Graphically Intensive Cross-Platform Applications

baKno is a development studio based in Miami, FL since 2006. Our application development service will promote your products in an attractive, innovative and memorable way, increasing your brand recognition and sales revenues.

 
$5,000+
 
$50 - $99 / hr
 
2 - 9
 Founded
2006
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Miami, FL
headquarters
  • Miami, FL 33149
    United States

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Key clients: 

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Redeban Multicolor

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Mobile Banking App Dev for Financial Services

"They're a small team, but they tackle big and complex projects, and the speed at which they deliver is amazing."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
4.5
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Mar. - June 2019
Project summary: 

baKno Apps has worked on many projects, including building technology prototypes and web and mobile app development. They built these with a modern design that handles complex integration into legacy systems.

The Reviewer
 
201-500 Employees
 
Bogota, Colombia
CEO, Financial Services
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Competitors are already interested in baKno Apps' work. baKno Apps responds quickly to all requests and is always available to solve a problem. They deliver solutions to big and complex problems. Despite their great communication, they could improve their documentation.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

Ours is a Colombian corporation, facilitating and simplifying methods of electronic payments, transactions and digital information in both financial and non-financial areas.

We are the leading credit card processing network in Colombia, it has more than 350,000 affiliated merchants and more than 120,000 point of sales for electronic payment acceptance. The company has been a pioneer in the launch of mobile payment solutions. I am the CEO since 2014.

My responsibilities include making major corporate decisions, managing the overall operations and resources of us, acting as the main point of communication between the board of directors and corporate operations and being the public face of the company.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire baKno Apps?

baKno has been hired for many different projects. Web apps developments, Mobile apps developments and some technology prototypes as well.

What were your goals for this project?

Web applications hired to baKno not only have the modern design we look for, but they handle complex integrations to some of our legacy systems. Mobile apps are very well designed as well, with a modern look and user interface.

But most importantly, we hire baKno because they deliver quality apps fast, and this is very important for us to deliver expedite solutions to our customers.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

We define an RFP that is shared with all vendors, and we evaluate all proposals received weighting different variables such as price, delivery time, conditions and track record.

Describe the project in detail.

One of the projects was a prototype mobile banking application. This mobile app was created to promote a new inclusion service provided by us. In particular, the application was able to perform mobile banking transactions even when there was no internet on the mobile device. This service has the potential to connect millions of current offline banking users in Colombia.

What was the team composition?

baKno has a local person in Colombia who acts as the Project Manager for all our projects. They have developers and designers who respond to our requests, by channeling all communications through this project manager.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Can you share any outcomes from the project that demonstrate progress or success?

We have several banks interested in our inclusion solution. We're perceived as an innovative company within the banking industry in Colombia.

How effective was the workflow between your team and theirs?

Communication with our vendors is key. baKno responds timely to all our requests. We have direct communication with the PM, with periodic meetings and real time updates of our projects. Whenever there is a problem they are available to solve it.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

They're a small team, but they tackle big and complex projects, and the speed at which they deliver is amazing.

Are there any areas for improvement?

Documentation is OK but there is always room for improvement.

5.0
Overall Score Very well deserved
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    They are very diligent
  • 4.5 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    We always want to pay less : )
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    They exceeded our expectations
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    Only to a friend. Not to my competition

Mining App Dev for Manufacturing & Research Firm

"They have a lot of experience working on app development and work almost like an extension of our own team."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Less than $10,000
 
May 2018 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

BaKno Apps ventured to create an app with an innovative UX for miners. The client wanted a dynamic product that would incorporate the client's technologies to recreate a real mining workflow.

The Reviewer
 
10,000+ Employees
 
Mexico
Alexis Ruby Perrusquia Salvador
Marketing Specialist II, Thermo Fisher Scientific
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

While the app is still in production, the BaKno Apps team proved to be a competent and knowledgeable partner. They boast an impressive turnaround time on all requests and updates. Their project manager, in particular, excels in giving suggestions and setting realistic expectations.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is dedicated to improving the human condition through systems, consumables, and services for researchers. I am marketing Specialist for the Chemical Analysis Division in Latin America.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire baKno Apps?

Creating a comprehensive mining workflow to display all Thermo Fishers technology for mining applications with the objective to make it easier for our existing and potential customers to understand our most valuable offers that can adjust to their mining operations needs.

What were your goals for this project?

Having a dynamic app for mining customers and users

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

Thermo Fisher has been working with Bakno in the past for other communication dynamic resources

Describe the project in detail.

Creation of a dynamic UX for mining customers to explore Thermo fisher’s mining products and applications by recreation of a real mining workflow

What was the team composition?

We have been working essentially with a project manager and their team has been working giving us fully visibility and attention

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Can you share any outcomes from the project that demonstrate progress or success?

We are still working on the app to get it launch and available for internal and external stakeholders

How effective was the workflow between your team and theirs?

It was very easy to communicate with the team and they are very quick to work on any changes and updates as soon as we requested them. The project manager always provides alternatives and realistic expectations.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

They have a lot of experience working on app development and work almost like an extension of our own team.

Are there any areas for improvement?

We are very satisfied working with Bakno.

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