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Services

Application & Web Development

All companies and organisations essentially have the same purpose: to increase their market share, strengthen existing relationships and streamline their current business practices. ADS develops application and web systems that enable our clients to do all this and more.

Our clients come in all shapes and sizes and from a wide range of industry sectors, ranging from small start-up companies to large international enterprises. Whilst we are Microsoft .NET specialists, we are not restricted to particular technologies or vendors and therefore are adept at delivering tangible benefits to our clients whatever their development requirements.

We take time to:

  • Understand your business goals and the objectives specific to your market.

  • Undertake a full needs analysis: assessing the strengths and weaknesses of your current solution.

  • Propose a realistic and accurate project proposal and estimate.

  • Build a long term business relationship with you as our valued client.

  • In all cases we offer a full, no obligation consultation.

  • To ensure we deliver a consistently high service level to our clients we operate a tightly managed development structure comprised of a team of UK-based software architects, analysts and project managers who work with our wholly owned offshore production facilities of development specialists.

Business Software Development

If you require a bespoke software or web solution, after we understand your business and its functions, we will partner with you to achieve your objectives at every stage of the development project life cycle. We will propose a solution that will suit the needs of your business, streamlining processes and adding value.

ADS has wide experience of developing application and web solutions for clients of various sizes and across various markets.

Services include:

  • Needs analysis

  • ROI evaluation

  • Application build and implementation

  • System Integration

  • Ongoing support

Product Development

ADS has a long history as a technology innovator and we relish a challenge. The software products industry depends on bringing new concepts, new versions and new features to market quickly. We have worked on a number of such development projects including edit2print for TripleArc plc and Uptime365 and are adept at pushing the boundaries of what is possible to break new ground.

  • Robust version design

  • Multiple-platform architecture

  • Wide variety of integration requirements

  • Comprehensive packaging

  • Support over a range of environments

Got a great development idea?

Looking for a technology partner to help you get it off the ground? We are always looking for new and exciting projects: so if you have something in mind contact us for an initial no-obligation consultation.

Database Design

Database technology can help you find, store and access your key business information. This could transform your business processes and functions and also allow you to produce valuable reports from your information. ADS is highly experienced in developing bespoke desktop and web-based databases designed to streamline your business processes.

We have designed databases for large blue chip companies as well as for one or two users. Our analysts will demonstrate how database and powerful reporting technology can benefit your business and work closely with you throughout the project delivery to ensure your business objectives are achieved.

Services include:

  • Needs analysis

  • ROI evaluation

  • Application build and implementation

  • System Integration

  • Ongoing support

E-Commerce

If you are looking for a reliable, well established company to custom design and host your ecommerce site and to look after the project from start to finish, then you have come to the right place. We can provide an easy to use, secure shopping site that you can manage and update yourself. You will be able to change featured products, prices and pictures whilst keeping a professional look. As well as taking care of the functionality we can design you an original and user friendly site and avoiding a 'templated' look.

We can provide you with:

  • 128-bit SSL encrypted secure web hosting

  • Secure payment integration for all major payment gateways

  • Database-driven website for flexible display and easy updating of prices, special offers, pictures etc

  • Custom web design to avoid a 'templated' look

  • Stock range and stock level update facility

  • Custom reporting and transaction download facility

  • Search engine promotion and keyword consultancy

  • Hosting and maintenance

Secure Online Payment

Whilst we integrate with all major payment gateways, our preferred online payment partner Protx provides secure online credit card and debit card payment solutions for thousands of online and mail order businesses across the UK.

Web Design

We specialise in providing professional design-led web solutions that will help your business stand out from the crowd. Our web sites are user-friendly, attractive as well as functional, strengthening your brand and optimising your online presence.

We understand that the creative design of a website is a key part of usability. Our designers work closely with our development team to ensure that our sites are not only at the cutting-edge of technology but also easy and enjoyable to use.

Services include:

  • Strategy, design and development

  • Usability advice and consultation

  • Site makeovers

  • Site statistics and analysis

  • Audio Visual presentations

  • Streaming media (MP3, MPEG)

  • Flash and SVG animation

  • Online community construction

  • Blogs and Podcasts

  • E-newsletters

  • Search engine optimisation and promotion

  • RSS news feeds

  • Copywriting

  • Hosting and Maintenance

Content Management Systems

We can provide you with a Content Management System (CMS) that will give you 100% control of your website. We can customise your Content Management System to be as basic or advanced as you'd like. It can be as simple as updating text and pictures on your website or we can look at your business processes and design a content management system which stores, tracks and controls specific information. No specialist technical knowledge is required and a CMS can dramatically improve the appeal, visibility and profitability of your web site.

Our CMS will enable you to:

  • Change product prices and key details in response to sales and feedback

  • Introduce special offers quickly & easily

  • Create new content and deploy it when it suits you

  • Update links, navigation and sitemaps

  • Create search engine friendly pages by updating headings, title and description tags

System Integration

Your business may have several existing software or web applications which serve their own purpose but aren't integrated. When different systems can't share their data effectively, they create information bottlenecks that require human intervention in the form of decision making or data entry.

In today's competitive business environment, applications such as Supply Chain Management, Customer Relationship Management and Business Intelligence have become imperative for organisations that need to maintain their competitive advantage.

By integrating your systems we could save you valuable time and money and give your business a unique competitive edge.

Services include:

  • Needs analysis

  • ROI evaluation

  • Application build and implementation

  • System Integration

  • Ongoing support

CRM Systems

Using a CRM (Customer Relationship Management) system makes it easier to keep track of your sales and process your marketing and customer service resources. We can help you import, cleanse and customise your data, enabling you to quickly integrate, manage and analyse business information.

We have many years experience building custom CRM systems and also in CRM integration with a range of 3rd party products.

Contact us to discuss your CRM development or integration needs.

Services include:

  • Planning & Consultancy

  • Bespoke CRM design

  • Data import

  • Data Cleansing

  • System integration

  • Ongoing Support

Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing and reporting systems are critical decision support tools for the modern business. ADS has built several custom systems for its clients to manage the process of data collection, storage, analysis and implementation.

If you need a robust Business Intelligence or Data Warehousing solution we will work with you to extract and cleanse your data, and then create the analytics necessary to deliver information that sharpens your competitive advantage. We can provide you with easy online access to key performance indicators (KPIs), allowing overall views of business performance.

Application Support

As part of our ongoing product care package, we offer 1st and 2nd line telephone, email and remote support for the end-users of our products; ensuring that you receive lifetime care and maximum ROI.

We also provide full maintenance of the system developed and also would be happy to assist with any further development that you may require. Please contact us for more information.

Staff Augmentation

If you are looking for a reliable and trustworthy staff augmentation partner look no further. We own and maintain full-service offshore development facilities in Asia and opportunities exist for technology partnering.

Technical staff augmentation services supplement your existing work force with technical professionals who possess skills tailored to the particular needs of the your business.

Our staff augmentation service enables you to add or remove employees as needed, helping to avoid the extra costs associated with recruiting and hiring new employees with specialised skills.

If you'd like to discuss this opportunity further please contact us and we will be happy to discuss the range of options available.