A Global Software Engineering Firm

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DataArt is a global software engineering firm that takes a uniquely human approach to solving problems.

With over 20 years of experience, teams of highly-trained engineers around the world, deep industry sector knowledge, and ongoing technology research, we help clients create custom software that improves their opertaions and opens new markets. Powered by our People Fisrt principle, we work with clients at any scale and on any platform, and adapt alongside them as they evolve.

 

We integrate our engineering excellence with deeply human values that drive our business and our approach to relationships: curiosity, empathy, trust, honesty, and intuition. These qualities help us deliver high-value, high-quality solutions that our clients depend on, and lifetime partnerships they believe in.

Our key services:

  • Custom Software Development & Technology Consulting
  • Infrastructure & System Modernization
  • Cybersecurity Services
  • Quality Assurance
  • Managed Support

Our Centers of Competence:

  • AI / ML
  • AR / VR
  • Big Data
  • Blockchain
  • Business Intelligence
  • Business  Analysis
  • Cloud  Computing
  • CRM / Salesforce
  • Data  Visualization 
  • DevOps
  • M2M / IoT
  • Performance  Evaluation
  • QA  Automation
  • Security  Testing 
  • Usability
  • VoIP / WebRTC / Video
 
$50,000+
 
$25 - $49 / hr
 
1,000 - 9,999
 Founded
1997
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New York, NY
headquarters
  • 475 Park Ave S,
    New York, NY 10016
    United States
other locations

Focus

Service lines
  • Custom Software Development
  • UX/UI Design
  • IT Managed Services
Client focus
  • Midmarket ($10M - $1B)
  • Small Business (<$10M)
  • Enterprise (>$1B)
Industry focus
  • Financial services
  • Health Care & Medical
  • Information technology
Frameworks and CMS
Programming & scripting
Application platform
BI & big data focus
Managed services
Artificial Intelligence Focus
User Experience

Portfolio

Key clients: 

DataArt serves clients in finance, insurance, travel & hospitality, healthcare & life sciences, automotive, industry 4.0, media & entertainment, betting & gaming, retail, distribution & logistics and other industries. Key clients include Apple Leisure Group, Cancer Research UK, Nasdaq, Ocado, Credorax, skyscanner, Volksbanken und Raiffeisenbanken etc.

DataArt and Credorax - Client Testimonial

Ilya Dubinsky, VP of CTO Office at Credorax, explains why partnership relations with DataArt succeeded, despite the challenging nature of software projects in Merchant Acquiring Banking. Credorax and DataArt jointly invested a lot in team onboarding & training plans. This helped DataArt ensure continuity of development and quality assurance services over the course of 5+ years.

Contact us for more details by clicking

the button to the right.

DataArt and Apple Leisure Group - Client Testimonial

Apple Leisure Group (ALG) consists of seven world’s leading travel companies that have been providing all-inclusive vacation packages for 16 years.

ALG needed a partner who could immediately grasp CheapCarribean.com’s system nuances and devise the most cost-effective approach for upgrading and maintaining their legacy platform.

The DataArt team applied a reverse-engineering approach in order to get a deep

understanding of the client’s technology stack and business processes.

Justin Baker, Senior Director of Engineering at Apple Leisure Group, shares his experience of a long-lasting technology partnership with DataArt.

Contact us for more details by clicking the button to the right.

DataArt and Zesty - Client Testimonial

Zesty offers online and mobile platforms for booking healthcare appointments. It allows patients to find a private or NHS healthcare provider near them, and book an actual and confirmed appointment in under 60 seconds.

Lloyd Price and James Balmain from Zesty share their experience working with DataArt and describe why they consider it being successful cooperation with numerous projects for over 5 years.

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PSI is a privately-owned, full-service contract research organization (CRO), operating globally. PSI’s reputation on the market place is that of a no-nonsense CRO, capable of saving pharmaceutical sponsors millions of development dollars by consistently meeting clinical trial timelines.

Learn how PSI, a leading Clinical Research Organisation, formed a cohesive team with DataArt to develop a new software solution that

accelerates and optimizes budget calculation, tracking, and analysis for clinical trial projects, and why the partnership between a technology company and a CRO is the efficient way to expedite IT projects.

