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We perform dynamic and continuous allocation of any developer skillset
We assume the demand and manage the allocation internally to transform your project into reality. We provide access to any professional profile your project needs. We work our magic to make flexible allocation a reality.
We work with managed projects and team augmentation
With an agile and flexible approach, we are ready to help you achieve success in your software projects through project management and team extension with highly skilled and experienced developers.
We use Unified Flow as our agile methodology
With Unified Flow, our team focuses on the continuous delivery of value to customers through a collaborative approach. We rely on a sequence of integrated activities to work on delivering ready and tested features in a continuous flow.
Our project management is based on weekly meetings, checkpoints, and deliveries
We value constant and transparent communication with our clients. Therefore, we conduct weekly meetings to keep the client updated on the project's progress. We establish direct and effective communication through WhatsApp groups, Slack, or other channels.
How it works:
Unified Flow is based on the Kanban methodology
Kanban is a visual workflow management method that helps teams improve efficiency, reduce waste, and increase transparency when executing demands.
Projects are unified on a kanban board, called a 'flow'
A flow is composed of 4 to 6 projects that have some similarity, usually projects with the same stack, to optimize the use of team resources and ensure more efficient management of time and costs. This approach allows us to identify patterns and best practices in similar projects, increasing the quality and productivity of the work performed. In addition, this can result in greater consistency and alignment of solutions, improving the user experience and customer satisfaction.
Teams composed of 10 to 12 professionals with all the skillsets necessary for the success of a software project
We allocate teams consisting of business analysts, UX/UI designers, back-end developers, front-end developers, infrastructure analysts (DevOps), database analysts, QA, and software architects. Each team member brings unique skills and expertise to ensure that the project is delivered successfully and meets the client's expectations.
Our projects are managed by a dedicated flow manager
Our projects are led by a dedicated flow manager who works closely with the development team and the client to ensure that the project is delivered on time and within budget, identifying project milestones and monitoring project progress.
Benefits for clients:
Granular and flexible allocation model
We offer the flexibility to dynamically allocate professionals on-demand to meet your needs in each development sprint. It's possible to increase or decrease the number of contracted hours according to your requirements, ensuring that you have complete control over your investment and available resources
Our dynamic allows professionals to be allocated at a minute level, ensuring high allocation efficiency and, consequently, a better ROI for the software project. Our delivery model was built with a focus on continuous success and generating tangible value for your business.
We believe that transparent communication is crucial to improving workflow consistency, increasing productivity, and establishing strong business relationships. We are always available to assist you, providing prompt and transparent support throughout all stages of our work.
It is a time for the team to come together and discuss the project's goals, objectives, timelines, and deliverables. During the kickoff, the team should also establish communication protocols and assign responsibilities.
Project Technical Analysis
The first stage consists of understanding what the project is about and what the demand to be executed is. For partially developed or finalized projects, we visualize what has already been executed, identify the technologies and development processes used, and survey the existing documentation. For new products, we understand the client guidelines for the use of preferred technologies, methodologies, or existing structures. In case of staff augmentation, we map the client's internal processes for onboarding the involved resources.
User Story Mapping and Release Planning
By mapping user stories in a visual framework, our team can identify workflows, group related tasks together, and define the dependencies between them. This helps ensure that the final product meets the users' needs and delivers value at every stage of development. Release planning is a crucial activity in software development that involves creating a plan for delivering new features or updates to a product. This process involves assessing the project's goals, defining the scope of work, and estimating the effort required to complete each task.
In managed projects, we identify key people and new resource needs for project development. In case of staff augmentation, we align the onboarding process of the resources within the client's internal processes and perform the onboarding with the existing team.
Upstream: Discovery and Design
Upstream represents the initial flow of a project. It is the moment when most ideas are matured, the questions are answered, and an action plan is outlined and validated by managers. Within a systemic vision, the Upstream includes the stages of discovery, requirements analysis, and design.
Requirements analysis is the step that involves collecting functional and non-functional requirements through techniques such as interviews and surveys to ensure that the final product meets the users' needs. The result is a comprehensive set of requirements that forms the basis for the project plan and development activities, reducing risk, improving efficiency and delivering a high-quality product.
UX and Prototype Design
After completing UX Design and technical analysis, our next step is to focus on visual design. This involves interaction and selecting a style concept, which is then turned into a style guide. The final step is to prototype the application with the designed interface
UX and Prototype validation
UX Design is all about creating a seamless experience for users. Prototype validation is crucial to ensure that the design meets their needs and expectations. Iterative testing and feedback loops help refine the product until it achieves the desired outcome.
Requirements review is an important step in the software development process. It involves a thorough analysis of the project's functional and non-functional requirements to ensure that they are clear, complete, and consistent. The review process can help identify potential issues early on, such as conflicting requirements, missing features, or unrealistic expectations. By catching these issues early, the team can avoid costly rework and delays later in the development process. With the prototype finalized, the requirements go through a process of adaptation to meet the interface developed in the design phase
At this stage, a technical analysis is conducted to verify the changes in the database and ensure alignment between frontend and backend activities, typically led by technical leaders in the workflow. The goal is to enable asynchronous execution of activities between the backend and frontend once development begins, thus accelerating the process.
Final work item validation
The final validation of the work item is an important step in the workflow as it represents the client's final formalization that the item is ready to begin development. In this process, a comprehensive review is conducted to ensure that the items meet the project's requirements and quality standards.
Downstream is the stage where the solutions and products developed are made available to customers. In this phase it is important to ensure that the software is successfully deployed, fully tested, and meets the end-user requirements. In addition, you need to ensure that the software is regularly maintained and updated to meet changing end-user needs and to ensure its ongoing security and performance.
After the sprint replenishment, the software development stage begins. This is the phase in which the development team works on implementing the functionalities described in the user stories, following the planning defined previously. This phase is critical to the success of the project, because it is here that the ideas begin to take shape and the software starts to come to life.
QA Internal review and deployment for homologation
After the completion of the item by the developers, including unit construction and unit and integration testing, a review is conducted by the Quality Assurance (QA) team.
Customer Item Homologation and Deployment to Production
Customer item homologation and deployment to production are important steps in delivering software that meets the customer's needs. Homologation involves testing the software in a simulated environment that mimics the customer's production environment. This helps to ensure that the software performs as expected and is compatible with the customer's systems. Deployment to production involves releasing the software to the customer's production environment, which requires careful planning and coordination to minimize downtime and avoid disruptions. By successfully completing these steps, the team can deliver software that meets the customer's requirements, performs as expected, and is deployed smoothly into production.
Cloud Infrastructure Planning and Implementation
We offer greater scalability, efficiency and flexibility of cloud operations. We optimize the infrastructure so your business can focus on its true mission.
Cloud monitoring ensures performance, security, and continuous availability of services. We identify and solve problems before they affect users. With monitoring tools, you can optimize resource utilization and improve the user experience.
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