Development Partner for CTOs and Tech Managers

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

✔ BATTLE-TESTED TECHNOLOGIES

  • future-proof web development using Symfony, Node.js, React, Angular, Vue
  • modern mobile development with React Native

✔ COMPLETE DEVELOPMENT TEAMS

  • 160 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

✔ RELIABLE AGILE PROCESS

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

✔ CUTTING-EDGE DEVOPS SERVICES

  • independent DevOps special forces and 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 and test automation with our open-source framework Kakunin
  • free code review at the beginning of the development process

Estimate your project: [email protected]

 
$10,000+
 
$25 - $49 / hr
 
50 - 249
 Founded
2012
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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

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

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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!
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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. 
 
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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. 
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Software Dev Staff Augmentation for Transport App Business

"They produce quality code."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$200,000 to $999,999
 
Nov. 2019 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

The Software House provides staff augmentation services, working on software development projects. They've also assisted with QA and DevOps.

The Reviewer
 
51-200 Employees
 
Helsinki, Finland
Sami Pippuri
Former CTO, MaaS Global
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The Software House delivers high-quality work in a time-efficient manner. Not only does the team possess good communication skills, but they also exercise initiative when issues arise. They are a knowledgeable partner who is committed to building long-term working relationships.

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 former CTO of MaaS Global.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

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

The company was scaling rapidly. We needed to augment our staff in order to meet the demands of the market.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

The Software House works as an extension of our team, working mainly on software development. They also do some QA and DevOps.

What is the team composition?

We started with 2–3 teammates initially, but the team has grown.

How did you come to work with The Software House?

I had a list of potential partners who I vetted as I would an internal hire. We felt like we connected well with this team and would work well together.

How much have you invested with them?

We’ve spent $400,000–$500,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

We began working together around November 2019, and our engagement is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

We measure quality in terms of productivity versus bugs. They produce quality code and are effective in their use of time. The Software House is also proactive, pointing out when something isn’t right so it can get fixed. That was a pleasant surprise. Overall, I’m very happy with them.

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

Most of the project management is done internally. They are responsible for their daily activities and their team composition, and they do well in both of those areas. Communication is very good.

What did you find most impressive about them?

The team is focused and specialized in their technology stack. They also engage well with their customer to build long-lasting relationships.

Are there any areas they could improve?

They could consider adding to their technology stack.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

Make personal connections, work closely with them, and treat them like your own employees. That is the most rewarding for all parties involved.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    You get a lot for the spend.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I would definitely refer them.

Staff Augmentation Services for Nonprofit

"We got the feeling that our goals are shared and that we're all working towards a common objective."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
4.5
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
Sept. - Dec. 2020
Project summary: 

The Software House provided staff augmentation services to a nonprofit, helping them finish their switchboard development. The team provided three developers to work on the project.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Switzerland
Micha Roon
CTO, Energy Web Foundation
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

With The Software House's help, the company received a reactive web app after just six weeks of collaboration. What stood out the most is their ability to deepen their knowledge of Ethereum during the engagement. They are responsive, innovative, and helpful. 

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I am the CTO of the Energy Web Foundation. Energy Web (EW) is a global nonprofit organization accelerating a low-carbon, customer-centric electricity system by unleashing the potential of blockchain and other decentralized technologies. EW focuses on building core infrastructure and shared technology, speeding adoption of commercial solutions, and fostering a community of practice.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

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

The Switchboard project represents a key element in our EW-DOS (https://www.energyweb.org/technology/ew-dos/) decentralized infrastructure project. It shall allow applications to create roles for their users in a decentralized manner and authenticate the users by verifying their DID documents (https://w3c.github.io/did-core/) We hired 3 developers from TSH to complement our in-house dev team and support the creation of this complex piece of software.

What were your goals for this project?

Switchboard shall become a one stop shop for managing the Authorization settings for decentralized applications (dApps) In conjunction with the DID library (https://energyweb.org/technology/middleware/did-explainer/) it will allow the creation of a decentralized service hub for authentication and authorization which can be used by anyone who wants to free their application from the data silos and the data management problems of holding user data in a centralized database.

