Product Engineering

In today's dynamic IT realm businesses across the globe are challenged to accelerate time-to-market, minimize operating cost overruns and risks and maintain high product quality standards to stay ahead in the race. Constant innovation in software products and improvement in services has become imperative for software product companies. Equipped with a distinct methodology of product development IDM that spans the entire product development lifecycle process, business-centric approach and a Global Delivery Model, iD4 is uniquely placed to provide innovative solutions to product companies. iD4 offers product engineering services for all stages of the software product development lifecycle -- from product conceptualization, architecting, development, testing, support & maintenance. By engineering top quality products and effective strategies iD4 helps clients cope with dynamic market demands, reduce scope creeps, minimize cost overruns and deliver value to end users. Several leading software product companies have partnered with us to fulfill their engineering and maintenance needs across domains and technologies. iD4's expertise lies in clearly perceiving the business goals of our customers, choosing the most appropriate technology and efficiently designing and developing solutions that cater to the business needs identified. Our core focus areas and expertise in product engineering include:

Product Conceptualization & Development

  • Product ideation and research
  • Requirements definition and analysis
  • POC's for UI Prototyping and technology
  • Product impact assessment
  • Select Platform and Design architecture
  • Adopting an appropriate Development strategy

Product Implementation & Customization

  • Addition of features and functions as per client's requirements
  • Deploying the product at an end user’s site
  • Training the end user on essential product skills
  • Identifying and quickly extending product functions
  • Integration existing products with other enterprise systems
  • Extending product for cross-platform integration
  • Extending product to support web and smart devices
  • Data mapping depending on architecture
  • Data conversions between various formats

Product Localization

  • Analysis of the material
  • Development of Glossary
  • String and document translations
  • Graphic element & symbols cultural adaptation
  • Enabling run-time language switching
  • Formatting date, time, currency correctly
  • Publishing the changes
  • Cosmetic, Linguistic, Functional testing

Product Migration & Porting

  • Design and re-architecture services
  • Platform migrations (Windows, Linux, Solaris, AIX, HP)
  • Technology & language (Java, .NET, Delphi, VB) migrations
  • Middleware migrations
  • Migration of legacy products to .NET & Java
  • Porting from proprietary design to open standards
  • Migration to standard frameworks (struts, smarty, springs)
  • Database migrations (Oracle, MySQL, MSSQL, PostgreSQL)

Product Testing

  • Unit and Integration testing
  • User Acceptance test (UAT)
  • Functional testing
  • Testing for Localization & Internationalization
  • Product Migration testing
  • Security & Performance testing
  • GUI testing
  • Manual & Automation testing

Product Support & Maintenance

  • 24x7 support team availability
  • Level 1 , Level 2 & Level 3 support
  • Technical & Managerial support
  • Network & Platform support
  • Linguistic Support
  • Change/Incident Management
  • Quick patch, hot fixes & service packs management
  • Maintain Product Versions

Methodology

  • Our product engineering methodology involves a phased approach:
  • Focus on making the design simple and using process & tools to reduce risks
  • Review or reflection meetings after every-iteration
  • Effective Defect tracking
  • Thorough testing using the best-of-breed testing tools

Value Proposition

  • iD4's legacy of excellence and innovation
  • Iterative development approach risk and better control on change management
  • Rapid prototyping services
  • Flexible, scalable and configurable architecture

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The adaptability, responsiveness and confidence of the iD4 team has been exemplary.