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The Software House is a custom application development company from Poland established in 2012. We help CTOs and entire businesses get their software products done on time, using the best technologies.

✔  BATTLE-TESTED TECHNOLOGIES

  • future-proof web development using Symfony, Node.js, React, Angular, Vue
  • modern mobile development: iOS, Android and React Native

✔  COMPLETE DEVELOPMENT TEAMS

  • 140 engineers working under one roof
  • creators of Kakunin, an open-source E2E testing framework loved by developers
  • speakers at the biggest tech meetups in Poland (we organize one of them!)

✔  RELIABLE AGILE PROCESS

  • 150+ projects delivered
  • business-oriented project managers
  • mechanisms for efficient timeline & budget control
  • tools for effective communication: Jira, Slack, Basecamp

✔  CUTTING-EDGE DEVOPS SERVICES

  • independent DevOps special forces
  • scalable & secure architecture made with Docker, Jenkins and Kubernetes
  • cloud hosting on Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Storage

✔  TOP-NOTCH QUALITY ASSURANCE

  • dedicated QA team
  • test automation done with our open-source framework Kakunin
  • free code review at the beginning of development process

 

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$10,000+
 
$25 - $49 / hr
 
50 - 249
 Founded
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Gliwice, Poland
headquarters
  • Dolnych Wałów 8
    Gliwice 44-100
    Poland

Portfolio

Key clients: 

eSky.com, Takamol, Smartum, WieBetaaltWat, Synerise, Worldwide101.com, SpeakersCorner.com, Prisma.com, Deliveryy.com, Prografix, TVT, Child Care Center Software, Smartum, MEDarchiver, Flyo, PAAY

Benefit platform for over 70 Finnish municipalities

Being a long-term Arantio partner, The Software House was responsible for the initial business analysis of the project. The idea was to connect with the existing API from Arantio Core and to add customized frontend part of the app. Also, The Software House was responsible for the so-called BFF (backend for frontend) development. 

We’ve created the proxy to connect the brand new frontend with the existing API. The

whole project was managed by our experienced PM, overseeing the team of a variety of specialists. Among them were not only frontend and backend developers, but also QA engineers, testing the product on every stage. Last but not least, the interface of the Vaana platform was designed by UX/UI specialists from The Software House.

ESKY - complex e-commerce platform for online travel agency

eSky is an online travel agency that offers services of over 500 000 of hotels and 650 airlines.  The Software House team forms part of a group responsible for designing and building efficient and future-proof platform that enables eSky to grow in international markets. We offered our client the&nbsp

;best technical solutions, addressing business challenges of the new platform.

WBW - Bill-splitting app with 1 000 000 downloads

WieBetaaltWat (meaning “who pays what”) is a Dutch brand offering solutions for people who share their finances with others. The company decided to invest in web and mobile applications, but couldn’t find qualified developers in the Netherlands. They contacted us and we crafted native iOS and Android apps, as well as a web application based on Angular. Intuitive interface and useful functionalities resulted in over 1 000 000

downloads, and now WieBetaaltWat and The Software House work on expanding to the European market.

Synerise - AI-driven marketing dashboards used by the biggest players

Synerise is a “Growth as a Service” platform offering innovative marketing solutions. The Software House was approached by Synerise and asked for help with the frontend development of their tools. Our leading JavaScript developers used React library to create new dashboards, allowing users to easy personalise their marketing campaigns and gather customer data. These solutions are now recognised by world-famous brands such as

Microsoft, Carrefour and Oriflame.

Smartum - Employee benefit system in Finland with 1 mln users

Smartum is an employee benefit provider for Finland. As the company grew, their internal systems turned out to be inefficient. The Software House crafted a completely new administration panel based on PHP Symfony, as well as native iOS and Android applications for end users. Improving the UX on every level resulted in an increased user base and now Smartum is the biggest employee benefits provider in Finland, offering access to

over 20k venues.

Forsah - A tendering platform bringing together 7500 businesses

Forsah is an announcement board where offers and requests for simple tasks are published. The Software House was involved in Forsah project for 14 months. During this time, 25 developers and the DevOps team were responsible for creating the customised platform that supports the whole tendering workflow. It was the first big implementation where our React.js programmers could really spread their wings and use their vast

knowledge and abilities. 