Contact us for more details: www.dataart.com

DataArt and ToHealth - Client Testimonial

Rupert Stock, CTO of ToHealth, explaining why partnering with DataArt is very much like working with your own developers and how that can help companies with everchanging requirements.


Contact us on https://www.dataart.com/clients/contact

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Dev & QA Resources for Procurement Systems Co

"They have strong technical capabilities."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
4.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$200,000 to $999,999
 
Dec. 2007 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

A procurement systems company engages DataArt to supplement their development resources. They provide development and QA resources who enhance applications and build products such as an e-invoicing solution.

The Reviewer
 
201-500 Employees
 
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Andrew Powell
Product Manager, Proactis
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

DataArt dedicates professional and intelligent resources who consistently produce satisfactory deliverables, which results in a lasting partnership. Their tenacity and honesty ensure transparent and productive engagements. They proactively communicate challenges to streamline collaboration.

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 a product manager for Proactis. We’re a medium-sized enterprise providing an online procurement system as spend management solutions.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with DataArt?

We could easily hire developers, but it was also easy to lose them because it was a fluid market. We had constant churn. As a result, we initially contacted DataArt to provide stability and long-term work.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

We almost exclusively engage DataArt as a source of developers. We mainly worked with junior developers but also had 1–2 senior developers on our team. We had a few QA resources from DataArt work on our projects over the years too. 

Throughout the years, they’ve worked on different applications. The applications existed but needed business-driven enhancements. In other instances, they updated and replaced legacy technology.

Their team also helped us to innovate e-invoicing. They were heavily involved in creating an electronic invoice processing solution. I was also responsible for a catalog management solution. The team from DataArt input a search algorithm using search engines.

What is the team composition?

At the moment, our company works with at least four people from DataArt. Over the years, I’ve worked with about 20–30 different people from their team.

How did you come to work with DataArt?

At the time, our CTO recently joined the organization and previously worked with DataArt at a different company. He said that their team was worth a try.

How much have you invested with them?

We’ve spent over $200,000 on their services. For a few years, we spent £10,000 (approximately $12,900 USD) a month on the partnership.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working with DataArt around December 2007, and our engagement’s ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

Over the years, we’ve worked with great people from DataArt and have had a positive experience with them; hence, we still work with their team. The fact that we’ve worked with them for many years speaks for itself.

The resources from DataArt have been direct and honest. If they don’t know what to do, they tell us. If there’s a problem, they tell us and then we solve it. Their developers are bright and hungry for challenges. Their worth ethic and enthusiasm are positive traits.

How did DataArt perform from a project management standpoint?

Generally, I directly interacted with small teams. When we had a bigger team, DataArt assigned a team leader who would give us weekly feedback. We also had daily stand-ups with their team. Communication has never been a problem. We’re also happy to be able to track their progress.

What did you find most impressive about them?

They have strong technical capabilities. If our resources don’t know how to tackle a challenge, they’ll find another person from DataArt who will come up with a solution.

Also, they give honest and open feedback. Their team will tell us if there’s a problem instead of trying to hide it.

Are there any areas they could improve?

There’s room for improvement in every organization. As with any organization, there has been inconsistency. We had a few plodders as well as superstars working with us. We occasionally had developers on the project for a long time who become tired. We normally addressed that by talking to DataArt and moving them onto a different project.   

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

Build a real partnership. If you work alongside them, you’ll get the best out of them. Work closely with them.

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

App Dev for Medical Device Company

"They’ve been extremely supportive in helping us integrate ideas we didn’t understand how to."

Quality: 
4.5
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
4.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$200,000 to $999,999
 
Aug. 2020 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

DataArt specified an application that enables the control of a medical device and allows communication with a greater ecosystem. They will continue providing maintenance and a regular refresh of the app.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Galway, United Kingdom
Graham Lay
CTO, Atlantic Therapeutics
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

DataArt's work so far has yielded excellent results and the client is comfortable with them. The team is knowledgeable and informative in those areas. They have adapted well to the change in communication due to the pandemic and are always ahead of the game when managing deadlines.

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 CTO of Atlantic Therapeutics and we produce a medical device for the improvement of female pelvic floor health, specifically in the treatment of incontinence.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with DataArt?

