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The Advantages of Custom Software Development

Business owners and company executives only want the best for their business —and for many, custom software development is one of the most beneficial investments they can make. Custom software is capable of elevating a business to a new level of success by improving a brand’s functionality and integrating efficiency. There are countless other benefits of custom software development that can immediately pay off big for your company now and far into the future.


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An Update From Your Friends at CSW Solutions

The CSW team is a multicultural, distributed team of dynamic individuals who are as invested in our quality of work and local community as we are proud to call Chicago home. We had been in the coveted space on Michigan Avenue for over a decade and we truly loved being in the heart of the arts, shopping, and theatre districts. In an unprecedented move to the hybrid model of work as a result of this past year, we decided to uproot ourselves and move to the CBOT building. It is only the other side of the loop, but it feels refreshing to see a new side to downtown Chicago. The views aren't bad either! We are delighted to call this building our new home at CSW Solutions.


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CSW Solutions | News

CSW Solutions is excited to announce that our new website is live. The updated site offers a fresh perspective and more streamlined content but we haven't forgotten about those of you who loved the interactive feature that was so popular before! Not only are we an accredited local business, we are a Microsoft gold-certified partner and cloud solutions provider. We have truly embraced the age of cloud and now you can enjoy the cloud too!!


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CSW Solutions is a BBB Accredited Business

Becoming an Accredited Business with the Better Business Bureau is an honor not accorded to all businesses; because not all businesses meet eligibility standards. CSW Solutions is pleased to announce today that it has met all BBB standards and is now an Accredited Business.


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The Unique Business Benefits of Custom Software Development

Do you know how custom software development can benefit your business?
Unlike off-the-shelf products, custom-built applications provide a tailor-made solution with limitless potential. A custom software development company can deliver a wealth of coding talent and ongoing support that most organizations don't already have without exhausting revenue. Therefore, it makes sense that half of all organizations throughout the world will outsource application development. But what are the unique benefits of custom software development? What kind of team should you be looking for?
Read on to see how to increase your company's productivity, how to match your individual needs, and then receive the best possible support as your business grows. Then we will look at five compelling reasons why choosing a credited development team to build your custom software is not only the best choice but the right one.


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2020: The Year of Digital Transformation

We not only lean on technology during stressful times but we utilize countless services to enjoy conveniences and entertainment brought to us through the cloud. What can already be seen today is that the cloud-based digital transformation has already happened in our homes.
Privately, we are vested. Why not in business?


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The Evolution of Web Apps - Part II

In our previous post, I wrote about the benefits of migrating web apps to the Azure cloud.  I also discussed what customers value when visiting a website and how poor performance could lead to the loss of business.

This post will focus on the process of migrating your business web applications to the Azure cloud. The migration of web apps to Azure has three main stages...


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Additional Tips & Tricks for Teams

As a gold-certified Microsoft partner, we also rely on Microsoft Teams as our main tool of collaboration and communication. CSW Solutions started using teams in 2015 when the product was still in beta. As a company with a distributed module, it is extremely important to have a central hub for collaboration, chat, meetings, and video conferencing... We recently created a shortlist of some of our favorite features that we've used over the years.


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Learning Azure in 2020: Resources, Tips, and Guides

The new year is upon us and so is the beginning of a new decade. The buzz has been growing around the world of Microsoft Azure, from consumers to developers, and everyone seems to want to know more. We are a gold-certified Microsoft partner and we just happen to be specialized in Azure. So for those of you who have caught the fever, we have created a list of resources, tips, and tricks for learning Azure. One more thing: All these resources are free!


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