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LineSale

A digital company that provides solutions enhancing user experience and brand development, based in the USA

Solution:

Web Development

Industry:

E-commerce Development

BUSINESS CHALLENGE

weaknesses

  • Limited time for processing large data volumes
  • Lack of tests
  • Tight project schedule
  • Lack of proper documentation

strengths

  • Availability of frameworks for most of the typical tasks
  • Quick response for technical requests
  • High task and decisions acceptance rate
  • Existing large clients base

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

LineSale is a company that has been created to work with clients as a natural extension of the team. LineSale offers a rich publishing platform developed by a team of experts with a solid design, programming and application development experience. They provide users with cost-effective, high quality, fully functional sites.

LineSale sets the standards in the digital space. Their interface is designed to be ultra user-friendly, with an exhaustive list of features to ensure maximum growth and profitability for the brand. It provides users with the opportunity to craft, modify and organize information for a fully functional and responsive system guaranteed to set any brand apart. The company also offers reliable solutions for mobile versions of the client’s website. The goal of the project was to expand and advance the company’s business by engaging an additional team of developers and engineers. To finish the project on the target date, LineSale entrusted the development of the project to the Computools team. In a rewarding partnership with the company’s leaders, the task was completed in time, thereby achieving the client’s goals.

Outcome

The Compotools developers were hired for a certain stack of the work. During the collaboration, one site which was previously started by another team, was fully developed and completed; two more sites were developed from the very beginning by the new team. Computools experts also implemented new functions and fixed the old ones in the client's framework. Thanks to close cooperation, LineSale enhanced their services, attracted more clients and achieved all the goals.

Several key options we solved:
  • Assisted in developing and implementation of new features.
  • Applied crucial fixes to enhance the client’s services.
  • Assisted in developing reliable solutions for mobile versions of the customer’s websites.

Digital Platform & Technology

To build a state-of-the-art platform, we have carefully chosen a set of technologies with exceptional performance and security characteristics. Our chosen technologies were also highly efficient in terms of total cost of ownership and support.

Communication Framework

Work on the digital transformation project involves the creation of a transparent and convenient for all participants communicative eco-system. In close cooperation with the customer, we chose several communication methods, defined a schedule of personal meetings and discussions on the project. In addition, providing open access to the Computool's internal system of setting tasks allowed the consumer's and the company's Team Leads manage and control project on each stage.

Communication:

Specification

For this project, we developed a specification based on the frameworks offered by the client. Since we had a very tight working schedule and short terms to finish tasks, we had to find the fitting solutions as soon as possible. Working in close collaboration with the client’s in-house IT Department gave us a good opportunity to keep close attention on all important functional and nonfunctional requirements.

Development Process : 1. Examining the frameworks provided by the client. 2. Searching for solutions for the tasks. 3. Developing web pages based on Python and Django, using offered frameworks. 4. Filling websites with all necessary information provided by the client. 5. Additional frontend development. 6. Conneeting ppggs to thhadministrativvppaeL

TEAM

BACKSTAGE

One of the most important things for a successful collaboration with the client is close communication. The team Lead built a convenient, transparent and clear communication system that allowed all the project participants to be in touch with each other and to stay up to date.

Whiteboard Meeting

At the end of each sprint, we conduct team discussions and arrange feedback sessions. By exchanging the opinions and emerging ideas, our developers find truly innovative solutions, improving their personal efficiency and contributing to the efficiency of the entire team.

Team Brainstorming

To find a really innovative solution, our engineers meet for brainstorming sessions. They stimulate creativity and each participant has an opportunity to offer as many options as he can think of, including the most fantastic ones. It helps to find the truly ingenious ideas and solutions.

Dev Meeting

Well-coordinated collaboration at all stages of the coding process increases the pace of the development. This works especially well when our software engineers cooperate closely with their client counterparts.

Internal Communication Flow

To launch the project it a good time, our engineers had to solve many issues quickly. For this purpose we used Jira and Skype, as the best ways to communicate with all the team participants. For the internal communication the developers used Skype and Trello. Thanks to the well-organized communication the project was completed on time.

Project Management Methodology

As we had a tight project schedule, the Computools Team Lead decided on the Agile and Scrum as management methodologies. Each of them brought some benefits and advantages for the project. Agile assists teams in responding to the unpredictability of constructing software. It uses incremental, iterative work sequences that are commonly known as sprints. The Scrum model suggests that projects progress via a series of sprints. Scrum methodology advocates a planning meeting at the start of the sprint, where the team members decide how many items they can commit to, and then create a sprint backlog – a list of the tasks to perform during the sprint. During an agile Scrum sprint, the Scrum team takes a small set of features from an idea to the coded and tested functionality. In close collaboration with the client’s team of developers, this methodology allowed each member of the team to take care of his own part of the work and stay in touch with each other.

PROJECT TIMELINE

01

Background

Defining Scope
  • Analysis of the client's business processes
  • Specifying strengths & weaknesses
  • Setting goals with the client
02

Strategy

Planning
  • Deriving Specification, Tasks & Deadlines
  • Start of creating web pages based on Django
Project Management Flow
  • Forming a team
  • Internal Communication Flow establishment
  • Project Management Methodology Selection
Development Flow
  • Writing additional API functions
03

Implementation

Implementation
  • Web page slicing by frontend developers
  • Filling pages with information from the backend
Webpage Launch
  • Connecting pages to the administrative panel

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code sample

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