Essay on 7 Challenges

746 Words Sep 29th, 2014 3 Pages
7 Challenges of Custom and In-House Built Applications and How Yurbi Can Help
Custom-made or in-house applications offer advantages to organizations. They are made to address specific requirements or fix gaps in software deployment. The code and program is owned by the company outright, and modifications can be made on-the-fly. Often in-house applications are created to save money, or to address a critical business function at a particular business.
These advantages have drawbacks as well. Software made to specific requirements is inflexible and hard to manage. The person that wrote the program is often long gone, and the current team may struggle to maintain the code. Meaningful data can be hard to extract, and business decision-making
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Challenge 4: Alerts and Notifications
Another feature often left off of in-house applications is robust notification and alert capability. In today’s fast-paced corporate environment, it is critical to know when vital events and thresholds have been reached. Without any coding whatsoever, Yurbi allows anyone to create complex queries that will notify them of important actions they need to take, or alert them of critical thresholds or potentially adverse outcomes.
Challenge 5: Big Picture
Human resources, sales, tech support, customer service and transportation may all have separate software systems. Not to mention any custom applications created so these divisions can talk to one another. The problem is that all these systems make it challenging for you to see the “big picture.” You either get too much data, or information that is disconnected. Yurbi makes it easy and affordable to access real-time, in-memory data so managers can make better decisions quicker.
Challenge 6: Queries, Reports and Dashboards
One of the greatest drawbacks of some in-house software is a lack of reporting, query and dashboard functionality. Fortunately, this is what Yurbi does best. Now you can give managers, IT staff and support personnel an attractive and useful interface to easily and rapidly create reports and dashboards. Watch the smiles on their faces as they

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