Our Thoughts

The Integration of Systems: HubSpot and Sitefinity Development

Posted by Ryan Duffing on Aug 23, 2016 8:30:00 AM

It’s not uncommon for a client to request a custom integration between their existing software and any new systems they plan to implement. I’ve seen (and built) integrations with SAP, Salesforce, legacy applications, and many others. In the case of website development (something we do frequently at Springthrough), connecting a content management system with other platforms can take a website from a marketing brochure to an actual tool.

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Topics: Enterprise Content Management, Development Trends

Inside the Internship with Accounting Intern Eric Laginess

Posted by Eric Laginess on Aug 16, 2016 8:30:00 AM

This summer, Springthrough welcomed three interns to our team. Rather than write about our perspective on their experience, we wanted you to hear right from them. 

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Topics: Company Culture

Managing Family Time on the Internet

Posted by Jeff Williams on Aug 9, 2016 8:30:00 AM

We had a problem. My children had finally reached the age where a mobile phone is essential to their lives…at least, that’s how they described it to me countless times. They said that a mobile phone is more than a status symbol; it is the main way they interact with friends and classmates. Without a mobile phone, they are outsiders and lack any real social life. How did we get to this future? Regardless, my wife and I relented to the pressure. So now each have their own iPhone and can live happy, successful lives, right?

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Topics: Infrastructure & IT Support, Company Culture

Technology Infrastructure For a Business That's Always On

Posted by Mandy Cech on Aug 2, 2016 9:00:00 AM

For some industries, the pressure to perform is highest just when most people are clocking out. At least, that’s the challenge Celebration! Cinema faces every weekend with its movie theaters throughout Michigan. From online ordering to finding the right seat, customers expect a lot from the small number of people that make up the staff. Kenneth Baas, the VP and CTO, often uses outside technical resources to keep ahead in the progressive entertainment industry.

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Topics: Infrastructure & IT Support

You Can Use Slack To Be More Productive, Even in Pokémon Go

Posted by Ryan Duffing on Jul 26, 2016 9:00:00 AM

I’m going to avoid the explanation and assume that you’ve heard of Pokémon Go. Since its release a couple weeks ago the mobile gaming app has been one of the main news features of the month. Writers discuss what it says about our culture, why it gained popularity so quickly, what other businesses can learn from it, and more.

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Topics: Development Trends