Go Mobile. Go Cloud. Go Digital.

Algoworks is an awarded mobile app design and development company based out of  Sunnyvale, CA & Noida, India

Since 2006 our team has won various awards and has developed 500+ apps for startups & Fortune 500 companies. We have a team of passionate techies, designers & Business Analyst who take pride in delivering quality products. We follow agile methodology with regular app demos, we can ship your product quickly taking care of everything - design, development, deployment and marketing. 

Feel free to have a quick discussion with our architects to find out best app development strategy and tools for your app development and marketing needs before you sign with us. Contact Us Now. 

We also offer a discovery phase in case your app idea is still at a very basic stage. 

Our mobile development service offerings include:-

  1. Mobile strategy
  2. Ideation, Prototyping and competition analysis
  3. User Interface and Experience
  4. Native and Hybrid mobile app development
  5. Fantasy sports app development
  6. Mobile app Security
  7. Analytics strategy and ASO(App Store Optimization)
  8. DevOps
 
Undisclosed
 
$25 - $49 / hr
 
250 - 999
 Founded
2006
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Sunnyvale, CA
Headquarters
  • Algoworks
    355 W Olive Ave #204
    Sunnyvale, CA 94086
    United States
    +1.877.284.1028
other locations
  • Algoworks
    A61/B4, Sector 63
    Noida, UP 201307
    India
    +91.120.651.3162

Portfolio

Key clients: 

Coca-Cola, ebay, NDTV imagine, playup, UTV bindas, NORTHSTAR, ProClose,  eduix, SQUAREBALL, Gabbleon, Rondee, ICG Commerce, Rehab Builders, Generis, Euro Blaze, DATA CON, Valuefy, Softbless, DeepValue, Symphony, Exponent Education

Secured Payment Gateway Application

Dealer’s Tablet App allows easy process of credit card transactions during a product sale. The app is electronically managed and offers various pricing plans. It supports safe and secured payment process to cater to the online business needs of e-businesses.

 

Online Shopping Application

Stop And Shop App is an online deals and discounts marketplace for products of all types like home and lifestyle products, fashion and jewellery, books, clothing, electronic accessories, etc. The app comes with features like detailed product information, advanced filtering, secure payment options and much more.

 

Shared Asset Management App

Asset Management App offer its customers an easier way of managing vacation homes, utilities, cars, and other shared assets. The app also allows to maintain a list of inventories and upload relevant documents which can be safely stored and viewed within the application.

 

Dream Sharing Application

DreamShare App is a custom analytics solution which is a great visualization of your dreams. The application registers your dream & therefore you can easily share your priceless dreams. It has a great in-built platform to analyze your dreams based on the information that you have logged in.

Beauty and Salon service booking platform

Beauty And Fashion Services Application is an online beauty salon appointment booking app. It has user intuitive design to help easy browsing of services and advanced filters to help users choose the perfect service provider. On the other hand, the app offers various features for the service providers as well, like, managing appointments, organizing their calendar, viewing client location, etc.

Facility Management App

Facility Management Application offers streamlined management of real estate facilities, assets, and even allow work order management. Developed using Xamarin platform the app can be easily scaled to fit needs of enterprises of all sizes. The app comes with advanced analytics and reporting features, and can be integrated with any Computerized Maintenance Management System.

Online Food Ordering Application

Food Ordering application finds your favourite restaurant in your proximity. Customers can even order directly from restaurant's own website, mobile app or Facebook page using the online table booking/takeaway ordering system. Also, restaurants can update menus, schedules and discounts using a complete restaurant management system. Some other features include filtering food by allergies and personal preferences, allowing simple and flexible ways to pay for services, etc.

Diva Search App

Diva Search is a social plus matrimony mobile app where people can chat and video call and look for potential friend/mate on the basis of their choices. Its location-aware feature lets you to see who’s in your neighborhood so you can connect with the right people. The application also allow users to automatically remove the photos on receivers end.

 

Social Networking platform for real time text and Video chat

Live Video Caller is a compelling WebRTC based video, audio and chat communication app that offers an engaging platform to connect with people across the globe. It offers location-aware feature and has cool  filter search features that allow searching like minded people.

 

Wealth Management App

Financial Training App is a learning app that is designed to teach more smarter ways of trading. The app fetches real-time stocks and commodities data from various market sources and  allows users to buy and sell stocks virtually. The app is equipped with awesome data visualization tools to present data in more user-friendly way.

M-Trending App

Socio is a hyperlocal chatting app that enables users to broadcast their views in the form of messages using text, photos and videos. It is a location based app that fetches your location and showcases the posts of that particular region.

Dotrix App

Enjoy the challenge of linking 3, 4 or more dots on Logic boards. Create a perfect balance by playing offensively and defensively therefore keep polishing your brain before it gets rusted.

Secured Payment Gateway App

Secured Payment Gateway Application, allow customers to easily process credit cards during product sale.

Campus Video Calling App

This WebRTC app is an engaging live video calling app for students, faculty and other school members. It improves on campus communication and day-to-day activity process gets simplified.

Geofence SMS Messaging

Take control of your mobile location with Geofence SMS Messaging App, which helps you to subscribe various location based services and lets you create your own “geo-messages” which you can trigger using your location.

Location Tracking App

Technically equipped scalable Location Tracking Application is a cost effective mobile app which is designed to provide organizations the ability to efficiently track the location of their personnel.

Image Capture App

Image Capture Application allows client to take a photo of paper order form, the Remittance copies and upload it into their Record of Sales directly from their smart device.

Pharaoh's Revenge

Beautifully designed Pharaoh’s Revenge is a unique pattern making game of pyramid which matches the suitable block in order to attain the desired result which throws a great challenge to the players.

CleanoSpecto App

Application CleanoSpecto is a trash-reporting app that allows you to map trash hot-spots in waterways like rivers, streams, ocean etc.

Qualified traits of CleanoSpecto Application:

Public Data Download

PHP Development

Contribution to Clean Environment

Abode Search Application

Abode Search app is a scalable and intuitive real estate app aimed at connecting real state property owners with sellers and renters.
The app has robust, user-friendly, and high performing features like Instant Notifications, Image Capture, Geo-location, Social Searching, and advanced multi-level filters.

PurSale Application

Enterprise Mobility has engulfed the technology market. Various technological and business solutions have simplified the business processes and therefore, reduced lot of efforts in every enterprise. PurSale Application, specifically engineered for one of Algoworks’ esteemed client is a highly sophisticated and customized business application. Featuring relevant pointers and touching the art of precision, the developers at Algoworks, minutely fabricated the application. PurSale application helped client in achieving streamlined sale and purchase process, timely generation of invoice, proper management of invoice thereby building profitable customer relationship.

