Our Thoughts

The Cost of Ignoring Software Debt

Posted by Eric Spencer on Feb 15, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Just recently, the Michigan Secretary of State faced a big problem. Their digital system stopped working. They had spent too many years updating an old system, trying to make incremental fixes here and there. They didn’t have a plan in place for the software retirement, so before a new solution could be enacted, they faced a total breakdown. Therein lies the danger of ignoring technical debt.

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Topics: Enterprise Content Management, Development Trends

The Power of the Right Project Management Tool

Posted by Gabe Berghuis on Nov 1, 2016 11:00:00 AM

I couldn’t talk about any project management tool, without first talking about the people behind it. I have the distinct pleasure of leading Springthrough’s talented group of project managers. We’re more than task and budget managers. While time, cost and profile are important; we value the human element. To meet each client’s unique personal and business needs, we actively adapt our approach to each project.

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Topics: Enterprise Content Management, Development Trends

Launching An IT Consulting Website

Posted by Mandy Cech on Sep 27, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Since I started at Springthrough a little more than a year ago, the firm’s website has been a topic of discussion. My suspicion is that even before I began, people were tossing around the idea of a new site. It seems pretty common to be most critical of your own website.

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Topics: Enterprise Content Management, Development Trends, Digital Marketing

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

Behind The Curtain Of Our "Insight, Clarity, Enablement" Engagement Process

Posted by Justin Fuchs on Jun 22, 2016 8:57:13 AM

We talk a lot about our process — Insight, Clarity, and Enablement — and how that translates into activities and deliverables. But as this process becomes more and more ingrained within our culture, it's obvious that it is bigger than simply a checklist of activities.

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Topics: Enterprise Content Management, Development Trends, Infrastructure & IT Support