Forsah’s appeal lies in clear usability and straight-forward workflow – from verifying the company (organiser), displaying the list of applications, comparing offers, manually selecting the right offer and sending a message to the tender winner to finally collecting the payment from the company organising the tender. Simple as that!

Simple and intuitive ticketing system for events in Switzerland

Ticketpark is a Swiss platform, allowing event organisers to manage their events, with emphasis on ticket reservations and sales. Apart from booking, institutions can communicate with attendees, deliver tickets, issue vouchers, control admission, access customer data and receive feedback. Ticketpark cooperates with theatres, conferences, concert halls, transportation companies, festivals and many more.

The Software

House was chosen due to our proficiency in web development in Symfony. Our main tasks include ensuring a stable technological foundation, developing new features and ongoing maintenance. Among new functionalities suggested by Ticketpark and added by our backend developers, there is CRM panel for event organisers, flexible voucher system, support for large events (with 1000+ seats), mechanisms automating the accounting tasks, and many more. 
 

Modern mobile apps for Weenect’s GPS trackers

Weenect offers a wide range of GPS trackers, which allow for precise real-time geolocation. With Weenect, you will always know where your pets or family members are. The company has long had a range of mobile apps which allow users to control the trackers and set various parameters for their performance.

Thanks to this combined creativity, we created iOS and Android apps far superior to the original ones. In a short

time, they were downloaded over 100 thousand times and averaged 4.5/5 in reviews. 

Kanaf - Business accelerator program supporting over 1000 startups

Kanaf is a platform that allows startups to apply for business accelerator programs and receive advice on putting their ideas into action. It’s a very useful tool for young talents and developing businesses. If the idea is good enough, startups will receive seed funding, office space, mentorship and coaching, access to investors and experts and necessary exposure. 

Kanaf has been created by our PHP and

Angular teams, along with the Product Desing team creating the responsive web design in accordance with UX/UI standards. Just for the purpose of this project, our team invented and implemented a custom open-source tool for translation management - Babelsheet. What’s more, it was one of the first projects where we were used the API Platform framework.

A single platform with countless event management possibilities

MindMint is an event management system that helps inexperienced coordinators with handling the organisation process step-by-step. The app includes multiple features: timelines, lists of tasks and requirements, registration of participants along with payment, an interactive wizard to create the promotion website and event agenda, video guides, and more. 

The Software House built, tested, and deployed a hybrid

mobile app for iOS and Android devices, as well as a similar web platform.

Flyo - Customized airport shuttle system with Android apps

The Software House helped PKS Oslo to digitise and automate their offer and it led to the birth of a new brand – Flyo. We’ve started with an in-depth analysis of the project. After that, we’ve come up with an idea to develop a new platform for workflow management (including a route-planning system). We’ve created a web app according to the best responsive web development practices. 

The brand new app allows

travellers to book Oslo Airport transfer in a few straightforward steps. Moreover, we’ve developed Android applications for both the clients (with an integrated payment system) and the drivers.

GDPR-compliant mobile app for personal data management

The Software House was chosen to take over the preliminary APIs and improve them. Initially, we were responsible for integrating these APIs into the existing web platform. 

Then, the main goal for us was to develop native applications for Android (Kotlin) and iOS (Swift). Also, we’ve implemented some features, such as a user profile panel, signing in through social media/email profiles and live chat

functionality.

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Web Development for Legal Services Provider

"The Software House works in agile methodology."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
4.5
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Confidential
 
June 2016 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

The Software House implemented substantial new functionality in a Symfony-based web application through code and algorithms that allowed for easier public access to a wealth of legal documents.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Copenhagen, Denmark
Kristian Kaa
CTO, TestaViva
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Feedback from the project has been overwhelmingly positive, and engagement has skyrocketed to over 25% of the Danish market for legal services offered. The entire team at The Software House demonstrated incredible skill, organization, and professionalism, from the developers to the managers.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I’m a CTO and former Product Owner at TestaViva – the online platform for people looking for easy access to legal consultations as far as wills, proxies, marriage certificates, contracts, and other important documents are concerned. My job is to manage the technical development of the platform and oversee our technical partners.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire The Software House?

