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For 15+ years, we create software products and build development teams.
We have a solid experience in eLearning solutions and edTech, Fintech, Medical technologies and eCommerce.

We are

  • Episerver partner
  • Umbraco partner
  • Silver Microsoft partner
  • Top .NET Developer 2019 on Clutch

We build software solutions using:

  • ASP.NET
  • Azure
  • Episerver
  • Umbraco, uCommerce
  • React, Angular, Vue.JS, Node.JS, Ionic, React Native.

We enjoy finding cost- and time- effective solutions for the challenges set by the Client’s business goals.

We successfully completed more than 300 projects.

 
$5,000+
 
$25 - $49 / hr
 
50 - 249
 Founded
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
headquarters
  • 311 Shoreham Street
    Sheffield S24FA
    United Kingdom
other locations
  • ul. Celna 9
    Kracow 30-507
    Poland
  • vul.
    Kharkov, KL 61000
    Ukraine
  • ZAC Les Champs Blancs
    Cesson-Sévigné 35510
    France
  • Hammarby Allé 150
    Stockholm 120 66
    Sweden

Portfolio

Key clients: 

AJ Produkter, Ginza, EntitledTo, Co: tunity, NOWWHERE, ApartDirect, Mimir Test

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Improve Educations

What does modern education look like? It is clear, interesting, and insightful. Just as a solution developed for Improve Educations by UKAD.

While the founder of Improve Educations requested us to create a learning platform, we already were skilled in eLearning technologies and knew what we should do. But this project was truly unique because of the possibility for a third-party to sell courses. In other words, it should

not be a simple eLearning website but a kind of educational marketplace with multi-tier managed access.

The Client challenged us with the development of a platform that will be equally easy for managers and users, at the same time stylish, modern, and powerful. The requested features were:

  • possibility to manage education content without strong tech skills
  • different levels of access for users
  • possibility of certification with built-in tools
  • possibility to sell courses via the platform for third-party companies.

The perfect performance, good speed, and uptime are also important because they are vital for eLearning projects.

According to the conception, UKAD developed an eLearning platform with the following features:

  • user dashboard with courses divided into Chapters and certificates
  • possibility to take the course exam 
  • video lessons with transcriptions
  • certificates generation with PDF templates using a user ID
  • built-in email distribution
  • user access to courses via special URL with a unique token
  • manager access
  • Klarna payment system.

While other companies can sell courses with Improve Educations, we also implemented a possibility of branding. For partners, it's just enough to send their brand colors, images, and fonts to get a unique fully customized profile on the platform.
Since we were using the Umbraco theme for Improve Educations project, the platform doesn't require developers for customization. Since the solution has no hardcoded elements, most of all changes in UI can be performed by Content Managers in a few clicks.

Read more https://www.ukad-group.com/latest-projects/improve-educations/

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Mimir Test

Mimir is the avatar of knowledge from Norse Mythology, whose name means 'the one who remembers'. As legendary Mimir was a source of Odin's wisdom, Mimir Test is a powerful cognitive trainer. 

UKAD provided Mimir Test's creator with back- and front-end development, quality solution architecture, and covered everything with tests. The original visual conception was updated with good-looking and clear charts, which provide

users with comprehensive analytics and allow evaluating the progress easily.

We used Umbraco CMS augmented with plugins. The solution was selected because of great usability both for users and for managers. Then, we added a possibility to implement support for many languages with synchronous translation which significantly reduces timespends on content management. Analytics and charts were implemented with Highcharts Plugin. As the payments platform, Mimir Test uses Netaxept by Nets because of its highest level security and user-friendly UI.

Read more https://www.ukad-group.com/latest-projects/mimir-test/

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Dental Clinic Management App

Smart Human Resource operations for Healthcare

This project started with the request by one of the leading dental groups in the UK with multiple practices and numerous employees. The Customer required optimization of personnel, finances, and day to day tasks to ensure growth and new partnerships with other dental clinics.

After 25 weeks the team, which is built by UKAD from two back-end and two

front-end developers, one QA engineer and the designer, developed the custom management platform.

We introduced within the platform a tasks management tool with the next features:

  • group and personal tasks arranging
  • employees availability display
  • result assessment with automated negative scoring of failed tasks
  • discussions inside the task cards inspired by Trello.

The scheduling is solved as a calendar of employees over their working locations. With such a map administrators can easily have an overview of their human resources. Staff can move between clinics or surgeries, assigned to different roles by granular or bulk actions.

Financial operations are carried out by the client with the Xero accounting app. We integrated with that service in order to show the numbers in the relevant context. On top of that, we built a budgeting function which allows at a glance to spot the overspending by certain clinics.

