Strategy

Hybrid Native and Responsive Web Application Project

Agile strategized with our client regarding their options for replacing their legacy system with new technologies. We discussed web, mobile and responsive design and the advantages of each. We reviewed their business objectives and application features needed to determine the best fit for them.

The final outcome was a great hybrid solution of responsive web design for the web portion of the application and a small native app to leverage the features of the tablet. The majority of the code and work is done on the responsive designed browser application which gets launched from the tablet except key picture functions and GPS collection which leverage native device app features. This approach saves time and money in the development process and ongoing maintenance and support costs.

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Hybrid Native and Responsive Web Application Project

Agile strategized with our client regarding their options for replacing their legacy system with new technologies. We discussed web, mobile and responsive design and the advantages of each. We reviewed their business objectives and application features needed to determine the best fit for them.

The final outcome was a great hybrid solution of responsive web design for the web portion of the application and a small native app to leverage the features of the tablet. The majority of the code and work is done on the responsive designed browser application which gets launched from the tablet except key picture functions and GPS collection which leverage native device app features. This approach saves time and money in the development process and ongoing maintenance and support costs.

Our client needed to replace legacy software that could no longer be supported and they had some great ideas for new features and functions. We strategized about native mobile apps verses web applications with responsive design. We discussed iOS verses Android; we contemplated a myriad of options based on requirements. Agile discussed the latest technologies with them and what was possible and the vision for their new software came to life as we strategized and collaborated together.

Agile developed a combined responsive design web application with an Android mobile application collecting real time GPS data. Real-time messaging was put in place for instant communication between the web application and the Android tablet. Agile used a myriad of technologies on this custom application including .NET, MVC, C#, Java, SQL Server, Signal R communication protocols and custom developed communication protocols.

The site is hosted by Agile in a private cloud infrastructure. This application is used 24/7 by several dozen officers, dispatchers, administrative staff and hundreds of clients. The application is in production, working and generating a daily return on investment. Reports that used to be tabulated and emailed manually are now sent out automatically from the system and sent more frequently. Clients can login and see details which reduces customer support calls and GPS tracking keeps dispatch apprised of all the officers whereabouts at all times.

Project Support

Multi-lingual High Transaction Web Application

In the world of technology and information, we cannot forget the value of relationships! Agile strives to develop long term relationships with their clients. We get to know their business, their people and their goals and objectives. We understand their software, their processes and their needs in the marketplace.

Our applications are built with ongoing support in mind. We build features that allow our clients to administer as much of their web application as possible according to time and budget constraints of the initial project development.

We have clients we have worked with since Agile began and we continue to be a valuable resource for them today. We are here when you need us!

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Multi-lingual High Transaction Web Application

In the world of technology and information, we cannot forget the value of relationships! Agile strives to develop long term relationships with their clients. We get to know their business, their people and their goals and objectives. We understand their software, their processes and their needs in the marketplace.

Our applications are built with ongoing support in mind. We build features that allow our clients to administer as much of their web application as possible according to time and budget constraints of the initial project development.

We have clients we have worked with since Agile began and we continue to be a valuable resource for them today. We are here when you need us!

This client came to us as they launched their startup .com business. They needed some web-based software to administer applicant integrity testing surveys. This was during the .com bubble in which they came out successful and their business continues to grow today and Agile continues to partner with them to support their mission critical application.

The original application supported 1 survey for all clients and was written in classic ASP. Today the application supports hundreds of surveys for thousands of different clients and is on the .NET 4.5 framework. This application currently supports 17 languages, serving up millions of transactions a day for over 110,000 unique users per month and climbing. Initial deployment years ago included a native palm OS application to support a unique set of clients and users. In their prime, palms in the field were up over 2,000 and represented 50% of their testing, my how technology has changed. Since then we have moved to responsive web design to serve the application up on mobile devices. This has reduced their support costs by consolidating on a single code base and allowed them to continue to deliver solid solutions to their client base.

Agile has built, refactored, re-built and supported this software and this business since they began. This is one of our many examples of great customers, allowing us to build great software and continuing to partner with them to stay on the leading edge of technology and allowing it to transform their business and their position in the market.

This site is hosted on dedicated servers, one virtual one not in a private cloud network. The technology has gone from classic ASP to .NET 2.0 to .NET 4.5. Hardware has moved along nicely from palm devices to mobile devices and from dedicated to virtual servers. Agile has been through the full gauntlet with this client and continues to enjoy a mutually beneficial relationship with them. We are in it together us and them!

Development

Web-Based Cost Modeling Tool

The core of our value to our clients is our ability to understand their business quickly and build software solutions that meet their needs. We build custom engineered software that transforms their business processes and improves operational efficiency.

Agile worked with a local semi-conductor company to develop a web-based cost modeling tool for new product development. It has been instrumental in bringing consistency to their costing processes, providing more visibility to the team and improving the flexibility in their design process.

Our client’s processes are unique, their costing formulas are specific and the web application needed to reflect their core business logic and processes. This is where custom solutions outweigh and outperform third party software and can deliver a much larger positive impact into the enterprise.

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Web-Based Cost Modeling Tool

The core of our value to our clients is our ability to understand their business quickly and build software solutions that meet their needs. We build custom engineered software that transforms their business processes and improves operational efficiency.

Agile worked with a local semi-conductor company to develop a web-based cost modeling tool for new product development. It has been instrumental in bringing consistency to their costing processes, providing more visibility to the team and improving the flexibility in their design process.

Our client’s processes are unique, their costing formulas are specific and the web application needed to reflect their core business logic and processes. This is where custom solutions outweigh and outperform third party software and can deliver a much larger positive impact into the enterprise.

Agile started with this client when their project specifications and requirements were well under way. They knew what they needed and outlined the specifications nicely for us. We assisted in finalizing the requirements and architecture of the system with them. From there we got busy building!

The tool allows engineers to create multiple product design scenarios to forecast manufacturing costs over 3-5 years. The project uses RESTful web services to tie front end modeling to backend standard costing and stored calculations to be able to quickly visualize how changes in a myriad of materials, manufacturing facilities and requirements could impact costs. The administrative functions allow the customer to manage the base costs and materials projected out over several years.

This tool has been adopted successfully and is an integral part of their day to day operations and work flow. There are over 60 engineers, marketing executives and 3 business units actively using this tool on a day to day basis to project initial costs as well as how to reduce costs over the lifecycle of the product development cycle.

The application is hosted in-house and Agile continues to provide ongoing support and development. The application leveraged the .NET framework using MVC and C# on a SQL Server database. Agile incorporated more extensive UX design to ensure the application was easy to use despite the complexity of the processes involved.