Author Archives: Monica Selby

Writer, with a touch of Southern charm.

What You Can Learn From The PatientFocus Tech Pivot

When Kyle Duke joined PatientFocus, the company was feeling the kind of pain every company wants to feel. It was growing. Fifteen years ago, the market wasn’t ready for PatientFocus. At that time, healthcare costs were primarily covered by insurance. Only 10 percent (or less) of a provider’s revenue came from individual patients. Of that […]

Business Software Tools You Need to Consider

It’s 2017. MOST businesses today use software in some way or another. We’ve talked about custom and off-the-shelf software before, but regardless of what your business model is, you probably need at least some off-the-shelf software to run it. Small businesses need to answer a new question: not “Should we incorporate tech into our practices?” […]

Holacracy Benefits Clients–Here’s How

Holacracy is yet another buzzword in technology. The idea is that the people best equipped to make decisions about work are the ones doing the work–not managers. Holacracy gives that power to the right people, within a pretty rigid structure of meetings and processes. There’s a lot of controversy around it, of course. When Zappos’ […]

Tech Trends You Should Know About in Nashville

‘Tis the season for 2017 “tech trends” and forecast articles. (We like Forbes, Business Insider, and InfoWorld.) There are lots of great lists, but we were curious about what trends might affect Nashville in the coming months. So, we asked some experts…the Centresource development team. According to Business Insider, software spending is projected to reach […]

How To Think Like a Product Owner in 2017

It’s official. Software has eaten the world, just like Marc Andreessen predicted. No matter where you turn, you will find software products and solutions. Sometimes they’re amazing and the perfect solution. Sometimes…not so much. Either way, in 2017 more people will begin to focus on product development and building great products. After all, if you’re […]

Technical Debt: What It Is And Why It Matters

You may not have heard the term “technical debt” before if you aren’t a developer. But, if you’ve worked with custom software at all, you’ve almost certainly felt the effects. So, what is technical debt, and what can you do about it? Techopedia has a pretty solid definition: Technical debt is a concept in programming that […]

Analysis Paralysis: The Secret Questions to Breaking the Cycle

Business leaders like Richard Branson and Mark Zuckerberg are famous for making quick decisions to launch and grow their companies. “Move fast and break things” has become a Silicon Valley mantra that permeates all of business. But since not everyone is superhuman like the Bransons and Zuckerbergs of the world, you might struggle to make […]

Custom Software: Are You Ready to Dive In?

So, you think you need custom software. Everyone’s doing it, and you’re wondering if it’s time to take the plunge. But you’re also a little afraid this might be a case of “If all your friends jumped off the Brooklyn Bridge, would you jump, too?” The custom software question is a big one for all […]