We were moving to a new product that is connected to various smartphones and a number of cloud-based services. We had no previous knowledge of applications or their implementation.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

DataArt specified an application that would enable us both to control the device itself and communicate with a greater ecosystem, which enables us to store both medical device and commercial data in a HIPAA and GDPR compliant manner. Although the project was on hold for a period of time, we will continue to use DataArt going forward for maintenance on the application. We want to have a regular refreshment of the application itself on a regular basis.

What is the team composition?

There were various stages of activity so it depends, but at most we dealt with between 9–11 of their staff. However, the main exchanges and interface were between about 2, including Julie (Director of Business Development).

How did you come to work with DataArt?

It was really about web reviews and there were a lot of discussions around other businesses using the application generation, but DataArt came up a number of times. After review, we decided to go with them.

How much have you invested with them?

It will have cost about £250,000 (approximately $318,000 US dollars).

What is the status of this engagement?

We began working together in August 2017 and the collaboration is still ongoing. That is due to internal company reasons; we had a hiatus on the project.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

We’ve had great results from our point of view and we’re really comfortable with them.

How did DataArt perform from a project management standpoint?

They’ve been informative in the areas that they’re knowledgeable in and have been able to direct us so that we have the correct support going through the project. The individual relationships are strong and personal. The communication has changed a little over the last few months, but initially, we used to do a lot of face to face communication. Now we use either Zoom or Microsoft Teams, and we also use the telephone as well. They’ve always been somewhat ahead of the game and really great at managing deadlines, which isn’t something I often say. I think on a timely basis they’ve been first class.

What did you find most impressive about them?

I think it’s the fact that as a business we’ve been able to describe ideas and thoughts to them, and they’ve been able to integrate the mechanisms into development so we’ve been able to include them in the application. They’ve been extremely supportive in helping us integrate ideas we didn’t understand how to.

Are there any areas they could improve?

We did have to modify the English on the application so it is suitable, but that not a complaint. Just something we had to do.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

Be in a strong position to specify clearly what the outputs needed are.

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

Staff Augmentation for Software Dev Company

"They have the willingness to be flexible in terms of changing requirements and priorities."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
June 2016 - June 2018
Project summary: 

DataArt provided staff augmentation on several development teams of the company to support their goal to create an omnichannel system. They restructured codes, fixed bugs, and introduced formal QA.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
London, United Kingdom
CEO, Software Dev Company
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

DataArt sets itself apart from other firms by having an organized process. The team has great expertise on their fields and delivers high-caliber work. They are also capable of adapting to a company's fast-paced environment and able to communicate requirements effectively and efficiently.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I am the CEO of a software development company with headquarters in London, England. We have 10 employees and sell throughout the UK, mainly through resellers

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire DataArt?

The project to develop an omnichannel contact center system was very ambitious for a small company and team and whereas we had made significant progress on our own, we reached a point where we wanted to speed up development, especially of specific features for delivery to customers. We hired DataArt to add resources and help us achieve these goals.

What were your goals for this project?

We needed additional resources to augment our small team and rather than go through the risky, time consuming and potentially costly process of recruitment of new internal resources, we decided to use the services of an outsourcing company. This would give us immediate additional resources with the flexibility to scale up or down as required.

There were various areas of development of the product that DataArt got involved with over a two year period and the goals were varied:

  • speed up the development of new features
  • employ DataArt skills to review and contribute to design
  • refactor/restructure code
  • fix bugs
  • introduce formal QA to our processes

The expected impact on our business was:

  • to be more competitive in terms of additional product features available earlier 
  • to create a more reliable system through formal QA and bug fixing
  • to become more productive internally by applying more formal processes as part of the external interaction
SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

I was introduced to DataArt by someone I knew and became familiar with their customer engagement ethos and attitude to collaboration which I liked. They are very customer focussed and are flexible and accommodating in the way they interact.

We had a poor outsource experience quite sometime earlier, partly because of our own issues, so I had a good idea of what I was looking for to make a success. Because of this, I didn't feel the need to review other companies at this stage. The plan was to start on a well-defined feature development requirement and to review its success or failure to determine whether to proceed further. I made the decision to start working with them and to continue after the success of the first project.