Locate and Chat

Locate and Chat helps you to stay connected with your friends, families and even with your office colleagues which helps in narrowing the proximity. Using ‘Locate’ ability of such application you can send your location to your friend and therefore can inform him/her about your availability at a particular location. Sending your location to your friend can sometimes be of great help. There can be a chance that you might land up in some problem and sending your location can help the person to track you.

Online Card Playing Application

With high definition graphics, get the real time experience of playing Online Card Game with your friends or even with strangers. Such mind games when played online gives immense pleasure. Online Card Playing App keeps you engaged as you can play even if your friends are not available. Online Card Playing App gives you an advantage of playing card games at your leisure time. This app therefore lets you enjoy card games even in absence of your friend and you need not wait for their spare time.

Red Cross Medical Application

Unlike other medical and health applications, this health application not only allows you to enlist all health related problems but using extensive feature of Red Cross Medical Health Application, now it is quiet easy to create digital records for yourself.

VTalk App

Adopting latest technologies in business has become need of an hour. The technology innovations have brought a surge to the Mobile World. Robust and intuitive mobile apps for varied purposes are being used by many far-sighted and smart entrepreneurs. These businesses are using mobile apps for boosting their business and maximizing revenues.

Localize Chat Application

Video chat and messaging within a small span of time have come a long way and therefore the tools and technologies available for Android have matured from gimmicky to genuinely useful ones. Though there are lot of video calling and chatting mobile apps available in market but few among them deserves the crown for the overall best and well-integrated methodologies exhibited. Having technologies as our forte, Algoworks engineered an amazing Video Chat application for Web, Android and iOS. Localize Chat Application allow users to do video chat from user’s confined area. Localize Chat application help users to do video chat with their friends from defined area of coverage.

CarTalk App

At your fingertips browse, used cars, new cars and bikes. Easy navigable feature allows you to find out everything from prices, accessories, photos, mileage, technical specifications and features of a car in moments. Application even allows users to check out dealers for used and new cars and compare cars which one suits best.

Marketing Automation Application

Studies also reflect that when enterprises use marketing automation software they tend to convert 53% more leads into marketing qualified leads, and report revenue growth on average 3.1% greater than companies which have not implemented a marketing automation platform.

For an esteemed client, Algoworks developed a framework, Marketing Automation Application which automates and scale repetitive marketing tasks and the subsequent analysis of those efforts.

ICam Application

Using extensive set of tools and techniques of ICam application, users can perfectly take their most alluring shots. Retouching effects helps you edit tired eyes, add filters, easily remove wrinkles, adjust skin tones, change background and even reshape your face. ICam application allows you to capture the precious moments with ease and elegance without the hassle and helps you in applying filters afterwards!

Statistics Display App

Algoworks, engineered a scalable mobility solution for its global client which is an awesome statistics display tool. This Statistics Display Application allow dealers to enter in applicable personal sales and customer statistics for eg. hours, calls, demos, sit downs, customers, cash, units to be sent to their supervisors and management. Dealer can view prior days of stats from the app.

Edukids

The easy navigable features makes the application engaging for youngsters. From phonics and maths to science and singing, Kids Learning App keeps your kids engaged and give them a genuine excitement for learning. The content, visual and pictorial representation is appropriate for preschool through second grade kids.

Global Education App

Global Education Application is an online/offline test application wherein the user can complete a test of subscribed products that he/she has purchased from the website. Once the test has been purchased from the website, it is synced to the iPhone and then all the relevant data is saved to the application database so that the test can be performed offline and then it can be synced back to the server.

Navigation Utility App

Navigation Utility App will capture your memorable and interesting moment while you are driving and will save for future. You can save these clips using cloud services and can view later online. Another unique feature of this application is that it store the video/clip if your car/vehicle meets with a collision.

Salient Points

  • Get navigational path on unknown roads.
  • Helps you in capturing the interesting moments which you cannot while you are driving.
  • Check videos online using cloud services.
  • Save clips of various bandwidths.
  • Dropbox integration where you can save the video now in your personalized Dropbox.
  • Auto focus for recording.
  • Delete the older videos or the unused saved videos.

Learner Planner App

Learner and Planner App is a well-organized, easily navigable and powerful application which incorporates valuable information for students. With an idea of spreading education to nook and corner of world and enriching learning roots by the process of digitizing, a globally acclaimed establishment approached Algoworks Technologies for helping them out.

Reporting and Dashboard App

The client was a leading supply chain planning and optimizing solution provider. Some of the solutions and facilities which the client was offering were Demand Planning & Forecasting, Inventory Optimization,Sales Inventory and Operations Planning ,Replenishment Optimization. Understanding the requirement of client, Algoworks offered its client a fool-proof reporting and dashboard application which magnifies the essentials input which were fetched from back-end server. As the values, variables and inputs were very crucial, therefore team of professionals at Algoworks maintained complete confidentiality and ensured that optimal accuracy is maintained at all levels.

SMW (Smart mobile workforce) app for an elevator servicing company

Tech heads at Algoworks have engineered Elevator Inspection Application for its client which is an amazing inspection application and solves many paper oriented problems and manual data entry errors and delays. It saves a lot of time, effort and money therefore increases efficiency of field collectors and on-site workers.

Loyalty Mobility Program Application

Survey speaks that two-thirds of U.S consumers owns at least two loyalty cards with grocery stores, foodie bays, utility payment stores. Customers are delighted when they are recognized. Carrying plastic cards is cumbersome process. Loyalty Mobility Program App is one such smart reward program app which offers you best fit rewards every time. On loyalty cards, customers receive good discounts on marked items which in turn help stores which items is popular amongst their loyal customers.

Field Inspection Application

Algoworks have developed a Field Inspection Application for its client which helped them in unleashing the full potential of their workforce and field executives.The way things are moving today, you may end up spending more than half of your time on paperwork which includes documentation, staffing assignments, reminders, tracking plans, reports and maintaining attendance. For streamlining client’s business processes our technical engineers developed Field Inspection Application which automated their field inspection process thereby reducing much of their paperwork and ensuring smooth continuity of work. This application is aligned to specific challenges which the client faced.

Loyalty Mobility Program Application

Survey speaks that two-thirds of U.S consumers own at least two loyalty cards with grocery stores, foodie bays, utility payment stores. Customers are delighted when they are recognized. Carrying plastic cards is the cumbersome process.Loyalty Mobility Program App is one such smart reward program app which offers you best-fit rewards every time. On loyalty cards, customers receive good discounts on marked items which in turn help stores to identify which items is popular amongst their loyal customers. Is your business yet aligned with Mobile Loyalty Programs?

Online Recruitment Application

Online Recruitment Application is an online job portal on your smartphones which allows easy searching of jobs enlisted in Canada and its nearby location. This application also ensures easy access to job seekers where they can easily find the desired job in their location. Therefore, easy job posting, receiving of resume, immediate screening altogether speeds up the recruitment process. Online Recruitment mobile apps make filtering process, managing contacts and workflow very easy and fast.

