Digital Solutions Generating Results
We deliver cost reduction, customer support & sales growth systems.
We provide solutions enabling you to change the way you do business.
Content Management: Making it easy with a scalable, flexible CMS enabling you to deliver contextual content across desktop and mobile platforms.
Ecommerce: Delivering end to end integration spanning UI, catalog management product display, payment automation, ERP integration, shipping and fulfillment.
Workflow Automation: Automating internal systems to increase quality and reduce cost with custom database development supporting your work flow processes.
Customer Relationship Management: Capturing and leveraging user profile data and preferences and seamlessly delivering that data to your CRM platform.
Digital Rights Management: Offering subscription or pay based access to thousands of digital assets while enabling you to manage document relationships and rights.
Print on Demand: Slashing your print budget with print from web cut sheet, catalog, quotation and white paper generation.
Systems Integration: Applying cloud based solutions and integrating third party SaaS platforms to leverage proven systems.
Social Media Integration: Sharing and capturing social media content via feed aggregators and displays.
Boston’s Leading Design Portfolio
When considering web site design and CMS development we help the smart get smarter. We help leaders across industries increase online sales. We help leaders generate measurable results via their web site.
Marketing is No Longer a Cost Center
We help Mar/Com leaders generate revenue.
20 Years of Digital Marketing and Design Serving Boston and Beyond
20 Years Focusing on Web Design Success and Sales Support
Since 1995 our Boston design and development team has helped clients evolve, adapt and excel in the face of unrelenting technical change.
20 years of web design and CMS experience have taught us to focus on results. We:
- Keep it simple
- Start by listening
- Focus on solving problems
- Frame the problem in an industry context
- Set and pursue measurable goals
- Provide design direction
- Focus on sales success
- Measure relentlessly
- Generate revenue
Integration Spanning 30 Platforms & Applications
Our Boston IA and development team reduces client costs by leveraging and integrating proven platforms and SaaS solutions.
Technically, the sky’s the limit with SkyWorld capabilities:
- Sales funnel support and lead generation
- Content mapping to your sales cycles
- Automated email response forms
- Sales process automation
- Data sharing and centralized data management
- Systems integration
- Cloud based solutions
Over 250 Design & Integrated Web Solutions
We deliver measurable results encompassing revenue growth, lead generation, cost reduction for America’s digital leadership.
SkyWorld custom solutions support your application integration needs:
- Sales force automation
- Content management
- CRM query and integration
- Digital rights management and document permissioning
- Catalog management
- ERP and fulfillment
- Analytics and reporting
- Social media integration
- Third party feed integration
Boston’s Web Design Leaders
With over 50 years of combined digital experience, SkyWorld knows how to design for success. Let us show you.
Bill McClure - OperationsBill ensures projects proceed on time and on budget. He oversees the development process and works closely with your tea... more information >
Bill McClure - Operations
Bill ensures projects proceed on time and on budget. He oversees the development process and works closely with your team to develop and refine the ultimate deliverable.
Since 1999 Bill’s ability to diagnose and address client business needs with web based tools positions him to head SkyWorld’s project management efforts.
Bill’s site designs have garnered an array of industry honors for clients in fields ranging from multi-media such as WGBH to integrated ecommerce and social media solutions as provided to Humanscale.
Before coming to SkyWorld, Bill oversaw the information technology and store systems department at a major national book dealer. In that role, he helped organize the company’s initial deployment of an online retailing division.
Barry Santo - ProductionWith over a decade of development and coding experience Barry leads SkyWorld’s site production and deployment efforts.... more information >
Barry Santo - Production
With over a decade of development and coding experience Barry leads SkyWorld’s site production and deployment efforts. Barry’s skills span programming production, CMS development, quality control and final site testing. Barry works along with the site designer and project manager in order to merge the often competing needs of art and technology. His experience and unwavering commitment to client satisfaction have resulted in production successes for clients such as Boeing Aircraft, Bright Horizons, ITW, Kentucky State University and WBGH.
Prior to SkyWorld, Barry was a successful entrepreneur, contributing to the growth and management of a privately held landscaping firm. Though he does not often speak of it, Barry is bi-coastal, often taking time to visit his second home in beautiful Las Vegas.
Glenn Morgan - StrategyGlenn is responsible for overall client satisfaction, focusing on the creation of solutions matching each client’s imm... more information >
Glenn Morgan - Strategy
Glenn is responsible for overall client satisfaction, focusing on the creation of solutions matching each client’s immediate and long term strategic needs. Glenn’s recent discovery and strategy efforts have served clients such as The City of Cambridge, ITW, Little Trees/Car Freshner, Regis College, Waters Scientific and WGBH.
Prior to SkyWorld Glenn purchased the long term debt and an equity stake in Boston based Interactive Factory (IFactory) and, together with the existing management team, returned the organization to profitability. The firm became (and remains!) the industry’s leading developer of online publishing solutions. Glenn had the good fortune to engage clients such as Cengage, FASB, NBC Universal and The World Bank. Glenn led the sale of IFactory to The RDW Group, New England’s leading independent advertising agency.
Before entering the interactive world over 10 years ago Glenn was a Managing Director with GE Capital Consulting overseeing the Boston Application Development office and a Commercial Loan Officer for a regional Bank in Lowell Massachusetts. Outside of SkyWorld Glenn initiated and funds the UMass Lowell Creative Venture Competition and he founded two non-profit organizations; a scholarship fund for students demonstrating community leadership as well as an organization annually providing hundreds of children in over a dozen Massachusetts school districts with holiday gifts. Glenn serves the Somerville Community Development Corporation as Treasurer with oversight of $40,000,000 in assets, an organization purchasing the Saint Polycarp’s parish in Somerville and converting the parcel into 80+ affordable housing units. Glenn holds a MS from MIT Sloan and an Economics BS from the University of Lowell.
Michael Ratner - CEOMichael leads SkyWorld's client work flow, technical specification and third party system integration services. With t... more information >
Michael Ratner - CEO
Michael leads SkyWorld’s client work flow, technical specification and third party system integration services. With two decades of custom application development work and a rich portfolio of CRM and cloud-based integration projects from which to draw Michael drives client process improvement efforts.
“Developing technology without regard to business objectives is like driving without a destination: if you’re not already lost, you soon will be. The most exciting part of building our clients’ websites is helping them develop business strategy and gain a better understanding of their customers and internal business processes. From there we focus on how to measurably reduce costs and increase revenues. When clients succeed, we succeed.”
Michael oversees the technical and business strategy component of client engagements. With Bachelor’s degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science from Boston University and an MBA and Master’s of Science in Finance from Boston College, he offers a unique blend of business-savvy and technical aptitude.
Initially, as the company’s CTO, he developed the company’s MS-SQL based content management platform and deployed successful solutions for hundreds of clients. Michael was the architect of Standard and Poor’s first-generation online portal, which allowed a global team of authors and researchers to assemble and disseminate economic models to Fortune 500 clients worldwide.
Michael was one of the co-founders of Capital Fulfillment Group, a services company catering exclusively to the financial publishing industry. There, Michael oversaw the development of a custom Web-based ERP system accessed by more than 100,000 users. Michael also developed the online marketing infrastructure that helped catapult CFG into the forefront of the financial services marketing industry, earning the company recognition as one of Deloitte and Touche’s Fast 50 and assisting with its aquisition by DST Output Inc..