Describe the project in detail.

The first project was to capture a video recording of the user's screen as they handled a customer service call using our contact center system. It was a well-defined requirement and not entirely trivial, especially with regard to performance.

The work was done on time and materials rather than on a fixed cost basis. There was an initial period of about 2 weeks for DataArt to review the spec. and get to know our existing system.

The project then took about 5 weeks to complete. We provided the requirement and context within our existing system and modules and DataArt contributed to the design, choice of 3rd party products, development, and testing. There were regular stand-up meetings to review progress and detailed reporting by DataArt on work done, problems encountered and resolved.

What was the team composition?

An account manager, project manager, senior software developer, and QA were appointed within DataArt. We had me as the overall management resource from our end, and a technical lead to the interface on all technical matters.

Communication was mainly with the project manager but communication with the developer was also initiated from either side when required. As further work was done subsequent to the first project, the team grew to 3 or 4 developers and 2 QA's at one point.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

The video recording feature was delivered on time, met our requirements and was delivered by us to our customer to their satisfaction. Further work undertaken was generally of a high quality with very good communications through the project managers and directly with developers.

How effective was the workflow between your team and theirs?

DataArt helped us structure our workflow to be more efficient and productive. As a small team we were used to working fairly informally and working with DataArt helped us formalise our processes. This has had long-term knock-on benefits for our organisation. We used Jira to formally communicate requirments, bugs and progress.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

The most impressive thing about DataArt was its customer focus, friendly and helpful attitude. They have the willingness to be flexible in terms of changing requirements and priorities. And they are dedicated to achieving customer satisfaction. The technical abilities of their staff were also of high quality.

Are there any areas for improvement?

None that come to mind.

5.0
Overall Score All described above
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    All explained above
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    ALl work was done on a time and materials basis and their man-hour costs and total project costs were very reasonable.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    All explained above
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    All described above

Custom Web & App Dev for Second & Community Care Portal

"Their ability to support a company through its lifecycle journey and growth period is impressive."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
4.0
Cost: 
4.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$1,000,000 - $9,999,999
 
Dec. 2014 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

DataArt provides development support across various projects. They’ve designed platforms, developed front- and backends, and performed custom web and app development for enterprise and consumer platforms. 

The Reviewer
 
51-200 Employees
 
London, United Kingdom
Co-Founder, Zesty
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The services from DataArt have pleased the client time and time again, as they continue to deliver high-quality work that functions as expected. Their ability to juggle multiple tasks and work efficiently stands out. They make accurate estimates and follow through on their promises. 

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 co-founder and CMO of Zesty, a digital health company. We build software for hospitals so patients can manage their appointments and view their test results. We basically build patient portals for NHS hospitals.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with DataArt?

We needed development support.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

They help us with a lot of projects, including giving advice on technology platforms and databases to use. They’ve done quite a lot of design work for us. They handle the early stages of product design to wireframes to initial concepts and all the way through to storyboards and actual coding and implementation. 

They do custom web and app development. In 2016, they helped us launch a consumer platform. For this, they built the front- and backend applications. In 2017, they launched all of our iOS and Android apps that they had designed, built, and tested. They built the first one in Swift, a native iOS language framework. In Android, they used Google Play. 

From 2018 and onward, they’ve been helping us reiterate and improve our enterprise app which is the one that we sell in NHS hospitals. For our enterprise platform, they’ve been part of the team. We have an in-house development team but we also used a couple of people from DataArt and they’ve played a big role on the team to develop the platform. We don’t engage them on a project by project basis but we engage them all the time. 

What is the team composition?

My point of contacts are Julie (Director of Business Development) and another person who is a partner and director. On a daily basis, I speak with our point of contact for resourcing and project management. Beyond that, there’s a couple of developers that we work with regularly.

How did you come to work with DataArt?

We were introduced to them through one of our VCs. We started to engage with them and assigned an initial project. We saw that the design, delivery, account management, and project management was very good. We then started to increase the scope and amount of work we do with them. That then led us to a place where they started to have one or two people on retainer for a month. At that point, we did a pricing analysis and started to look at market rates and quality. 

