Whether you lack the internal resource needed to deliver on-going work, are in need of specialised skills for a single project, or are looking for a fresh perspective to support strategic transformation and innovation, Box UK can provide exactly what you need, when you need it, through our embedded software services.
Experienced in Agile and Lean techniques, our embedded teams can mobilise rapidly and scale quickly – as your requirements dictate. And with a large pool of talent from which to draw, we’re also able to flexibly change working patterns and place teams with you on-site as you require.
Our agility is also matched by our commitment to quality. We’re known for the rigorous standards we apply across all aspects of our projects, from coding and design to documentation and communication – a fact attested to by our ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 accreditation.
Working closely with your internal teams, end-users and other key stakeholders, our embedded strategic consultants can deliver internal discovery projects that provide a clear roadmap to guide the future development of new and existing software products and services. We can also deliver more ad-hoc support and guidance on pressing technical issues, through our CTO as a Service offering.
User-centred software can really set your organisation apart from the competition, delivering you solutions that respond to real-world motivations, needs and contexts of use to increase uptake and satisfaction.
At Box UK, we’re experienced in embedding UX&D teams within organisations to support a user-centred approach, including delivering user experience improvements for clients with multi-billion dollar turnover and extensive, complex product portfolios.
If you’re looking for a custom piece of software to solve a key business challenge but aren’t sure where to start, our embedded software design services will put you on the path to success. Our solution architects will work to understand your current technical ecosystem and wider organisational context (working in conjunction with our embedded strategic consultants, as required), and design a solution that’s right for you.
We’re also experienced in transforming legacy software projects, and can deploy an embedded project team to manage this, to provide you with added confidence in the speed and quality of our delivery.
Our embedded software engineering services can place developers within your organisation as part of a fully-managed Box UK product team, or be used to enhance your existing development skillset. Our experience with custom integrations, for example, means we’re ideally placed to deliver you APIs that connect third-party systems – although with a wide-ranging tech stack, leading coding standards, a best practice approach and a track record of delivering measurable results, we’re ready to take on any challenge you need us to.
Covering the end-to-end delivery lifecycle, our embedded teams provide the complete solution for managing your web and software products – whether you’re after a product design service to build something entirely new, or want to make improvements to existing services. Experienced solution architects, business analysts, product owners, and User Experience and Design (UX&D) consultants will craft strategies that leverage the latest industry innovation and best practice; these will then be brought to life by a dedicated team of award-winning developers, using the most appropriate technologies available.
This approach is ideal for organisations working in highly regulated or sensitive industries, providing as it does access to the speed and expertise offered by an external supplier, while safeguarding full visibility and control for your internal operations team.
With the understanding that every project is different we’ll bring together an embedded team that’s right for you, carefully balancing roles, skillsets and domain expertise. In all cases, you can be confident that you’re getting a team that lives and breathes Box UK values, thanks to diligent assessment, recruitment and on-boarding.
We offer a range of flexible team models, to suit your specific requirements and complement any existing capabilities you may already have in-house. If you’re not sure about what you need, we can help with that too, with strategic consultants on hand to understand your needs, constraints and goals, and define an approach and roadmap that delivers against these.
Even when in-house resource isn’t an issue, project governance can still be – particularly if you’re looking to rapidly mobilise a new internal project or product team. Here, we can provide you with project managers, product owners and quality assurance specialists to create a complementary, blended team that allows your developers and designers to focus on delivering value, while ensuring all work is underpinned by proven quality processes and frameworks.
Reap the long-term rewards of our embedded software services with an approach that sees Box UK specialists working closely with your internal team members to train them in valuable new skills and disciplines, including:
A strong focus on knowledge-sharing activities alongside the delivery of quality project outputs helps increase velocity and reduce waste as your team journeys towards self-sufficiency, while our flexible model allows for these roles to be allocated for select days, either on- or off-site, to minimise disruption to your business.
Working on-site as part of the team responsible for the deposits account application process – a key revenue generator for Hodge Bank – we delivered interactive prototypes detailing how to bring this crucial service online.
The financial institution now has a fully-online application process that’s streamlined, convenient and highly usable – helping drive revenue growth and process efficiencies, and providing the ideal platform for future work.
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