We have a funny little saying we like to use here at Black Mountain Software: “Don’t use a shovel when you really need a backhoe.”
If you are asking yourself what that means, let us elaborate.
Shovels are great. They can get the job done, and require very little knowledge or education to use. But, if you’re trying to dig a swimming pool, you will quickly find that it’s just not enough compared to the scale of the project.
Software, too, can be inadequate to complete the tasks needed for a city, school, utility or municipality efficiently. Often, we find that clients seeking new software are using a shovel, when what they really need is a backhoe. Read more >