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Jake Lonc

Vice President As Vice President of SPARK, Jake has a passion for building lasting partnerships with SPARK’s clients. He effectively communicates technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders and advocates for the client’s vision to our project teams of software developers and designers. connect on Linkedin

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From Burden to Advantage: How to Embrace and Modernize Your Legacy Software

A client recently came to me and said, “We have this legacy software we built. We have an individual running it and they’re nearing retirement age. What do we do? This software is extremely critical to our business operations, it can’t go down.” 

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Breaking Down Data Silos: How to Integrate Procore and ComputerEase

Learn how construction firms can integrate Procore and ComputerEase for accurate and real-time reporting on financial data for projects.

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From Paper Tickets to Mobile App: How Volleman’s Family Farm Transformed Their Delivery Operations

Go behind the scenes to see how a local Texas dairy farm uses custom technology to keep up with its rapid growth.

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Google Core Update October 2023

In October 2023, Google made a major Core Update, which has affected SEO. This core update is meant to improve the overall quality of search results for users. (Read more about how to ensure your business lands at the top of search result pages like Google.) Google is constantly changing and improving, and it’s up […]

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Stay in the Race: The Importance of a Consistent Digital Marketing Plan

We know that when times are tough, forgoing marketing is common. But the reality is that pausing marketing to save money does more harm than good. A continuous digital marketing plan is crucial for business success. The digital landscape is dynamic, and consumer behavior evolves rapidly, so consistent marketing efforts allow businesses to adapt and […]

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10 Factors That Affect Web Design Cost

A well-crafted website is the linchpin of any successful online presence. It’s the virtual storefront that greets potential customers and the platform that keeps them engaged. Yet, the question of web design costs often looms large. Web design costs vary significantly, leaving many wondering what drives these disparities. In this blog, we’ll delve into the […]

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SERP Ranking 101: Your Roadmap to SEO Success

Welcome to SERP Ranking 101, a comprehensive guide that delves deep into the intricacies of Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs) nad how to harness their power to your advantage.

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How Custom Software is Powering Michigan’s Community Scholarship Program

Since its start in 2006, The Kalamazoo Promise offers place-based scholarships for Kalamazoo, MI students that cover up to 100% of tuition and fees for

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Lesson Learned: How Stakeholder-Aligned Software Projects Can Still Fail (and How to Prevent It)

SPARK CEO Bob Armbrister shares how a project experience went wrong and how build feedback loops can ensure stakeholder-aligned software projects.