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Thorogood Software, Your One Stop Shop for Affordable Software Development
How we can help YOU

We understand how difficult it can be for smaller companies to obtain affordable access to reliable specialist software and programming services and so we offer a professional package, which is flexible, cost effective and can be tailor-made to suit most budgets.

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Welcome to Thorogood Software, the bespoke software development company

Thorogood Software specialises in providing IT consultancy, bespoke software solutions, internet based systems and general programming services to small and medium sized businesses. We are a well established, family-run company based at Ruskington, near Sleaford in Lincolnshire. Developing commercial applications since 1996, we pride ourselves on the level and quality of support offered to clients nationwide through the use of industry leading remote access tools.

Overview of Services

Over the past 15 years we have been involved in various types of software development. We tend to specialise in database systems, developing rich graphical user interface applications and data reporting tools to process or analyse data. The main categories of bespoke development or programming services we offer are:

Consultancy and Support

Software Project Services

Thorogood Software offers a wide range of services covering the full spectrum of the software development life cycle and typically includes the following:

  • Project analysis and planning
    We are able to investigate the feasibility of a proposed project. We have gathered a wide range of experiences to enable us to quickly identify project requirements and know which technologies are best suited for many given software processes
  • System design
    From information sourced during the planning phase we can create a detailed architecture and specification for each application
  • Development and documentation
    Using the design documents prepared by either yourself, ourselves or a 3rd party we instruct our development team to begin construction of the system. All source code is documented and presented using industry recognised formats and of course the degree of documentation is dependent on the level you require
  • Testing
    We utilise unit, integration, system and acceptance testing
  • Deployment
    We always aim to make program installations as straight forward as possible, although it is often dependent on the range of technologies used. Windows® operating system applications are usually deployed from sources stored on our web server and intelligently installed using digitally signed Installaware Studio packaged execuables. Installations can be deployed using the Windows® Installer service or run independently
  • Maintenance and enhancement
    In consultation with the client we agree a flexible product enhancement and support package tailoured to the needs of the customer. We actively take part in customer arranged user group meetings from which system enhancements and action plans are constructed

We develop a wide range of systems for a multitude of business types including construction, research institutions, retail, manufacturing, engineering, crop production specialists and companies providing agronomy services. Find out more here....

Client Support Options

We pay special attention to building long-term business relationships with our clients. Some of our current clients have been using us for over a decade and this underlines the satisfaction that our customers have with the range and quality of services and support we offer.

You won't find our office telephone lines closed at 5:00 pm, our UK based project leaders and support technicians are available until 8:00 pm as standard (24/7 support can be provided if required). We offer various flexible support services tailoured to the individual needs of the customer. We use an industry leading remote access tool called LogMeIn Rescue to remotely connect to clients computers to assist fixing system support issues or software deployment.

Contact Us for Further Details

We would be more than happy to discuss any IT software related project or thoughts you may have. Please call us on +44 (0)1526 832769 and you will be able to talk to an experience software consultant/developer who can guide you through all your options. Find out more here....