Our process - How we work

Our comprehensive four-step process is designed to address every aspect of your technological and organizational needs. Starting with a strategic discovery phase, we tailor our approach to align with your unique challenges and goals. Through collaborative blueprinting, agile development, and dedicated support, we ensure that every solution we deliver is not only cutting-edge but also sustainable and efficient.

Discover

At the core of our process lies the Discover phase, where our commitment to understanding your unique business environment sets the stage for success. We believe in a hands-on approach, working closely with you to delve into the nuances of your operations. Our team immerses itself in your day-to-day activities, gaining a deep understanding of what drives your business and distinguishes it in the marketplace.

Our pre-discovery advice is more than just a preliminary step; it's a strategic gateway to innovation. Here, we help you reimagine, reshape, and redefine how your organization interacts with critical elements - data, employees, and customers. This phase is crucial in laying the groundwork for a transformative journey, enabling us to tailor solutions that align perfectly with your goals and aspirations.

Recognizing the significance of early decisions, we offer a free initial appraisal. This is not just an assessment; it's an opportunity for us to align our vision with yours, ensuring that every choice made during this phase contributes positively to the project's overall success. This appraisal is a testament to our commitment to creating solutions that are not only effective but also resonant with your organization's ethos and future ambitions.

Included in this phase

  • Strategic Alignment
  • Client Immersion
  • Innovation Discovery
  • Business Insights
  • Tailored Solutions
  • Free Appraisal

Blueprint

In the Blueprint phase, we embark on a collaborative journey to architect the ideal technological solutions tailored to your business challenges. This phase is not just about planning; it's about envisioning and constructing a future-proof foundation for your business.

Our blueprinting covers a wide array of technological challenges:

  • #1. New Builds: In the realm of new builds, we bring innovation and creativity to the table. Whether it's developing a new product, service, or internal system, our team is equipped to handle the complexities of creating something from scratch. We focus on ensuring these new builds are scalable, efficient, and integrated seamlessly with your existing operations.
  • #2. Scaling Challenges: For businesses facing scaling challenges, our approach is both strategic and technical. We understand that scaling is not just about handling increased load; it's about optimizing performance, maintaining quality, and ensuring sustainability. Our solutions are designed to help you scale smoothly, without disrupting your operations or compromising on service quality.
  • #3. Legacy System Modernization: Modernizing legacy systems is a delicate balance between preserving valuable data and functionality while upgrading to newer, more efficient technologies. Our team specializes in this intricate process, ensuring that your legacy systems are not just upgraded, but transformed into assets that drive business growth.

Included in this phase

  • Collaborative Design
  • Technology Architecture
  • Scalability Planning
  • User Validation
  • Legacy Modernization
  • Strategic Road-mapping

Develop

We embrace scaled agile delivery, specifically through Scrum development with two-week cycle deliveries. This agile framework allows us to be highly responsive and adaptive, ensuring rapid progress and timely solutions.

Our approach is anchored in continuous discovery and delivery. By constantly evaluating and integrating new insights throughout the development process, we achieve faster speeds and shorter cycles. This ongoing discovery keeps us aligned with your evolving needs and market trends.

Our technology stack includes a robust selection of open-source technologies such as PHP, Laravel, MySQL, PostgreSQL, VueJS, Tailwind, and Bootstrap. This diverse toolkit allows us to adhere to our mantra: "Use the right tool for the right job." We select technologies that best fit each project's unique requirements.

We maintain structured development environments, including Development, Staging, and Production. The Staging environment, where clients can test and provide feedback, is crucial for ensuring that the final product meets your expectations.

Our philosophy is to push early, fail early, and iterate. This approach allows us to quickly identify and address any issues, continuously refining the product. We believe in learning from each step, turning challenges into opportunities for improvement.

Included in this phase

  • Agile Methodology
  • Scrum Framework
  • Continuous Integration
  • Technology Diversification
  • Staging Environment
  • Iterative Development

Support

In our Support phase, we prioritize keeping your applications operational 24/7. Our comprehensive management and monitoring services ensure uninterrupted availability and optimal performance.

Project Management and Maintenance: we utilize Basecamp for effective project management, maintaining clear communication and organized workflows. Debugging and patching are integral to our support, ensuring your software remains efficient and up-to-date.

Advanced Monitoring Tools: using advanced tools like Sentry for error logging and OhDearApp for website uptime, we proactively monitor servers and applications, quickly addressing any issues that arise.

Deployment and Security: Deployment is streamlined with Ansible, enhancing reliability and efficiency. Regular backups of systems and databases are conducted, with thorough checks to ensure these backups are always usable.

Our Support phase is dedicated to optimizing resources, reducing costs, and maintaining the health and security of your software, ensuring peace of mind and sustained success.

Included in this phase

  • Continuous Monitoring
  • Security Assurance
  • System Optimization

Pedigree - Defining Excellence Together

Our organization is defined by a unique blend of global reach, deep-rooted experience, visionary leadership, and elite talent. We thrive on collaborative teamwork and maverick thinking, setting us apart in the industry. With a commitment to reducing risk through cohesive team efforts, exploiting new technologies for client benefit, and fostering a culture of continuous innovation, we stand as a beacon of excellence and reliability. Our approach is not just about meeting expectations; it's about redefining possibilities.

  • Global reach. From our strategic bases in the UK and Romania, we extend our expertise globally, partnering with a diverse range of clients including tech startups, scale-ups, forward-thinking SMEs, blue-chip companies, governments, and NGOs.
  • Experience. With two decades of trusted experience, we specialize in designing bespoke solutions for PLCs, governments, and SMEs. Our expertise in transforming tech startups into global successes is matched by our ability to fast-track time-critical software. We are renowned for delivering highly secure, stable, and future-proofed software solutions, consistently meeting deadlines and budgets.
  • Leadership. Our leadership is defined by our pioneering founding directors, who provide project-critical strategic advice, invaluable experience, and insights. Under their guidance, we uphold a steadfast commitment to consistency in quality, performance, and service.
  • Talent. Our team is comprised of elite developers, continually supported with the latest technologies, comprehensive learning programmes, and motivating incentives. This nurturing environment fosters loyalty and commitment, as evidenced by our exceptionally low churn rate. We actively collaborate with leading universities to discover and mentor emerging talent, ensuring continual growth and innovation within our ranks.
  • Team collaboration. Our team collaboration is key to substantially reducing project risks. Comprised entirely of dedicated, employed professionals rather than freelancers, we ensure a cohesive and reliable working environment. Our approach minimizes dependencies on remote operations, fostering rare loyalty and continuity of service. This creates a dynamic team culture, characterized by a vibrant ethos and a collaborative vibe, integral to our success.
  • Maverick thinking. Our maverick thinking drives us to continually explore how we can leverage cutting-edge technologies for our clients' advantage. We're adept at countering competitive threats faced by our clients, creating fresh opportunities from emerging trends and events. Our team is constantly evolving user interfaces and user experiences to stay ahead of the curve. Additionally, we are committed to enhancing and upgrading system and software security levels, ensuring robust protection in a rapidly changing digital landscape.

Tell us about your project

Our offices

  • Gloucestershire, UK
    Willow Hill Farm
    Apperley, GL19 4DJ
    0044 1242 222848
  • Bucharest, Romania
    Blvd. Iuliu Maniu, 57
    Sector 6