Last but not least, all of the functionality provided using flexible permissions. Administrators of the app create roles of any level access and give any specific privileges in a few clicks.

Read more at https://www.ukad-group.com/latest-projects/dental-clinic-management-app/

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Computer vision - Image recognition

Neural Networks-powered application for Healthcare

Our client from the healthcare industry discovered that many patients buy medicines but forget to take them or break rules of intake. It's bad both for the treatment process and patients' wellness. At the same time, medicine intake is very hard to manage both for medical staff and patients, as well. So, he decided to create a tool for pills intake

tracking which can remind patients and notify doctors.

UKAD designed and developed a mobile application because it's the easiest way to stay connected with patients 24/7 in different ways. A possibility to control the intake of medicines provided by a machine learning algorithm that analyzes blisters to find missed pills. If a patient doesn't scan the blister in time or forget to take a pill, the app sends a notification. If nothing happens after notification, the patient receives a call. Such an approach provides monitoring quality just similar to the distribution of medicines in the hospital. A solution powered with YOLO real-time object detection which works extremely fast. We decided to use it to provide an outstanding user experience on most of all devices and make the application as comfortable as possible.

Read more at https://www.ukad-group.com/latest-projects/computer-vision-image-recogni...

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The Academy

Founded in 1999, the Academy company is located in Sweden. They  offers training courses and programs for fitness trainers. The learning process includes both online and offline parts.

When the owners of The Academy first got in touch with UKAD, they already had a website. But as the project had developed, the team had realized that the website required serious improvements. So they set a challenge to build a new

e-learning portal that would meet modern requirements and be able to help the company stay competitive in the digital market, strengthen its online presence, reach more students, and simplify the learning and certificate granting processes.

See full Case Study here https://www.ukad-group.com/latest-projects/the-academy/

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ApartDirect

ApartDirect is a family business offering accommodation in apartments and hotels around Sweden.

UKAD team updated ApartDirect's web presence with better usability, mobile version, new Search Engine Optimization solutions, and improved functionality. The whole development process was running in close cooperation with Customers for the best possible implementation of their vision.

As the result of collaboration with

UKAD, ApartDirect increased their sales and retention rates, as well as market presence with updated usability and search optimization.

More about this case study at https://www.ukad-group.com/latest-projects/apartdirect/

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Travel Vaccination Service

The customer is a leading holiday vaccine supplier with a mission to take the stress out of getting your holiday vaccines. With licensed clinics across the nation, and same day appointments available within an hour, you can be holiday ready in less than 24 hours.

We have successfully created two connected products (public website and clinical system). The product's functionality lets the company to successfully manage

the requests from users who want to have a vaccination (such as before a trip to a foreign country). A website provides general information about vaccines and vaccinations and helps users to book an appointment with a comfortable time and location.

Case Study here https://www.ukad-group.com/latest-projects/travel-vaccination-service/

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Co:tunity

Co:tunity is a co-creation app made by Kairos Future that connects team members in real-time to capture inspiration and build ideas. This platform helps companies that are struggling with challenges such as rethinking communication, empowering their brand, developing new products, cutting costs, or figuring out how to attract more customers.

UKAD team made a code refactoring, updated both web and iOS applications, and

implemented new functionality that provides a better user experience. As the results, were increased performance, fast feature delivery cycle, and better stability and reliability of the platform.

Read more about Co:tunity at https://www.ukad-group.com/latest-projects/cotunity/

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Ginza

Ginza is a family-owned eCommerce project from Nossebro, Sweden. It is the oldest and probably the most famous online music shop in the country. Ginza offers a great variety of audio and video devices and records.

As a tech partner of Ginza, UKAD developed an eCommerce website with AI integration powerful enough to handle 300 000+ goods and now provides tech support for over 7 years.

More about our cooperation

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Kiggit

Kiggit is a football betting company headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark. Kiggit mobile app focuses on user experience and provides football fans with predictions, challenges, live scores and chat functions.

The company was founded in 2013 by Jakob Hagemann (CEO) and Thomas Baastrup Jacobsen (CTO) with a vision to create a social gaming company targeting the 400 million fans consuming football from mobile devices.

 

Kiggit looks to bridge the gap between social gaming and betting, two booming industries, by letting friends challenge each other as a group rather than betting against a traditional betting operator.

See the Case Study here: https://www.ukad-group.com/latest-projects/kiggit/

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AJ produkter

AJ Produkter is a long-established supplier of office and workplace furniture, school furniture, lockers and changing room facilities, canteen furniture, shelving and racking, premises management equipment and much more.  

