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April 4, 2023

Synergex Acquired by FOG Software Group

I’m excited to announce that Synergex has been acquired by FOG Software Group, a division of Constellation Software Inc. After 45+ years of growing our business and helping our […]
March 10, 2023

Why Legacy Systems Remind Me of That Song “I’m Still Standing”

Whenever I hear that 1980s song “I’m Still Standing” by Elton John, I like to think it’s about the rock-solid dependability of legacy systems. Back there […]
September 16, 2021

When It Comes to Legacy Systems, It’s Hip to Be Square

I talk to a lot of CEOs, CIOs, and CTOs who feel pressured to replace legacy (aka proven) applications that have served their multibillion-dollar organizations faithfully […]
April 15, 2016

Synergex Celebrates 40th Anniversary

We are excited and grateful to celebrate Synergex’s 40th year in business. We started by delivering applications to local businesses in the Sacramento area 40 years […]
April 1, 2016

The stars have aligned—Microsoft’s plans now synchronize with Synergex’s founding principle of portability

It was very exciting to learn at Build this week that Microsoft will now be offering Visual Studio (VS) as a development tool to build anything […]
October 7, 2015

Investing in the look and feel of your applications doesn’t matter…or does it?

Years ago I used to say to our direct corporate end-user customers, “You’re lucky. It doesn’t matter what your application(s) looks like because you’re not selling […]
July 31, 2015

And you thought hiring good Synergy programmers was hard…

“Hiring good programmers is hard.” I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard this phrase during the past 30+ years I’ve been in this business. […]
September 20, 2012

What would you say to a prospect who questions why your app is written in Synergy?

Recently the technology director for one of our top customers forwarded to me a copy of a lengthy email he had sent to the employees at […]
November 11, 2008

Get your ducks in a row for the Next Generation

At the risk of dating myself, I recall several years ago seeing some of our customers (who were there when I started at Synergex) entering retirement […]