Kids Learning App

We know kids don’t like cramming books and learning hefty tutorials. Rather they love learning while playing. It is the best way to improve the learning skills of your kid. Learning while playing is fun both for kids and adults. Psychologists say that picture representations improve kids’ learning abilities and memory. Kids Learning App is one such joyful mobile application which educate and entertain your young learners for long hours. The application gives kids an excitement as they come across colorful patterns of questions.The colors and figures attract kids which relive their excitement of learning and keeps them going. From phonics to maths, from science to singing, Kids Learning App keeps your kids engaged and give them a genuine pleasure for learning. The content, visual and pictorial representation is appropriate for preschool through second-grade kids.

The Dodgebox Game

Algoworks developed a gaming application for kids and adults for a global software consulting firm. The Dodgebox Game is a fun simulation application which can be played in offline mode. The game keeps you engaged as it tests your stamina and patience level. Escape the walls, escape the box and move your fingers fast. Also, post your score on Facebook and play the game with your friends and invite competition.

Music Animal Application

Application Music Animal can be of great help for such parents. Music Animal is such an amazing educational tool available. Not only kids enjoy playing ‘quiz games’ but adults also benefit from taking these picture quizzes and have lots of fun! Application Music Animal help children in recognizing images of various domestic and wild species. Children learn to recognize animals from their images and get aware of other new facts about animals. Forget spending lot on books and encyclopedia, rather learn while you play.

Phone Location Tracking Application

This Phone Location Tracking Application is one such amazing location based application which identifies the location of incoming and outgoing calls and your Phone Book contacts. The moment you get an incoming call from an unknown caller you get perturbed about this fake caller. This Tracking Application allows you to check the callers geographical location with country/state/city code.The same can be helpful while you are making a call. You as a caller can also get to know the geographical location of the person you are dialing to. The application also displays the last communication record with that phone number. This application also allows you to browse your phonebook which can be sorted with geographical location of your contacts.

ShopHub App

For one of our distinguished client who holds a retail incorporation, team of technocrats engineered an online mobile shopping application which simplifies the concept of shopping. Based on the location, users can search the nearby shopping stores and can choose their relevant areas of shopping. Technically equipped, ShopHub application saves much of your time, trips and money. Shopping is now quite easy and quick. With the later version of this application you can be a reward earner for being an avid shopper and therefore allows you to join forces with other savvy shoppers to find the best price for anything you can find under the sun.

ArchGuide App

To establish a trusting relationship between the customer and sales representative, Algoworks Technologies engineered a scalable and robust mobile application ArchGuide which is a comprehensive guide of construction material being used by construction companies. This consolidated mobile application is of great use for sales representatives as they find it easy to showcase their company’s material used at various places. To mega scale the projects of construction industry, this application uses new technologies and deploying real time project management strategies brings revolutionary changes altogether in the system.

Chatting Monitoring App

The concept of chatting has become contagious. Kids are seen chatting in subway trains, at the trains, at the restaurants, even in the malls and buses too. In most of the cases even the adults are not spared.

Various chatting applications like Viber, WhatsApp, iMessage have become viral among the kids. At this point of time, chat monitoring applications has become a necessity to keep a record of your child’s digital life and know if all is going fine.

IMBox Application

Streaming video is in air! Carrying bulky laptops for watching has never been a good idea. Algoworks Technologies fabricated an alluring and innovative video streaming application for one of its world-class client. For on-the go users nothing beats the video streaming mobile application IMBox. You can easily watch, play, share live applications on iOS, Android and Windows phone.

Ambulance Inspection Application

Ambulance Inspection App aims at offering transparent and specialized inspection process throughout the ambulances in England. This application fosters completion of clean audit process of hospitals. The application requires field executives to visit the location, investigate vigilantly, collect the complete data, make evaluations and return back with the necessary findings and investigations. This was one of our valuable accomplishment thereby going paperless with mobile inspection application form on various mobility platforms.

Video Surveillance App

In this busy routine it is very difficult to keep a track of each and everything. Something is ought to be miss out. Taking security and safety as primary concern, Algoworks developed a video application for one of its leading cloud video surveillance service provider. Video Surveillance Application serves a great purpose and takes security to the next level. Application allows users to watch 24/7 real-time feed of their property and assets on their smartphones or tablets. Application also provides the provision of keeping an eye over children or elderly parents at home through live video feed on smartphones and tablets.

Pop Culture Game

A-Game foster social interaction and you stay connected with outside world. Algoworks Technologies for one of its elite client engineered a fabulous and user engaging gaming application, Pop Culture Challenge Game. It has world class features and the game is highly challenging. Though there are vast range of games available on web, but Pop Culture Challenge beholds such flashy and eye catchy attributes which insist gamers to get their hands on it. Pop Culture Challenge is devised to relieve you from boredom.

Hyperlocal application for an ecommerce platform

Considering the demand of retail market, Algoworks developed an application Zopper which is a leading online shopping companion and price comparison app for user reviews, expert reviews, consumer ratings and price comparison in India. With this application shoppers can check how in-stores prices stack up. Shoppers can compare the prices of the product and can actually make a good deal. While standing in front of shelf, there is no need to phone a friend frantically to make sure that you are shopping perfectly.

SAGE CRM ON MOBILE

For a UK based client our team of experts at Algoworks, have offered a Sage CRM solution on Mobile which is a secured framework. This business solution has helped the client in enhancing business productivity of an entire organization. Sage CRM on Mobile is a highly customizable application for your Sales Professionals. Having relevant fields like opportunities and leads allow Sales Executives to channelize and manage their customers in pipeline. Sage CRM on Mobile benefits them by helping with new acquisition of client on the mobile, close sales deal faster and therefore building more profitable relationship with customers.

MeCam App

Application MeCam is a customized Application which can be customized for various organizations like schools, colleges, hospitals, medical care centers, learning institutions, product manufacturing enterprises and many more. Completely customized application for each domain, allow users to interact using audio call, video call, chatting and other communication mediums.

Online Poker Game

We all love gaming and you can’t hold yourself back when it comes to playing Online Poker Game. Clearly strategized and creatively designed the Online Poker Game is an exciting piece of entertainment for people having leisure time. Online Poker game keeps you engaged as the game is specifically designed keeping in various winning and betting conditions. Online Poker Game allows you to enjoy gaming with friends and strangers.

Location Sharing Application

Here we have Location Sharing App for you. Take control of your mobile location with Location Sharing App, which helps you to subscribe various location based services and lets you create your own “geo-messages” which you can trigger using your location.