AJ Produkter was looking for a reliable digital partner, professional engineering team who could handle the scope of their company's business strategy technical implementations. They decided to focus

on a nearshore cooperation model with a Ukrainian company. Ukraine was chosen as a desirable location because of its high technical standards, nearshore time zone and reliable management.  

After a research of Ukrainian outsourcing companies, AJ have chosen UKAD due to our big experience of cooperation with Scandinavian countries, and a decisive list of positive reviews from the Swedish Сustomers.  

The Case Study is here: https://www.ukad-group.com/latest-projects/aj-produkter/

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NOWHERE

NOWWHERE is a social platform that unites creatives and celebrities and lets them share recommendations for leisure places with each other.

The platform provides a select list of the best places, showing only those which have been recommended by reviewers from the fashion, music, film, photography, and design industries. The app provides additional information about recommended restaurants and uses geolocation to show

the best places nearby.

See the full case study here https://www.ukad-group.com/latest-projects/nowwhere/

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Electra

Electra Sweden AB is a subsidiary project of Electra Gruppen AB located in Kalmar, Sweden. The company provides services including purchasing, stock keeping, logistics, information technology, distribution, and financing for retailers in consumer electronics. 

UKAD team was built a modern responsive website that became a core of Electra's marketing strategy using cutting-edge technologies for great responsibility, easy

management, and perfect design.

More about the collaboration between UKAD and Electra Sweden AB on https://www.ukad-group.com/latest-projects/electra/

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Moblrn

Moblrn offers a smart and simple platform for creating individual training programs to improve the skills and knowledge of employees. The platform was launched in 2016 and is tailor-made for education using smartphones.

UKAD was challenged to create a solution that helps in the implementation of microlearning culture in companies and the provision of educational services. We designed and developed three parts of Moblrn:

an introduction website, mobile applications for users, and CMS for administration.

As a result, the Client got a complex solution that allows creating educational programs and improving skills via mobile applications. More about this case at https://www.ukad-group.com/latest-projects/moblrn/

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Birdie

Birdie Golf Tours is a high-class agency dedicated to golf trips and golf classes. The company is located in Stockholm (Sweden).

It offers inspiring and beautiful golf trips across Europe for golfers and their families, as well as first-rate golf schooling with professional teachers

Full Case Study: 

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EntitledTo

EntitledTo is the leading provider of online benefit calculators in the UK. Entitledto helps people to determine what they can claim from the national and local government via self-serve calculators.

The company provides a reliable estimate of benefit entitlements based on our in-depth knowledge of the UK's social security system. By using the online benefits calculators, users can determine whether they are receiving

the right amount of money in their benefit claims, whether they are eligible for other types of benefits, as well as understand what their position will be as Government welfare reforms take effect.

See full Case Study here https://www.ukad-group.com/latest-projects/entitledto-social-benefit-cal...

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Photowall

Photowall is the most well-known producer in customized wall mirrors and wallpaper design in the Swedish market that offers a wide range of made-to-measure wall decorations.

UKAD team designed and developed for Photowall a powerful and beautiful web store that allows not only ordering ready-made goods but also creating own wallpapers. More about this case

ContentTap

ContentTap makes it easy to centrally manage, distribute and track documents, images, and videos. The app gives employees, partners or customers easy access to relevant content, provides insights, and helps in document management.

 

UKAD developed both web and iOS applications for users and a web admin app that allows managing access to shared documents. More about this project at 

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Staffing Support for Software Dev Company

"Our collaboration was both productive and cozy."

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

UKAD provides general software staffing support for a software and dev company. The team assisted with a variety of tasks including DevOps, UI & UX development, .Net development and Azure development.

The Reviewer
 
51-200 Employees
 
Bellevue, Washington
Maksym Kryvoshlyk
CEO, FlexMade
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

UKAD's continued contribution to the company has been highly praised by internal stakeholders. The team acclimated well with the client's workflow which resulted in a seamless partnership. UKAD's performance set them up as a valued extension of the company.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

FlexMade is a software research and development company operating since 2006. We offer a wide range of related services such as eCommerce, mobile, or web application development with a varied technology stack. And I am the CEO and founder of FlexMade.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire UKAD?

We started cooperation with UKAD because of the necessity to onboard more experts to our projects than we have. Assistance from the UKAD's side was especially valuable when FlexMade needed some rare specialists like skilled DevOps or UI/UX designers, which couldn't be hired in a few days. We also involved UKAD developers for several of our projects due to their unique expertise and comfortable communication. Actually, UKAD is the first choice in cases when we need to enforce our team, especially, talking about a certified .NET developer with Azure expertise.

