Professional Product Engineering Services


 

Methodology

Today's competitive business environment witnesses a constant evolution of new technology and product emergence with quicker product releases. Therefore, product companies are always in a quest to launch new features and products, and enhance existing products in a seamless, accelerated, and cost-efficient manner.
Towards this, Chordify Product Engineering Services leverages the unique BizViz Technologies (BizViz) platform for developing customized applications. The BizViz platform is a window to your company's business information. It is comprised of a variety of modules such as ‘User Management', ‘Data Management', ‘Administration', ‘Reporting Module', ‘Audit', and ‘Plugin Manager'. The Plugin Manager integrate various products and services available with the BizViz Platform. BizViz can also be used to integrate client specific plugins. BizViz Server's OSGi Framework and responsive design make it scalable and a powerful and intuitive tool in the hands of users of all proficiency levels. We can create Application using platform services and deploy them as Plugins. This makes any application development quick.
We provide you the bandwidth to scale up, and technology and domain experience to launch new products, while enhancing the existing ones. Our offering also ensures shorter product development lifecycles, quicker time-to-market, lower development cost, and better global and local reach.

 

Overview

With technology evolving faster than ever, and new devices and platforms emerging rapidly, product companies seek a scalable platform, team with expertise in different technology, domain, platform and devices. To stay ahead, product companies look to use resources wisely to ensure low-cost development and offer competitive pricing. These companies demand shorter execution cycles and agile methodologies to ensure faster go-to-market with quality and efficiency. In addition, internally, enterprises also seek to support obsolete versions with efficient use of core resources for new features or product versions.
Leveraging our product development experience and expertise, and well-defined processes we partner with you to ensure effective product development. Our offering is supported by methodologies and tools, which include:
  • A collaborative development model. We bring you a flexible engagement model in collaboration with your development team. This provides the right scale and bandwidth, ensuring optimal cost and product quality.
  • The Distributed Agile Scrum Model. Well-proven and tested, this model eliminates complexities while implementing scrum in a distributed development model. The model shortens release cycles, increases speed-to-market, offers predictive features, and improves agility in the development, to evolve with changes.
  • Solution accelerators. An array of our proprietary solutions for product development offers you significant productivity gains – right from requirement gathering to product design and architecting to development, testing, and release management.
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    Benefits

    Our offering helps product development process to:
    • Gain bandwidth, flexibility, and scale required to develop and launch new products through collaborative product development models;
    • Decrease the cost of development by leveraging our extensive product development experience and solution accelerators.
    • Increase the speed-to-market, with the use of our Distributed Agile Scrum Model product development accelerators, innovation labs, dedicated technology and Centers of Excellence (CoEs);
    • Access our technology transformation initiatives such as Mobility Lab, Performance Labs, Test Labs and SAAS enablement services.
    • Reduce repetitive work through our test automation labs, automation framework and services.

    An Overview of Our Offering

    Overview of BizViz Platform — Benefits in Sunnyvale, CA
     

    Why BizViz from Chordify?

    We, at BizViz, have an eco-system, which has a robust platform using which reduces much development efforts and speed up the application development. We also differentiate the engagement with our:
     
    Product Development: We have substantial experience in building large software products in various domains across multiple technology stacks.

    Software Engineering Lab: We are backed by a dedicated Software Engineering Innovation Lab, product engineering experience, and a strong R&D base. These offer a product culture & product mind-set, development accelerators, productivity tools, and special initiatives such as ‘towards zero defect' to improve product quality.
     
    Technology transformation solutions: These include SaaS enablement of products, Mobility Lab with experience, expertise in various devices and other transformational solutions

    Collaborative Product Development Model: Provides scale and flexibility in product development.

     

    Proven Experience

    Our Product Development Team draws from prior experience including 8 years of product development in SAP BOBJ and another 7 years implementing enterprise BI solutions. The innovative platform is a result of years of interacting with our clients. We aim to build applications, keeping each business' unique ideas and requirements in mind. We offer businesses a better alternative to using standard cookie-cutter ERP templates.

    Bespoke Development

    We know that BizViz framework may not be always suitable for your unique product ideas. For such cases, we develop bespoke applications and products – from ideation to production- through UX wireframes, agile development, production and ongoing maintenance. Talk to us for some of our product development work we have done.
     