Taxi Hiring Application

Taxi Hiring mobile applications are helpful for both the end user as well as the enterprises. Having such applications on your smartphone allows you to find and book a taxi which picks you up at your doorstep. Instead of waiting for long hours to get the vehicle at your location, you simply have to download such GPS enabled applications on your smartphone and the taxi app does most of that for you. Taxi hiring applications simply notifies the nearest free taxi in the vicinity of your presence and allows you to book the same to pick you up using your location.You do not have to bother about giving directions to the drivers as well.

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Consulting & Dev Services for SME Financing Platform

"The design … had a positive impact on the business, and we are happy with their service."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
4.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Less than $10,000
 
Dec. 2016 - Feb. 2017
Project summary: 

Algoworks integrated new pages and features into an existing website to reflect a new venture. Using HTML, Wordpress, and UserPro, Algoworks made sure the site was a cohesive whole.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Utrecht, Netherlands
Ignacio Garcia
Managing Director, Tailwind Crowd
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Algoworks met all specifications while maintaining constant communication across time zones. Although payment structures could use improvement, feedback has been positive and the project is a success.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the co-founder of Tailwind Crowd, a peer-to-peer platform providing finance to small and medium-sized enterprises in the Netherlands. We aim to expand to other countries in the future.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Algoworks?

It was an expansion of our business—a division of a new business line—where we are opening a new strategy with a different niche approach. One of the niches we are now focusing on is healthcare, particularly the dental market. Algoworks focused on integrating this new niche into the platform by creating new landing pages for the dental market, making adjustments in the backend to allow all the processes to run online, and making it easy for the payment service provider that we use and the contract we had in place. It was a bit of design and software development.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

First, Algoworks established the requirements during several meetings via Skype. We explained the new landing page was not only for dentists or the dental market, but that we needed the landing and the reward models to have all the design aligned with the same theme. It was moving the theme of the website in the landing pages and main page.

They had a designer for UX. For the software development, our platform runs on WordPress and UserPro. They did adjustments on the backend using HTML and WordPress. They created a new widget for project boxes, so the users can click in the first box and go directly to the project page. That was a new development they did with a new design. They adjusted the payment flow of the landing page with the dentist projects and integrated it with our payment provider, MANGOPAY. They made sure that the rest of the developments were connected by testing all the functionalities.

How did you come to work with Algoworks?

It was through word of mouth. Algoworks was a company that one of our U.S.-based IT advisors was using for his business. Algoworks developed an app for his business. He mentioned Algoworks to me.

How much have you invested with Algoworks?

The first project was €2,000 ($2,135). It was a small project. Because we are changing from one IT supplier to another and Algoworks is the new one, we are going to give them more projects. We happen to have a CTO in-house as well, but there are now some projects that they will deliver and demand around $10,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started discussions in December 2016. They really started working in the beginning of January 2017 and ended it in February 2017.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Could you share any evidence that would demonstrate the productivity, quality of work, or the impact of the engagement?

The results were good. We've gotten good feedback on the landing pages and its content. The design was much better than in the past. Overall, it’s had a positive impact on the business, and we are happy with their service.

How did Algoworks perform from a project management standpoint?

The communication was good. We received weekly reports and constantly talked about the software development. Because we were in constant communication, we received a recap report on the hours spent and the progress, but it wasn’t that detailed.

What did you find most impressive about Algoworks?

I haven’t worked with many companies, but what’s great about Algoworks is their flexibility in terms of hours or availability to talk. I’m in Europe and they’re in India, but I always have a large time window to talk to them, either in the morning or late in the afternoon. It was almost 24 hours support. Beyond our small project, I cannot say much in terms of other services that they have like app development.

Are there any areas Algoworks could improve?

For the next project, they could spend more time understanding the requirements and the project itself so we have a better overview and predictable cost instead of paying hourly. To my knowledge, this was our first project and it was too small to experiment with how we would work and how our product is being built. This made it difficult for them to anticipate how many hours they are going to spend when they are working on it for the first time. I think the weekly reporting could be in more detail too.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 4.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    We did have a little extension of a couple of weeks, but that was because of not knowing each other and the requirements not being detailed enough.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    The quality is good.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    They’re a good company.

Mobile Web Development for Web Business

"Communication is the most important thing since we are an offshore company, and Algoworks has been fantastic in that regard."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Dec. 2016 - May 2017
Project summary: 

Algoworks provided end-to-end design and development for a new platform that was seeking to launch an MVP product to generate crowdfunding interest.

The Reviewer
 
2-10 employees
 
Australia
Co-founder, Online Business
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Algoworks successfully built a platform that generated the desired outside funding to expand the concept. They were flexible with pricing to help a startup and provided amazing business advice.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

My company name is BrainBoxol, and my position is the company director and co-founder.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Algoworks?

I talked to them about mobile website design, development, and support for my online platform. An end-to-end project.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

They use an iOS platform and have released the mobile website on iOS and Android. The web framework is in CodeIgniter/VS Code. They have developed the wireframe as well. I have a transcript of the 31 pages of the user pages. They are now about to develop it into HTML, and I will be able to test that by mid-February.

How did you come to work with Algoworks?

For 3 months, I did online research on various IT companies using Clutch. I read a lot of reviews on various tech companies, and it was really handy because it gave me demographic regions, write-ups, and reviews. And because Clutch has links to go to various company websites, I started going to the websites. But my main entry point was through Clutch, and that’s how I ended up reading on Algoworks and made contact. I sent various opportunities of quotes to various companies and finally awarded the contract to Algoworks.

What is the status of this engagement?

We began in late December 2016. The prototype release is at the end of February 2017. I’m looking at doing crowdfunding for my project in March 2017. After that, the full application will be released in May 2017.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Could you share any evidence that would demonstrate the productivity, quality of work, or the impact of the engagement?

They have been really great. I am truly pleased with the way they go about daily business. I’ve actually started to enjoy working with them and that was from day 1. Because I’m an offshore organization in a company, and because I’m a startup as well, they have been extremely accommodating in terms of helping me fund the project. They have actually proposed that they can do a stage I and stage II implementation, wherein stage I they will be able to release a functional prototype with functional features which will allow me to go to market. After the crowdfunding project, they will be able to put full-on force once I have enough funds.

How did Algoworks perform from a project management standpoint?

The communication has been great. We have weekly Skype calls. But in between the Skype calls, if I do need to go on my Skype calls straightaway, they actually do come on Skype. Communication is the most important thing since we are an offshore company, and Algoworks has been fantastic in that regard.

What did you most impressive about Algoworks?

They have qualified technicians who know what they are doing. For me, it’s a brand-new business, so sometimes I am led by their recommendations. It shows that they have got experience in this field, and that is really great. They have developed many website applications and their experience and ability to manage projects comes through very clearly.

Are there any areas Algoworks could improve?

We have only worked with them for a month, so it is the early days, but so far I cannot say if there is a need for improvement. Nothing comes to mind. I’m really happy with their communication and quality of work. There have been a couple of variations in the way that I was going along with things, and they have been accommodating without any extra cost. So far, it’s been a great journey.