SOLUTION

How did you select The Software House?

TSH is our devops service provider and we have faith in their ability to deliver good quality services and software. This prior experience gave us the confidence that they are the right partner to create this complex and innovative piece of software.

Describe the project in detail.

After selecting TSH the 3 developers were onboarded remotely and they proved to be fast learners and experienced. Even though they did not have any prior experience with blockchain, they were able to contribute rapidly and learned the intricacies of Ethereum in a timely manner.

The developers showed involvement in the project and it was obvious they had prior experience in working on projects remotely as the online meetings did not pose any challenge for participation or understanding. We use scrum as our agile methodology and the developers from TSH were experienced scrum team members which helped in integrating them in the overall team.

What was the team composition?

The Switchboard team is composed of the internal EWF staff:

  • Software Architect
  • Product Owner and Scrum master
  • One back end developer
  • UI designer From TSH
  • Two senior full-stack developers
  • One intermediate full stack developer
RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

we were able to create a reactive web-app in the first 6 weeks of the project and are confident that the whole project will be finished in time for the january 2021 go live.

How effective was the workflow between your team and theirs?

the nice thing about working with TSH is that it is not about Us and Them but about creating software together. We got the feeling that our goals are shared and that we're all working towards a common objective

What did you find most impressive about this company?

I like their drive for innovation and the company spirit. They are responsive and helpful and willing to listen. What I encounter too often in software development is that people try to be right. The fact that TSH is not adversarial but collaborative is a refreshing change.

Are there any areas for improvement?

there is always room for improvement. Having outside developers does not help a company improve its internal processes. Maybe the developers could have brought more outside perspective to the retro meetings, letting us know about previous experiences that had worked well.

5.0
Overall Score They did a good job and were willing to learn new technologies. It is a pleasure to work with TSH. They put in more than the charged 8 hours
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    they were prompt to let us know when there was a delay and delivered the rest on time
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    good cost/quality ratio. At half the price of a Swiss consultancy they delivered the same quality.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    outstanding quality was delivered
  • 4.5 NPS
    Willing to refer
    If someone asks me for a near shore dev shop, I will tell them about TSH

Site Dev for Real Estate Dev Company

"Their integrity, quality of work, and adaptation to change of requirements impressed us the most."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Less than $10,000
 
Nov. 2019 - Sept. 2020
Project summary: 

The Software House provided site development to a real estate development company. The team helped elevate the company's pillars by featuring the client's residential, business, and retail offerings. 

The Reviewer
 
201-500 Employees
 
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Zuhair Sagga
Head of Innovation, Commercial Real Estate Firm
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

With The Software House's support, the project was delivered within the given timeline. The team utilized an Agile methodology to finish the project successfully. As a result of the engagement, the company also extended its contract with the vendor.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

We are a real state development company. I'm currently the head of innovation.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire The Software House, and what were your goals?

The challenge was time, price, and quality. usually, you have to choose between those but working with TSH actually is much easier and will satisfy these challenges. Also what I love about TSH is that they give consultation on the general directions they don't just say yes. if they think the feature is not needed they tell us that.

SOLUTION

How did you select The Software House and what were the deciding factors?

We've done a bidding process and the software house was selected. we have two committees. Financial to evaluate their financial offer and the technical one to evaluate that.

Describe the scope of work in detail, including the project steps, key deliverables, and technologies used.

We have to create a website in which we showcase our offering in the three pillars we have: live (residential offerings), thrive (business, offices offerings), and discover (retails offerings, shopping offerings, entertainments). in each section will represent a different kind of pictures videos etc. also there have to be a function to request a visit or register interest to any of these offerings.

How many people from the vendor's team worked with you, and what were their positions?

3-4 an account manager/project manager technical lead developer QA

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Can you share any measurable outcomes of the project or general feedback about the deliverables?

the project was delivered on time and on budget. and we've extended our contract to support this website.