    CASE STUDIES

    BizViz Platform Engineering Case Studies

    Case Study 1 – Creation of e-Commerce Platform for Food Company

    Wholesome Tummies is a fast-growing fresh food company in the US with a mission “to make healthy eating an easy and convenient option for everyone, everywhere”. They started their journey in 2007 by delivering fresh, from scratch food to the schools in their neighborhood".From 5 schools the company has expanded nationally through franchisee model. The company operates at every level of the food business, sourcing food from vendors, preparing delicious and nutritious recipes, pricing and retailing products through a vast network of self-owned and franchised stores powered by an online food ordering platform.The scale and complexity of operations has increased over the last few years due to high demand and success of franchise model. The existing IT infrastructure and solutions were not capable to serve the growing user base and the decision-making process were not data driven.

    Challenge:

    The immediate challenge was to migrate the existing online order processing system to a scalable platform with better user experience and be future ready. The other part of the challenge was to process the data and make it available to empower business users for strategic decision making. The expectations were:
    • A single and standardized view of business events and processes, and a systematic approach to monitoring the company's diverse functions, as well as a way to generate business projections.
    • The system should help the business users to conduct business analysis without much dependency on IT team.
    • Better tools to evaluate franchise performance and monitor their adherence to best practices.
    • Study customer behavior to generate actionable insights for customer retention and to improve menu.
    • Better demand forecast systems to improve inventory management and reduce food wastage.
    • Food recommendations based on various parameters like allergy tags, seasonal food etc.

    Solution:

    After detailed evaluation of various tools Wholesome Tummies selected BizViz platform because of its scalability, flexibility and availability of all the necessary tools to cater different analytics needs. key differentiators:
    • The plugin based architecture is capable of offering the flexibility to do rapid integration and customization of the business workflows to leverage the scalable platform features.
    • The predictive analysis components combine R with BizViz and gives the ability to perform deep statistical analysis with an easy to use drag-and-drop interface.
    • The dashboard designer has rich set of visualization components and integration with predictive components helps to deliver dashboards with an ability to mashup historical trends and outcome of statistical models.
    • The BI Story component enabled the IT team to design a semantic layer which encapsulated the complexity of the data structure and give controlled access to business users to perform ad-hoc analysis of data and empowered them to create personalized KPI views.
    • The integrated Survey component helps the business users to quickly design business survey and broadcast the survey to targeted user groups and quickly analyze the response with the help of analytics tools.

    Benefits:

    • Scalable platform with complex workflow to handle – B-B-C model.
    Rapid development of the application with help of BizViz platform architecture, robust API to integrate customized plugin.
    • Targeted to achieve 500% revenue growth in 3 years.
    • With Dashboards customer is able to track overall business performance metrics.
    • Self-Service BI, Business Story Empowered Business Users to create their own BI Story to get into action without depending on the IT team.
    • Predictive Analysis Output helped for targeted marketing which in turn reduced the costs by not spending more on low value customers.
    • WT offered incentives to reduce churn customers.
    • Identified Customer Lifetime Value. Marketing budgets are now focused on customers who are more recent, more frequent and spend more.
    • Product Recommendation: Based on Customer buying behavior pattern from each segment, we can recommend particular products suitable for particular customers.
    • Association rule mining, which identifies associations among a set of product items frequently purchased together, is a widespread approach for market basket analysis.
    • Higher support corresponds to a stronger correlation between the product items.
    • The association rule mining algorithm applied finds all the recommendation rules that satisfy the given minimum support and minimum confidence constraints.
    • The top-N products to be recommended to a customer, are then determined according to the recommendation rules.
    • Social Media integration & Sentiment Analysis.
     

    Use Case 2 – Education Analytics

    Interactive Data Partners, LLC has been helping international schools use their data more effectively since 2005. They solely focus on education vertical. Collaborated with BizViz Technologies Pvt Ltd and utilized BizViz Analytics Platform for making innovative dashboard reporting solutions to meet the requirements of the school.
     

    Challenge:

    • 360° view of school's business for board, principal and stakeholder.
    • Online data management for tracking of student and teacher activity.
    • Better ‘decision making' using BizViz Apps form builder.
     

    Solution:

    • 360° view of school's business for board, principal and stakeholder.
    • Online data management for tracking of student and teacher activity.
    • Better ‘decision making' using BizViz Apps form builder.
     

