Planning

Doing business online requires more than a site.
We build elegant online solutions for complex needs to boost your company's perceived value and revenue. We help you discover and define your project's requirements and connect them with the right technology.

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Discovery Phase

Before starting a project we must define its requirements, features and specifications in detail.
This is the time when we ask a lot of questions and carefully listen to your vision for the project.
The key step in this process is to define your project's demands and match them with our solutions.

Our goal in the discovery phase is to learn as much as we can about your project's scope
and upon documenting them we start designing the user experience through an
iterative process until a final design agreement is reached.
Learn more about our services below...

Services & Solutions

With speed, stability, scalability and security as our focal points,
we offer a wide range of services and solutions to satisfy complex requirements.
 
  • Agile Development Launch your ideas today.
    With rapid prototyping take
    your ideas from inception to
    web presence within hours.
    We build custom web apps faster than most imagine.
  • TurnKey Web Solutions We build ready to use
    easy to update sites

    that work well from start.

    Enjoy a site management dashboard customized for you.
  • Content Management Systems Update your own content,
    you can edit every item
    on your site
    . Protect your
    data with permission based access control using Drupal, WordPress or Sharepoint.
  • Open Source Technology Open Source opens doors
    by placing more tools at your disposal. We support Drupal, WordPress, jQuery, Apache and Linux amongst other projects.
  • eCommerce Solutions Sell your products online.
    We build online markets
    using Ubber-Cart, Magento,
    osCommerce & Miva Merchant
    shopping cart software.
  • Localization Multilingual sites open international markets
    to your business. We offer
    complete localization
    for all major languages.
  • Google Apps Integration Have Google handle your email storage needs.
    Share spreadsheets and collaborate on documents with your team through GMmail and Google Docs integration.
  • Authentication We support a variety of login authentication platforms including LDAP, Active Directory, Crowd, OpenID, and Facebook Connect.

Find Your Target

The features of a site largely depend on its target audience
and to help you connect with them we need to determine
who they are in order to cater to their needs.

By listening to your business requirements and asking
key questions we help you refine your insight into a plan.

Business requirements for a site often fall into one of the following:
  • Corporate We build corporate sites for companies and
    organizations.
    Single-Sign-On login available.
  • B2B Direct Business-to-Business sites need concise
    user interface and greater 3rd party integration.
  • B2C Business-to-Consumer sites need to be optimized
    for higher traffic and better user interface.
  • Brochure Brochure sites simply offer information with
    little dynamic content or complex features.
  • eCommerce Sales transactions require a user interface streamlined
    for shopping & building brand loyalty
    to grow.
  • Community Online communities thrive on user contributed content
    and need easy to use tools for sharing social media.
  • Intranet Many organizations use web-based interfaces for
    collaborative document sharing and access control.
  • SAAS Software as a service model allows for your site to
    lend web services and functionality to your clients.

User Experience

  • Discover & Document
    Features & Requirements
  • Layout Design +
    Wire Frame Iterations
  • Visual Compositions
    Finalized Layout
  • Development Cycle
    Building Begins
We design visually appealing sites and define brand identity
including logo, palates and style guides. We also redesign
old outdated sites into leading edge web 2.0.

Upon defining a technology road-map and a required feature list,
the visual design process starts with a wire-frame layout of
all pages and major user interface elements.

Next, detailed graphic compositions of the layout is created
and iteratively fine tuned to achieve final design agreement.
We place great emphasis on navigation and customize
every single aspect of the sites we build to provide
ease of use and a rich experience for your users.

Media Assets

Want to make your site more appealing?
Engage your users with new and exciting rich media.
We can seamlessly incorporate a variety of media assets including video,
music, podcasts, streaming internet radio, live camera feeds, games,
slide shows, tutorials and dazzling flash interactivity into your site.

Build Phase

The building process starts once the project requirements and visual elements have been defined.
Building a site starts with creating the HTML templates and themes used by the project,
followed by the implementation of all the required features and functionality
that were diligently documented during the planning phase,
including but not limited to:

Data Management

Knowledge is power and data is useless without analysis.
We offer a wide range of data management services...
 
