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Portfolio

Key clients: 

Duracell, Fossil, Decology, ShootMyTravel.com, MySmartBottle.com, Scriberia, Globalist, Forest Travel, Todomuebles.com, Motivapp.

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Decology

Design, by you.   The only app that gives you immediate, actionable design input and ideas highly personalised to your needs, style and space.

Scriberia Augmented Reality App

Our Augmented Reality app fueled Scriberia's illustrative learning approach by creating 3D experiences that magically come out of their drawings on events.

Fossil Augmented Reality App

At the core of Fossil's new smartwatch campaign was our AR app that enabled users to see the main functionalities of the device on an unexpected way!

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My Smart Bottle

Hydrate and be happy. My_SmartBottle is a stylish hydration coach that helps you on your way to a healthier and more balanced life by tracking your daily consumption of water.

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Shoot My Travel

Capture Holiday Memories with a local professional photographer anywhere in the world.

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Globalist

Globalist is a member's only community for the world's best travelers. At its core, it connects people around great photography and reviews.

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Forest Direct

Forest Direct is a 24/7 concierge service for your travel arrangements.

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AR Development for Animator

"Binary Mango made this journey a really pleasant and fun experience!"

Quality: 
4.5
Schedule: 
4.5
Cost: 
4.5
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
May 2019 - Jan. 2020
Project summary: 

Binary Mango designed, developed, and configured an AR app. This included building both the front- and backend so that the project could be brought in-house.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
London, United Kingdom
Senior Producer, Animator
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The app has received positive feedback thus far. Communicative and passionate, Binary Mango was creative and passionate about the project. However, they could be better at explaining timelines and technological concepts to non-technical people.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

We specialise in visual thinking services including live drawing at meetings and events. I am Senior Producer for the live events team.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire Binary Mango?

As world leaders in our field, we wanted to explore utilitising AR to enhance our live events offering to encourage a more interactive & immersive experience for event delegates.

What were your goals for this project?

The solution needed to be intuitive, responsive, flexible and secure. It needed to bring a real wow factor and encourage people to think differently.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

We met Binary Mango at a technology trade show and instantly clicked. They understood us and what we were about as a company and their costs were really reasonable.

Describe the project and the services they provided in detail.

They designed, developed and configured an AR app, building both the front and back end so that we could manage the app ourselves in-house. This involved multiple meetings, test phases and contact throughout the project.

What was the team composition?

We worked mainly with one key contact. During the first couple of live tests we worked with two other contacts who were on site with us to work the backend and iron out any issues.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Can you share any information that demonstrates the impact that this project has had on your business?

We are yet to see the impact on sales for this product however internally the team is engaged with the development of the app. It has encouraged a culture of innovation and new possibilities for creative outputs.

The app has had positive feedback from multiple stakeholders who have experienced it during our soft launch stage and we look forward to seeing how this translates to sales throughout 2020 as we take it out on the road.

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

Communication with the team was really great and all deadlines were met and managed well.

There were times when it was difficult, as building new tech like this can have many uncertainties and road bumps. However whenever these frustrations were aired the team were hugely helpful not only on rectifying issues quickly but also clearly and kindly explaining why processes and methods were the way they were. 

This was hugely helpful in aiding further communication onto senior stakeholders.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

Their openness and passion for trying new things and thinking creatively. No problem or challenge is too big to take on.

As a creative agency we have some really big thinkers on our team and finding a supplier we could partner with to understand our vision and bring this to life can sometimes be a challenge, however working with binary mango made this journey a really pleasant and fun experience!

Are there any areas for improvement?

It hasn’t always been clear what the exact deliverables were for each project section or how many iterations to something we could have to get it right. This could have been error in part on our side in miscommunicating exactly what we were looking for.

As non-techy people a little bit more hand-holding to let us know exactly what we needed to do and how I order to get the right feedback to the team might have been helpful. All in all though, we’re very happy with the build and the general communication throughout.