    Benefits:

    • Business has grown 20 times in last five years.
    • IDP client base has increased from 25 to 100+.
    • Increased efficiency by offering ready to deploy template based solutions – time savings from 1 month to 3-5 days per dashboard
     
     

    About BizViz

    BizViz delivers complete, consistent and accurate information that decision maker's trust to improve business performance. Combined with rich industry solutions and professional services, BizViz can help organizations of every size drive the highest IT productivity and deliver better results.
    For more details, please visit http://www.bdbizviz.com or contact us at
    sales@bdbizviz.com
    What is the secret to our success?
    Experience: Our team brings a combined 65 years of IT services and projects experience. We have on-boarded - full time and contractors combined- upward of 3500 IT professionals over the past 15 years.
    Database of professionals: We have our own network and database of highly talented professionals who are seldom listed on standard job boards.
    Our Professional Services team helps clients address one of the most vexing challenges in a growing business, namely finding the right talent at the right time.
    Interview ready: We take our candidates through interviews and reference checks before presenting them to our clients. We know our client's time is valuable and hence we make sure that the client gets the top 2 or 3 resumes from us- we do the heavy lifting.

    Contract, Contract-to-hire or Direct Hires?
    We do all of the above. Our primary goal is to work seamlessly with our clients' hiring team to meet their immediate needs. Depending on the needs- rapid hiring, short duration project teams or building up an efficient internal team, we will work with your hiring team to provide you with IT professionals on Contract, Contract-to-hire or as Direct Hires.

    Do we undertake offsite and offshore projects?
    Yes we do. In addition to our expertise in Big Data Analytics and Visualization projects, we have expertise in the following areas:
    1) Mobile and cloud applications: consumer apps, enterprise applications on all major platforms
    2) Salesforce.com implementations and development on the Force.com platform

    Technology Expertise

    Onsite Consultancy: We provide onsite consulting support on a T&M or SOW basis and have the ability to staff client projects with the following skills:
     
    • Data Scientists
    • Data Analyst
    • Hadoop Engineers
    • SOA & Web Services (RESTful & SOAP)
    • Web Analyst
     
    • UI/UX
    • BI & Reporting
    • Backend / Server Side Programmers
    • Full-stack Java Developers
     
    • ERP implementations - SAP, Oracle, Workday
    • Agile Coach & Scrum Master
    • Program & Project Managers
    • Salesforce.com certified Consultants, Architects, Team Leads and Developers.
     
     

    IT Staff Augmentation

    Our team helps clients address one of the most vexing challenges in a growing business, namely finding the right talent at the right time.

    What is the secret to our success?

    Experience: Our team brings a combined 65 years of IT services and projects experience. We have on-boarded - full time and contractors combined- upward of 3500 IT professionals over the past 15 years.

    Database of professionals: We have our own network and database of highly talented professionals who are seldom listed on standard job boards.

    Our Professional Services team helps clients address one of the most vexing challenges in a growing business, namely finding the right talent at the right time.

    Interview ready: We take our candidates through interviews and reference checks before presenting them to our clients. We know our client’s time is valuable and hence we make sure that the client gets the top 2 or 3 resumes from us- we do the heavy lifting.

    Contract, Contract-to-hire or Direct Hires?

    We do all of the above. Our primary goal is to work seamlessly with our clients’ hiring team to meet their immediate needs. Depending on the needs- rapid hiring, short duration project teams or building up an efficient internal team, we will work with your hiring team to provide you with IT professionals on Contract, Contract-to-hire or as Direct Hires.

    Do we undertake offsite and offshore projects?

    Yes we do. In addition to our expertise in Big Data Analytics and Visualization projects, we have expertise in the following areas:

    1) Mobile and cloud applications: consumer apps, enterprise applications on all major platforms

    2) Salesforce.com implementations and development on the Force.com platform
     

    Technology Expertise

    Onsite Consultancy: We provide onsite consulting support on a T&M or SOW basis and have the ability to staff client projects with the following skills:
     
    • Data Scientists
    • Data Analyst
    • Hadoop Engineers
    • SOA & Web Services (RESTful & SOAP)
     
    • Web Analyst
    • UI/UX
    • BI & Reporting
    • Backend / Server Side Programmers
     
    • Full-stack Java Developers
    • ERP implementations - SAP, Oracle, Workday
    • Agile Coach & Scrum Master
    • Program & Project Managers
    • Salesforce.com certified Consultants, Architects, Team Leads and Developers.