We were looking for a company proficient in Symfony framework since our project was a Symfony-based web application with a massive database.

What were your goals for this project?

The main goal of the project was the backend implementation. It required integrating all services and necessary features, creating logic and introducing algorithms.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

We chose The Software House based on their previous web development experience, especially with the Symfony framework. The company was recommended by one of our previous technological partners and it was a perfect match.

Describe the project and the services they provided in detail.

TestaViva platform’s deployment was a multi-layered process and included importing personal data and processing it, designing algorithms for calculation the “life score”, digital signature technology, queuing tasks, safe data entering, and much more.

What was the team composition?

The Software House really cares about a regular team for every project, so we received help from three very experienced PHP Developers and one Quality Assurance Engineer who were involved in the project from the beginning to the end. What’s more, a dedicated Project Manager was overseeing the project’s progress.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

The project is a grand success. The user feedback is absolutely overwhelming – some people say that if it wasn’t for TestaViva they probably wouldn’t decide on creating a will or get their documents in order. We spread awareness all across Denmark that legal procedures are not as complicated as they seem.

Due to our strong business partner, more than 1.5 million Danes has access to free legal advice through our platform. Up untill now, we have created more than 30,000 legal documents of which 10,000 are wills - thats more than 25% of the total market in Denmark.

We constantly receive 5-star reviews online (Facebook, Google and Trustpilot among others) and “thank you” messages from happy clients.

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

The Software House works in agile methodology. At the very beginning during scoping sessions, we prepared the entire product roadmap and the development plan for the upcoming months. Every two weeks we organised sprints to discuss what has been done already, view the latest demo and decide what needs to be prepared before the next sprint.

The day-to-day communication was conducted via. daily meetings, Slack and video conferences.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

In general, we were impressed all the way, but if I have to point out one thing, it must be the very skilled, professional and forthcoming staff – all the way from the managers to the developers. The skill level of the developers is very high, and during the project I learned a lot of new stuff.

Are there any areas for improvement?

I don’t know if they are already doing this, but more and more of the “near-shore” companies are opening offices in Denmark, to make the communication easier. Not that it really was any problem, but having a go-to person in the local community is always nice.

5.0
Overall Score We couldn’t be more satisfied.
  • 4.5 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    The estimation process was good, and they delivered on time.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    They are very price competitive especially when looking at the value received.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    – The software they developed have passed the test of time. We have not had any real incidents or experienced any major bugs.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I’ve already recommended them to different startups in DK

Development, Scaling & Maintenance for Ticketing Platform

“Their ability to think beyond the code is amazing.”

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
4.5
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
Oct. 2017 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

The Software House is developing and scaling a ticketing platform to accommodate more users and events. They have enhanced the technological stack and added functionalities. The team provides ongoing support.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Bern. Switzerland
Manuel Reinhard
Co-Founder & CTO, Ticketpark
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Users and internal stakeholders have praised the improved platform. The Software House deploys an agile, problem-solving approach, delivering actionable insights and original solutions. Their high-quality work and personable team spurs continued engagement.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I’m the co-founder and CTO of Ticketpark, a ticketing platform for different types of events in Switzerland.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire The Software House?

We needed to scale our platform to a growing user base. My company hired The Software House to improve our existing web platform and provide ongoing maintenance and support.

What were your goals for this project?

We strive to offer the most advanced software solutions that can grow and develop with technological changes.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

My company wanted to outsource services to a Central or Eastern Europe developer proficient in the Symfony PHP framework. We found an insightful post by The Software House on the question-and-answer website Quora. After speaking with The Software House’s sales director, my team liked their workflow, process approach, and flexibility. We felt they were an ideal technical partner that would take us seriously as a client.

Describe the project and the services they provided in detail.

