The client hired Therefore Interactive for the task of developing a website and infrastructure using the Drupal platform. The site has been launched.
The client speaks highly of the technical capabilities of Therefore Interactive, along with their 2-week sprint methodology. Therefore Interactive is recommended to others due to their quality deliverables and management.
"Therefore Interactive seemed to have better technical knowledge than other website developers I talked to in the past."
Introduce your business and what you do there.
We are the Canadian Securities Exchange. I am the Vice President of Technology and Operations for the company.
What challenge were you trying to address with Therefore Interactive?
We needed a developer for our company website.
What was the scope of their involvement?
Therefore Interactive worked on our website using the Drupal platform. They were also focused on the infrastructure setup.
How did you come to work with Therefore Interactive?
I researched local developers through Google. Therefore Interactive was one of the first names that came up for our area when looking for Drupal developers. We also used a company for gathering proposals, ultimately selecting Therefore Interactive.
How much have you invested with Therefore Interactive?
The total cost of our project with Therefore Interactive was around $187,000.
What is the status of this engagement?
We started working with Therefore Interactive in October 2015. The work for our site was completed at the end of March 2016. Therefore Interactive continues to work with us on a support basis.
Could you share any evidence that would demonstrate the productivity, quality of work, or the impact of the engagement?
Therefore Interactive worked through 2-week sprints, allowing us to choose the direction of the website within each one. Therefore Interactive also planned the overall schedule in the beginning. Sprints were delivered on time and in accordance with the specifications.
How did Therefore Interactive perform from a project management standpoint?
We outsourced our project management to another company which managed deliverables and testing on our behalf. We didn't have such a great involvement in this sense, but Therefore Interactive assigned a project manager who was very good at giving us updates.
What did you find most impressive about Therefore Interactive?
Therefore Interactive seemed to have better technical knowledge than other website developers I talked to in the past. We also appreciated the sprint methodology used by Therefore Interactive. We didn't have full requirement documentation for our website, so it was easier and quicker to work by defining tasks in 2-week sprints.
Are there any areas Therefore Interactive could improve?
Therefore Interactive could gain more knowledge on the Rancher side of things. They tested out a methodology for high availability on Rancher, which was a newer setup that we requested. Therefore Interactive gained more experience on it and got it up-and-running, but it took a little longer than expected.