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Website Application Development

Oct 6, 2014

Twenty Years and Counting

Five Technology works with organizations and businesses on the planning, implementation, and maintenance of common to complex cloud/web based application development. We do so with the intent to win and maintain your business relationship for years to come. On March 1st, 2015 Five Technology will be celebrating its 20th Year in Business. I can’t help but reflect on how it all came to be, the changes we have seen, and what will keep us on track or ...

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Sep 20, 2014

Is Apple Pay Going To Get Mobile Payments Right?

Announcements about Apple Pay  have been everywhere this past week. Since its reveal at Apple’s iPhone event, we’ve gotten emails from our banks, credit cards and payment gateway providers touting support for the new system. With it comes the promise of contactless near-field communication (NFC) payments, eliminating insecure physical cards and a fast, secure way to make payments from within iOS applications. But is any of this really new? ...

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Mar 17, 2014

Custom Website Development Enhances Real Estate Listing Management

Lately, we have done a lot of work with ranch real estate firms out west and in Texas. All of these clients have had slightly different needs, but all have had one thing in common. All of these real estate brokers needed an easy way to update their property listings on their website. Now these were specifically ranch real estate firms, but this issue would relate to any type of real estate focused business. As a real estate firm, it is important to have the ...

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Aug 17, 2012

City Government Web Design: Things to Look for in Professional City Website Design

Have you ever tried to design a website for your city internally with a limited staff? If so, you will know that it is difficult because of minimal programming knowledge, lack of time and resources, and small budgets that lead to limited functionality. Your staff struggles to manage and edit essential community content, and you are left without a useful operations tool you had hoped would streamline less efficient tasks. So what do you do? Many ...

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Mar 28, 2012

Add Online Scheduling to Your Website

Five Technology was approached by Hansen, Dordell, Bradt, Odlaug & Bradt (HDBOB) Law Office to create an online calendar based appointment scheduling application.  There were several requirements to this project. Online Calendar to display available time slots Form that needed to be filled out at the time of scheduling Email notifications to all parties of scheduled appointment Privacy of all parties for a scheduled appointment Ability to ...

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Mar 22, 2012

City Website Design for Delano, MN – Online Agenda & Meeting Minutes

With the first quarter coming to end soon, I wanted to shed some light on a city website redesign that was sent live back in February. The web development project, of course, being the official city of Delano’s government site .  While this online marketing project included web design, custom web development, content management, etc., I want to give some attention the online Agendas and Meeting Minutes application . Custom Programming for ...

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Dec 21, 2011

Providing a Communication Link for K12: The Delano School District Website

Schools have an overwhelming amount of academic and administrative information to provide parents and students.  Five Technology can help your school district put all of that information in one easy-to-access place. Five Technology’s website for the Delano School District provides an easy, effective communication link between their parents, students, teachers, and administration. Your district can benefit from this same convenient communication link ...

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Aug 25, 2011

Custom Web App: Digital Forms and Signature Capture for Ipad or Tablet

After launching their website last year , Excel Mechanical contracted Five Technology to streamline their approach to filling out invoicing & billing forms. Problem Before the project began, like most companies that do onsite work for their clients, Excel Mechanical had to haul papers with them wherever they went. Not only that but they had several steps to complete the form and send it to the customer or client. The process went something like this: ...

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Jul 14, 2011

Facebook has Provided the Blueprint

Facebook has put social media on the map, and there’s no sense in debating whether it is here to stay .  I think we can all agree that it’s not going away anytime soon, but what is debatable are the benefits social media marketing and Facebook can offer your business or organization.  For some, the negatives of bringing Facebook into the work day far outweigh the positives, while others are using the medium to effectively communicate to their ...

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Apr 25, 2011

E-Commerce Web Design: Surviving Mold

Five Technology’s latest web project is for the book Surviving Mold by Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker. Surviving Mold was written with the goal to help heal people with mold related afflictions. Surviving Mold gives people suffering from these afflictions living in mold damaged buildings the information they need to change their lifestyles and literally survive mold. The site features a custom web design , e-commerce store , wordpress blog and a custom web ...

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Oct 19, 2010

Web Design Project: COMPAR

The latest Five Technology web design project is for COMPAR , a Minnesota technology and computer products reseller. New Web Design The old web design for COMPAR was out of date, lacked proper navigation and content structure.  The new web design focused on aligning best web practices with a design that represented their brand today and where they are headed in the future. Content pages, like their technology solutions page, were enhanced ...

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Feb 4, 2010

Web Design Project: Rear Window Media

One of our recent web design projects has been grabbing some attention .  Rear Window Media is a real-time, digital marketing start-up that utilizes LCD screens in vehicles to run ads while on the roadways.  Simply put they are mobile digital billboards, but RWM has done so much more with it. A Complete Web Application Rear Window Media runs their business right from their website.  The back-end is a web application that allows ...

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