Category: Blog

Meet the Team: Jim Parsons

03 August 2021

Jim Parsons is the Managing Director of KLOC. He founded the company in 2005 having worked in the IT industry since 1984. Today we find out a bit more about Jim and his history with KLOC.

Bespoke software development vs. off-the-shelf software

19 July 2021

If your business is looking for a software solution to help complete your processes, improve efficiency, increase agility or gain competitive advantage, there are two routes you can go down – you can license an off-the-shelf solution or you can develop your own, bespoke system. We discuss bespoke vs. off-the-shelf software below, the perceived advantages and disadvantages of both to help you make an informed decision on what is right for you.

How software can facilitate hybrid working

13 July 2021

When the first lockdown was announced in March 2020, we all had to adapt quickly to working from home and the challenges it presented. Now that restrictions are easing, will workers return to the office?

The hidden costs of off-the-shelf software

05 July 2021

When looking for new software, the options are to license an off-the-shelf solution or develop your own bespoke software. Businesses often choose an off-the-shelf solution as they perceive it to be cheaper than building something bespoke. While it is true that a bespoke solution often requires a greater initial outlay, at KLOC we believe that it is often more cost-effective in the long run.

What are the different types of software development?

21 June 2021

The term ‘software development’ covers a vast range of services, from creating websites to video games! KLOC are experts in business-to-business software development and we will be focusing on this area, detailing the most relevant and important types of development we see today.