Cloud Computing: A Quick Primer

Introduction One of the new buzzwords in the tech and business community is cloud computing. In a world of mobile access, mass amounts of data, globalization, and a larger than ever marketplace to do business, we need a way to store and access data and apps efficiently. Cloud computing is the solution for this. What is cloud computing, and how …

Agile Methodology: A Short Primer

Introduction Software is becoming more and more an essential part of business operations in the mid-size business. Companies are starting to add software teams to their IT force to meet the demand for new and improved software for automation, customer relations, accounting, and other processes. With the demand for software teams, the need for the agile methodology to implementation in …

Jay Covey Speaks at MVCC’s GenCyber

The future of the economy, business, and career space are in technology. The demand for professionals is increasing with a stagnant supply of tech and software professionals. The rise in the advancement of techs such as cloud computing, blockchain, AI, machine learning, and the IoT will only cause more of a talent gap in the future until we find a …

What is ERP?

Intro What is ERP? In a mid-size manufacturing company, multiple departments are running each sector of the company. From sales and marketing to operations, each department often runs on separate software from the next, which leads to miscommunication and potential inefficiencies when a customer deals with more than one department per transaction.  A solution to the problem is an ERP …

What is Your Legacy Software Costing You?

As we move to the next era of the digital age, many companies still use outdated legacy software to run their business. This causes high costs and lost production hours due to maintenance, downtime, and unneeded training to support these systems. By moving your company to custom software, you can save money due to the reduction of these costs. The …

Covey Attends Demo Days at the Griffiss Institute

Six startups competed for the chance to win startup seed money at the AFRL Commercialization Academy’s Demo Days at The Griffiss Institute this past week. The competition gave the teams the opportunity to win up to $200,000 in startup funds from IDEA NY  Mohawk Valley, an accelerator to encourage startups and business growth in the region. Local supporters of the …

Covey PICO-8 Game Jam Challenge

Our development team took a little break from creating the best software in the world to compete in a little intraoffice gaming hackathon. They stepped into a sector in their field they may not have been used to and created games using the PICO-8 platform. Three games were created based on the predetermined “underwater” theme. Several members of our office …