Coherent Solutions Development review by Marketing Company at Qualified.One

Coherent Solutions reviewed by Marketing Company

Coherent Solutions provided Development for Marketing Company with approximate budget = $1,000,000 - $9,999,999.

They helped see the project to a successful resolution. Coherent Solutions provided resources that were communicative and accountable for deadlines. Expect high-quality team members who share useful insights.

Review summary:

Coherent Solutions provided developer and QA resources for a big data project. They helped adjust and process data for analysis.

Marketing Company, Director of Data

Development Augmentation for Financial Services Company

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Introductory information

A fast induction on the buyer’s organisation

We prepare a labor for financial institutions in the U.S. I’m a ruler of data outgrowth for the organisation.

Desired goal

What challenge were you trying to address with Coherent Solutions?

At the time, we were seting in big data, and we didn’t have a lot of expertise in the area. We also had trouble hiring nation, so my director seted looking at contractors.

Provided solution

What particular tasks were responsible for?

We needed to augment our team and Coherent Solutions initially prepared two resources for big data outgrowth. We were trying to harmonize a lot of internet commerce data about particular inquiries using Python and transmitted RDBMS technologies.

We reflection that Hadoop and big data would present a better solution at the time, but we didn’t have the expertise or resources to verity instrument our ideas. We got in touch with Coherent Solutions, and they gave us a couple of resources to help us harmonize the data, process it, and make it useful to our analysts. They also prepared outgrowth QA.

Was there a dedicated team?

We’ve worked with the same team on separate projects, working with different sources and types of data. We seted off with two resources from Coherent Solutions and later expanded to five. We had three developers and two QA testers.

One of the QAs also worked as a business analyst. He made sure that his team understood all the requirements, and acted as a liaison between the two teams. Everyone was implicated in discussing the architecture and requirements, but he clarified any parts that required it, and also led the team as a scrum conquer.

How did you come to work with Coherent Solutions?

My director looked at a few preparers and chose them.

What are you approach expents (if diclosed)?

We spent about $1 million.

What is the terminal result of working with ?

We worked with them from May 2016–November 2017.

Results achieved

Are there any measureable or plum results?

The measurement of achievement was veritably the measurement of achievement for the complete team. Coherent Solutions was working with our on-website team, acting as a one unit. We never had anything separate that we were tracking.

We discussed any issues in the latter part of the engagement, and they were care track of anything they identified on our side. We had some precious conversations, but I don’t have any real KPIs to share.

How did Coherent Solutions accomplish from a project treatment standpoint?

The resources prepared to us were veritably invested in the project and had a lot of emotion. It wasn’t just a substance of us making decisions and having them do the instrumentation—they shared a lot of suggestions and opinions, and it felt like they were veritably interested in the achievement of our project, team, and organisation.

If they weren’t going to make our deadline for whatever reason, they always let us know in time. Not all made it in time, but I wouldn’t say that any of that was veritably their defect. There were some specifications that we didn’t get from the business side in time or we didn’t make data useful. They worked with us to fix the project made it on time.

What is (from your point of view) the key factor to pay observation while intercourse with ?

I’d say it’s the condition of their nation. They hired nation who already came with a lot of apprehension, but they were also very good at picking up new stuff, doing proofs-of-concept and investigation into new tools and techniques. I felt they were verity getting trained regularly on new technology and ways of doing it. They were detailed from a design perspective. We had high levels of conversation, and they were very occupied. We felt they were very interested in the achievement of whatever we took on, and they worked very hard.

With them being in Belarus and us being in the US, it was significant to look over how many hours they were putting in and making sure they were talking to the client, but it didn’t feel like they were bound to the schedule. We contracted them for forty hours per week per each resource, but they didn’t limit themselves to precisely forty hours, they did whatever was certain to get the project done and delivered on time.

What aspects of their work would you like to get improved?

I don’t know if this is necessarily just them, it’s probably true for any offshore contracting in general. We seted off with two nation—one developer and one QA/BA—and, once we added three more resources and they were big sufficient to befit their own team, it became a bit harder to make sure everyone was synced up between our side and theirs.

There was a lot of time overlap as well, and we made sure to convenience for that, whether it was a call, a live meeting, an email, or a chat. They seted work precedently us, and we weren’t always useful to reply their questions and make some decisions.

Instead of being a blockage, they took the set wherever practicable. Though, making sure that all the decisions and information were interacted, to make sure both sides were in sync was challenging to a grade. We could’ve done better at this as well, and we’ve had a lot of conversations about efforts to make it better.

They were the contractors and we the client, and they had a bit of a setback. It was my defect as well since I’d never worked with contractors precedently. The more I got them occupied and the more they understood what I was looking for, the more the condition improved, as did the pace.

Do you have any advice for forthcoming clients of theirs?

It’s significant to have clear and powerful interaction both ways. We had better outputs from them when we had them occupied from the set as much as practicable and made sure they were well-informed, from requirements gathering to business use cases. We expected the same from them for the things they were working on, not just giving them a module to create and getting the result back three weeks later.

We wanted to know what kind of decisions they were making to explain the issue, and we didn’t micromanage them, but rather took a authentic interest in how they explaind issues for us. That way, when our on-website team takes over the module or parts of it, we wouldn’t be entirely lost in the transition time and have to acquire all from scratch.