The Software House is responsible for web development, which includes adding new functionalities and enriching the technological stack. They maintain our Symfony PHP platform and fix emerging errors. They are also continually improving our platform’s performance to accommodate bigger events and more users. They have created a dedicated panel called SwissSkills that handles large events. They’ve also increased the flexibility of vouchers, developed CRM functionalities for event organizers, and implemented mechanisms that simplify and automate accounting tasks.

What was the team composition?

My team works with an account manager and two backend developers.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

The platform has garnered positive feedback from users and internal stakeholders. The Software House delivered the modern technological solutions that my company wanted, and we believe they will create great value for users.

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

The Software House fosters a seamless exchange of ideas, which has bonded our teams. We plan large projects a few months in advance. The account manager is responsible for coordinating communication between our teams. We occasionally meet in-person at their headquarters because my team prefers direct cooperation.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

Their ability to think beyond the code is amazing. They are not overly compliant developers merely seeking to please their client; instead, they challenge our ideas and propose original solutions we wouldn’t have thought of. We appreciate their agile, problem-solving approach.

My team is satisfied with the quality of the work and the new functionalities.

Are there any areas for improvement?

I cannot think of anything; in fact, we’re so pleased with the collaboration that we’re planning new projects for the upcoming months.

5.0
Overall Score We are very happy.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    So far, they’ve met all deadlines.
  • 4.5 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    They provide very good prices.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    They maintain a great understanding of our domain and thus provide great quality.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Dev Partnership with GPS Collar

“They produced excellent screens and solutions and made the foggier aspects of our legacy product disappear.”

Quality: 
4.5
Schedule: 
4.5
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
Mar. 2018 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

The Software House helped develop an app for iOS, Android, and the web. Along with Swift, React, and Javascript programming expertise, they offered UX/UI design and QA testing for each version.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Paris, France
Simon Lemonnier
IT Project Manager, Weenect
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The Software House delivered an enhanced version of the mobile app that secured 99% user satisfaction. The average rating improved from 3 to more than 4.5 thanks to the attractive and functional deliverable they produced. A team of hard workers, they’re a reliable and supportive 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 am an IT project manager at Weenect, a French startup that builds GPS trackers for families and pets. We produce four different types for adults, kids, cats, and dogs.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with The Software House?

Since we didn’t have enough resources internally, we looked for a company to collaborate with us on building a new iOS app. Specifically, we needed frontend development support.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

We’ve been working together on three projects so far. For the first one, The Software House helped us with a massive overhaul of a legacy iOS mobile app that’s written in Swift. 

They delivered the final version for us to deploy to production within about six months. Now, we’re working together in an agile loop to make continuous improvements to the app. 

Since we experienced success in building our iOS app with The Software House, we decided to similarly re-engage their services for the Android version.

The third project they've supported was the web version of our app, which required React and JavaScript programming.  They helped design the UX/UI for each of these projects, as well.

What is the team composition? 

We’ve worked with one part-time and one full-time developer each for both the Android and iOS buildouts, respectively. The team also includes designers and a project manager. A dedicated engineer built the web version of our app. The same QA tester has supported us with each project.

How did you come to work with The Software House?

After a quick online search, we found The Software House. Another company recommended them, and they had low prices compared to other providers.

How much have you invested with them?

We’ve spent over $100,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

We’ve been working together since March 2018.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

Ultimately, The Software House delivered successfully. They produced excellent screens and solutions and made the foggier aspects of our legacy product disappear. 

The team has excellent intuition about how to positively impact users and make our app user-friendly. 

Most of the time, we didn’t even need to explain our expectations or guide them; they found the right way on their own. 

The average rating for our app increased from a 3 to above a 4.5. Less than 1% of our users have expressed dissatisfaction about having to change the way they use the app. Everyone else says it’s great.

How did The Software House perform from a project management standpoint?

The Software House allocated a dedicated project manager to manage communication. Once the projects started to get more technically complex, we also started speaking directly with the developers.

The team is highly responsive and proactive. They always ask us for any missing information instead of waiting for us to send feedback and bringing the project to a standstill. 

What did you find most impressive about them?

The Software House works hard to make everything they deliver the best it can be. They’re a team of genuinely good and intelligent people who guide and educate us. 

