A few Success Stories

Proven added value for Sidenis customers

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Swiss Re: Integrated Pricing Platform

Business focus Integrated system for Insurance and Reinsurance (property, casualty business); modules for risk assessment, modelling and transfer pricing of complex coverage structures
Project profile Scrum team, up to 10 FTE , 2000 – today
business analysts, software developers and architects, database expert, test engineers
Technologies Java, JEE, JAX-WS, SOAP, IBM WebSphere 8.0, Oracle 11 Database
ALM characteristics Development, Maintenance
implementing a new system with numerous business modules; on-going rapid adaptation of the system to change requirements imposed by general business and technology developments
Benefits for client Productivity : the platform allows for productivity gains for the users of 100% based on a system that is 7x24hours available, worldwide
Cost Savings : savings based on an optimized mixture of onshore and nearshore resources
Integration : seamlessly integrated into existing enterprise application landscape and infrastructure, open to integrate other business in future
Data Quality : exchanging data continuously and consistently with over a dozen other enterprise systems

 

Swiss Re: A modern contract information system for the credit insurance business that increases productivity and paves the way to progressive risk management

Swiss Re: Global Master Data Management System

Business focus Implementation of a global master data management system, provides reference data and parameter data, based on Systemorph Platform® (powerful 3rd party data store product), allows for changes of dimensions in a multi temporal data store
Project profile Scrum team, up to 7 FTE , 2012 – today
software developers and architects, database expert, test engineers
Technologies Microsoft .Net 4.0, C#, ASP.NET MVC 3, WCF, SOAP, NHibernate, SQL Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Systemorph Platform
ALM characteristics Development
implementing a new system based on a data store (3rd party product), integration of new business modules along with new functionality deployed as part of the platform product
Benefits for client Productivity : the system allows for productivity gains for the administrators of this globally used master data through dedicated workflows which allow to fully automate the publishing process
Cost Savings : savings based on an optimized mixture of onshore and nearshore resources
Flexibility/Functionality : very flexible in setting up new respectively changing existing master data while keeping full transparency and traceability
Integration : seamlessly integrated into existing enterprise application landscape and infrastructure, open to integrate other business in future

 

Swiss Re: Pricing Integration and Reporting Platform

Business focus Globally used service oriented pricing integration platform, key component for Economic Value Management (EVM), supports the integrated economic measurement and steering framework for planning, pricing, reserving and business steering
Project profile Scrum team, up to 4 FTE, 2004 – today
software developers and architects, database expert
Technologies Java, JEE, SOAP, JAX-WS, Hibernate, IBM WebSphere 8.0, Oracle 11 Database
ALM characteristics Development, Maintenance
Implementing a new integration and reporting platform, integration of new business into the platform over time; on-going rapid adaptation of the system to change requirements imposed by general business and technology developments
Benefits for client Data Store : allows interfacing systems to store and retrieve pricing and reserving data continuously and consistently, supports an almost real-time reporting on enterprise level
Cost Savings : savings based on an optimized mixture of onshore and nearshore resources
Integration : seamlessly integrated into existing enterprise application landscape and infrastructure, open to integrate other business in future

 

Adveq: Investment Management and Reporting System

Business focus Application to manage fund investments (including 3rd party investments) ; modules for investment tracking, valuation, reporting ; interfaces for regular updates of investment data (monthly, quarterly, annually)
Project profile Scrum team, up to 6 FTE, 2004 – today
software developers and architects, database expert, test engineers
ALM characteristics Development, Maintenance
Implementation of new application which is distributed to the clients customers i.e. the investors to manage their individual investments in client’s funds, migration of first version to new architecture and technology, implementation of new business functionality
Technologies Java, Hibernate, Oracle/MS SQL Server/MySQL/Firebird
Benefits for client Marketing : providing an application along with the actual core services of managing investments (i.e. funds) brings more value to the client’s customers. Due to reputational risks for the client the quality of the application must be exceptionally high in terms of stability and correctness
Cost Savings : savings based on an optimized mixture of onshore and nearshore resources
Flexibility : the application is very lightweighted and portable without using other services and/or frameworks, can be installed rightaway by the investors with a few clicks, the backend abstraction layer allows for a smooth integration into the different investors’ enterprise database management systems

 

Sidenis Mobile Division: Google App Store - Media Player Astro

Business focusVegaViewSmall A media platform with pluggable services architecture for the Android OS. This product is optimized for audio/video podcasts and audiobooks, includes unique features such as adjustable speed for playback, crystal clear sound based on advanced codecs, mutliple equalizers. For more details please consult.More Infos.
Project size Scrum team, up to  4 FTE, 2008 – todayBusiness analysts, designers, software developers and architect, test engineers
ALM characteristics Development, MaintenanceDesign and implemenation of a new media platform with a rich set of options and sophisticated functionality. Ongoing adaptation to the needs imposed by the heterogenous Android hardware landscape and OEM mobile device manufacturers, web-service providers and end users, worldwide
Technologies Android SDK/NDK, REST, PHP, MySQL
Benefits for client Product : product sales on app market place, various rebranding agreements with third party software and OEM providers
Publicity: + 1‘000‘000 downloads worldwide, average rating of 4 stars of 5
Knowhow : build up knowhow and ownership in writing native mobile apps which fully utilize the resources and the power oft he underlying devices
Platform approach : the player uses REST interfaces for the integration of different web services in order to acquire media content, this content is seamlessly processed with a unified front-end transforming the player into a real media platform
Benefits for internet service providers Existing web services can utilize the Astro Player platform for providing mobile Android front-ends.Examples: the DAR radio downloader for US based start-up company DAR.fm – cloud-based radio DVR service. Michael Robertson, CEO of DAR.fm and the founder of MP3.com, chose the Astro Player platform as a basis for an Android mobile device front-end for DAR.fm. DAR radio downloader project using REST interface for DAR.fm/MP3tunes Locker service.More Infos.
Benefit for OEM providers The preloaded Astro Player enhances the experience of using other devices by adding a powerful media player with a set of unique features to a mobile platform, and enables users to do more with their handsets. Developing custom versions for handset manufactures enables the solution for a particular device (screen resolution, keyboard, form factor, CPU, hardware accelerator, etc.) to be optimized.

 

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