Describe their project management style, including communication tools and timelines.

TSH uses an Agile methodology. So the fraction of change is to the minimum and also there is a weekly and sometimes a daily meeting to attend if needed.

What did you find most impressive or unique about this company?

Their integrity, quality of work, and adaptation to change of requirements impressed us the most.

Are there any areas for improvement or something they could have done differently?

I can't think of any right now.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    TSH are the company I choose to get things done with the quality needed
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I'm always doing this.

Extend Internal IT Team for Local Moving Company

"Everyone is well-educated, communicates effectively, and has strong problem-solving capabilities overall."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
May 2020 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Working to augment a moving company’s internal IT team, The Software House has assigned designers, developers, QA resources, and more to develop software solutions.

The Reviewer
 
501-1,000 Employees
 
Tampa, Florida
Director of Product Development, Local Moving Company
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The Software House’s team consists of talented individuals, each capable of shedding light on their expertise. Rather than simply doing tasks as given, they use their understanding of the client’s requirements to suggest helpful ways to approach problems.

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 director of product development for a moving company. We specialize in local moving for residencies as well as junk removal for any unwanted items.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

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

We hired The Software House to extend our internal IT team.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement? 

The Software House augments our IT team. They provide fixed resources, including designers, developers, and other technical resources who help us build out our software solutions. That could be a new feature for our platform or a completely new product.

What is the team composition? 

Currently, they’ve assigned two designers, two developers, a QA resource, and a project management resource. They’ll revolve in other members of their leadership team, too.

How did you come to work with The Software House?

I found their Clutch profile through a Google search.

How much have you invested with them?

We’ve spent somewhere between $70,000–$80,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working with them in May 2020 and are still collaborating today.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

The quality of service is excellent. They focus on providing not only what we ask for but also what we really want. The team has a great understanding of our requirements, being able to push our ideas to the next level and ensure that the quality is good.

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

We correspond through primarily through Slack and Zoom calls.

What did you find most impressive about them?

The team itself is full of high-quality individuals. Everyone is well-educated, communicates effectively, and has strong problem-solving capabilities overall. They’re not just there to give us exactly what we ask. Rather, they provide strategic guidance and recommendations based on their expertise.

Are there any areas they could improve?

The only challenge we’ve faced is the time zone difference, but that’s inevitable in this sort of situation. We do have about four hours of overlap, so it hasn’t been a huge issue for us.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

Go into the relationship knowing what you’re going to get out of an outsourced development team. There’s a lot of things that The Software House can help with, so it’s important to give them the creative freedom to execute. They thrive in the space.

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

Custom Software Dev for Information Services Company

"We are impressed by how quickly The Software House understood our business."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$200,000 to $999,999
 
May 2019 - Aug. 2020
Project summary: 

The Software House added functions to the existing compulsory schooling and learning system of an information services company. The vendor was hired because they are experts in Symfony and React development.

The Reviewer
 
51-200 Employees
 
Katowice, Poland
Dariusz Kozka
CIO, LIBRUS Sp. z o.o.
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Leveraging their unique skills, The Software House built a powerful solution complemented by an amazing code and enhanced security. The team's platform will be utilized by the company next year. Throughout the project, they had shown eagerness to overcome challenges amidst the pandemic.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

We’re a leading software provider for educational institutions in Poland. We help schools and institutions in digitalizing their traditional processes and products. One of our core products is a digital school diary. I’m a CTO and the director of the IT department.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire The Software House, and what were your goals?

In Poland, every child aged 6-18 is obliged to attend school. As part of our portfolio, we have the Compulsory Schooling and Learning System. Its task is to enable officials to verify that all children from their region meet the education obligation. Our current system required refreshment and functional add-ons. Therefore, we decided it had to be rewritten and supplemented with new functionalities and modules.

SOLUTION

How did you select The Software House and what were the deciding factors?