We didn’t initially ask for designers, but they proactively dedicated resources for UX/UI for our project. They’re even more organized and experienced than I assumed at first. 

They’ve taught us a lot about how to involve more features to improve the UX in all our projects. We have a very productive collaboration.

Are there any areas they could improve?

There were some communication issues from both sides which wasted a couple of hours.

4.5
Overall Score
  • 4.5 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    Scheduling is quite good, but they’re almost too nice. They should assert decisions that help us deliver in our timeframe confidently.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 4.5 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    The quality is great.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Software Dev for Real Estate Investment Platform

"Their ability to scale easily without sacrificing performance or product quality stands out to us."

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

The Software House provides ongoing development for a real estate investment platform. They built the MVP in PHP Symfony and later migrated the system to a microservice architecture using Node.js. 

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
London, United Kingdom
Rafal Okninski
CTO, BrickVest
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The platform launched and now has over 5,600 users, leading to more work for The Software House on new projects. The team’s in-depth expertise yields high-quality products reliably. Constant communication, clear organization, and the ability to scale resources as needed makes the workflow smooth.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I’m the CTO of BrickVest. We offer an investment platform for the commercial real estate market used by banks and financial institutions.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire The Software House?

We engaged The Software House as a development partner to help build our platform.

What were your goals for this project?

We needed experienced developers with in-depth technical knowledge and Node.js expertise to help on a variety of projects.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

We started working with The Software House before I joined the company. The co-founder—also the CTO at the time—was looking for a vendor with expertise in PHP Symfony—a codebase he was more familiar with. He ultimately chose The Software House.

Describe the project and the services they provided in detail.

The Software House first built the MVP of our platform. They have since been responsible for all further development of the product. The team later migrated our app from a monolithic architecture to a platform based on microservices using Node.js. They also helped us significantly improve the system’s speed and created white-label platforms for third-party clients.

We have several development teams working on different projects for us. One group is building a framework to support future products while another team is creating a technology that we intended to launch on a secondary market. Others work on a variety of individual products. 

What was the team composition?

Over 20 people at The Software House worked for our account. We collaborate mainly with Node.js developers, but the team also comprises QA testers, project managers, designers, and DevOps people.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

More than 650 real estate sponsors and over 5,000 investors use our products since our platform launched.

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

When we decided to scale up the development team, The Software House provided us with a project manager. They now manage delivery and help us improve cooperation between The Software House and our company. They do such an excellent job at keeping projects on track that I can now focus on the business areas of our products.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

Our continued engagement is a testament to The Software House’s excellent performance. We’ve been working with them for four years and have grown their team from two to 20 people. Their ability to scale easily without sacrificing performance or product quality stands out to us.

Are there any areas for improvement?

No, nothing comes to mind.

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

Development & Design for Major IT Consultancy

"They’re an organized, flexible team who adapt to our changing needs."

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

The Software House is designing and developing several systems, ranging from an e-commerce program to a B2B platform. They complete the projects according to predesigned scopes and perform QA testing.

The Reviewer
 
201-500 Employees
 
Saudi Arabia
UX Manager, IT Consultancy
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The projects continue to meet expectations and perform reliably. As a team, The Software House have been receptive to feedback and are willing to modify their process for satisfaction. They’re organized and quick to respond, making them an accommodating partner in the ongoing engagement.

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 UX manager for a major IT consultancy.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with The Software House?

We needed help with design and development for the various platforms we're creating.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

We had multiple projects for The Software House to help us with. The first project was a B2B platform, the second was an accelerated program for entrepreneurs. The third platform was a freelancing system for clients’ use in meetings and projects. The fourth was an e-commerce platform for business owners to post their homemade products online. For each of these systems, The Software House provides design and development assistance. We begin each project by giving them our requirements and the general scope of the work, and they create the platforms and perform QA for each. We continue to give them projects to develop.

 What is the team composition?

We work with a team of 5–8 developers, and they’ve assigned us a dedicated project manager.

How did you come to work with The Software House?

I joined the project after The Software House began working with our company.

How much have you invested with them?

We’ve spent between $200,000–$1 million.