  • Data Migration Salvage your legacy data.
    We can import data from a variety of systems including various databases, spreadsheets, and RSS/XML based feeds.
  • Data Mining Extract business intelligence.
    We can help you comb through your data in order to locate trends and respond to a dynamic market intelligently.
  • Data Hosting Got growing data?
    We can host it for you.
    We provide optional redundancy for contingency planning.
  • Cloud / CDN integration Speed up your site.
    Using cloud based Content Delivery Networks we can help you serve your content quicker than ever.
  • Automated Backups Enjoy peace of mind.
    Know your data is safe
    and secure at all times with scheduled backups or live data mirroring and monitoring.

Platform Integration

The art using different technologies harmoniously requires deep knowledge of each.
See under the hood of our projects and find out how they're built...

2012 | MFCSAZ | CMS, Online Apps, Forms, Sites, PHP, Design, Development, Integration
2012 | Antarctica Capital | CMS, Online Apps, Forms, Sites, SQL, Database, PHP, Development, Integration
2012 | Prouna | CMS, Online Apps, Forms, Sites, SQL, eCommerce, PHP, Design, Development, Integration
2012 | Jadugaran | CMS, Online Apps, Sites, SQL, Flash, PHP, Design, Development, Integration
2010 | Playspan Marketplace | CMS, Online Apps, Sites, SQL, eCommerce, Authentication, PHP, Development, Integration
2010 | Bahrami Business Solutions | CMS, Sites, SQL, PHP
2010 | Final Sound | Sites, PHP, Design
2009 | Doctor Nik | CMS, Identity, Sites, SQL, Database, Flash, PHP, Design, Integration

Pages

Testing and Quality Assurance

We test our sites on all current major browsers and devices
to ensure a uniform user interface across all platforms.
We also provide performance and security audits for
any site built using Drupal content management system.

Launch Phase

So your project has been built and tested and is ready to be launched?
There's a process in releasing a beast into the wild and same is true for a site.
Making a web project go live in a well orchestrated manner needs expertise,
and more importantly once a project is launched it needs a consistent effort
to help it grow and measure its success.

We don't just build sites, we help you flourish your online enterprise.

Deployment Strategy

  • Deployment Path: We follow the software engineering best practices by using the
    Development » Staging » Production forward push model to
    ensure code integrity and quality control.
  • Dynamic DNS: Using dynamic domain name servers we allow hosting redundancy for contingency planning and minimal downtime in case of a server outage
    while offering unlimited sub-domains.
  • GMail / Google Apps: We can help you tie your site with Google's services and application.
  • Load Balancing: We offer help with your infrastructure planning to speed up your site
    and reduce risks to your data.
  • Version Control: We support software version controlling through SVN / GIT.

Online Marketing

  • Sell Online: We help you sell your products by providing full customization of
    popular shopping cart systems including UberCart, Magento and Miva.
  • Search Engine Optomization: By implementing customized Page Titles, Keyword Metadata,
    and Clean URLs we improve your site's organic search ranking.
  • Social Netwroks: We show you how to grow Facebook / Twitter following
    and tap into Facebook / Linkedin Markets.
  • Google Analytics & AdWords: We help your spend your online advertising budget intelligently
    by tracking your goals and conversion rates using Google Analytics
    and AdWords.

Training and Maintenance

With every new system there is always an adjustment period
and in order to help speed up the learning process we offer training
on site management and maintenance packages for around the clock support.

We show you how to...
  • Edit your site's content
  • Add new content to your site
  • Manage users
  • Perform site data backups

User Retention

Once your site is built and launched, growing its user base becomes priority.
We offer help in the following areas to help you grow your online business.

  • Personalization
  • Localization
  • Growing Online Communities
  • Content Integrity Moderation
  • Spam Control Monitoring
  • Mailing Lists
  • Social Netwroks