I contacted The Software House’s management board about cooperation and product development. We were looking for a company with proficient skills in Symfony on the backend and React on the frontend.

Our developers attended a few tech meetups organized by The Software House in their office. They were extremely knowledgeable and our development team thought they would be a great addition to our project, so we recommended them to our board.

Describe the scope of work in detail, including the project steps, key deliverables, and technologies used.

The primary services The Software House provided were backend development (Symfony), frontend development (ReactJS), and testing. Since our platform is one of the elements of a much larger system, there was a lot of integration with our other services included as well.

Apart from refreshing the tech stack, The Software House introduced brand new functionalities like databases of educational institutions, student registers, school districts, statistics, and other features supporting the work of end-users. An additional element created was the TERYT service. It’s a link between the state-owned location database and a few other systems of ours that downloads and updates necessary data to all systems directly.

How many people from the vendor's team worked with you, and what were their positions?

Project manager, two frontend developers, two backend developers, and a Quality Assurance specialist. When we needed more resources, we were temporarily provided with additional developers and DevOps engineers.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Can you share any measurable outcomes of the project or general feedback about the deliverables?

The Software House delivered a robust solution with high-quality code and improved security. The latter is immensely important because our portfolio is used by the public sector in educational institutions across the country and deals with loads of sensitive personal data.

Thanks to their help, our platform is 100% ready for the next school year. What is more, TSH worked so well on this project that our core-system developers could focus fully on developing our main product. That was especially important during the COVID- 19 pandemic.

Describe their project management style, including communication tools and timelines.

As is often the case with this type of project, the beginnings were challenging. Luckily, our dedicated Project Manager was very supportive and quickly responded to all our messages.

He was responsible for communication and carrying out tasks smoothly and timely. The project had daily updates, sprints after each stage. It was always our team and TSH team planning the next stages together. We used popular communication tools: Slack, Jira, Google Drive, Confluence

What did you find most impressive or unique about this company?

We are impressed by how quickly The Software House understood our business. Unique was the quick adaptation of the team to the needs of the project.

Are there any areas for improvement or something they could have done differently?

Everything was OK

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

Web Dev for Business Solutions Company in Labor Sector

"They’re very flexible and available to address our needs."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
4.0
Cost: 
4.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Confidential
 
Apr. 2016 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

The Software House has provided resources to meet the development needs of a business software provider. They’ve taken on multiple projects, like building an accelerator and a PHP-based web app.

The Reviewer
 
201-500 Employees
 
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Product Mgmt Specialist, Business Services & Solutions Co
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The Software House has provided high-quality, reliable support. They’re particularly excellent at automation testing. Their products have received very positive feedback for their usability. They’ve successfully met the client’s requirements and will continue to be an ongoing 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 started as a software quality specialist and am now in a product management role. My company provides business services and solutions, particularly to the ministry of labor and labor industry in general.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

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

We’ve worked on several projects with The Software House.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

Our partnership began in 2016, and they provided us their support in various projects. We worked on a platform that assists SMEs by matching them with opportunities that they could bid on. We’ve also built an accelerator platform that similarly supports SMEs. Currently, we’re working a product that serves government entities.

They’re creating a website, and they’ve executed both the front- and backend for it. It’s a business advisory platform that analyzes whether a business is compliant with labor laws. It’s a mobile-responsive, PHP-based platform.

What is the team composition?

The number of people involved depends on the project. I’ve worked with various designers, backend developers, frontend teammates, as well as a scrum master.

How did you come to work with The Software House?

I knew them from a past job. I’d already engaged with them before I joined this company.

What is the status of this engagement?

I believe the partnership began in early 2016. It had just begun when I joined the company, and the work is still ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

Our user surveys suggest that the usability of our platforms is excellent. We’ve also enjoyed an increase in site traffic, thanks to their work. They’ve succeeded in achieving our initial requirements.

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

They’re very flexible and available to address our needs. They’re also well-organized in terms of assigning resources, estimating tasks, and asking the right questions to ensure full clarity. I’ve been very satisfied on this front.