What were your goals for this project?

Talking about outstaffing services, it's not difficult to establish goals. On each project with UKAD, we expected professionalism, responsibility, flawless delivery, and proactive communication. Actually, there are no additional criteria for team augmentation and similar services.

SOLUTION

How did you select UKAD?

We have been collaborating for years, so guys from UKAD took part in many FlexMade projects. At first, we used their services, because I'm acquainted with Denys and Alex, the founders, know their experience and work ethics, thus decided to try.

Describe the project in detail.

UKAD provided us with so-called outstaffing or team augmentation services. From time to time, we involved developers, as well as other specialists, from UKAD in our projects to fill gaps in our expertise or use some unique skills in the shortest terms. For FlexMade, it was a better option than hiring, onboarding, and so on, especially for a single project.

What was the team composition?

Despite the years of collaboration we didn't establish any service frameworks or so, we're quite flexible in resource management and used team augmentation as needed. In most cases, of course, we hired front- and back-end developers but not only them. We also involved DevOps and UI/UX experts from UKAD in FlexMade’s projects.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

I can't share any information because as any good software development company, we keep our NDAs. But we appreciate UKAD's contribution to our products and will gladly cooperate in further.

How effective was the workflow between your team and theirs?

On most projects, we have our internal project management appointed, otherwise the end customers manage the process themselves. Developers from UKAD perfectly joined our workflow and performed as good as our in-house team.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

I can't underline any specific points, because our collaboration was both productive and cozy. It was just like our internal team that takes part in all the processes but never drinks our coffee.

Are there any areas for improvement?

UKAD seems to be a perfect partner. Of course, we got some issues during these years, but they didn't have a tangible impact on the workflow, thus I don't want to criticize from this point of view.

5.0
Overall Score This quality worth every single penny we paid
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    Both scheduling and reporting were clear and timely
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    Software development related services are expensive, but it's acceptable if the quality is worth it
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    UKAD is a top-notch outstaffing services provider
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    Of course, I'd like to refer UKAD

Mobile App Dev for Creative Networking Company

"We're impressed with the quality, delivery, communications, and the results. UKAD did an impressive job overall."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
Jan. 2015 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

UKAD was hired by a creative networking company to develop a mobile app. This app will allow users to review and recommend restaurants to users worldwide. Umbraco was used in the development of the website.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Stockholm, Sweden
Lina Osterman
Creative Director, Creative Networking Company
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Due to UKAD's efforts, the app is now being used by many prominent figures and was featured in a world-renowned fashion magazine. The collaboration between the two parties has been fruitful and progressive and it looks to extend for the foreseeable future.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I represent the company from Sweden which operates a social platform for sharing recommendations of premium leisures.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire UKAD, and what were your goals?

We hired UKAD to develop an iOS application and a kind of promotional website, which may represent our vision, as well as display some featured content, news, and so forth. Actually, we were looking for a reliable vendor to bring ideas to life. First of all, to create a beautiful app with easy management, and maintain it.

SOLUTION

How did you select UKAD and what were the deciding factors?

I selected UKAD by the reference of another creative entrepreneur who had quite a great history of cooperation with them.

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

As mentioned earlier, I came to UKAD for a mobile app. But, actually, the final solution emerged much more complex. It consists of a website on Umbraco, an application, and an API, which is the nub of the whole solution. It's used to publish content from the website to the application, so management takes several clicks without developers. Then, UKAD polished and maintained the app for around 4 years.

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

The team composition was constant: most of the time, we were working with backend and frontend developers, QA, and project manager.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

The app is used by many famous people and have been featured in Vogue.

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

We arranged communications through the Project Manager from UKAD's side. Denis, the CEO, personally managed most of the project, and at the support stage, we worked with Yurij. The quality of management and communications was brilliant, I can't remember any accidents, so we got years of bountiful cooperation.

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

We're impressed with the quality, delivery, communications, and the results. UKAD did an impressive job overall.

Are there any areas for improvement?

I'd gladly refer UKAD

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

API Dev for FinTech Startup

"Security, openness, and transparency aren't spare words for them."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
4.5
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
Jan. 2019 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

UKAD was hired to develop an API as part of a new product for a FinTech startup. The API is used to collect and process important data.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Santiago, Chile
John Grundström
Head of Latin America, Sweetpay Spa
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

UKAD has given the client 100% confidence in the work provided. Streamlining project management, the team provided one project manager which made the client more comfortable. Their work and expertise are high-quality, and they solved technical issues immediately.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I represent an Fintech startup working on modern payment solutions as "buy now, pay later". We've successfully started in Sweden and now Sweetpay is operating in Chile.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire UKAD?