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

E-Commerce Development for Retail Clothing Company

"We are an e-commerce user-friendly retail store thanks to Binary Mango."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Less than $10,000
 
Nov. 2017 - Feb. 2018
Project summary: 

Binary Mango developed an e-commerce platform for a retail clothing company. They also integrated shipping and inventory solutions. 

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
United States
Nora Zighelboim
Owner, Zig & Fisch European Childrens Apparel
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Binary Mango understands the needs of its customers and collaborates to find the best solutions. They have a streamlined project management style and deliver user-friendly e-commerce sites. 

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

New E Commerce selling childrens clothing in the US market, manufactured in Spain. I'm the owner.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire Binary Mango?

Web Site Developement E Commerce Platform Developement Marketing Strategy Inventory and shipping solutions

What were your goals for this project?

Have a user friendly and attractive online store

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

After interviewing several developers chose Binary Mango because we felt they understood our needs and provided the best solutions

Describe the project and the services they provided in detail.

They designed and launched our ECommerce web site. Helped iron out the kinks to our full satisfaction. Handled our inventory load up and mangement.

What was the team composition?

We had a team composed of up to 4 people at certain times depending on the stage we where at on the developing, launch, marketing strategy or maintenance of the E Commerce web site

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Can you share any information that demonstrates the impact that this project has had on your business?

We are an e-commerce user-friendly retail store thanks to Binary Mango

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

Was arranged through a project manger that coordinated the entire process

What did you find most impressive about this company?

The understanding of our needs and presentation of solutions for needs and problems

Are there any areas for improvement?

In our specific case, none

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    Easy
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    Solution versus cost was very competitive
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    Result versus what was offered
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    Very likely

AR Development for Smart Watch Commercial Campaign

"Their team was flexible in proposing different ways to achieve what we were looking for."

Quality: 
4.5
Schedule: 
4.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Confidential
 
2018 - 2019
Project summary: 

Binary Mango developed an iOS AR app to showcase features of a smartwatch for a watch and accessory company. They built the product to demonstrate features such as GPS, notification, and waterproof abilities.

The Reviewer
 
10,001+ Employees
 
Miami, Florida
Shirli Lapscher
Marketing Director, Fossil Group
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Binary Mango delivered a successful platform that increased engagement with the brand to improve product sales. The team was meticulous and dedicated to the project’s goals, providing creative solutions to solve challenges. They were a transparent and capable partner.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the marketing director for Fossil Group— a watch and accessory company. I take care of the Mexico and Latin American markets.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Binary Mango?

We looked into VR and AR technologies to innovate our point of sale and create a memorable experience for customers.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

We recently introduced smartwatches into our product line, which requires a lot of education for the end consumer to know the watches' main features and functionalities. Binary Mango created an engaging experience for consumers to get to know the features. Their team created an AR app for iOS to show functionalities. For example, it demonstrates that the watches are waterproof as well as its GPS and notification capabilities. The AR platform shows the features and brings people to interact with the watches.

What is the team composition?

I interacted with two people from Binary Mango.

How did you come to work with Binary Mango?

They reached out to me in the past, so I knew about them. Their team reached out again at a time when an engagement made sense based on what we were looking for.

What is the status of this engagement?

Their team worked on this project between 2018–2019.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement? 

We saw a lift in our sales and engagement. The number of people that came through our base at the point of sale grew as well.

How did Binary Mango perform from a project management standpoint?

We communicated by e-mail most of the time and Binary Mango was diligent as well as timely. Their team was professional and straightforward.

What did you find most impressive about them?

They helped us to solve problems. Their team was flexible in proposing different ways to achieve what we were looking for.

Are there any areas they could improve?

Their team could create more visibility into the project and progress such as a dashboard where we can track the work.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

They’re great at coming up with a solution to your business problem. Share your challenges and objectives to be achieved. They’ll be good partners in brainstorming options for how to get there through innovative technology.