What is the status of this engagement?

We began working together in 2016 and the work is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

Their work is very reliable, and they’ve been quick to meet all of our requirements.

How did The Software House perform from a project management standpoint?

Their scrum masters are aligned with our needs and keep our teams connected for each task. We primarily communicate over Slack and Zoom for video conferences. As a team, they’re responsive to our needs and change team members as needed to fulfill our requirements.

What did you find most impressive about them?

They’re an organized, flexible team who adapt to our changing needs. They consider our comments, and they’re effective at managing time.

Are there any areas they could improve?

Although their design team is great, it would be beneficial if their designers were as strong as the development and project management teams.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

You can never go wrong by choosing The Software House for your project.

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

Staff Augmentation for Digital Grocery Store

"The Software House was the perfect partner."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Oct. 2013 - Mar. 2014
Project summary: 

The Software House supplemented development resources to update a website and admin panel. The team built multiple features including a CMS and API. They provided support and did bug fixes.

The Reviewer
 
51-200 Employees
 
Warsaw, Poland
Nicolas Jedraszak
Former CEO, Frisco.pl
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The staff augmentation created new opportunities to develop innovative solutions. The Software Hose was knowledgeable and worked effectively with third-party vendors. They took an active role during the entire project.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I was the CEO of Frisco.pl, an online grocery store that provides home delivery services.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire The Software House?

We engaged The Software House to augment our internal development team and build new functionalities for our website and store administration panel. We needed the team to develop reliable features and integrations in a flexible manner.

What were your goals for this project?

We wanted to speed up development to deliver new features quickly and seamlessly. From a business standpoint, we needed to stay responsive to clients’ needs by providing frequent iterations and market testing.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

The Software House had a great reputation in Poland and I had already worked with them on past projects. They were reliable during those engagements.

Can you go into detail about the services they provided and the scope of the project?

The Software House built a CMS and an API. They created coupon codes and did bug fixes. The team also brainstormed new ideas and supported our helpdesk

What was the team composition?

We worked with two full-stack developers and a technical project manager. The latter coordinated with the other technology vendors involved in the project.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

The staff augmentation enabled us to focus on other priorities. As a result, we built a customer loyalty program, which The Software House has also helped with.

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

The team’s logistical coordination helped us clean the development process and focus on the business. In addition to planning sessions, we held on-site meetings at our Warsaw office. We communicated via Jira, Basecamp, and email.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

They were intelligent and engaged; the team felt like an extension of our company. They caught the domain knowledge immediately and actively participated in the whole process.

Are there any areas where they can improve?

No, we had didn’t have any complaints. The Software House was the perfect partner.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    We never had scheduling issues.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    The total price was comparable to the market rate. We did not overpay.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    Their work was high quality.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    We've already referred them.

Web Platform Development for Language Services Provider

“They understood our needs and found a proficient developer.”

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

The Software House provided a developer to augment the team working on the development of a .NET proprietary platform. It covers all internal processes, including accounting, CRM, and a vendor database.

The Reviewer
 
51-200 Employees
 
Kraków, Poland
Wojciech Froelich
CTO, Argos Multilingual
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Despite not being their usual area of expertize, The Software House found a suitable developer quickly and ensured the project could be completed to a high standard. They worked remotely, maintaining regular contact and meeting in-person monthly to ensure all goals aligned.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

We a language service provider and the biggest independent localization business in Poland.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire The Software House?

The process of managing translation services is quite complex and requires sophisticated software. We decided to build a proprietary platform to manage all our internal processes: quotations, project management, invoicing, accounting, a translators’ database, and our CRM. Due to the complexity of that project, we needed to augment our internal team with third-party resources.

What were your goals for this project?

We needed to complete the project as soon as possible—it had lasted too long, and we were struggling to find appropriate resources, which meant we had a lot of pressure from management.

Our goal was to get the project up and running by scaling up our team with experienced resources.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

One of our industry peers had joined The Software House shortly before we began this search. We had a call with them, followed by a public profile check. They seemed to be a company with well-established processes and were reliable enough to take a chance on.