We hired UKAD to develop an API which is a vital part of our new product.

What were your goals for this project?

The goal was to develop an API and to wrap it into the useful UI.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

My friends referred UKAD to me as a company with great experience in work with Nordic companies. Then, I decided to take a look at their website and reviews, and found quite a lot of good comments, especially, from Swedish people. For me, it's a good point that the company shares similar cultural values and business practices.

Describe the project and the services they provided in detail.

I don't want to disclose technical details because it's our know-how. The UKAD team developed a web API used to collect and process important data.

What was the team composition?

We hired two developers and the Project Manager. Everything else handled on our side.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

I can't provide any financial data. But, I am 100% confident that developers from UKAD did a great job.

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

There was a Project Manager on the UKAD's side, so the team was almost self-managed. For me, it was very comfortable because most of the technical points were solved immediately and our side could concentrate on the other processes.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

The most impressive in UKAD is the fact that cooperation with them was as easy as with a company from Sweden. Security, openness, and transparency aren't spare words for them. But quality and expertise are also a top-grade level.

Are there any areas for improvement?

Actually, no, UKAD seems to be a really good company to cooperate with.

5.0
Overall Score I am absolutely happy of collaborating with UKAD
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    Accurate and comfortable. It is very easy to work with UKAD.
  • 4.5 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    The cost is reasonable, and the quality is worth it.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    On the highest level
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I’d like to refer UKAD, otherwise, I would not work with them.

Web Development for Cognitive Testing Platform

"UKAD is very client-oriented."

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

UKAD developed a website for a cognitive testing platform. The team provided both front- and backend development, built server infrastructure, and provided testing services.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Copenhagen, Denmark
Thomas Jannsen
Founder & CEO, Mimir test ApS
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The development made it possible for the client to engage with the market and begin their promotion. UKAD provides weekly demos and communicates effectively to ensure a smooth workflow. The team is knowledgeable, hard-working, and professional.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I am the Founder and CEO of Mimir International. Mimir Test is our platform allowing users to improve results in cognitive tests used in the hiring process. By doing these tests, users improve their chance to pass a job interview successfully and/or improve cognitive ability.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire UKAD?

I described the logics, made some sketches and prepared most of the documentation. So, I was looking for somebody to bring this idea to life. UKAD performed all the development and Quality Assurance works. They have also researched and implemented awesome visual charts which play a valuable impact on the whole project's imaginary.

What were your goals for this project?

To develop a robust website with my design. And make everything work properly.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

I've got a recommendation to work with UKAD, checked their website and reviews, and realized that I want to work with them.

Describe the project and the services they provided in detail.

I've requested the development of the web platform according to my design. The UKAD team performed both front and back end development, built server infrastructure and covered it with tests, as expected.

They also found and implemented several interesting solutions to build great charts with various scores and operate multilingual pages with similar content. Now, we are polishing Mimir Tests with additional products and features while we promote the platform.

What was the team composition?

Back end developer, front end developer, Solution Architect, Project Manager, QA and from time to time DevOps.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

The platform launch have made it possible for us to engage with the market and begin our promotion. It is early days yet but the results have been promising despite the on-going crisis.

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

It wasn't brilliant in the beginning, but I talked to the project manager Oleg and we've changed the communication model. Today everything is okay and I always know what's going on in the project. We have weekly demos and planning running inside the overall master plan which is comfortable for everyone and easy to manage.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

UKAD is very client-oriented. Developers never perform useless work, but always search the way to improve business value. The project manager was open and friendly. I also enjoy the proactive position in planning and management of delivery which built on understanding both business and tech aspects of the project.

Are there any areas for improvement?

I can always wish for even faster deliveries, but to be honest I would rather have the right product with superior quality tomorrow than a less than 100% product today.

4.5
Overall Score UKAD built for me a team I can rely on, as the company's website promised.
  • 4.5 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    In the first stage, we've got some difficulties, but now it's perfect.
  • 4.5 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    Taking into account the level of quality, UKAD's rates are really fair.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    Mimir Test works well and looks great, so the quality is worth a 5-star rating.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I'd like to refer UKAD to my friends. This company is worth it.

Staff Augmentation for Web Platform

"I'm impressed with the expertise of developers arranged for our project."

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

UKAD provided staff augmentation services, adding two developers to a team building a .NET-based product.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Kharkiv, Ukraine
CEO, Web Development Company
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

UKAD successfully delivered the project. The customers were satisfied and the project was delivered successfully. 

