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:
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
We utilise unit, integration, system and acceptance testing
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
- 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.
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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....