Our solutions work in real-world environments and deliver on fundamental business goals identified by our clients.
Akcia's main objective is to produce tangible benefits and high returns on
our clients' investment in technology. Our process is one that ensures
results. The central focus of our approach is the end user and their
interaction with the system. Our goal is to make the user experience
highly productive and intuitive, thereby ensuring that business objectives
and high levels of benefits realization are achieved.
ensures that business objectives and high levels
of benefits realization are achieved.
high level discussion is conducted between Akcia staff and our
client. In this stage,
business' vision of their process and elements for success are
is lead by exchange between the client's staff and Akcia's
staff with our
helping to develop the rapport and pointed discussion that
leads to highly
sessions. This stage is usually, depending upon the scope,
cost to our perspective client and identifies how Akcia can
in attainment of their goals, both business and technological.
an understanding of our clients needs,
goals and vision. This is
via a high-level document authored by Akcia. Its content
project cost for Discovery and a target dollar cost and
timeline for complete
and implementation of the project.
this process, Akcia delves into the detailed requirements of
the system. It is
down into manageable components. For example field data gathering,
approval, management, reporting, etc. are separated into logical
they can be clearly defined and completely researched. This
immersion into the
processes ensures that our solution delivers on the needs
outlined in the
Other factors such as cost concerns, technologies and timeline
are taken into consideration during this phase and an
for success is created.
Detailed design documents
Visual and textual descriptions of
and other elements of the system.
Simulators of the
applications can actually be "clicked" to allow the
user to maneuver through the prototype to further define the
illustrations and applications can be discussed and tested for
Data modeling is
performed to ensure that information is captured
logically and all reporting and input requirements are met.
This is presented to our
clients in the form of an ERD or Entity Relationship Diagram -
a roadmap of the
requirements, sometimes the most important
portion of the system and very often the area of highest
return, are illustrated with
sample reports detailing layout and content.
obvious goal High quality software that is
efficient, highly responsive and easy
maintain throughout its lifespan. Each application is coded to
to ensure uniformity in the interface and the highest possible
After development, rigorous testing is conducted in-house to
and possible points of weakness so that they can be
the software is released. Testing is performed at multiple
and system testing all conducted to ensure that the
of the system not only work by themselves, but also work in
each other and any existing infrastructure leveraged for the
The system itself. Fully tested with
complete user documents, our
receives the software and database elements that compose the
matter how sophisticated or robust the system, there are other
contribute to its acceptance, usage and
ultimately its effectiveness that go beyond
itself. Client education is conducted and knowledge transfer
with our client's technical personnel to
alleviate any dependence on Akcia's staff.
Upon delivery, Akcia
offers an alternative to alleviating any burden on your
organization to maintain and provide the hardware, system and
network expertise and
time necessary to implement and run on
Technical turnover meetings
Application Service Provider relationships
Prognostic forecasts and project outlooks