What tips or recommendations could you share that might increase the likelihood of success with Algoworks?

Definitely, do your research. Make sure that you have a good understanding of your own business. And by doing that, if you do come across Algoworks—and I suggest you do—then they will make sure to match you to the right developer and project manager. It is really crucial that you pair up with the right persons in the company that have the right knowledge and skill sets in the area that you’re trying to get off the ground for your startup.

They have recommended me to various videos that I should have. I’m really happy that my research through Clutch served as a reliable floor, and it has been fantastic. Otherwise, it would have been really difficult for me to get this project done offshore. It’s actually made my dreams come true because I am a startup low in funds; going offshore to try to get this done and the company itself compromising on cost has been a win-win for me. I’d like to say thank you to Algoworks but to Clutch as well for being mindful of people like us.

5.0
Overall Score They have not just helped me with the web development and the mobile website. They have actually helped me in other areas. They have given me advice. They help me with the landing page, which is coming soon.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    I work full-time trying to get this project off the ground at the moment. They actually drive me and follow me to make sure that I don’t fall behind in approving things.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    My original estimates were higher when I told them that I am a startup and don’t have enough funding. They managed to split my project into stage I and II with the full ability for me to actually get this project off the ground.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    The work has been fantastic. They actually sent me the first draft of the wireframe, and I did not have to make any alterations.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I’ve actually been mentioning to a couple of other businesses that they should use Algoworks. I will definitely have them on my advertising website. I am already looking at doing another project with them later on.

Custom Development for Multiple Proprietary Brands

"Algoworks has been extremely thorough and honest."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
2008 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Algoworks was hired to design/develop websites for two separate businesses, one related to online advertising and another to home improvement. Their involvement remains ongoing.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Los Angeles, California
Chief Technology Officer
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Pros include a commitment to transparency and a meticulous approach to coding. Proactive communication when it comes to unexpected delays was the only area for possible improvement. 

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

Our company provides advertising as part of a Facebook trivia game. Our second organization buys and sells leads for home improvement customers. I am the chief technology officer of both companies.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Algoworks?

We needed to develop our company website.

SOLUTION

Please describe the scope of their involvement.

Algoworks built the backend and frontend of our website. We also wanted to remodel an earlier version of our home improvement website, which had been initially built by Algoworks and chose to use them for this project as well. We've always felt confident enough in Algoworks to turn to them for any new work, including our leads posting system, which allows us to collaborate with other companies. Much of the database handling was built by Algoworks as well.

Algoworks assigned around 3-4 people to our project. We interacted with our project lead, but also had meetings with the rest of the team.

How did you come to work with Algoworks?

I was not involved in the process. We initially worked with another company for developing our website, but they merged with Algoworks. We were satisfied with their work and continued to work with the same people.

How much have you invested with Algoworks?

The cost of Algoworks' services has been between $50,000 and $200,000 in total.

What is the status of this engagement?

We've been working with Algoworks on and off since 2008. In-between building stages, their involvement was restricted to fixing issues, so there have been time gaps of between 6 months to one year. There were also periods when we worked with Algoworks for more than 12 months.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Could you share any evidence that would demonstrate the productivity, quality of work, or the impact of the engagement?

Our entire Facebook game has been built by Algoworks; top-to-bottom, front-to-back. The application was live between 2011 and 2013, on a 24/7 basis. It withstood the test of time and was able to function up to our requirements. We made changes as-needed, whenever we got in touch with new partners and advertising implementations. We wouldn't have been able to do this without Algoworks.

Algoworks has created the posting system for our remodeling website. We've been using it for 3 years, and it's worked flawlessly. The work has held out, and we haven't had any major crashes.

How did Algoworks perform from a project management standpoint?

Some of our items have had fixed budgets, while others were estimated within a timeframe. For the most part, Algoworks was able to stick to the schedule. We used Assembla for project tracking.

What did you find most impressive about Algoworks?

Algoworks has been extremely thorough and honest.

Are there any areas Algoworks could improve?

There are always situations when things don't turn out as we'd hoped, or are delayed. Better communication on Algoworks' side would be appreciated. Developers like to keep everyone happy, so they won't necessarily announce any delays, hoping that they'll be able to make the deadline at the last minute. A part of this was due to change requests made after initial estimates, which made cost and time tracking a tricky issue. Miscommunications were never at a level that would determine us to move to someone else.

What tips or recommendations could you share that might increase the likelihood of success with Algoworks?

Clients need to find someone with whom they can communicate effectively, in order to have their goals reflected in the final product. This is something that we're aware of. The fact that Algoworks' team is in India, and English is not their first language, has come into play. I'm always meticulous in going over each item, making sure that we're on the same page, and that there's no language barrier to interfere with the work.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    Any issues were relatively minor, and were taken out of the context of an 8-year relationship.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

iOS & Android App Dev for Consumer Product Startup

“Working with Algoworks was a great experience in terms of timeliness and quality.”

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
June 2014 - June 2015
Project summary: 

Algoworks designed and developed a custom web, iOS, and Android solution within a six-month timeframe.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Washington D.C. Metro Area
President
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Algoworks was instrumental in getting Apple and Google Play approval, and the application has since received 200,000 downloads worldwide. The client is very satisfied with Algoworks’ quality of code, communication, and ability to always stay on schedule and budget.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

My company is a mobile development shop that was started by my partner and I after we had an idea for a brand new application. I am the chief executive officer of the company.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Algoworks?

We did some research and fleshed-out the idea over the course of a weekend, making some user interface mock-ups. We eventually decided that it was worth bringing to market, but we had very little experience for getting there.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

We came to the party with a very well-defined idea of how we wanted the app to work, but Algoworks gave us top-to-bottom support in terms of creative designs, colors, fonts, and so on. Coding-wise, my partner and I have no experience, so Algoworks took care of this part exclusively.

Algoworks enabled us to create our app for 3 different platforms: iOS, Android, and the web, over the span of 6 months. The web version allows people to follow the app activity from their PCs.

We interfaced directly with 8-10 people from Algoworks. I'm sure that there were some reach-back capabilities, but in terms of our direct interactions, there were design and development teams, a testing group, as well as people in charge of creating interfaces for social media.

How did you come to work with Algoworks?

My background is in government program management, which has included some IT projects. One week after my partner and I had our conversation, someone from Algoworks contacted me on LinkedIn. Based on that initial contact, we had a conversation with Algoworks, and within a week, we were contracting with them.

How much have you invested with Algoworks?

The total cost of Algoworks' services has been in excess of $25,000. Their pricing was very competitive. Algoworks reached out to me, and I still felt that it was important to research the market and determine what was reasonable. The upfront cost proved to be very good. As we proceeded with the development, we started to think of more functionalities and how to make the app more user-friendly in order to grab more market share. As we expanded the scope, the pricing remained competitive.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working with Algoworks in June 2014. Since the app went live, we've made a number of updates and enhancements to it with the help of Algoworks. This has been our only project together, but given the number of facets and enhancements we've gone through, we've gotten a good sense of Algoworks' work ethic and ability to stay on task.

