Our customer is one of the world's leading learning platform providers with more than 4 million active users worldwide. The platform is used in all levels of education, from primary schools to universities, helping teachers make education more inspiring and valuable for today’s students. User feedback heavily drives the development, so high user adaptation and satisfaction has been achieved.
The platform has existed since 1999 and, to continue being the marker leader, it must be significantly upgraded and improved. Particularly, that means:
The first phase of reaching these goals was a deep reengineering of the application platform using .NET technologies and Web 2.0 approaches. Compatibility on data level with previous versions and smooth for end-user versioning were some of requirements.
Particularly, we added new advanced but simple tools for communication and collaboration, such as:
Besides, we greatly modified the user interface to provide the best UX, including responsive design and easy customization features for a client.
Project has been performed in distributed teams where Arcadia and the Customer's developers and testers work together using agile approach and SCRUM management framework.
Outsourcing of significant part of software development to offshore partner helped Customer to concentrate on its business goals, ensured fast company growth and high ROI ratio. The additional bonus is a significant progress in establishing effective software development process within Customer’s organization which is naturally working with software development vendor in distributed team.