New Application Development

While tech startups get most of the fanfare (and investment dollars), when it comes to new software development the truth is that small, medium and large businesses are leveraging new software to drive revenue and profit in countless ways.  Manufacturing, healthcare, transportation, energy, financial services, real estate, retail and virtually every other industry is investing in new software solutions to produce revenue, cut costs, automate and eliminate manual processes, provide information, etc.  Gartner estimates the internet of things (IOT) will drive nearly $2 trillion in both consumer and business application investments in the coming years.

The question used to be buy (if you can) versus build (if you must).  There are still many unique software needs where a “build” approach is appropriate.  However, with cloud based Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (Saas) architectures, the approach now is typically connect, leverage services, and extend through customizations.

Not a day goes by when we aren’t impressed by the vision and ideas we hear about from a wide array of Denver companies when it comes to new software applications.  Brainspire listens to our client’s goals and provides custom software development solutions to make these ideas a reality.  Leveraging our Brainspire Development Framework which is based on the Agile Methodology, emerging Software as a Service offering, and enterprise grade software development languages and tools, we build new web based software applications that meet our client’s exact needs.  While each software solution we provide may require unique and new development tools, the common languages, tools, frameworks, databases, and approaches we use includes:

  • .NET
  • Java
  • PHP
  • HTML
  • JavaScript
  • CSS
  • AJAX
  • XML
  • JQuery
  • AngularJS
  • NodeJS
  • ReactJS
  • VueJS
  • CSS
  • SOA
  • APIs
  • Web Services
  • Microservices
  • MVC Framework
  • Entity Framework
  • MVVM Framework
  • Visual Studio
  • Jenkins
  • Eclipse
  • TFS
  • Git
  • SQL Server
  • MySQL
  • Oracle
  • PostgreSQL
  • Automated Testing
  • Continuous Builds
  • Agile / SCRUM

A growing trucking and logistics company approached Brainspire with an interesting new software application idea.  The company delivers and installs more than 300 appliances across a 3 state region.  Each day they were manually planning what appliances to put on what truck and what routes to take.  They felt they could be more efficient, reduce their fleet size and significantly reduce their fuel costs through automation.  Brainspire analyzed their needs, designed, developed, deployed and trained their organization on a new fleet logistics system.  At a high level, the new software solution leveraged their current database of delivery addresses, Bing Maps, a complex algorithm that accounted for the working hours in a day, appliance volume and truck capacity, and the Microsoft development stack.  The end result was a cost savings of over $200,000 in the first year.  The solution has since been enhanced with new features to meet additional business needs.

Custom Application Development - FAQs

What are the advantages of customized software?

Simply put, customized software solutions are created to work with how the client works. Tailoring software to the specific needs of the client means that the user experience can also be customized, which can lead to increased productivity. Customized software can also be maintained to the client's specifications including security, scalability, and technical support. It's a worthy long-term investment for as long as the client is willing to use the software.

What are the things to consider for using custom development?

Important considerations for using custom software development include the technical needs of the client, the maintenance process for the software, the return on investment and the impact of software use on the client's staff. Here are some important questions to ask: What purpose does the software serve? Who will train users to use the software? How will it make life easier for the software's users? What methodology is involved to balance business and software development goals?

What are the advantages of code refactoring?

Code refactoring is the process of restructuring software code with the purpose of improving its internal structure and non-functional features. Code refactoring cleans up the software's code to make it more efficient and maintainable, which can also improve how the software is implemented. Aspects of software implementation affected by code refactoring includes performance, maintainability, security, interoperability, extensibility, and scalability.

When should you refactor and rewrite?

Deciding to refactor and/or rewrite depends on how much change is required for the software solution to run properly. Refactoring software code means making manageable changes to the software without major overhauls that can slow down its progress. On the other hand, a complete rewrite of software code may change the foundations of the code altogether, which can then accommodate updated development technologies or application languages. The decision to make changes in software depends on factors such as the application, the team's capabilities, and the client's goals for the application and the cost of maintaining the current software versus the cost to rewrite.

What does application development include?

Application development involves the design, construction, and implementation of software applications. The process of development also includes planning, analysis, testing, and support for the application being developed. Depending on the size of the enterprise, it can be done by a single developer or a dedicated team.

Explore Our Areas of Expertise

  • Custom Application Development
    Custom Application Development
  • Data & Business Intelligence
    Data & Business Intelligence
  • Portals & Website Applications
    Portals & Website Applications
  • Application Integration
    Application Integration
  • Mobile Development
    Mobile Development
  • Cloud Based Software Development
    Cloud Based Software Development
  • Software Security Services
    Software Security Services

Custom Application Development

Brainspire Solutions creates full stack custom software applications that perfectly match your company’s needs. Why settle for out of the box software that doesn’t meet your exact needs when you can have a solution the precisely meets how you work. Our consultants drive the process for capturing requirements, providing an estimate, planning, architecture & development and solution delivery.


Data & Business Intelligence

Brainspire’s business intelligence consultants work onsite with our customers to understand exactly what questions you have and what answers you are looking for. The best and fastest way to understand your needs and provide solutions is to be “in” your business, bridging the gap between your business goals and your technical systems and raw data. Seldom does the “canned” report provide the detailed insight decision makers are looking for. Brainspire will work side by side with you to provide dashboards, reports, and analytics using the latest business intelligence, predictive analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques.


Portals & Website Applications

A company’s website is the world’s window into an organization and should accurately represent the essence of the mission, goals, culture and operations. Not only should it be appealing from a visual standpoint, it needs to function flawlessly from a usability and performance standpoint on a desktop, tablet or mobile device. Quality sites can’t simply function as digital brochures; they must attract visitors and engage new and loyal customers. This holds true for public sites, company intranets and secure extranet portals.


Application Integration

Brainspire develops software solutions to integrate your organization’s internal, standalone applications, and your applications with key external business partners. Growing organizations tend to rely on off-the-shelf software, software as a service (SaaS) and custom built solutions to drive their business – but rarely does the chosen, out of the box, software solution work with other systems within or outside the business. This lack of cohesive integration creates manual processes that are time consuming, error prone and expensive.


Mobile Development

Today, more users access the web through a mobile device than from a laptop or desktop computer. For this reason, it is critical that software applications are efficiently usable from a tablet or a smart phone for today’s workforce. As a custom software development firm, Brainspire leverages a variety of tools to build highly customized applications that function on countless devices. These solutions include native, hybrid and mobile web applications that can be used either when connected or not. Each business use case is unique, and the mobile requirements, and form factors, need to be considered when creating a custom mobile solution.


Cloud Based Software Development

Cloud environments offer the greatest opportunity for modernizing software applications while reducing costs and time to market.  Brainspire Solutions has developed and deployed web applications leveraging AWS, Azure and Google Cloud environments as well as private clouds.  The ability to quickly provision identical Development, Test, Stage and Production environments ensures projects get off to a fast start in secure and scalable environments.  Developing and promoting code within a cloud environment through continuous integration reduces development time and improves quality.


Software Security Services

Brainspire Solutions develops all software solutions leveraging industry standard best practices. This includes proven techniques to secure all applications and data. When we engage with each client we are fully aware that their business is at stake and realize the trust and expectations that are placed on our consultants when it comes to developing secure software applications.

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