What did you find most impressive about them?

They’re pretty experienced in automation testing. We’ve worked with several other vendors and who lacked that sort of experience, so they truly shine in that arena.

Are there any areas they could improve?

No. Everything is good.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

Make sure you share clear requirements with them to make sure they fully understand what needs to be developed.

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

Software Dev Services for Financial Services Startup

"Their team's deliveries are smooth and efficient."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
4.5
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$200,000 to $999,999
 
June 2019 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

The Software House provides technical resources to support the development of a pension platform for a startup. They built a dashboard and integrated several APIs to enable core functions such as calculations.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
London, United Kingdom
CTO, Financial Services Startup
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

As a result of their DevOps expertise, they reduced costs associated with AWS. The team produces satisfying deliverables, which reduces the number of tickets assigned to them. The Software House communicates clearly and resolves platform challenges efficiently, enabling ongoing 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 the CTO of a startup. We built a pension platform for employers.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

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

We needed a comprehensive software agency that understood the needs of a startup and could handle various tasks. 

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

We actually had a half-built platform that The Software House picked up. They fixed problems and expanded the platform by implementing designs and a financial dashboard. 

The product evaluates portfolios through APIs with real-time stock pricing. It then aggregates users’ pensions and provides a calculated score based on our proprietary algorithm. The platform also forecasts pensions using separate APIs.

What is the team composition?

We work with four people from The Software House. The team includes a project manager, a front-end developer, a front-end designer, and a DevOps person.

How did you come to work with The Software House?

We received a referral but we’re not sure how. I called them to talk through the project and then flew out to their office to get a feel for their team and the quality of the firm. We needed someone with a good eye for detail and summarizing complicated financial information. The Software House pleasantly confirmed my expectations. Their team was proactive and focused on quality software development.

How much have you invested with them?

We’ve spent about £75,000 pounds (approximately $94, 000 USD) on their services.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started our partnership in June 2019, and it’s ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

The Software House delivers quality work. There are few tickets assigned to them because a feature didn’t pass a test. If a product fails, they take it seriously and fix it quickly. Their velocity’s also good. They’re client-driven and reduced my AWS bills through clever DevOps work.

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

My touch pints with them are Slack, Jira, and Bitbucket. I have limited communication with them by design. If we set up a solid weekly sprint with clear objectives, there shouldn’t be too much back and forth with the developers throughout the week.

At the end of the week, we look at their completed work and discuss any problems. And then the next day, we spend an hour talking about the next sprint.

Their team normally hit their targets. If they don’t, there’s usually a good reason why.

Their project manager makes sure that the developer knows what’s going on. He also provides additional resources within their group when I need them.

They have good communication skills. If I'm slacking on my responsibilities, their team asks that I adjust, which is appreciated. 

What did you find most impressive about them?

Their team's deliveries are smooth and efficient. When we assign a ticket, their team understands the issue and fixes it without needing lots of explanation. That may sound boring, but I’ve worked with many software agencies that don’t do that. The Software House reads a ticket, estimates it, and asks questions upfront. Their team then implements the solution, making the product work.

Are there any areas they could improve?

No, nothing comes to mind.

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
    I’d give them a 6 if possible.

Custom Software Dev for Swim Academy

"Their consulting and business-oriented approach was impressive. They are willing to solve real business problems."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Less than $10,000
 
Oct. - Nov. 2019
Project summary: 

The Software House conducted a workshop to document product design for a future CRM platform. The workshop covered an analysis of business context, system workflow design, end-user mapping, and more.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Dublin, Ireland
CEO, iSwim Academy
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The concept and CRM product design documentation are complete. Now, the client understands the type of application they need and how it will improve their business. It was a fluid, productive collaboration. The team was a reliable, detail-oriented partner.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I am the owner of a company called iSwim Academy. It is a swimming school located in Dublin, Ireland. It has been running for 2 years and already has over 700 young members. Currently, iSwim Academy is led by 6 qualified instructors and organises swimming lessons in 4 swimming pools.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

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

We hired The Software House to run a workshop with us. It was supposed to be the beginning of our closer cooperation over custom web application development. It covered the initial business analysis and product design concept.