4.5
Overall Score
  • 4.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 4.5 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Mobile App Dev for Hydration Monitoring Application

"They are very creative and original when presenting themselves."

Quality: 
4.0
Schedule: 
4.0
Cost: 
3.5
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
2018 - Nov. 2019
Project summary: 

Binary Mango developed a hybrid Andoird app and a native iOS app to receive and summarize feedback from a smart solution. 

The Reviewer
 
1 - 10 Employees
 
Antwerp, Belgium
Koen Lenie
Co-Founder & CEO, My Smart Bottle
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Preliminary feedback from potential customers has been positive. The vendor is a professional, reliable group. They accommodated stakeholders' scheduling requests, responding quickly to inquiries. 

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I am the co-founder and CEO of My Smart Bottle. We developed a smart bottle to be used in the lifestyle, sports, and healthcare world.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Binary Mango?

We needed to have a smartphone application to go along with our smart bottle. My Smart Bottle is a drinking bottle that is equipped with electronics. It connects wirelessly to an application in order to follow the hydration of the user.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

Our company designed the bottle mechanics, the bottle itself, and the app screens. With those designs, I went to Binary Mango who then wrote the code for an iOS and Android app.

The iOS app was built as a native application and we initially wanted to have a native Android application as well, but it was recently changed to a hybrid platform. 

The basic functionalities of the application are rather straightforward. When the user drinks from their smart bottle, the quantity of liquid drank is sent to the app via Bluetooth. 

The application is able to make a connection with one bottle or several bottles. It can also make calculations based on parameters. For example, if the user is a female and is of a certain weight, based on this personal data, the app will calculate the daily hydration. 

When information is sent to the application, it manages hydration needs and evaluates the user at that moment. The app can create overviews of hydration throughout the day, the last few days, the week, or the month.

The bottle is not yet on the market, but the application is ready and will be available for free shortly. When users purchase a smart bottle, they will be able to download the app for free.

What is the team composition?

We worked with three people from their team including one iOS developer, one Android developer, and Jacobo (CTO, Binary Mango) was always the in-between. I had a few discussions with the developers, but 90% of the time, I dealt with Jacobo.

How did you come to work with Binary Mango?

We met them at a conference. We had a little stand with My Smart Bottle at an innovation festival in London. They passed by and presented themselves, we started talking with them, and they made an offer.

We did some comparisons with other companies and given all the discussions, we felt Binary Mango was the best choice to help us develop our application.

How much have you invested in them?

We spent around £30,000 Pounds (approximately $39,231 USD).

What is the status of this engagement?

We worked with them from 2018–November 2019.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

The app isn’t available yet, but I’ve sent samples of the bottle to potential customers who had a link to use the product along with the application. The feedback that we’ve received so far has been positive.  

How did Binary Mango perform from a project management standpoint?

It was very nice to work with them. They have a lot of flexibility, even during the weekend. When we needed to test something on the weekend due to issues, they reacted quickly and were flexible. 

They are very professional, and I am really satisfied with them. The app will continue to be developed all the time in order to add new features, and we will continue working with Binary Mango for that.

We used all types of communication channels. We mostly communicated through email, WhatsApp and calls. I also visited them in London as well. 

What did you find most impressive about them?

Their creativity makes them stand out, not only in their app development, but also in their approach with their clients. They are very creative and original when presenting themselves. This was something that grabbed our attention. 

Are there any areas they could improve?

There is always room for improvement. This is a more difficult question because I have had a good experience with them. 

It would have been interesting to meet the team. I am not sure this would be necessary to develop an application, but I like to meet people and talk with them about development decisions.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

Potential customers should talk with them from the beginning and be very clear in their requests. I was very clear with my requests, and they were very clear in their responses. 

I’ve had a very positive experience with them. I’d advise other companies to work with Binary Mango because, from my point of view, they are good.