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I am the CEO of the web development company July Agency. We create web solutions primarily for Northern European business.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire UKAD?

We decided to augment our team with two additional developers while starting a building business-related project.

What were your goals for this project?

The goal was quite simple: to create a platform that allows finding contractors in the building industry.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

We've picked UKAD for several reasons. At first, the company works with Nordic Countries, so the cooperation should be smooth because we share similar values. Then, UKAD's tech stack totally met our needs. And finally, they have impressive expertise described in the blog and quite good reviews.

Describe the project in detail.

We hired two developers from UKAD for a project build with technologies including .NET core 3.0, Docker, Elasticsearch, Kafka, and MS SQL. Unfortunately, I have no permissions to disclose the rest of the details about this project.

What was the team composition?

Two developers from the UKAD's side. Design, management and quality assurance were handled by our side.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

The project successfully delivered within time limits, and the customer is happy. In many respects, this is the merit of the UKAD developers.

How effective was the workflow between your team and theirs?

We had daily SCRUM meetings with developers from UKAD. It was the most effective way of cooperating with team members working remotely all time long. While the project successfully delivered and the end customer is happy, the quality of communication was fine.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

I'm impressed with the expertise of developers arranged for our project.

Are there any areas for improvement?

I think there is nothing to change. For me, it was flawless collaboration because developers from UKAD work under the high standards while top-management is friendly and helpful.

5.0
Overall Score UKAD is a really good partner for web agencies
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    Everything was OK, daily meetings were held just as planned
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    Taking into account the level of developers, UKAD comes with one of the best proposals available
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    UKAD's developers performed high-grade quality
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I'd refer UKAD with no doubts

Umbraco Engineers Augmentation for Digital Consultancy

"Their ability to address needs, deliver quality, accommodate our processes, provide flexibility — all impress."

Quality: 
4.0
Schedule: 
4.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Nov. 2019 - Mar. 2020
Project summary: 

A technology consultancy hired UKAD to temporarily upscale Umbraco engineering resources for project delivery. Additional information is protected under an NDA.

The Reviewer
 
51-200 Employees
 
Amsterdam, Netherlands
CTO, Digital Consultancy
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Although numbers can't be shared, the team at UKAD met goals despite a challenging requirement for quality, stability, and performance. The project was a success and they will continue working together. The team at UKAD is great at following processes, a testament to their engineering expertise.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I'm CTO of a full-service boutique technology consultancy company. We enable clients globally to create and execute strategies and solutions for their digital transformation. Since 2014 we develop solutions primarily for FMCG, Healthcare, Retail, FinTech, and Media Entertainment industries evolving Data Science, AI, Machine Learning, and other cutting-edge technologies into the 'real-life' business.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire UKAD?

We hired UKAD several times while we were in the need to temporarily upscale Umbraco engineering resources for project delivery. It is a challenge to find a partner who can ensure quality, who understands and shares our company principles and values and also can provide flexibility and continuity. About two years we started working with UKAD, for team augmentation and will continue working with them in the future.

What were your goals for this project?

The exact goals are protected under NDA. Our collaboration with UKAD was around the delivery of Umbraco-powered enterprise platform with a challenging requirement for quality, stability, and performance.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

It's quite an interesting story. We have been doing research around Umbraco usage and came across UKAD's profile on Medium which was covering the area. So we decided to explore collaboration opportunities. Ukad's CEO Denys was very knowledgable and helpful during the entire engagement process and provided great care and support during the collaboration.

Describe the project in detail.

UKAD provided us with engineering team extension services. Each time we had a need to temporarily upscale the team with top-grade Umbraco expertise — UKAD was there to deliver.

What was the team composition?

Team composition vary based on the project's needs. UKAD helped with engineers with both front-and backend.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

Mentioned before, most of our projects are under NDA, so I can't share any numbers. Simply can tell we recommend Ukad and will continue working with them.

How effective was the workflow between your team and theirs?

All projects with team extension are managed according our processes, led and managed by our in-house team. UKAD was great following our processes. Denys has always been there where we needed alignment or improvements. Denys played an important part in kicking off the collaboration, ensuring the smooth start. Creating a high-performance team between us and UKAD's engineers.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

Umbraco engineering knowledge and expertise. Ability to address our needs, deliver quality, accommodate our processes and way of working, last not least — providing flexibility. A combination that is really hard to get.

Are there any areas for improvement?

Overall we have very effective collaboration. The handover process in case of an engineer's replacement is something we jointly improving with UKAD.

