This is a prime reason for embarking on improving systems. Taking manual or repetitive tasks into the digital era help can reduce errors, improve workflow and save costs. If you would like to know how custom software could do this for your organisation, please get in touch or read our blog How to introduce digital transformation into your business.
Yes, we have had many clients that require us to sign an NDA. We can provide you with a basic NDA that will cover most situations, or we are happy to sign something written by you.
All businesses are unique. Some can’t find a ready built solution that fits. Whether the issue is lack of required functionality or having to pay for too much functionality, for some businesses, bespoke is best. Read more info here.
The short answer is that it will be much more secure in the cloud than almost anywhere else. Robust security protocols alongside data being segmented and backed up means that there is no single point of failure that would cause a data breach. Comparing this with a local server or the computers in your office, it’s much more secure!
For more information, see our blog on this subject.
Because we have developed a number of in-house tools to speed up the development process, we retain the ownership of the underlying code. However, we give you an unlimited licence to use, distribute and sell the solution that comes out of it.
Think of it like building a car: you wouldn't expect us to reinvent some parts, like the wheel (our pre-developed code), but you have the right to sell the cars that come out of it (your bespoke solution.)
Get in touch to talk through this more, we can be flexible where required.
Smashed Crab Software have worked with businesses of all sizes from small start-ups to large multinationals. If you need custom software, we can develop it for you.
There are many factors that we consider when pricing a software solution. These are detailed in our blog How are bespoke software projects costed?
This is worked out depending on your needs. However, we will communicate our recommendations at the quotation stage.
This may vary depending on a small amount of factors but typically the deposit would be between 15 and 25 percent of the total quoted price with further payments at agreed milestones.
This depends on the project complexity and if changes are made during the build. We can talk through this in the first meeting or call.
We are happy to discuss taking over a software build with you to see if this is possible. Contact us to discuss your requirements
We offer two hours virtual training as part of the package. We recommend we train 2 or 3 members of staff at the same time, with the view that they will become the trainers to the rest of the organisation.
Unlike other software companies, we don't charge on a per user basis. It's your software and you can add as many users as you like. The only limit is the server running your system, and we can scale this up if required.
We are a cloud-first company and most software we build is developed on and deployed to Microsoft Azure - our favourite hosting provider!
The price will vary depending on the number of resources (servers, data-bases etc) required.
Yes it can. Just let us know what accounting package you use and what it needs to pull in/export and we will do the rest.
Smashed Crab Software have produced custom solutions for many industries. We are confident that we no matter your industry, we can develop the right software for your business or not for profit organisation.
Yes. We use a series of APIs to export and import live information from accounting software such as Xero.