One of the biggest contributions that Algoworks had was to help us approve the app on the Apple Store and Google Play. There were some hiccups on the iOS side, but we remained committed and went back to the drawing boards, making revisions in terms of selling and marketing the app so that it would become approved by Apple. We ultimately succeeded in doing this in June 2015. The Android version went live in December 2014.

We're looking to upgrade our servers at the moment, because we're doing well internationally. The app leverages celebrity exposure. Once we've marketed it properly, I'm sure that it will be a great success in the US, and we want to make sure that we have the right bandwidth for that.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Could you share any evidence that would demonstrate the productivity, quality of work, or the impact of the engagement?

Since its launch, our app has had 200,000 downloads worldwide. All the people who have seen our app have been impressed with the fact that we were able to create a functional product within 6 months from the spark of an idea, without prior development experience.

How did Algoworks perform from a project management standpoint?

Working with Algoworks was a great experience in terms of timeliness and quality. The constraints were within the parameters that we wanted.

We used Assembla for project tracking and also used Google Cloud for sharing documents. Communication was a bit of a challenge because Algoworks is based in India, while we are in the Washington DC area. There were many occasions in which we had Skype calls at 2 AM, trying to get our app to market. It was still a great experience, and Skype proved to be an invaluable tool.

What did you find most impressive about Algoworks?

Algoworks has been very responsive. In my experience with program management, I've seldom found projects that came under-budget or even on-budget. Algoworks delivered within time and budget, which was a testament to their promise of doing whatever's necessary. We are experienced managers, but Algoworks was a great partner, and they responded well to us being adamant on hitting certain milestones. In many projects, there isn't a level of partnership in which the partner is as invested as the client. We could tell that, as the app went live in each store, there was a mutual level of satisfaction, and everyone felt good about the work.

Are there any areas Algoworks could improve?

The time difference was a challenge, but this is a part of globalization. We accepted this as a normal part of doing business. Ultimately, if we were to look at this from a cost/benefit standpoint, Algoworks being based in India was beneficial to us. India also has more holidays than the US, so we had to work around them. Algoworks was ultimately able to support us within our time constraints.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    We hit all our targets.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    Algoworks cut us a break in the beginning, which was perfect, given our limited budget.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I have recommended Algoworks to a couple of people who had an idea for an app. I'd do it again in a heartbeat.

iOS App Development for Heavy Equipment Industry

"I would give Algoworks a perfect score in terms of quality."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
Project summary: 

Algoworks developed an app for the iOS platform, is working on a second, and the client plans to work with them to build an Android version of the first app.

The Reviewer
 
11-49 Employees
 
United States
Sales Manager, Heavy Equipment App Company
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Algoworks provided the client with iOS expertise when they were in need of additional resources. The client notes that Algoworks was reliable, communicated well, and always delivered what was promised, with their first app having a very positive reception.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

Our company develops applications for the heavy equipment industry. I am the Sales Manager of the company.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Algoworks?

We had more projects than we could handle at the time, so we needed additional resources.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

Algoworks developed a native iOS app for our company, and are working on a second one. We are also planning to hand Algoworks the development for an Android equivalent of our first product.

How did you come to work with Algoworks?

We had done some work with another company, and needed iOS expertise. Our partner recommended Algoworks. We interviewed them, thought that they fit the bill, and gave Algoworks the project.

How much have you invested with Algoworks?

The total cost of our first project with Algoworks was under $10,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

We have an ongoing relationship with Algoworks.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Could you share any evidence that would demonstrate the productivity, quality of work, or the impact of the engagement?

I would give Algoworks a perfect score in terms of quality. We were very pleased with the app. It looked professional, worked well, and was well-received by our customer.

How did Algoworks perform from a project management standpoint?

Algoworks communicated very well with our team.

What did you find most impressive about Algoworks?

We have worked with other developers in the past, and I wouldn't give them a very high rating. Algoworks has been reliable, communicated well, and delivered what was promised. I can't ask for more than that.

Are there any areas Algoworks could improve?

I can't say anything at this point.

5.0
Overall Score Algoworks is an extension of our team. I wouldn't change anything about the collaboration.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    Algoworks met all the targets that we gave them.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    Our alternative was to hire additional people, but working with Algoworks turned out very well.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    The quality was very good.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    Algoworks' name would be at the top for any recommendations list I'd give.

iOS & Android Development for Computer Software Firm

"Other vendors that I've used outsourced parts of the work, but Algoworks had the necessary capabilities in-house... they did a fantastic job."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Jan. 2015 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Algoworks developed the client’s ride-sharing application to help foreign drivers and users who lack full-command on the English language.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
United States
Director
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Algoworks was instrumental during the planning and development phases. They helped the client visualize the application, allowing them to build out based on concept feedback. Algoworks stuck to the budget and schedule, and employed an agile project management approach.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

Our company has developed an application similar to Uber, providing booking, location tracking, and route commuting algorithms. It is aimed at foreigners coming to the US, who are unable to understand English.

I am a Business Analyst in the company.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Algoworks?

We needed development resources for our app.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

We've used Algoworks for our Android and iOS mobile application development project. Algoworks provided a team of 15 developers, working on GPS tracking functionalities and so on. We provide multilingual features which translate the destination for users, as well as a VPN [virtual private network] which can be used to browse potentially-blocked websites while inside the taxi. Our app has social-login capabilities.

We have also created a whistle-blowing feature for drivers, through which they can signal any nearby accidents or roadblocks in real-time. Another feature of our app is real-time tracking and sharing of locations by the users. It was meant to provide a sense of security, given that most of our users were from another country. We provide payment integration through open APIs.

Algoworks provided one business analyst who worked closely with my project manager in order to gather requirements from our side. We also had one iOS developer and one for Android, as well as an integration tester.

How did you come to work with Algoworks?

I looked at various mobile application development services. One of Algoworks' existing clients is a good friend of mine, who referred them to me.

How much have you invested with Algoworks?

The total cost of our project with Algoworks was between $30,000 and $45,000. We worked on a fixed-cost model.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working with Algoworks in January 2015, and our application was delivered in May, after a 5-month engagement. We're now discussing the development of a next version of our application, which will include a loyalty program. Our app isn't available at a national level, but we have been approached by various taxi companies, which represent our target market.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Could you share any evidence that would demonstrate the productivity, quality of work, or the impact of the engagement?

Working with Algoworks was great. Their team was very responsive and came up with many ideas during the engagement, helping us decide on what technology to use. As a business analyst, I was involved in much of the user experience work, but not the actual development.