Our lead architect and software engineer started to think about how we’d build our team to how we’d combine in-house versus outsource developers. That’s when we took another look at DataArt’s capabilities.

How much have you invested with them?

We’ve spent $1 million.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working together in December 2014 and the relationship is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

We’ve been really happy with them and the quality of their work is very good. Since they have a very wide range of clients, they can always advise on the latest blockchain, AI, or CRM system. Their width and breadth of information are impressive. Their work has been delivered very successfully. We’ve been happy with the results we’ve seen and they’re a key part of our team. 

How did DataArt perform from a project management standpoint?

They have an office in London, which we like. We do a lot of catch up calls on Zoom and on the phone during daily standups. Every two weeks, we have check-ins where we go to their office or they come to us. We have a good relationship and they always deliver. Their estimates are always fairly accurate. They’re very professional and organized. We get very accurate reports on activity and where we’re at in the project. They have a well-run organization.

What did you find most impressive about them?

Their ability to support a company through its lifecycle journey and growth period is impressive. They can scale up and down as needed — they’re flexible. They plan things very well and are very efficient. For the small to medium size clients, you get the discipline of a large client because that’s the way they work.

They’re an important provider for us and are almost a utility. We know that the costs will be fairly accurate. I also like that there doesn’t tend to be any surprises. If they say they can do it, they can do it.

They’re very flexible, professional, and knowledgeable. They have a lot of clients from startups all the way through to very large corporations. They bring financial, e-commerce, retail experience to healthcare. They then take very disciplined, risk-averse, security data protection principles from healthcare and apply it to their other industries. They cross-pollinate very well and we like the ability to scale up and down. 

Are there any areas they could improve?

They could mix it up a bit and have more sales dinners or sales conferences where we can meet people from different industries. On the PR side, they could talk and advertise a bit more about what they do. Their culture is very process- and delivery-focused, which is great as a client because you know the DNA around the company is delivery. However, there is no newsletter or conference or webinar that would let us know the projects and technologies they’re working on. They could do more outreach to existing and prospective clients.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

Write a good brief. Be clear on what you want them to do. They’re very good at interpreting a brief and your requirements but you need to take a lot of time upfront explaining exactly what you want.

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

Data Dev for Insurance Company

"Their technical skill was high, as was the quality of their work."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Confidential
 
May - June 2020
Project summary: 

DataArt provided development on a data product. Their team built code to process a large data set and transform it into a desired format. 

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
New York, New York
VP of Product, Insurtech Company
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

DataArt delivered the project quickly and within budget. Their team understood the needs of the project and had great technical skill. They completed the project ahead of schedule and had great communication. 

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

We are an insurtech company building tools for insurance agents in the commercial property & casualty space. My position is head of product.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire DataArt?

We hired DataArt to assist us in preparing our platform to offer e-forms to our users. Specifically, the work that they did would allow us to digitize a standard set of forms. The feature allows our users to complete an insurance form online and then output the data into the industry-accepted format, allowing our user to download the form into an editable PDF document.

What were your goals for this project?

The goal of the project was to build a tool that ingested data that was provided in the format supplied by an industry organization and to transform that data into a file that conformed to our specifications. This tool would save our company many person hours of having to manually perform the activity on a form-by-form basis.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

Our company put together description of several projects that we identified were suitable for outsourcing to a vendor. We shared this document with two companies and had a series of meetings with each to review the scope of work. Both companies returned with proposals that provided information about their capabilities, their approaches to tackling each of the projects, and their estimated project costs. The CEO and heads of product and technology were involved in evaluating the proposals and in deciding on the vendor. We went with DataArt because the combination of their industry experience, technical expertise, cost, methodologies, and flexibility in structuring the engagement was superior to the other firm we considered.

Describe the project in detail.

DataArt was responsible for delivering two items: 1) a set of data in the format that we specified, and 2) code that we could use to process a large set of data that would result in outputting the data into our desired format. Initial meetings were set up to review our Web app so that the DataArt team could understand our product and could obtain context for the work they were undertaking. Subsequently, we provided them with sample sets of data that they could use to test approaches for processing it with the objective of transforming it and outputting it to our desired format. While this was going on, our company was seeking ways to obtain the raw input data from a third party. After we were able to secure the data, we made it available to DataArt. This forced DataArt to revisit their approach because the new data source provided data in a different manner. They were able to adjust quickly and were able to achieve the project goals despite our initially having them go down a different path.