4.0
Overall Score
  • 4.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    My experience was very good, but the timing could be better.
  • 3.5 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    We chose them because of their creativity, approach, and quality, but we were hesitant because of their price.
  • 4.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    There is always room for improvement.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I would recommend them to other companies.

Consulting & Platform Dev Services for Furniture Marketplace

“They’re willing to do anything to make the client happy.”

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
Mar. 2019 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Binary Mango came on board to provide development services to a digital business. After delivering technology consultancy support, they began developing a Magento 2 platform for a furniture marketplace.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Madrid, Spain
Samuel Truzman
Managing Partner, G8 Ventures
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Binary Mango has built the platform efficiently while implementing complex features, such as a 3D technology that allows clients to visualize products in their own homes. Their work has garnered high praise from the end-client, while internal stakeholders are pleased with their responsive nature.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

G8 Ventures is a technology consultancy and digital business based in Spain. We work with different clients in the digital area, like big enterprises looking for new ways to make money in the digital world. We work with banks, beer distributors, furniture distributors, and so on, helping them undergo the transformation process from being analogic to digital companies.

I’m the managing partner of the company, and my partner is the founder and CEO of the company. I get involved with a lot of projects, directing them from beginning to end.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Binary Mango?

My goal was to find a partner on the technology side of product development. We were developing a marketplace for a Mexican furniture company. This was a very large project from a technological standpoint, so we wanted to have the support of a company that focuses specifically on that area, or at least has more abilities than we do, to help us with the client and be on top of it from beginning to end. We needed counsel on the best ways to implement new digital products and develop the entire marketplace. One of the main requirements was for the marketplace to handle a large number of orders and products.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

We handled all UX design in-house, but we consulted with Binary Mango to see whether there could be better technological strategies or other ways to execute the UX. Some things changed, but we basically did the design in-house, and then we hired Binary Mango for the development of the product. We had consultancy sessions every week to discuss anything we hadn’t thought of while doing the design. 

Binary Mango built the platform on Magento 2. The site has a lot of features, including 3D product visualizations. Binary Mango implemented smart 3D technology so that clients can see and place our products within their own spaces.

What is the team composition?

I’m in direct contact with three of them, including Jacob (CTO, Binary Mango), a developer, and a project manager that helps us achieve goals on time. I’m not sure if more people are working in the background.

How did you come to work with Binary Mango?

My partner and I were looking for developers for this project, but we couldn’t find a very good price-quality ratio locally. I knew Jacob from my hometown, and I knew Binary Mango had done a lot of cutting-edge work. We preferred hiring them over a team we weren’t familiar with, which might not have worked out as well.

How much have you invested with them?

The cost so far is 53,000, either euros or pounds (approximately $59,000–$69,000 USD). 

What is the status of this engagement?

The overall project started in February 2019, we began talking with Binary Mango in March, and we officially started once we were ready with the design. Our work together is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

Binary Mango helped us build the platform in a better, more efficient way. The feedback so far has been amazing. The client came to us for the idea and the technology part. They didn’t know Magento 2 at all; they have a development team for other brands of theirs, but they didn’t have access to this level of knowledge. The team at Binary Mango knows this product very well. It’s been amazing for the client, and they’re very happy.

How did Binary Mango perform from a project management standpoint?

The process is accurate and very good, which is reassuring to me. Jacob is always available, which is something we value a lot. We’ve been using Slack and Trello a lot with them.

We handle project management in-house, so we didn’t need a lot of help organizing what we were doing or when we’d be developing different functionalities. The challenge is taking care of unplanned things, and I’m very happy with that specifically. Projects such as this can be stressful, and the hardest part is managing unexpected situations. Their responses to different problems we’ve encountered have been amazing; they respond to new problems very quickly.

What did you find most impressive about them?