Can you go into detail about the services they provided and the scope of the project?

The outsourced developer focused on several major areas of product development. First, they helped to build complex financial reports for the accounting department. Second, they took responsibility for the integration of the platform with QuickBooks. It was based on an Intuit Interchange Format. Finally, they supported the development of the vendor (translators, etc.) database search engine.

What was the team composition?

They added one developer to our team of three. There was also an internal project manager.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

We use the platform on a daily basis. The accounting module and integration that their developer worked on function well.

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

The project was managed on our side and we followed agile principles. Their developer worked remotely, but each month we had “internal work” days during which he visited our office, updated us, and we planned the next phase.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

Our platform is in .NET, which was not their native technology. Despite that, they understood our needs and found a proficient developer to easily join our team.

Similarly, we were impressed by their ability to react quickly. The project was not the biggest one and the technology was not their main areas of expertize. Even so, they were responsive and able to find an excellent developer. They cared about us as their client.

Are there any areas where they can improve?

None.

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

Product Enhancement for Service Voucher Provider

“…the new version is much more modern and better looking.”

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
4.5
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$200,000 to $999,999
 
Nov. 2017 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

The Software House provides product enhancement services, working on modernizing and developing the look and feel of a software’s UI. They used PHP and Java to develop the new version and add functionalities.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Helsinki, Finland
Chief Architect, Vaana
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Receiving an array of positive feedback for its modern UI and improved look and feel, the new, enhanced version of the software was completed to a high technical standard. The team responded to any issues or queries promptly and took initiative with ideas and suggestions for improvements.

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 chief architect at Vaana. We provide service vouchers for municipalities that individuals can use to get healthcare or social services, instead of relying solely on public services.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with The Software House?

We had an old customer interface that needed to be replaced. The aim was to modernize the platform for further development and modernize the look of the UI.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

They worked on a new version of our software, using Java and PHP. The pilot version is an enhanced version of our old one, with a new look and feel. We’re going to add more functionalities to the interface.

Municipalities use the product to create and manage vouchers that are used to purchase services from providers. The municipalities are one user group of the software, and the other is the service providers. Private companies that offer healthcare, dental, and social services also use it to purchase these services.

What is the team composition?

We have three full-time developers, one part-time tester, and a project manager.

How did you come to work with The Software House?

Our sister company used them to build similar software. We were happy with how that was going so also chose to work with them.

How much have you invested with them?

$200,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working together in November 2017 and the work is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

We’ve received really good feedback—the new version is much more modern and better looking. It’s not in full production yet, but we’re happy with how it’s been built. They did everything in the correct technical manner.

How did The Software House perform from a project management standpoint?

They’re very responsive to any queries and are proactive in suggesting new ways to enhance our cooperation. They use good tools and good practices, including Slack, Hangouts, some email, and Jira.

What did you find most impressive about them?

Their technical competency is quite good, and we always feel that know what they’re doing.

Are there any areas they could improve?

There have been some issues with communication. It’s not their fault., as the situation with multiple companies has been very challenging for all parties. We’ve all had a learning experience in that regard.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

No.

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

Direct Mailing Platform for Advertising Company

"The took care of everything, from initial analysis to final delivery."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
July 2016 - Sept. 2017
Project summary: 

Software House developed a self-service platform using PHP. They hosted an in-person workshop and scheduled sprints. Testing preceded the final delivery.

The Reviewer
 
51-200 Employees
 
Dębica, Poland
Kamil Smuszkiewicz
VP of E-Commerce, Prografix sp. Z oo
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The platform is a user-friendly and cost-effective solution. The initial analysis helped Software House automate internal processes successfully. The team was efficient and accommodating. They led the entire process seamlessly.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I’m the VP of e-commerce at Prografix. We provide personalization and direct mailing solutions for company loyalty programs.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire The Software House?

We wanted to create a user-friendly self-service platform for direct mailing. This tool would enable smaller clients to automate the ordering process.

The build present two main challenges. First, we needed an algorithm that would set prices based on several variables: number of letters, format, and packaging. Second, the platform required a verification system to check entered data—such as home addresses—for misspellings and duplicated content.