Algoworks helped us determine what was or wasn't feasible. They helped me visualize what the application would look like, which helped me get feedback from potential customers and head in the right direction. Algoworks was very responsive and agile in figuring out what the user interface was going to look like. We had a progressive approach, involving a lot of feedback sharing with clients.

How did Algoworks perform from a project management standpoint?

Algoworks stuck to our budget, which was important, as we also had to conform to our customers' requirements. The work was delivered on time. We used Bugzilla and Jira for tracking our work with Algoworks.

What did you find most impressive about Algoworks?

I've burned my hand from an outsourcing point-of-view by working with other companies. Other vendors that I've used outsourced parts of the work, but Algoworks had the necessary capabilities in-house for getting our application out. Compared to other companies I've used, Algoworks did a fantastic job.

Are there any areas Algoworks could improve?

I would have liked for Algoworks to work during the night, which equated to working hours in our time zone. It was sometimes hard to reach Algoworks with issues from our clients during the day, but I can accept this limitation, given that we had an offshore engagement.

5.0
Overall Score The experience was fantastic. I've gone back to Algoworks for the second release of the app. They've been responsive and provided additional help after the project ended, for no extra cost.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    I had some late-night calls with Algoworks during our final deployment. They remained available until midnight their time, which was excellent.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    I've had bad experiences in the past. Compared to them, Algoworks provided me great value and delivered what I needed.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I would recommend Algoworks any time.

Full Mobile Project for Photo Sharing Service

"The quality of work, from the design stage up to development, has been amazing."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Dec. 2015 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Algoworks was hired to build an Android and iOS mobile app for the client, including design, development, launch, and testing.

 

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
India
Co-Founder and Product Owner, Photo Sharing Service
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Reviews of the apps developed by Algoworks have been outstanding so far, with download rates reaching the benchmarks set by the client. The vendor always kept to the timeline, and project management was strong throughout. Quality from the entire team at Algoworks was very high.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

Picswapp is a startup which has come up with a mobile photo-sharing application. It is aimed at simplifying sharing photos for particular events within a group of friends or co-workers. It eliminates the need for chasing after contacts by creating particular events to which everyone can sign on using our application. The Android version of our app has been launched.

I am a co-founder of the company and the product owner.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Algoworks?

We needed a partner for developing our app.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

Algoworks worked on the Android and iOS versions of our app. I came up with the idea, but everything else was handled by the Algoworks team, from requirements and business analysis, to design and development. Algoworks refined and visualized my idea, coming to a good outcome.

Algoworks assigned us a business analyst, a designer, a project manager, one backend developer, one frontend developer, and a quality assurance specialist. In total, we worked with a 7-8-person team from Algoworks.

How did you come to work with Algoworks?

I haven't worked with many vendors in the past. This is only my second project with an IT services company. There were no exact criteria, I simply wanted to build a mobile application. One my friends is good friends with the co-founder of Algoworks and had run a successful project with them. I saw their past work and read reviews, eventually choosing Algoworks.

How much have you invested with XYZCompany?

So far, the cost of our development has been around $25,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working with Algoworks in mid-December 2015. Our Android app has been launched on the Play Store this month. We are now concentrating on marketing the application and developing the iOS version, which is expected to launch in a couple of months.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Could you share any evidence that would demonstrate the productivity, quality of work, or the impact of the engagement?

In terms of quality, the main focus for us was the apps' ability to handle large traffic volumes. Our apps are meant to share large amounts of data with users. I discussed this with our quality analysis team and with Algoworks. The quality of work, from the design stage up to development, has been amazing. I am very much satisfied. Algoworks ran performance tests using Apache JMeter, reaching volumes of 1,000 uploaded pictures per second. The apps passed those tests, and Algoworks provided good quality assurance overall.

The reviews we've received describe the application as a must-have for anyone with a busy schedule.

How did Algoworks perform from a project management standpoint?

I am very particular about designs, so I took a lot of time on this stage. Algoworks has always maintained good timelines. The project manager from Algoworks was excellent. He shared sprint plans with us and always delivered tasks on time, using tools like Basecamp.

There were times when I was travelling or busy, not having time to check on the project. Algoworks' team was always hard-working and dedicated, giving me updates on what was being done at every point.

What did you find most impressive about Algoworks?

I haven't worked with many IT services vendors in the past. The challenge for our application was its ability to handle a large number of images, sharing them with multiple people. Every user would take pictures and everything would be saved into one place, where the group could download and share the content. Algoworks provided the perfect solution for my challenge.

I was also very concerned with user experience and interaction with my app. I was able to work with Algoworks' designer, who came up with an amazing solution. The application exceeded my expectations.

Algoworks' requirements analysis skills and quality of work are distinguishing factors, and have contributed to making our project a success.

Are there any areas Algoworks could improve?

I haven't worked with many vendors, but I don't think that any other company could have developed my application as well as Algoworks. There is nothing to improve. Algoworks was good in terms of requirements analysis, project management, quality, timely delivery, and flexibility in terms of cost.

5.0
Overall Score I brought them my idea and Algoworks worked hard on turning it into reality.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    Our project timelines were well-constructed. It was important that the Android version of our app would be launched at a specific date. Algoworks conformed perfectly to our timelines.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    I am very happy with my investment and Algoworks has been very good in terms of cost.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I have already recommended Algoworks and would do it again without reservation.

App Development for Non-Profit Development Organization

"The best part is ... [Algoworks'] understanding of how to take applications into production."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
Project summary: 

Algoworks developed a mobile enterprise app that facilitated offline data collection and management. The app supports accessibility to over 500 users.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
India
CTO, Non-Profit Development Organization
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The client was very pleased with the project, citing Algoworks' professionalism, technical support, and smooth product launch. They also praised the company's knowledge and creativity.

BACKGROUND

We are a USA/India-registered non-profit trust based in India. We deliver development solutions to elected officials, citizens, and administrators on issues of health, education, gender, and livelihood in India. We provide implementation support for developmental projects and work directly in the field. We also create knowledge/policy insights that catalyze developmental progress. Lastly, we create awareness by tracking and maintaining an open-data platform for developmental metrics.

My role in the firm is as Chief Technology Officer. I lead all software product management.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

We were looking for a mobile app company that could deliver an enterprise application. The purpose was to allow multiple volunteers to collect data offline at remote locations without Internet, and to manage the database offline, which could later be synced with our server. We collect data in the field via Android-based tablets.

SOLUTION

We floated a request for proposal which received replies by multiple companies. Based on the credentials, we selected 3 companies and interviewed them. We found Algoworks to be the best, as they were an award winning company. Their technical team was also able to satisfactorily answer our queries.

The scope of the project was to develop a high-performing Android tablet app to enable our field staff to submit maximum forms. This app was required to store data and work in online/offline modes. The field staff would fill in the various forms, and then the app needed to be able to store these offline before sending the data online when connected to the Internet. The challenge was to make sure this worked smoothly with 500 or more staff recording the data each day.