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

Branding, SEO, and Web Dev for Online Beauty Boutique

"The website allows me to reach more people, use Google rich snippets and ads, and increase sales."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
June 2019 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

An online beauty boutique hired UKAD to assist the store with creating a branded design. They also helped to launch a website and improve SEO.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Kharkiv, Ukraine
Oksana Kats
CEO, Beauty Master
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The website allows the business to reach more people and increase sales. The project management was flawless, as the team at UKAD was communicative and responsive. They created easy-to-use and cost-effective solutions.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I'm the founder and owner of the online boutique Beauty Master with tools and supplies for beauticians. I was operating an Instagram business account for years when I decided to create an e-commerce website to improve reach and increase sales.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire UKAD?

For the development of the online store with our branded design, and also some related services related to Search Optimization.

What were your goals for this project?

At first, it should be extremely easy to manage without any technical skills at all. Then, it should have great usability for our customers. And the last point, it should look good both on desktop and mobile devices with our recognizable design. And of course, we were looking for something not very expensive.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

I was researching around the web when I found UKAD's website and got interested in their expertise. After several emails, the CEO Denys invited me to visit their office and meet the developers. I was impressed that they could talk about complex things in plain language, so I found the proposal reasonable and we started development.

Describe the project and the services they provided in detail.

UKAD delivered for us everything from the design according to our branding to support and maintenance. They launched a website, implemented basic SEO, and easy product import.

What was the team composition?

Two developers, QA engineer, and Project Manager / Business Analyst.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

I have no proper data because I don't know how my business would work without a website. But it seems to be a good update. The website allows me to reach more people, use Google rich snippets and ads, and finally increase sales.

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

I've got direct contact with my Project Manager Yurij. It was flawless.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

At first, it was the orientation of the customer's needs. While I'm not a tech-savvy person, for me it was very important to know that developers do only things that are really required. Also, I enjoy the quality of communication. And the way how the developers fulfilled my requirements also was impressive. They used Umbraco CMS which is not common, or at least I've never heard about it before, but very comfy and cost-effective.

Are there any areas for improvement?

I'm not sure. Collaboration with UKAD is a great experience.

5.0
Overall Score Cooperation with UKAD was equally bountiful and comfortable. I'm totally pleased both with the process and the results.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    Everything was fine and predictable
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    As the UKAD team proposed to use a cost-effective solution, I'm quite pleased with the overall costs
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    The quality is outstanding. I see no issues with the website. It's fast, easy to manage and looks as expected
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    Of course, I’d like to refer UKAD, especially if you are looking for e-commerce development

Web App Dev for E-Commerce Company

"UKAD provides customers access to really skilled developers with an interesting stack."

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

UKAD created a web app, providing UX/UI design, .NET development, and QA testing. They also consulted on technology-related optimizations.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Sweden
Project Manager, E-Commerce Company
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The end customer is satisfied with the high-quality results of the project. UKAD's seamless communication, transparent pricing, and knowledge of best practices have added value. They've provided insightful input throughout the engagement.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

We're an e-commerce engineering team focused on Magento. Since 2003, we are a reliable B2B partner and help brands, merchants, digital agencies, and software development professionals create effective practical solutions and customer-focused online stores.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire UKAD?

Our company was looking for help with .NET development for an epic project. As soon as our team focused on the other parts here came a necessity to enforce it with strong .NET expertise.

What were your goals for this project?

To design, develop and test a web part of complex eCommerce solution.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

I met UKAD management at the conference a few years ago and then kept in touch. So, when we've faced a necessity to hire a development team, Denis was one of the first people I've talked to, thanks to the expertise of the UKAD team and many interesting cases. As he promised to start delivery in a week, we made a deal.

Describe the project and the services they provided in detail.

We shared design, all documentation describing the concept, goals and so on. Then the UKAD team developed a whole solution including UI/UX, performed Quality Assurance and support.

They also suggested some technologies to optimize terms and spends which were successfully utilized. As soon as it was an addition to the existing online store, developed to improve buyers' engagement, this project required regular demos to keep the concept.

The manager from UKAD's side established our working process in the most effective way in which we had strong enough communication but never wasted time on vain meetings.

What was the team composition?

There was a project manager, who also acted as an architect, with several developers. We also attracted a UI/UX designer and QA engineers.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

Sadly, I can't share any numbers. But the delivery UKAD performed played a great impact on the whole project. Finally, our end customer was happy!

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

We had well-established project management on the UKAD side. They offered easy communication, regular demos, transparent pricing, and other best practices were included.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

It's expertise. UKAD provides customers access to really skilled developers with an interesting stack. There are not too many companies utilizing such technologies.

Are there any areas for improvement?