What were your goals for this project?

We wanted to be market leaders in Europe for small- and medium-sized businesses. The project was also an opportunity to automate our key processes.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

We looked for vendors in Southern Poland with expertise in PHP. 

Can you go into detail about the services they provided and the scope of the project?

The Software House hosted a several-day workshop at their headquarters. We prepared a list of desired functionalities and planned development sprints. The team then delivered an early version of the software and conducted testing.

What was the team composition?

We worked with a project manager. Their team included two Symfony developers, one senior frontend developer, and one QA specialist. I acted as the product owner.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

The platform was user-friendly and generated a significant amount of business. Additionally, the solution was cost-effective because we no longer had to hire internal supervisors to oversee the ordering process.

During development, the team’s efficient work enabled us to accelerate the timeline. We completed testing faster than expected. The initial analysis enabled The Software House to understand our business goals quickly. Their team started development with impressive speed.

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

The developers were agile and accommodated our team’s slower decision-making process. Regular meetings and constant contact via Basecamp benefited the partnership.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

The took care of everything, from initial analysis to final delivery.

Are there any areas where they can improve?

Nothing needed improvement.

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

Application Development for Software Company

“They’re very intelligent and developed a great understanding of our goals.”

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
Apr. 2018 - Nov. 2018
Project summary: 

The Software House built, tested, and deployed a hybrid mobile app for iOS and Android devices. It’s an event management platform that helps coordinators with communication, billing, and ticketing processes.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Phoenix, Arizona
Brandon Mason
Owner, Torchlight Software
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The delivered product pleased the end client. The Software House worked largely autonomously, efficiently prioritizing their work to complete the development in a timely fashion. They're very knowledgeable and technically capable, which helped them meet expectations in every aspect of the project.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I’m the owner of Torchlight Software. We’re a Phoenix-based software consultancy.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire The Software House?

We needed to develop a hybrid event management mobile app for a client. We were on a tight budget, but we still wanted to build a high-quality solution, so we looked for an outside vendor.

What were your goals for this project?

We wanted to deliver a comprehensive event management system for iOS, Android, and web-based devices.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

We’d worked with The Software House on a previous project, and we were really happy with the results. When we needed more staff on this project, they were the obvious choice.

Can you go into detail about the services they provided and the scope of the project?

The Software House built and tested a hybrid mobile app, then deployed it to both the iOS and Android app stores. They mainly used Node.js and React technologies. The app guides event coordinators towards success through proven management strategies across communication, billing, and ticketing processes. The Software House handled the majority of the work for this platform, building the high-level features and extensive functionalities. With their understanding of technology in relation to our goals, the team alerted us to any risks or gaps in our service that had been exposed during their development process.

What was the team composition?

We worked with three software developers and a QA tester. There was some team turnover, but we have no complaints. They handled the onboarding process for new members, and it was seamless.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

The client hasn’t launched the software, but they’re very pleased with the delivered project. We believe this will be a best-in-class application.

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

We record tasks in Trello and use a Kanban process to manage our work queue. The team has a lot of autonomy in prioritizing tasks and implementation strategies. They’re responsible for pulling requests from our ticketing system and initiating deployments. It has worked out really well. They’re very intelligent and developed a great understanding of our goals.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

Their technical skills are rock solid. They make good decisions, and they bring issues to our attention when necessary.

Are there any areas where they can improve?

I’d like to see more discussions regarding crucial decisions in their Slack channel or be CCed on a Trello card when the developer is uncertain. Sometimes I’m not totally on board with their decisions, so I’d like to be more involved in the conversation. With that said, I understand it is tough to navigate the time difference, so I appreciate that everyone is doing the best that they can.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    They’ve worked to accommodate my requests in a timely fashion.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    It’s a good value for the quality that they offer.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    Their deliveries match the design and there aren’t any issues with the code.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
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Active
Jurisdiction of Formation
Poland
ID
PL 5272680543
Date of Formation
Oct 4, 2012
Last Updated
Feb 6, 2019
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Client Reviews
VERIFIED CLIENT REVIEWS
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4.9
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