What were your goals for this project?

In order to automate and streamline administrative work for swimming classes management and prepare for scaling up, iSwim Academy needs to implement a future-proof CRM/workflow management platform. Preparing a complete CRM product design documentation was the first phase before starting the software development project.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

One of our business partners recommended The Software House.

Describe the project and the services they provided in detail.

During the workshop, The Software House covered a few important issues, such as analysis of business context and objectives, end-users mapping, business processes mapping, user story mapping, system workflow design and system architecture design.

What was the team composition?

Team composition for the workshop purposes included Business Analyst, Project Manager, Product Designer, Technical consultant and New Business Manager.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

Thanks to the workshop, we better understand what kind of application we need to improve our business. Together, we were able to create a concept and a complete CRM product design documentation.

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

In this peculiar workshop management, the Project Manager was responsible for supporting Business Analyst and managing the communication between us and The Software House team.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

The Software House is a very reliable partner, focused on the details. Their consulting and business-oriented approach was very impressive. Also, they are willing to solve real business problems.

Are there any areas for improvement?

The Software House team met all of our expectations during the workshop. The cooperation was fruitful and it’s difficult for me to point out any areas for improvement.

5.0
Overall Score If you looking for a professional and reliable company I recommend TSH. They even flew to our office in Dublin to do the workshop in person.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    High quality. I find the company impressive, flexible and reliable. Everything was on time.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    Cost was adequate for the service provided
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    Workshop was run swiftly, on timely manner. The team is very flexible.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    Highly recommended for custom development projects.

DevOps Services & Web Dev for Ad Tech Platform

"TSH developers worked as part of our internal team and proved very efficient and cooperative with our management."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Less than $10,000
 
Aug. - Oct. 2019
Project summary: 

The Software House provided DevOps services to refine the architecture of an ad tech solution. They worked to make the tool scalable so that it could handle incoming requests before adding new features.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Amsterdam, Netherlands
CTO, Ad Tech Company
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The infrastructure improvements allowed the company to expand its customer base, and business partners praised the solution's potential to optimize the ad campaign management process. Integrating well with the internal protocol, The Software House delivered quality work and communicated efficiently.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I’m CTO at a company in the ad tech industry. We provide a modern digital solution for publishers interested in streamlining and automating their sales as much as possible, resulting in increased volume and improved efficiency.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

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

In order to successfully grow our customer base and provide them with a reliable solution, our architecture needs to be highly efficient. To that end, the company needed skilled DevOps specialists to stabilize and future-proof the infrastructure. At a later stage, we also needed front-end developers for adding new functionality to our user interface.

What were your goals for this project?

The primary goal was to scale and stabilize the existing solution in terms of its ability to handle incoming requests. Once that was achieved, the remaining goals included the development of an application, conceptualization of new features and maintenance.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

We got connected through the common network. They visited our office and we had really good conversations. A few weeks later, when we needed DevOps help, we decided to reach out to them. As they proved their skills, we also used them also to speed up our development

Describe the project and the services they provided in detail.

DevOps services for platform scalability on the Amazon Web Services cloud, with Kubernetes and Docker, optimization of the backend in PHP/Symfony and frontend web app development in Angular.

What was the team composition?

In total, five different specialists from The Software House participated in various projects as part of their work for my company. This included two DevOps specialists, one back-end developer (PHP) and two front-end developers (Angular).

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

Thanks to the optimizations made by TSH DevOps engineers, we could continue expanding our customer base within the existing infrastructure. At the same time, their swift and efficient work on the web app allowed us to show it to business partners, impressing them with its potential for highly improving the ad campaign management process.

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

The project was entirely managed on our end – The Software House provided developers only. TSH developers worked as part of our internal team and proved very efficient and cooperative with our management.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

The quality of development, straightforward and efficient communication, and their ability to quickly understand our business needs and how they connect with technologies.