The fast response is the most important thing for me. They’ve always been available and willing to fix things. We plan a lot of things ahead of time, but handling things that weren’t planned is the hardest part for everyone involved. Time and again, they’ve responded fast. They’re willing to do anything to make the client happy. Also, their quick response times don’t take away from how great they are at development. They’re very good, and they understand cutting-edge technologies. It was important for us to find a good developer, but their willingness to do everything well and respond fast has been outstanding. It’s not something I usually encounter.

Are there any areas they could improve?

I don’t have anything specific. They’re based in Miami, and the time difference was a bit hard to deal with in the beginning. Since Jacob came back to Spain, I haven’t felt that at all.

I don’t have any negative things to mention. We’ve had a very good experience so far, and we haven’t had any issues at all. I feel very happy.

Do you have any advice for future clients of theirs?

It’s important to have a clear understanding of what the product is from the beginning. It’ll help them find the best technologies. In my case, we had a long consultancy in the beginning, and we were very clear about what we wanted to do, so it was very easy for them to suggest the right technology.

5.0
Overall Score The experience, service, response, and delivery have been great. There have been some obstacles, but they react very fast.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    They’ve always come to terms when we have to deliver on a specific date.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    They have a very good quality to price ratio, especially compared to other options in Spain.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    The fast response is outstanding, and the product has no flaws. I’ve had a very good experience with them.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    It’s very hard to find people with this level of response and commitment. It’s been the best partnership.

Mobile App Development for Travel Booking Platform

"Binary Mango looked at the problems I faced and used that to propose a better solution than what I’d thought of."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
2017
Project summary: 

Binary Mango created a native app for Android and iOS that lets users book flights. They handled the design and development from start to finish.

The Reviewer
 
51-200 Employees
 
Miami Beach, Florida
Carlos Edery
General Manager, Forest Travel
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The app met the client’s requirements and received a lot of positive feedback. Binary Mango delivered a high-quality app while managing a seamless workflow from end to end. They gave regular updates on timelines, manage expectations, and produced great value.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the general manager of Forest Travel, a full flight and luxury travel agency.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Binary Mango?

We needed to develop an application.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

Binary Mango built a client-facing native app for both Android and iOS devices. Users can log in to the app and book flights. We worked closely with our internal web design to create a color scheme, but the Binary Mango team handled most of the design and all of the development.

What is the team composition?

Jacobo (CTO, Binary Mango) was my main point of contact. He acted as the project manager in coordinating everything, but I believe he also was involved in quality control or development: he knew a lot about what was being done.

How did you come to work with Binary Mango?

I’ve known Jacobo for a long time. He used to work with my brother at a business intelligence company; they later split, and Jacobo started Binary Mango. 

How much have you invested with them?

We spent about $25,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

The project took place in 2017.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

Everyone absolutely loves the app. I think it’s one of the best pieces of technology ever developed. It was a true direction changer for our clients in our market.

How did Binary Mango perform from a project management standpoint?

Their project management was fantastic. One of the things I liked about working with Binary Mango is that their timelines were super on point. They did a good job of managing expectations about timelines. Whenever we had to change the timing, they updated the schedule expectations to prevent misunderstandings.

We had an Asana page to record tasks and to-dos, but I’m horrible about updating project management tools. We mostly communicated with Jacobo over email or the phone.

What did you find most impressive about them?

The last thing I want in a third-party vendor is an order-taker company that does exactly what I ask them to do. Binary Mango looked at the problems I faced and used that to propose a better solution than what I’d thought of. I have no experience in app development, so relying on their expertise to do something better saved us a lot of back and forth.

Are there any areas they could improve?

Honestly, I can’t think of anything—I had such a great experience.

Any advice for potential customers?

Let Binary Mango guide you. They really know what they’re doing to find the perfect solution. They’re creative and critical thinkers who understand how to make a solution that goes beyond something that’s pretty and what the client asks for. 

5.0
Overall Score We had a great experience working with Binary Mango.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    They updated deadlines as needed and managed our expectations well in the face of unknowns.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    Compared to the rates of two other app developers, Binary Mango charged 40% less.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    Everything about their job and delivery were seamless.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I’ve done so 20 times already.