What was the team composition?

One software engineer (full-time), one technical architect (part-time), one project/delivery manager (part-time), one subject matter expert (part-time).

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

Within a few short weeks, the DataArt team was able to deliver on the project ahead of time and under budget. The delivered set of data and the code were of high quality.

How effective was the workflow between your team and theirs?

We had daily check-ins and we used instant messaging to communicate between check-ins.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

The DataArt team was quick to understand our needs and they spent the time ensuring they fully grasped the objectives of the project. In addition, their technical skill was high, as was the quality fo their work.

Are there any areas for improvement?

Given the limited scope of the project, there probably could have been less oversight and participation from their project delivery / engagement management folks, but given they completed the project ahead of schedule and under budget made the addition of those folks a nice to have.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    They employ very solid project and process management practices. Very impressed.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    Very good value for the money we spent on the project.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    We didn't have to do a lot of explaining. They "got it", and they delivered on it quickly and with high quality.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Frontend Dev for Wealth Management Platform

"The constant high quality of their consultants was impressive."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
4.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
Jan. 2018 - Mar. 2019
Project summary: 

DataArt provided frontend development services among various projects for a wealth management platform. They worked with AngularJS, Angular, and Bootstrap.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Stockholm, Sweden
Markus Alin
CEO, Sharpfin AB
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

DataArt's work was crucial for the scalability of the product and saved the client a lot of money. Although they left project management in the hands of the client, they were always professional and friendly.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

Sharpfin develops the state of the art wealth management platform, Sharpfin Wealth Management Suite which targets external asset managers, banks and family offices. I myself am the CEO and founder of Sharpfin.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire DataArt?

We have been using DataArts services as resources in our web/frontend development with various consultants. We also assigned one of their consultants for a longer project when we upgraded our frontend framework from AngularJS to Angular.

What were your goals for this project?

The solution should work the exact same way afterwards but with the new technology and use features from that. Within this project we also implemented i18n to make our solution support multiple languages.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

I have been working over many years in many company constallations with DataArt and I know for a fact that they always deliver high quality services to reasonable prices.

Describe the project and the services they provided in detail.

We have been using three different web developers from DataArt with expertice in AngularJS, Angular and Bootstrap. We also let them to an UI/UX-review of our solution a couple of years ago.

What was the team composition?

The team always consisted of one web developer from DataArt and our backend developers within Sharpfin.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

The project was absolutely crucial for our current scalability of the product. Without this upgrade we would have had a much more costly setup which would have been much harder to scale.

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

We managed the project ourself.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

The constant high quality of their consultants was impressive.

Are there any areas for improvement?

Not that I can think of. DataArt delivers what you pay for and more. Always friendly always professional.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 4.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    Not the cheapest consultancy but best value for money.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    Superb quality for decent money!
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Custom Development for Clinical Trial Budget Tool

"DataArt is very service-oriented, which is rare in tech companies. We have managed to built a great relationship."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$1,000,000 - $9,999,999
 
Jan. 2017 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

DataArt created a software solution that could accurately calculate budget requirements for a large-scale clinical trial. They handled all aspects of the project, from architectural design to QA and deployment.

The Reviewer
 
1,001-5,000 Employees
 
Zug, Switzerland
Olga Alfonsova
Global Head BD, PSI CRO AG
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Not only did DataArt produce an effective solution within a limited timeframe, but also the results could be shared with key stakeholders in a clear way. The team stayed flexible and adapted to an evolving project vision, which sinched their success.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

PSI is a clinical contract research organization that specializes on running clinical trials of new pharmaceuticals. I head up global business development at PSI.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire DataArt?

Clinical trial is a complex project ranging over a number of years and millions of dollars, involving multiple vendors and partners. Estimating the cost of this project is a complex task, therefore we needed DataArt to help us automate the budgeting tool.

What were your goals for this project?

Improve the speed, efficiency and accuracy of budget calculation, as well as inter-departmental collaboration.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

Through competitive bidding

Describe the project and the services they provided in detail.

