AshokaHub - A cloud – based social networking platform using Ruby on Rails

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Neev built a cloud-based web application that has emerged as one of the world’s largest social networking platforms for social entrepreneurs to connect, discuss, share, innovate and help each other. Catering to a global audience, the application supports 12 languages. The social platform has an in-built search feature that allows any profile or discussion to be searched based on tags, relevance, type of activity, etc.

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AshokaHub - A cloud – based social networking platform using Ruby on Rails

  1. 1. AshokaHub A Cloud – based Social Networking Platform using Ruby on Rails
  2. 2. About Neev Mobile Web Magento eCommerce SaaS Applications Video Streaming Portals Rich Internet Apps Custom Development iPhone Android Windows Phone 7 HTML5 Apps Cloud AWS Consulting Partner Rackspace Joyent Heroku Google App Engine Key Company Highlights 250+ team with experience in managing offshore, distributed development. Neev Technologies established in Jan ’05 User Interface Design and User Experience Design VC Funding in 2009 By Basil Partners Performance Consulting Practices Part of Publicis Groupe Quality Assurance & Testing Member of NASSCOM. Outsourced Product Development Development Centers in Bangalore and Pune.
  3. 3. Building a Cloud – based Social Networking Platform using Ruby on Rails • Neev built a cloud-based web application that has emerged as one of the world’s largest social networking platforms for social entrepreneurs to connect, discuss, share, innovate and help each other. • Catering to a global audience, the application supports 12 languages. • The social platform has an in-built search feature that allows any profile or discussion to be searched based on tags, relevance, type of activity, etc.
  4. 4. The Client • Ashoka, one of the world’s largest networks of social entrepreneurs, has 3000 Ashoka fellows present across 70 countries. • Ashoka was founded in the year 1980 by Bill Drayton. • It provides start-up financing, professional support services and also connects social entrepreneurs to a global pool across various businesses and social sectors. • Ashoka provides a platform to enable people to change the world. • It works in partnership with players in the private, philanthropic and citizen sectors to drive large-scale innovation.
  5. 5. Business Need • Even though Ashoka had over 3000 social entrepreneurs as fellows across the globe, it was observed that these social entrepreneurs were often functioning individually and much below their highest potential. • There was a need to connect all these entrepreneurs and enable them to help each other rather than Ashoka being the sole source of help for them. • Thus emerged the requirement for a platform that enables social entrepreneurs to get on board, connect, interact, share and discuss their ideas, innovations, news, ask doubts, provide solutions and help each other.
  6. 6. Neev Solution • Neev developed a RoR - based application, which is hosted on Heroku platform available for all social entrepreneurs. • The whole application was built in less than 4 months using an Agile methodology. • As the social entrepreneurs are from across the world the application is multilingual and supports 12 languages to start with. • To cater to the client’s requirements, Neev created a cloud-based social networking web application that acts as a hub for social entrepreneurs to interact and benefit mutually. • Using Google Translate plugins, the social platform was made multi-lingual supporting 12 languages to cater to social entrepreneurs of Ashoka all across the globe. • A search feature was also built into the application using Solr search engine to enable user profiles and discussions to be searched and filtered based on tags, relevance, recent activity, etc.
  7. 7. Top Features • Any user can initiate a discussion. • Users can follow other users or discussions. • All discussions/profiles can be searched using tags. • Filters can be used to search the results based on relevance, recent activity, type of activity or pre-defined categories. • Supports 12 languages.
  8. 8. Technology Footprint • Ruby on Rails (RoR) • MySQL database (DB) • Solr search engine • Google Translate plugins • GIT source repository • Heroku deployment environment • Pivotal tracker for project management • Integration with Google Analytics
  9. 9. Clients
  10. 10. Partnerships
  11. 11. Neev Information Technologies Pvt. Ltd. sales@neevtech.com India - Bangalore India - Pune The Estate, # 121,6th Floor, #13 L’Square, 3rd Floor Dickenson Road Parihar Chowk, Aundh, Bangalore-560042 Pune – 411007. Phone :+91 80 25594416 Phone : +91-64103338 For more info on our offerings, visit www.neevtech.com

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