Are there any areas for improvement?

As far as I am concerned, they met all of our expectations.

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

Full Stack Dev of Custom CMS for Ticket Sales

"Instead of only doing just enough to reach our goals, TSH proactively gave input for improvements on the product."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
Nov. 2019 - Mar. 2020
Project summary: 

The Software House developed a CMS based on internally prepared UI designs. The solution needed to provide key data to all consumer touchpoints and be easy for editors to use. Before launch, they also did QA.

The Reviewer
 
201-500 Employees
 
Germany
Tihomir Sablic
Product Manager E-Commerce, Reservix GmbH
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Following an agile methodology, The Software House delivered the project within four months, and it's now being tested by the internal team. The CMS is expected to be pivotal in improving content creation workflows. Customers can expect a well-prepared partner with high technical ability.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

Reservix is the second largest ticket sale service in Germany in terms of the sales volume. Company empoys 450 people in 8 cities and has two major brands: Reservix and ADticket.

Target market for the company are all events, where tickets are being sold. Reservix cooperates with thousands of B2B companies to help them sell tickets online. Reservix is providing comprehensive services:

  • selling tickets online through ticket platforms, white label shops and media partnerships
  • selling tickets via grid of 3000 kiosks located around the country
  • online and offline marketing services for live events
  • providing infrastructure and manpower for live events
  • providing additional data on events for promotors
OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

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

We hired TSH to build the content management system based on the UI designs and business model we have prepared internally. We hired a team of of developers with Quality Assurance and Project Management specialists to advice on our technical concepts and to build a working MVP.

What were your goals for this project?

To build a tool which would help company’s content editors to create, collect and relate content through relevant data entities. It should also be able to provide data to all consumer touchpoints.

As this was one of the first projects where had development done entirely through an external software development team, we also used this project to proof-test this kind of cooperation and build our internal procedures to ensure smooth cooperation with external vendors.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

We have reviewed couple companies on Clutch. We’ve picked the most interesting ones and conducted technical workshops. The TSH offer was the best fit to our needs. They have been open-minded and proposed some interesting technical solutions.

Describe the project and the services they provided in detail.

The project took 4 months. The team has delivered the solution in given deadline. During development we have followed the agile principles. We have provided the UI designs and devops support. The team has provided development work both on backend and frontend side with quality assurance tests and project management service.

What was the team composition?

TSH: Three fullstack developers, Quality Assurance Specialist, Project Manager

Reservix: Product Owner, Technical Leader, Devops, UI/UX Specialist

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

We now have the solution which is being tested by an internal team. We plan to publish the solution in near future to improve the quality and efficiency of our content creation workflows.

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

We had a Product Owner on our side and a Project Manager on TSH side. We used common tools like Jira, Confluence and Slack, worked in two weeks sprints with daily standups, demo and planning sessions to ensure good communication.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

TSH was extremely well-prepared from the very beginning. This helped to jump-start productivity at the start of the project. Their technical expertise became very evident throughout the process and instead of only doing just enough to reach our goals, TSH proactively gave input for improvements on the product.

Are there any areas for improvement?

Every improvement we suggested in terms of collaboration, was picked up quickly and open communication helped to keep impediments to a minimum.

5.0
Overall Score All in all, this was a very pleasent and productive experience.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    Delivered on time and agreed to reasonable deadlines only.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    Adequate for the quality provided.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    Excellent technical expertise and effortless communication.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I’d definitely recommend them for Software Development Projects.
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Business Entity Name
THE SOFTWARE HOUSE SPÓŁKA Z OGRANICZONĄ ODPOWIEDZIALNOŚCIĄ
Status
Active
Jurisdiction of Formation
Poland
Id
PL 5272680543
Date of Formation
Oct 4, 2012
Last updated
Feb 6, 2019
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VERIFIED CLIENT REVIEWS
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5.0
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