Full-cycle of software development:

  • Discovery phase
  • IT consulting
  • Architectural design
  • UI/UX, software development
  • QA
  • Deployment
  • User training
  • Support & maintenance.

What was the team composition?

PM, solution designer, solution architect, business analyst, front and backend developers, testers, technical writers, development operations, management oversight

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

I can't tell you enough how happy we are to be able to produce accurate study budgets in the minimal timeframe and have them sharable and reviewable by company stakeholders and a clear, transparent manner. This has been a GREAT accomplishment by both DataArt and PSI teams.

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

As the vision of the project evolved, their PM team remained agile, flexible, accommodating, and creative.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

DataArt is very service-oriented, which is rare in tech companies. We have managed to built a great relationship.

Are there any areas for improvement?

Can't think of anything

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

QA for Financial Institution

"They adjust to the specifics of the business quite fast, and the work has been very professional."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
4.5
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$1,000,000 - $9,999,999
 
Jan. 2015 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

DataArt provided QA services for the software platform of a European financial institution, testing credit card payments, billing, and other automated functionalities for bugs and potential improvements.

The Reviewer
 
201-500 Employees
 
Malta
Ilya Dubinsky
VP CTO, Credorax
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The project has been hugely successful, enabling the client to meet multiple critical and recurring deadlines from their credit providers and ensuring continued operation of the platform. The team leveraged unique expertise for the project and has been communicative and professional in their work.

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

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

Credorax is a fully-licensed financial institution in Europe. It’s one of the first fintech companies to receive payment institution and credit institution licenses in the EU. We have around 250 employees, and our core businesses are payment services, payment acquiring, and banking services. We operate in the card and alternative payments markets, bordering e-commerce and not only.

I’m the VP of the CTO office in the organization. I lead the CTO office and report directly to the company’s CTO

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with DataArt?

We were facing a major platform transformation project. We had a card management acquiring platform that we were using in a SaaS model, and that we wanted to migrate to an on-premises system. We hired DataArt to perform QA services for the platform.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

The software was built and implemented by another party. DataArt was in charge of ensuring that the quality was adequate. They provided QA for a system involving card payments, which means that they had to do end-to-end automated tests for card payment protocols, and verify very elaborate billing and interchange logic present in the system.

They developed the automation framework for the QA, on top of providing the testing.

They also provided some consultancy a few years later, when we were scouting for a core banking platform.

What is the team composition?

I haven’t been following the collaboration for the last 12 months. I was in direct contact with them for 4–5 years, during my previous role. The team size used to be 10–12 people, and it’s roughly the same number now, but I don’t know the exact figure.

How did you come to work with DataArt?

We ran a tender for QA services and made a shortlist of four candidate companies. Someone recommended DataArt to us.

How much have you invested with them?

We started at $800,000–$900,000 per year. It was a bit less earlier, and it grew during certain periods. I’d say we’ve spent $3 million–$3.5 million with them to date.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working with DataArt in Q1 of 2015. They still work for us, at the same volume and capacity.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

They’re testing our core platform, and any defect that escapes their attention is something that keeps us in production longer. The more defects they discover, the faster they execute test cases, the better the coverage, and the fewer the escaping defects, the better the quality of the service.

The number of test cases, the test coverage, and the number of escaping defects are the key metrics for DataArt’s performance.

How did DataArt perform from a project management standpoint?

I was very happy with it. It was one area of the project that we didn’t need to worry about. There was an adjustment period, but they quickly responded to my comments and modified the team structure accordingly. It was smooth sailing after the initial period.

Specifically for the carding business, there are deadlines imposed by players like Mastercard and other major card providers, which are absolutely immovable. We’ve been able to successfully meet those at least twice a year. There are two releases annually, and, if we can’t meet them, we can’t continue doing business with VISA or Mastercard. DataArt has a proven history of meeting project deadlines over the course of five years.

What did you find most impressive about them?

I’d say there were three core things, one accidental and three substantial. The accidental one was that they actually had people on staff who were familiar with the system we were going to test and deploy, which gave them an initial head start. They pulled those people into the project and leveraged them properly. The substantial parts are that they’re really transparent and responsive. I never had an issue that wasn’t resolved to our satisfaction, whether it was with the team, the structure, or something else.

