Custom Software Development Process
We use a flexible hybrid approach refined over 20 years
We have been delivering successful custom software projects for customers of varying size for over 20 years. In this time we have seen a lot of change in both technology and delivery methodology.
What we have found is that there is no single development methodology that fits all clients. A custom software development process that is too rigid may not work for highly innovative fast-moving organisations. While a highly flexible development methodology is too disruptive for the more traditional, multinational organisations who have shareholders to answer to.
It’s all about balance in the end. This is why we use a Hybrid model. A mix of the structured Waterfall approach combined with the flexibility of Agile. Depending on the client, and the environment the client operates in, we are able to pull the levers in terms of how flexible or structured the software development process needs to be.
What does this mean for you?
- Understanding your Vision. Initially, most of our clients go through a Vision process. This process allows us to get to know you, your company and what you are trying to achieve. It allows our team to immerse themselves in your challenges and aspirations. It is through this common understanding that we are able to provide the type of service and engagement you need rather than trying to fit you into a mould.
- Developing your System. Development of your system is done through iterations. We recommend 10-15 day iterations, however we have clients that are on 21 day iterations, because this is what suits their business. Through continuous integration, we provide a preview of the work completed daily. You are able to login and view your system being built. A full demonstration of the system to date is provided at the end of each iteration.
Our Hybrid custom software development process in action
As a Solentive client, you will be assigned a dedicated project team that will work with you on the development of your software system. We have an experienced team of qualified scrum masters, certified software engineers, accredited project managers, ISTQB certified testers, solution architects and specialist UI developers that we allocate across our projects.
Using our Hybrid software development process, we have successfully delivered software systems across numerous industries including finance, insurance, education, utilities, telecommunications, legal, professional services, media and manufacturing.