We were totally satisfied. They delivered a top-quality product.

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

Mobile Scanner App for Cloud Accounting Platform

"UKAD delivered a flawless app that our customers love."

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

UKAD redeveloped a mobile scanning app using React Native to accompany an extant core platform and expand functionality.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Copenhagen, Denmark
Rune Højsgaard
CTO, Reviso
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The robust app is error-free and features a broad range of user capabilities. UKAD promoted a transparent and trustworthy partnership with realistic planning and engaged, thoughtful participation. They possess strong development skills and are experts in their field.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I am the CTO of Reviso, a pan-European cloud accounting platform associated with the Italian company TeamSystem, which boasts over 30 years of accounting and compliance experience and employs more than 2000 people. Serving customers in Italy, Spain, Germany, and the UK, we believe in collaboration, and that the better we become at working together, the better we become at doing business. We build efficient, flexible products that strengthen and support the partnerships among small companies, their bookkeepers, and accountants. 

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire UKAD ?

We hired them to rewrite our expense scanner app using React Native as well as expand its functionality. 

What were your goals for this project?

We wanted to take advantage of the React Native platform and enable our customers to categorize documents from the app. 

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

Not only are their prices fair, but their CTO is highly talented and reliable.

Describe the project in detail.

We provided the wireframes for the app, which was to serve as the foundation for future expansions as well as a base and pipeline for new React Native applications.

The app required the following capabilities: a welcome message at login; a “remember login” option to make repeat logins easy; the use of real-time or previously captured images from a file system to prepare an expense; and the ability to include additional expense details then categorize the expense as either free text completed by the user or a predetermined category pulled from our core application. The expense app would then forward a consolidated document and additional information to the core platform for further action. 

What was the team composition?

In addition to the CTO, we worked with several other skilled developers from UKAD. We also provided a sideline designer and developer to assist as needed.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

UKAD delivered a flawless app that our customers love. 

How effective was the workflow between your team and theirs?

The UKAD team is highly structured and responsive. Regular updates and demos, as well as accurately estimated tasks and direct communication, helped us feel in control of the project and strengthened our confidence and trust in them.

They offered good, proactive suggestions for the challenges we faced and provided great input when identifying issues and alternatives. They also integrated seamlessly into our operations and felt like a part of our team instead of a third-party vendor.  

What did you find most impressive about this company?

This is a very strong and talented company. The owners, who are honest and straight-forward, know their business and their craft exceptionally well. 

Are there any areas for improvement?

There are none so far. We enjoyed working with UKAD and look forward to doing so again in the future.

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 Services for Software Company

"We created a separate company to focus on this product because of its popularity."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
4.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
Nov. 2013 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

UKAD developed a management and sales platform with an MS Azure backend. Their team also built an iOS application that connects to the system. The product was completed in 2014 and UKAD offers platform updates.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Copenhagen, Denmark
Alex Lehmberg
CTO, ContentTap
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The product has been a resounding success. UKAD’s openness complemented their collaborative and professional management style. Their dedication and responsiveness to the project were also noteworthy. Expect a team that provides quality work and is willing to take on any challenge.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I’m the CTO and founder of a software company based around the product we developed.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire UKAD?

We were originally an IT consultancy that produced numerous projects for large agencies. We had an idea for a SaaS product, but we didn’t have the resources.

What were your goals for this project?

We wanted a product that competes with other commercial offers in the same area. The product would have a defined roadmap and could be efficiently used by existing or potential customers.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

A few of my employees worked with UKAD in the past and were pleased with the experience.

Describe the project and the services they provided in detail.

UKAD developed a document management and sales enablement platform that runs on MS Azure and with three websites connected to the backend. There is an admin site, a website for users to view content, and an internal site for our team. For the sites and backend, our team provided the designs and requirements. An iOS application also connects to the platform. Their team worked on it before we had available resources in-house. UKAD updates the platform and provides maintenance when needed.

What was the team composition?

Initially, we worked with an iOS developer, two backend developers, a frontend developer, and a project manager. We scaled down when the initial project was completed, but we add members when features need to be implemented.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

The product has attracted paying customers for years. We created a separate company to focus on this product because of its popularity.

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

Project management was a joint effort. Sometimes I would leave everything to UKAD and receive weekly reports and demos. Other times, I was actively involved in discussions with the developers through Skype.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

All of their employees exhibit a sense of responsibility that shows their dedication to delivering the best product. The core product was the same quality we would’ve expected from an in-house developer. If a serious issue arose, their team responded immediately. UKAD was open to suggestions in all aspects of the project.

Are there any areas for improvement?

There are none that I can think of.

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