Development of AR Showroom Modeling Tool

"Binary Mango is the type of team that delivers on its promises."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
4.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
2017
Project summary: 

Binary Mango has worked on various projects with the company, this one being specifically for an AR modeling tool. They worked on front- and backend development, UI/UX, and wireframing.

The Reviewer
 
51 - 200 Employees
 
Miami, Florida
Managing Partner, Marketing Agency
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

With a detail-oriented approach and unbreakable punctuality, Binary Mango delivered the necessary work. They’re capable of producing high-quality code and think things through from a business and marketing perspective before executing the work. They also offer new ideas and can work independently.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the managing partner of a marketing agency. We have a bit more than 50 people, and we work with large brands in Latin America.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Binary Mango?

We’ve worked with Binary Mango a lot. I believe this collaboration was specifically for an augmented reality project for one of our larger clients.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

Binary Mango helped us develop the front- and backend and the whole concept of the application. The main idea came from our agency but they basically came up with the whole concept and UI/UX wireframing and later designed the entire experience and frontend.

The application was for the sales team of Duracell, enabling them to place exhibitors in the application using AR and show those to supermarkets and big shops. Companies like Duracell basically buy spots in supermarkets to sell their batteries. The sales team uses the app in shops across Latin America to showcase how the exhibitors are going to look in those places.

What is the team composition?

I’m involved with the agency, but not to a great level of detail. I believe there were 3–4 people from Binary Mango involved. I always talked to Jacobo (CTO, Binary Mango) who was managing everything. They have a very confident team and they deliver.

How did you come to work with Binary Mango?

We have a lot of resources and a lot of provider databases. We probably started working with their account manager. I had a lot of contact with him since this is an important project for us, but I don’t remember how we found them.

How much have you invested with them?

This was a mid-sized project, so the engagement with Binary Mango was probably between $10,000–$20,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

I think this project started in 2016 or 2017.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

Binary Mango is very detail-oriented, which is the main thing I love about them. If they commit to a date, they deliver on it, and there’s not a lot of back and forth usually. Jacobo has a lot of criteria; he’s not just a normal developer. He really a business and marketing mindset, which leads to quality graphics, ideas, and code.

How did Binary Mango perform from a project management standpoint?

They typically deliver before the dates they give us and Jacobo handles project management pretty well. We trust them as a company, so there’s no problem at all for them to talk to the client. They work with us and we have a team of project managers from the agency who actually deliver the project to the client. Binary Mango is also in the front and we’ve had client meetings together with them.

What did you find most impressive about them?

They have a lot of common sense. Binary Mango isn’t the typical team just take our orders. They’re always proposing new ideas and are very business- and marketing-oriented.

Another thing I like about them is that whenever they give us a date, they’ll be on time. Binary Mango is the type of team that delivers on its promises. They’re very punctual with their deadlines.

Are there any areas they could improve?

It’s difficult to negotiate deadlines with them sometimes. I think that plays in their favor, but as the client, it’s sometimes difficult for me to agree on one date. They’re not flexible in this sense. If I tell them that I want something delivered in one or two weeks, they’ll tell me it’s not possible and that it’ll be three weeks. We’ve had some hard times trying to negotiate with them, but that plays in their favor because they’re always on time when they tell us a date. Agencies like ours need things to be rushed and fast sometimes, but we always end up working with them because they deliver.

Do you have any advice for future clients of theirs?

Clients should let them think; they’re good at that. Binary Mango is not the type of company that needs to be told exactly what to do in terms of colors, UX, and so on. If they have a brief with the objective, they’ll propose what the client needs.

5.0
Overall Score It’s difficult to find companies like Binary Mango nowadays.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    One of the reasons I hired them is that they deliver on time.
  • 4.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    They’re not the cheapest company and they’re not very flexible with negotiating.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I loved working with them. They can provide a long-term relationship for any type of partner.