Can you share any information that demonstrates the impact that this project has had on your business?
We saw the first substantial and, what’s more important, positive results already at the end of the migration phase. Even without further tuning, the system started to operate much better, owing to the performed code optimization. With every new feature implemented, the solution was becoming more powerful. We were collecting feedback from banking analysts about each particular piece of functionality, and they were mostly positive. All in all, both the migration and customization were a success, so we were satisfied with the project results.
How was project management arranged and how effective was it?
As I’ve mentioned before, initially, we were selecting a technology partner who would be competent enough in the banking domain. We knew that hiring someone technically cool but unaware of the banking realities could be a stopper. Fortunately, with Iflexion, we didn’t face any difficulties owing to their understanding of both technological and business aspects of the project. I would also want to highlight Iflexion’s effectiveness from the project management standpoint, which was one of the essential factors of productive workflows between our teams.
What did you find most impressive about this company?
I am always happy to cooperate with enthusiastic software development companies. Throughout my career, I worked with highly qualified IT professionals who were quite passive during the development; they fulfilled the assigned tasks but never stepped up with their ideas or showed their keen interest in the solution they developed. Luckily, we had a true partnership with Iflexion, where we both partook on equal terms. I appreciated their dedication, critical thinking, and excellent responsiveness.
Are there any areas for improvement?
I think that collaboration with an outsourcing company from another continent is always a challenge, especially during active development stages, because of the substantial time difference. In the beginning, it was not so easy for us to set up a mutually advantageous communication pattern, but by trial and error, we managed to find the optimal interaction model.