Unconditional IT problem solvers
in the world of "solution providers"
Unconditional IT problem solvers in the world of "solution providers"
We founded LionStack to bridge the gap
between the space-age mobile and cloud consumer apps
and grayish Windows95 (at best) era enterprise software,
that still dominates offices, kept alive by armies of coders.
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Crude cars, computers, and mobile phones were luxury initially.
New technology not only makes products orders of magnitude better.
It makes them affordable without sacrificing a single feature.
We let the technology, not the headcount, do the heavy lifting.
Productivity x100
Everyone in IT is familiar with cost explosions. Here is the implosion scenario:
  • Step 1: Take a $200,000,000.00 ERP.
  • Step 2: Optimize convoluted business logic - at least 50% scope reduction.
  • Step 3: 90% reduction of the remaining code - retiring the tedious CRUD plumbing that hasn't changed since the 1970s relational database invention. Impossible with conventional technology.
  • Step 4: 75% code reduction - eliminating "user-friendly" DIY administrative UI to tweak thousands of system features - never touched by the end users. This step is impossible w/o Step 3 - freeing engineers to instantly implement customer-requested features.
  • Step 5: Fewer engineers communicate faster and require fewer coordinators. Near-perfect collaboration doubles the productivity - meaning another 50%.
  • Step 6: Fewer well-paid and adequately motivated programmers make fewer mistakes. They start to care instead of throwing code over the fence to QA. Reducing expensive bug-fixing cycles results in another 50% productivity boost. Not to mention the quality impact on the priceless customer satisfaction.
  • Result: $750K, which is 0.3% of the original $200M cost.
Facilitation of collaboration, "teamwork" poster motivation, or another managerial wizardry?
No, the technology doing the heavy lifting, and programmers writing 100x less code.