Digital Maelstrom joins 2019 class of 25 Under 25 Awards

Digital Maelstrom an IT advisory consultancy that was founded in 2006, was selected to join the 2019 class for the 25 Under 25 Award from Thinking Bigger Business Media, Inc. About the Award Thinking Bigger Business Media, Inc. started an annual 25 Under 25 Awards to recognize and inspire 25 amazing companies in the greater Kansas […]

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Data Migrations Shouldn’t Be Cliffhangers

A Cliffhanger Let’s set the scene. Your organization operates a custom database-driven PHP application. The development team has implemented and tested an exciting new feature that requires structural modifications to the database. The operations team is in the process of releasing the new version into production. They start to manually apply the modifications to the […]

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When better business demands better data flow: How you’ll know when it’s time to integrate systems

“It doesn’t matter who we are, what matters is our plan.” It’s a fitting thought for a superhero, and not a bad one for a growing business, either. Once your aspirations begin to become reality, your achievements grow, but your responsibilities to clients grow even more. And when those obligations expand, it becomes harder to […]

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The Agile Process Will Make You Excited

Agile software development is far better than traditional waterfall ideology because it focuses on an end product, not methodology. In simple terms, it helps your custom software development company create better software by focusing on these four things: Individuals and interactions over process and tools Working software over comprehensive documentation  Customer collaboration over contract negotiation […]

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What You Should Know About the True Cost of Network Security

Your network is under siege. Yes, yours. Constantly. Every second of the day. Digital assets and information stored on your network are valuable to someone somewhere, even if your business doesn’t store credit cards, personal identification information, or anything protected under federal law. Hackers, digital pirates or whatever you want to call them can do […]

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With Great IT Power Comes Great Operations Management Responsibility

Who remembers the good old days of Operations Management? The days when your business IT infrastructure included a couple of servers, a few dozen desktop computers, and Microsoft Office. All your IT operations were on the ground and the cloud was simply up in the sky. Leapfrog forward to today. Oh, how the landscape has […]

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What to Look for in a Custom Software Development Company

When you choose a custom software development company for your project, you’re not simply entering a business arrangement. If you’ve worked with one in the past, then you know it’s more like a partnership. For it to be a good fit for both, you have to communicate clearly, understand each other, know each other’s goals, […]

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IT Service Advice Brings Power and Freedom

There are two types of people in this world. Those who insist on doing everything themselves, and those that delegate. Delegation isn’t easy because it takes knowing enough about the project at hand to find the right person for the job. Clearly, you are a delegator, or you strive to be one. Trying to manage […]

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