The same goes for the hiring process, which is another. We were part of the hiring process for the team, even though it wasn’t the kind of engagement where we were buying heads. Their selection process was quite good.

Card management and acquiring is a very specific business, and there aren’t many people familiar with it. We did some on-the-job training and provided whatever materials we could. On DataArt’s side, they leveraged whatever was given to them, so that any new team members were trained to the maximum. It included things as simple as recording knowledge transfer presentations given by me and sending new members to me only after they’d seen those presentations.

They adjust to the specifics of the business quite fast, and the work has been very professional.

Are there any areas they could improve?

I don’t think they have a major disadvantage that I could pinpoint. They’ve already improved everything I’ve asked them to improve, so I don’t want to make up things.

Do you have any advice for future clients of theirs?

It’s important to get deeply involved at the beginning of the project. I don’t know whether or not this is an approach that DataArt provides to everyone by default, but what worked for us was to get involved with the personnel and training processes from the very start.

We gave it the necessary attention, so that the members would get all the training they needed to be efficient, and we openly discussed any issues before they became an issue for the project. The communication is very open, and they’re easy to work with. If we’re explicit with them, they respond and adjust very fast and to our satisfaction.

5.0
Overall Score They’re continuing to provide a wonderful service, and I highly recommend considering them as a software partner.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    The planning was joined, and the execution was according to the deadlines.
  • 4.5 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    They’re not the cheapest player in the market.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I’ve recommended them already.

Front End Development for Automotive Company

"DataArt is not afraid to engage in challenging or niche projects."

Quality: 
4.5
Schedule: 
4.0
Cost: 
4.0
Willing to refer: 
4.0
The Project
 
$1,000,000 - $9,999,999
 
Jan. 2014 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

DataArt works alongside an automotive company to develop a tabled-based mobile application. The team is building the frontend and the web server that services the app, among other tasks.

The Reviewer
 
201-500 Employees
 
Switzerland
Project Manager, Automotive Company
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The client is pleased with DataArt’s quality of work and timeliness so far. Their QA efforts are highly attentive to details, and the development team — working in Agile — is smooth to transition and willing to take on challenges as needed. 

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 a project manager for an automotive company.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with DataArt?

We were looking to hire a team to develop software with our internal team.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

DataArt worked to develop parts of the software with technology we didn’t have in our in-house team. Initially, they worked completely separate from our team, but they have since integrated. 

They are developing the frontend of the mobile application. The app uses simulation software used by auto manufacturers and their suppliers for improving the design of tools used to develop car parts. It’s tablet-based and connects to a backend that was developed collaboratively. 

We developed the Android version; they are working on the web server that services the tablet and its software. They continue to work on new requirements as well as other small projects we present to them.

What is the team composition?

The size of the team is fluid, changing as needed. It consists of developers and QA engineers.

How did you come to work with DataArt?

We requested proposals for the project from companies we found online that had experience. Out of the ones that responded, we felt DataArt was the best fit.

How much have you invested with them?

We’ve spent 1.5 million Swiss francs (approximately $1.6 million USD).

What is the status of this engagement?

We began working together in January 2014, and it is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

The QA engineers are extremely qualified for the tasks. They do careful, detailed work. Since the teams are integrated, there is daily tracking done.

How did DataArt perform from a project management standpoint?

I manage the project. We have several meetings each week to discuss things. We work in an Agile framework and also do Scrum.

What did you find most impressive about them?

DataArt is not afraid to engage in challenging or niche projects and are willing to allocate a small team when necessary. They work long-term with us; the developers are dedicated, and their rotation is seamless. 

Are there any areas they could improve?

They could optimize their hiring processes, focusing more on the quality of skill level over the number of recruits.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 4.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 4.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 4.5 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    I feel the skill level is higher in their QA than the developers.
  • 4.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I have recommended them, and will continue to do so.
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Business Entity Name
DataArt Solutions, Inc.
Status
Active
Jurisdiction of Formation
New York
Id
2117914
Date of Formation
Feb 28, 1997
Last updated
Oct 16, 2020
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