom Kington

Following on from Part 1 earlier this week, Tom now takes us through how exactly Xamarin can help you with cross-platform development. If you missed Part 1 – catch up here. How Will It Help Me Code sharing – by sharing up to 95% of your code across platforms you reduce the amount of duplicate…

Xamarin – a year on. (Part 1 of 2)
Xamarin – a year on. (Part 1 of 2) 1024 576 Tom Kington

Introduction So here we are, almost a year after we embarked on our first Xamarin project and we have successfully delivered said project and become a Xamarin Authorised Consulting Partner for good measure. But what have we learnt and what are our thoughts about the platform after using it in vain? Hopefully we can shed…

Software Solved are now officially a Xamarin Authorised Consulting Partner!
Software Solved are now officially a Xamarin Authorised Consulting Partner! 1024 682 Jon Hogg

Good news folks – we have just had the honour to be officially recognised as a Xamarin Authorised Consulting Partner. This is a great reward for our team who have been working extensively with Xamarin recently. They delivered a fantastic project for The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health – read more about it…