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By Andrea Di Clemente
Friday, December 21, 2012 - 16:36

The beauty, and the challenges, of integration with SaaS

We have recently introduced two exciting integrations: Harvest and Freshbooks. The reception from our users was overwhelming, and made us realise the importance of communicating/integrating with other online software.

Apollo doesn't send invoices; this is a conscious decision on our side: invoicing is not "Just send invoices out", just like "Project management" is not just "A bunch of task lists".

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By Tony Mobily
Monday, June 27, 2011 - 19:47

Why SaaS rocks -- or, thank you SaaS users

Why SaaS rocks -- or, thank you, SaaS users

There has been a visible decline in conventional software development, lately: the world seems to be moving towards SaaS, or Software As A Service. I don't even need to back this with statistics or reports: all you have to do, is see what most people do when they use a computer. Experts have explained this shift in a variety of ways (for example, it makes more economical sense now that there's the Internet, they are multi-platform, no installation required, etc.).

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By Tony Mobily
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 - 11:45

Are stand alone programs set to join the same league as stand alone computers?

As many of our customers know, we are getting ready to release our "paid plans". While this is exciting, as we will finally earn money with Apollo, there is always the other side of the coin: organising a good, reliable, convenient merchant account. This involves, amongst other things, to fill out a staggering number of forms.

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By Tony Mobily
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 - 13:17

Work anywhere: technologies to move your business online

Once upon a time, going to work implied commuting from your home to your office, and -- most importantly -- implied that everybody had to have their "office space". It used to be a desk. Then it became a desk with a PC. Now, it has often evolved to a desk with a laptop. What's next?

The next step is called "freedom": it implies that you can work wherever you are, whenever you need to.

Mind you, the world will always need receptionists; and a warehouse will always need people who actually take the goods from the shelves or greet you at the checkout till.

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