Organizations are finding an increasing demand to deliver quality software projects in a efficient and responsive manner. Simply delivering a project on time and on budget is not a business value driver. It’s expected.
The current pace of innovation requires that development efforts drive business value with every release. This requires a project team that is well tuned and consistently hitting the marks in terms of performance and implementing technology innovation that will differentiate your business from your competitors.
Architecting Innovation’s strategy is to not only deliver results via project delivery, but to coach teams on how to consistently innovate and deliver business value through adopting best practice methodologies. Our business is your continued success.
AI specializes in all levels of systems architecture, and we believe in leveraging key architectural components in order to position companies at a strategic advantage in their marketplace by lowering total cost of ownership, maintenance levels, and time to market, as well as by focusing on improving scalability, security, and component reusability across the enterprise. In doing so, AI focuses across a multitude of key architectural concerns, including:
- Distributed Systems Architecture and Integration
- Enterprise Service Bus Implementation and adoption
- Best in class SOA practices
- Domain Driven Development
- Test Driven Development
- Continuous Integration and Deployment practices
In order to deliver upon the best practices laid out in architectural approach, AI concentrates and invests heavily into the day to day development activities in every engagement, in order to ensure that the detailed implementation of every initiative is in line with both the strategic business direction and the architectural concepts that allow for the high levels of quality and high development velocities needed in order to stay ahead in today’s highly competitive marketplace.
Frequently overlooked by a vast majority of companies, AI offers a key offering in the form of UX practices and coaching. This practice goes well beyond mere creative and marketing leadership, and focuses not only on delivering attractive solutions to the marketplace, but also on the measurement and research necessary in order to ensure that every business investment is aligned with the needs and wants of the user base. AI focuses its talents in three core areas of UX application:
- Creative Design
- Application Design Integration
- Information Architecture
DATABASE AND BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE
AI boasts a team of industry leading database and BI experts, and we have experience building both highly available transactional databases as well as distributed data warehouses in a variety of industries. We concentrate on transformation across both sets of expertise, and help our customers to reach their goals by providing direction and expertise in the following areas:
- High performance operational database modeling and administration
- Enterprise Data Warehouse Design and Implementation
- ETL Design and Implementation
- Benchmarking and advanced analytics
- Integration into existing operational services for real-time actionable analytics platforms
AI believes that good processes are the keystone to good teambuilding. As such, AI is not a pure believer in any one methodology. Instead, we help to position our customers for the processes that work best for their market, teams, and overall environment. We specialize in process transformation and turnarounds by addressing a large variety of targeted components of the overall process definition, including:
- Team Involvement and Integration
- Continuous Integration
- Agile/Kanban practices
- Test Driven Development
- Business involvement and visibility into development activities and deliverables
- Implementation and promotion of highly visible and accountable teams, spanning from business ownership to development