Vancouver's Make Technologies deservingly listed on Deloitte & Touche’s 2010 Technology Fast 50

by Knowlton Thomas | Startups

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Founded in Vancouver in 1999, Make Technologies is now a global provider of transformational legacy modernization software and services. And despite steady growth since inception, Make Tech was still able to earn a post on this year's Deloitte & Touche’s Technology Fast 50.

I talked Sarah Hartse of Make Tech following  the award. Sarah, who says Make Tech is one of few profitable companies in its industry, is uniquely positioned for growth. "We intend to grow and continually innovate, and work with our clients to ensure that their needs are met," Sarah states. "Market share, partners, and employee base are our focuses. "

A trusted brand in enterprise legacy modernization, Make Tech's clients include numerous Fortune 500 companies, and Sarah believes this is because of Make Tech's strength: "Make Technologies [has a] unique ability to ensure that the technology supporting the business is aligned to the undocumented user experiences, business processes, and work flow requirements." This, on top of innovative and agile solutions that reduce costs and increase productivity.

"Modernizing critical legacy applications is hard," Sarah explains. "To realize lasting benefits, you simply cannot afford to take the easy route. Make Technologies understands that companies have invested a lot of money where applications have to align with business needs to gain a competitive edge. Additionally," she adds, "companies need to focus on their core competency and not be in the business of maintaining custom code. Make Technologies provides these companies the needed assurance of project success, especially when it affects their critical applications and to ensure that their application modernizations strategy to provide short term gain and long term value."

MAKE Technologies
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Culture is a system of building identity, arising from the dynamic that occurs when a varied group of people work together to achieve common goals and objectives. MAKE has evolved since 1999 as a tight-knit group of engineers and visionaries focused on the goal of delivering exceptional Java-based solutions through toolsets, methodologies and services. With this unwavering commitment to first... more

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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes and author of Tempest Bound. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys hiking, tennis, and martial arts. more

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