Kitco Metals Inc Case Study

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Find how Kitco Metal Inc. ensured faster time-to-market and uninterrupted services for their worldwide customers with our unified testing solutions.

Find how Kitco Metal Inc. ensured faster time-to-market and uninterrupted services for their worldwide customers with our unified testing solutions.

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  • 1. Case Study THE PROBLEM Kitco Metals Inc. With a huge lineup of desktop and mobile apps available on multiple devices and Kitco Metals Inc. provides a pioneering range of Kcast applications that deliver customizable and real-time, market information about precious metals to desktops, email inboxes, and mobile devices. platforms, generating a huge amount of real-time data, Kitco felt a need to develop an intuitive testing strategy to ensure uninterrupted services to their worldwide customers. Kitco also wanted to develop an app for Android devices to help its users track live precious metal quotes and other critical updates, on the move. There was also some hesitation at Kitco's end to work with an offshore service provider since they have never done outsourcing earlier. For further information, please contact us at presales@netsolutionsindia.com www.netsolutionsindia.com
  • 2. Case Study THE CHALLENGE THE SOLUTION Volume of Real-time Data Technology Agile Development Methodology The amount of real-time data generated While developing the Burst app from ground up, a Once the POC was successful , AGILE development through all Kitco apps was huge. It posed an perfect mix of HTML5, .NET, SQL Server,jQuery, methodology was used to complete the entire immense challenge toward developing the Ajax, and JavaScript technologies was used to project in three phases. Android app that could deliver uninterrupted create a robust and highly compatible solution. performance and sustain heavy data loads. Use of Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) Testing the inevitable Multi-device, Multi-platform Testing To meet performance requirements of Burst app, To determine applicability of the Burst app, we the implementation of the website’s backend Kitco had a wide range of applications based decided to develop a POC (Proof of Concept) to test solution was done using Microsoft Silverlight, on multiple platforms like BlackBerry, iPhone, the most challenging features – like which made the app run faster and display content iPad, Android, Palm, Windows Phone 7 and implementation of zoom-in/zoom-out, text accurately on the web. Windows 7 – all connected through a highlight etc. using HTML 5. test various Kitco apps on such diverse platforms. For further information, please contact us at presales@netsolutionsindia.com “ The effective resource utilization and round-the-clock coordination between offshore and onsite teams resulted in faster time-to-market of Kitco applications. “ common database. We had to defy all odds to www.netsolutionsindia.com
  • 3. Case Study THE RESULT Faster Time-to-market he effective resource utilization and round-the-clock coordination between offshore and onsite teams resulted in faster time-to-market of Kitco applications. Higher Customer Satisfaction Faster delivery of new features and higher overall software quality increased Kitco's client satisfaction, thereby meeting their revenue growth and customer retention objectives. For further information, please contact us at presales@netsolutionsindia.com www.netsolutionsindia.com