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We support the Agile Manifesto and have been practicing Extreme Programming, SCRUM, Kanban and Lean methodologies for over a decade. We understand that one size fits all approach is not the answer and will help you identify and adopt the best practices suited for your environment and the maturity of your team.
We bring the right level of process to make your product development lifecycle efficient and transparent to everyone. We create the structure that enables you to take your ideas and deliver quality software to users in a predictable and reliable manner.
Our pragmatic approach to Agile development ensures the you'll be ready in times of significant growth without burdening your team today.
You've got things working but lots has changed since it was just a handful of you sharing a room. There are more developers, paying customers, multiple projects, legacy issues to deal with. There is a nagging feeling that you ought to be able to get more done.
We help you identify the deficiencies in the current process and recommend which practices to adopt, and which to eliminate. We reconcile your product portfolio, engineering needs and tune development process to yield efficient execution on every front.
We identify which metrics is important to track and assist in automating the necessary infrastructure.
If left unchecked, poor technology choices can quickly become a legacy, dragging down the velocity of your development team, or worse, compromise your product stability as the demand increases.
We review your architecture, frameworks, code base and deployment practices to ensure that they meet the business needs of your application. We also put a lot of consideration to where it will be deployed, how it will be managed, maintained and scaled.
Too often, architecture and design come as afterthoughts, hindering progress or compromising an application performance. In other cases, too much time spent on "Big Design Up Front" leads to unnecessary complexity and delays feedback that naturally comes from implementation.
We take a pragmatic approach to this. We'll identify the critical areas of the application where it's worth investing time upfront and others where the design will emerge only after several development iterations have been completed.
There is a plethora of choices and it can be daunting to make all these decisions alone. We have experience building a wide range of applications, from mobile and desktop to large scale cloud services. We've worked with diverse technology stacks such as JVM and Ruby based ones. We've scaled and operated services in proprietary data-center as well as on cloud services like Amazon AWS, Heroku, Rackspace and DigitalOcean.
With two decades of experience building software applications, we can help you avoid making the same costly mistakes that we've encountered.
The code you build, how it's built and how it's deployed are strategic differentiators in your business. You need a strategy to manage your investments that is long term and broad in scope.
We help you step out of "project mentality" and move from tactical to strategic thinking.
We establish an architecture-centric development strategy supported by a coherent development roadmap that will keep you competitive.
Our developers integrate with yours to create working teams that collaborate and communicate frequently and openly.
We create quality code with a focus on simplicity and ease of maintenance. We practice TDD extensively. We rely on continuous integration and peer review for feedback. We're adept of the git workflow branching model. We subscribe to The Twelve-Factor App philosophy. We love *nix operating systems.
Because we operate in a staff augmentation way, you will think of us as part of your team. As we blend into your development lifecycle, there is no cognitive load caused by managing an outsourced project.
While our developers are polyglot programmers, they each have particular area of expertise. We'll select and assemble the best team for your project.
We are very committed to on-going professional development and each developer is given the opportunity to periodically train on new technologies.
We know that someone in your team will eventually have to maintain and extend the code that we write. We take that responsibility very seriously. Through iterative incremental delivery and proactive feedback from your team, we ensure that there is full visibility of the code created and that it matches your standards from day one. This way, we eliminate the hurdle of knowledge transfer for a code base created by a third party in isolation.
Too often, young engineers are put into a leadership position but lack the experience, knowledge and support to succeed as technical managers.
Left to their own device, they rarely succeed in creating an engineering organization that delivers products on time. It creates a big execution risk for the company.
We provide the leadership to coach and mentor your engineers and facilitate their growth into successful leaders. We bring in the best practices and promote their adoption so they become second nature. Soon, your team will be enabled to self manage and will even be capable to operate autonomously for some time.
As your company grows, it's important to anticipate that the right set of technical skills will be in place. We'll help you define the appropriate organizational structure and make sure that you have an effective recruiting strategy in place.
We work with you to ensure that your engineering organization is sound and operates at peak performance.
Perhaps you're considering an acquisition. Or maybe you're about to raise funding and would like an assessment of your team's strengths and weaknesses before you invite someone to look under the cover.
We provide an expert and unbiased evaluation of your engineering assets. We will perform a comprehensive review of your product, people, process, technology and infrastructure.
We'll produce a detailed report on the deficiencies we uncovered and deliver a set of recommendations to remediate those shortcomings. We'll even help you implement those, should you need us to.
We work with entrepreneurs of all stripes and we understand that every endeavor is different.
If your engineering needs are one of a kind and you wonder how we might be able to help you, we'd certainly like to hear about it. Talk to us, we're flexible.