Application Development

Robust bespoke application and product development service for the web, desktop and mobile. With 30+ years of experience in delivering application development services to leading clients in the UK, we are confident to deliver any project on-time and on-budget.

.Net Development Services

We have an experienced .net development team which can deliver .net applications across layers and devices. We specialise in ASP.NET, which is most suited technology for building enterprise-class applications due to its stability, performance and adoption of secured application development model.

ASP.NET applications can seamlessly integrate with Office365 and Azure. Powered by Microsoft SQL Server, ASP.NET applications can give you best analytics and reporting experience with Microsoft’s Power BI.

Our team has recently delivered a feature-rich application portal to help UK-wide social organisations to apply for small grants. This was a complex, multi-stakeholder lead application portal and it was delivered with high-quality code, documentation and user training.

 

PHP Development Services

PHP runs the internet, and when it comes to building low-cost, highly scalable web applications, PHP leads from the front. With a solid MySQL database, Bootstrap enabled UX and frameworks such as Laravel, we ensure that your application is architected from ground-up with maturity, maintainability and performance.

PHP is one of the most highly integration-enabled language with support of APIs from leading CRM, ERP, eCommerce, Marketing and Cloud-Enabled Services. Do you know that Facebook and WordPress is based on PHP? 

Our team has delivered many PHP based software solutions comprising enterprise-grade ETL solutions, client portals with payment gateway integration, dynamic websites with commerce like product portfolio presentation and a custom-built CRM for training institutes.

 

Recent Successful Projects

Small Grants Application Portal

Developed using ASP.NET, this solution was successfully delivered for a leading community fund management organisation in the UK. Portal was multi-lingual (English and Welsh) application supporting application submission interface to small charities across England, Wales, Scotland and Nothern Ireland.

Dynamic Portal for Piano Retailer

Developed using PHP/MySQL, the portal provided a beautiful presentation of pianos in stock for a reputed piano dealer in Berkshire. All products were saved in a well-tagged database, which was presented to the user with correct images, description and various product-specific details.

Insights Database for Online Retail

Developed using PHP/MySQL, the Insight Database was created for an online retailer to assist their marketing team with a consolidated customer data from Magento, Mailchimp and Google Analytics. A complex ETL solution, now running for 3 years has delivered immense value with customer insight to help shape their digital marketing strategies.

Custom CRM Solution for Educational Institutes

We are developing a custom CRM application for a training institute delivering further and higher curriculum in the UK. This application caters to end-to-end candidate life-cycle such as acquisition, enrolment, learning assessment, attendance, performance and achievement tracking.

Frequently Asked Questions

When a business should consider be-spoke software development?

A business may need to get a bespoke software developed when a it is unable to find a ready-made common off-the-shelf solution, that caters to at least 70% of its key requirements from a reputed software company. Or, when customisation of such a solution is expensive and risky. When you talk to us with your requirement, our initial approach will always be to find you the right product as much as possible. We collaborate with you to make sure, your decision is well-validated before undertaking a journey for be-spoke software development project.

What are the risks of a bespoke software?

A key risk of any software development is alignment between business stakeholder and software delivery team. Next risk is the assessment of the effort required from both sides. Business team and software development team need to collaborate effectively to remain realistic about effort, timelines, scope and costs.

Bespoke software can initially take a few months to get ready, hence the strong emphasis is given to documenting the expected software features, prioritisation and necessary detailing. 

We establish a clear way of working with our clients and establish a core team, that is empowered to make timely decisions to manage the scope, schedule, workforce and project critical project roles so that activities run as smoothly as possible.

What is the average duration fo software development projects?

It depends! We have executed software projects which took a fortnight’s proof of concept to a couple of months of development. We are also developing a state-of-the-art solution for a niche market, which is a good 12-month project. In a nutshell, it depends upon the complexity of clients requirement to derive the effort and overall timeline.

As bespoke software secure?

Bespoke software is as secure as a ready-made software provided adequate security-related considerations and best practices have been adopted while developing bespoke software.

We conduct rigorous security testing, as our application development framework is based on ‘secured application development model’ following OWASP best practices for security posture for any desktop or cloud application. We conduct penetration tests before the software is deployed in production through an independent testing services, if you require.

 

What is your range of expertise in bespoke software development?

We have end-to-end experience in delivering software applications for more than 30 years. We adopt practical, proven processes and clear communication channels to help our clients plan, assess and execute the project. With a deep understanding of modern technologies, backed by experienced developers, who are respectful for applying best practices and proven methodologies, we ensure our customers get complete visibility of the work on a day to day basis. We often adopt show and tell approach to make business stakeholders completely aware of software features and how they would operate it, once it is deployed in production. In a nutshell, our team is experienced in full software delivery lifecycle and associated management techniques. 

We have often been appointed as an independent advisor and assessor by our clients to oversee complex software engineering projects. 

How is your commercial model for bespoke software service?

Our commercial model is the most proven and client-centric in its class. Our initial conversation is free. We can provide a balanced blend of fixed price and time-and-material based commercial models for the phases of software development, thereby balancing the risks fairly for the benefit of our clients. 

Our Software Development Approach

Our approach is based on Agile, where you get regular updates and a preview of ‘work-in-progress’. We make sure our analysis, design, architecture and development approach is completely transparent with high-quality documentation and reference points at every step. We have pioneered best practices around quality management, verification, validation and testing. 

If you are looking for be-spoke software solutions for your business, such as a CRM, ETL, Reporting or Analytics – give us a call. We have also developed dynamic, database-driven websites with a very high degree of customisation for our clients.

If you are looking for a credible application development services, give us a call and we’ll be happy to talk to you about your project.

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