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Written By Hitcents Staff

Hitcents Top 10 Websites of 2010

As the year comes to a close, it's time for everyone to come up with some great "Top 10 of 2010" lists... and we're no different! The crew at Hitcents has been hard at work this year, making the internet prettier, one website at a time.We have had some really great projects in 2010, and have enjoyed working on each and every one of them. It was nearly impossible to narrow it down! But, somehow we managed, and here is ...

December 21, 2010
web
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Written By Jon Peppers

Developing for the iPhone – Part 1

In this series, I plan to divulge my experiences in developing for Apple devices such as the iPhone and iPad.  We’ve recently released the official Omniprise app on the App Store, so I have plenty to talk about regarding Apple’s software design concepts and development process. In my department, Self-Scan, we generally use C# and the .Net framework on Windows for development.  Microsoft has really done ...

December 20, 2010
app development
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Written By Charles Atkinson

The ABC's of CRM

There comes a time when you, as a business owner/manager, have an epiphany; the realization of the symbiotic relationship between customer and vendor. Whether it happens during a clap of thunder or the whisper of a summer’s breeze, you realize that without the customer, there is no business. It doesn’t matter if you have the greatest product in the world, without a customer to buy the product; the company is destine...

December 15, 2010
omniprise
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Written By Robert Camp

Shared Storage and Virtualization

Hitcents is planning a joint presentation and luncheon with Dell, on January 12, 2011, regarding their EqualLogic Storage Area Network (SAN) devices and it's advantages. Any business in the area is more than welcome to come and have lunch with us and talk about shared storage and virtualization.

These subjects are very important to the future of server management. The prices are coming down within reach of aver...

December 14, 2010
technology
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Written By Jon Peppers

Life in Utopia – Intro

For my first post, I’d like to go into some of the details of Utopia Self-Scan, a fully functional self-checkout solution for grocery and convenience stores.Utopia is one of Hitcents key software brands, created entirely by Hitcents including the logo, the sleek looking UI, and the versatile software backend.The program began in 2006, and has been rewritten to offer both a Linux-based and .Net/Windows-based version of...

December 13, 2010
utopia
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Written By Hitcents

Gift Ideas for the Graphic Designer in Your Life – Part 2

Are you looking for the perfect gift for that graphic designer in your life? We know – you have no clue where to start (because, really - they are a little, ummm, eccentric...) Well, the designers at Hitcents are sharing their letter to Santa with you, to give you a little direction!Dear Santa,We have been very good this year. We haven't used Comic Sans, Papyrus, or Curlz fonts at all! We have tried to K.I.S.S. (Keep ...

December 09, 2010
creativity / design
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Written By Philip Williams

Your Customers Want What You Don't Sell

The Internet has radically changed the way we shop. Before the Internet, shoppers would visit a few local stores, then make a purchase decision based on a small selection of products. If a store did not carry exactly what a customer wanted, well, tough luck. Shoppers bought what was available.That world is gone forever. The Internet has opened up literally millions of product options, all just a few clicks away. If a ...

December 09, 2010
business
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Written By Hitcents Staff

Gift Ideas for the Graphic Designer in Your Life – Part 1

Are you looking for the perfect gift for that graphic designer in your life? We know – you have no clue where to start (because, really - they are a little, ummm, eccentric...) Well, the designers at Hitcents are sharing their letter to Santa with you, to give you a little direction!Dear Santa,We have been very good this year. We haven't used Comic Sans, Papyrus, or Curlz fonts at all! We have tried to K.I.S.S. (Keep ...

December 09, 2010
creativity / design
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Written By Chris Mills 慕乐文

Omniprise Graphical User Interface Vs. Terminal Based Applications

Omniprise Graphical User Interface (GUI) software utilizes a modern and flexible interface to access and manage company systems. Benefits include ease of use for the employee, a simplistic graphical interface, straightforward training, and familiar operation. Browser and mobile access also provide a competitive advantage. GUI makes computer operation more intuitive, and thus easier to learn and use. Features include a...

December 07, 2010
omniprise
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Written By Chris Nation

Accounts, Excuses & Apologies: The Art of PR

Public Relations is an ever increasing tool that many organizations are realizing the value of. However, few public relations professionals actually understand the theoretical concepts behind those communications they send out. Organizational communication, most notably, corporate communications has the goal of maintaining a professional and positive image of the organization and should be prepared to repair that imag...

December 03, 2010
business
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