Algoworks developed the application for Android platforms over the course of 3 months. The enterprise app allows multiple (approx. 500) users to access and store data. The application helps to manage and collect data easily with the help of several forms for different problems/concerns in remote areas. The app also works offline which helps users to use it at remote locations without Internet. The offline feature makes it very convenient to collect data at remote locations; once collected and stored locally, the data can later be synced with our server and analyzed through reports.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

I found the Algoworks team very good in their knowledge and creativity. They asked good questions and communicated very well. We could get ready for our launch in time, and it was smooth, without any surprises. The best part is their support and their understanding of how to take applications into production.

They were very professional and covered the scope and deliverables within time/budget. They are good at taking ownership and finding solutions to technical problems. They also supported us very well when the application went live.

I find that there is nothing that they could improve or do differently. They are good at what they do. Project execution was very smooth.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

App Development for Broadcasting Platform

"[Algoworks] is a very good company."

Quality: 
4.5
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
4.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Mar. 2014 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Algoworks provided complete end-to-end services for a fundraising mobile app, including research, development, design, and coding. They also successfully integrated Braintree within PCI compliance.

The Reviewer
 
San Jose, California
Sanchayan Sinha
Founder, Voxcast
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The client was extremely satisfied with the product, and has remained with Algoworks for over two years. The company was praised for their timeliness, responsiveness, and project management.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your organization.

Voxcast is a local broadcasting platform. I run an app as a part of Voxcast, which acts as a fundraising tool for Republican supporters. It features integration of payment gate systems like Braintree.

What is your position?

I am the co-founder of the company.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What business challenge were you trying to address with Algoworks?

We needed research and development assistance. We are not a code-savvy company, but we had an idea which we wanted to bring to market.

SOLUTION

Please describe the scope of their involvement in greater detail.

Algoworks worked as our design house for the app, taking care of everything from design to coding.

Braintree integration was an important part of the work. The payment gateway comes along with a PCI compliance module, which needed to be implemented correctly. It normally takes a long time to receive PCI compliance, but Algoworks finished quickly for us.

How did you come to work with Algoworks?

I knew their founder from school. I explained the challenge we were facing, and he said that he could help.

Could you provide a sense of the size of this initiative in financial terms?

Our annual cost for their services is $25,000. Over two years, the total should be around $50,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

The project was started around March of 2014, and it's still ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Could you share any statistics or metrics from this engagement?

The end product delivered was to our satisfaction. It's the reason we've stuck with Algoworks for two years.

How did Algoworks perform from a project management standpoint?

They are a very good company. In our collaboration with Algoworks, timeliness was an important factor. We put together a detailed timeline in order to ensure that the work would be completed by our launch date. They have been 100% on the dot in this sense.

Responsiveness and overall project management have been good. We call Algoworks regularly and they send us weekly reports.

What distinguishes Algoworks from other providers?

They're very good from a payment point of view. We've been allowed a lot of flexibility, moving from one quarter to the next. As a startup, we need to manage our priorities closely, given that we're bootstrapping our operations.

Is there anything Algoworks could have improved or done differently?

They could always expand their service offerings. Right now, they offer front-end and back-end development, but if they could take on app marketing as well, it would be an important help. Algoworks should consider this as their next vertical. They do have a general idea about reaching different user bases, and they have provided similar services to other clients.

4.5
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 4.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    They've been very good in terms of cost.
  • 4.5 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I've recommended them to several people.

Mobile Application Development for IT Solutions Company

"[Algoworks] is definitely worth the investment."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
Mar. 2014 - Oct. 2015
Project summary: 

Algoworks produced a dual-platform enterprise app intended for service engineers. The app stores customer databases and manages service reminders and customer history.

The Reviewer
 
India
Director, IT Solutions Company
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Algoworks provided detailed expertise, exceptional support, and efficient management throughout the project. The client was very satisfied and is considering them for future support and maintenance of the app.

BACKGROUND

We are a leading web solutions & mobile applications development company with a headcount of 250+ full time staff working with us. We have our offices in New York, USA and cater to almost all clients across the globe.

I am a Director of the company, and my core responsibilities include ensuring all departments are successfully functioning at all times and that the company remains in a state of profitability.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

We wanted to serve our customer with an app that will be used by different departments/communities within their company. The application would cater to plumbing, heating, gas, and electrical engineers.

Algoworks developed the application for both iOS and Android platforms. The enterprise app allows your business to store your customer database, helps you manage yearly service reminders, and manage your customer history. The app serves many functions, whether you're looking to manage Gas Safety Certificates, manage your engineer’s diary, or improve the way you communicate with engineers with mobile systems.

Furthermore, app users can maintain a complete customer database that includes customer information, tenant address, multiple contact numbers, etc. Its powerful searching and automatic postal code look up feature, while maintaining the records, makes it stand out amongst all such similar apps.

The biggest challenge was that every community within the company should be able to maintain their customer base accurately at all times, as well as a comprehensive reporting structure that is delivered to the top level management at all times.

The target market was primarily the UK & US market.

SOLUTION

We had put together a comprehensive list of features that we desired within the application, and we sent it to a group of vendors during our initial bidding process. Algoworks then submitted their initiative by giving us wireframes of many of the important screens that the application should have. This clicked with us and we were motivated to appoint them as our preferred technological partner for this project. Moreover, their local presence and excellent presentation skills also played a crucial role in our selection process.

As for overall scope, it was essentially an enterprise level application that was to be used by different departments within the company. Algoworks also shared their innovative ideas and provided us with consultancy especially with features like intelligent validation, where the validation feature stops you from mistakenly entering the same customer into your database twice, and advanced searching, which allows you to bring up customer details using any search criteria. All this was very distinctive and proof of their expert approach on this project.

Initially, we just went with an iOS system in 2014. We contracted with them in March and launched in October of 2014. A year later, we launched an Android version, which they also built.

We had spent close to $50,000 initially, and then we had another $35,000 for the Android version.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

We are extremely satisfied with the results we have gotten so far. In fact, we are now discussing to engage them for support of this application. The response that we have received from our customer is overwhelming, which gives us more confidence in using their services in the future as well.

Their expert consultancy in such projects is what makes them stand out from other vendors. An efficient project management combined with an extremely high level of commitment towards their work also made us feel that we were in safe hands at all times. In many instances, we were given extended support which is much appreciated. Lastly, they didn’t blindly follow our features list, instead a well-defined roadmap was planned explicitly which outlined their execution approach in this project.

Algoworks outperformed on all aspects of the project, especially when it comes to providing their assistance to the application. Their support teams gave a fantastic hands-on training to all executives who were meant to use this enterprise application. Algoworks is highly recommended. We are very pleased and they’re definitely worth the investment.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer