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2015 Year in Review

Thank you to all of our Clients and “Surgeons” for making 2015 an incredible year. We are so proud of our team as we continue to deliver incredible quality software development services for our clients. In addition our “Surgeons” volunteered many hours in their local communities to help kids learn the fun of software development…. read more

Transparency and Our Core Principles

A major contributor to the success of most online businesses these days is the principle of transparency. Not having a face-to-face interaction when doing business online can often lead to uncertainty and doubt for any potential client. When you consider being more transparent as a business, you might see red flags and warning signs telling… read more

Advantages of Using Agile Methodology

In software development there are two methodologies that are widely used to guide a project’s planning and execution; Agile and Waterfall. The Waterfall method breaks everything up into sections and runs in sequential order, beginning with project requirements, followed by the design phase, then development, and finally testing and debugging. By the end of this… read more

Swift Programming Tutorial

The following tutorial was presented by Amit Ramaiya, a senior software engineer at Surge. This video is an introduction to Apple’s new programming language, Swift. Learn about the Swift development environment, its clean and elegant syntax, and some of the many core features of the language.

Solving Enterprise IT Challenges: Time & Money

Today’s enterprise companies rely heavily on having a reliable, experienced and productive IT team. A great development team can streamline processes, solve company challenges and ultimately increase operational efficiencies within an enterprise that demand rapid scaling and security. Root IT Challenge The root challenge facing almost all companies in the majority of scenarios is the… read more

Difference Between Custom Software and Pre-Built Software

Difference Between Custom Software and Pre-Built Software These days companies aren’t asking the question whether they should or shouldn’t be using some kind of software to help run their business, rather, they’re asking whether they should use some sort of pre-built software solution or develop their own custom software for their business needs. So, how… read more

Developing HIPAA Compliant Software

When designing a healthcare application most developers would love a succinct list of features included a HIPAA compliant application. A plethora of web sites is returned when searching for HIPAA requirements. Most of the listed sites target healthcare providers and health insurance claim processors. A person can spend hours combing through federal registers (CFR) and… read more

Surge Makes Inc. 5000 For Third Straight Year

Surge Joins an Elite Group of Companies by Making the Inc. 5000 for the 3rd Straight Year Surge, a leader in custom software development and consulting services has announced it made the Inc. 5000 list for the third consecutive year (2012 – 2014) ranking #1448 in 2014. In the past three years Surge has experienced… read more

The Role of a Surge Product Designer

The following article was written by Diane Whittaker; an expert product designer at Surge.  You have thought a lot about your new application, imagining how it will function, the business processes that will be streamlined, the cost savings for stakeholders and increased productivity for users. Now, you are ready to build your application. Before any… read more