Our specialists have the right mix of skills to approach complex projects in:
Data and application migration
Data warehouse and business intelligence
Internet of things
Quality and project management
Geo localization and navigation
Search and rule engines
ArtSoft Consult is a reliable partner for the development of data management solutions to
your corporate needs. Over the years, ArtSoft Consult has developed content management
systems, customer relantionship management systems, corporate data management applications,
data warehouse, human resources management and information quantifying systems.
The industries for which ArtSoft Consult has developed data management systems
are: telecomunications, manufacturing, automotive, virtual museums, entertainment and media market,
clasifieds, e-commerce, HORECA, healthcare, internet services, distant education.
The characteristics of our service are:
Personalized to the customers needs
Secured data access
Information protection based on roles and permissions mechanisms
User-friendly interfaces (web, mobile or standalone) to manage the flow of the data
ArtSoft Consult has a longstanding experience in developing complex enterprise
applications for business segments like telecommunications, automotive industry,
manufacturing, entertainment, media market, public services & energy
(oil, gas, water and electricity), hospitality and commerce.
Our team proved over time a high capability to understand the customers' needs and to analyze his requirements.
The main characteristics of the applications we developed are:
Approached architectures: JEE/J2EE based servers, microservices architecture, Web services, thin clients (web), Swing clients, mobile clients
Interaction with different legacy systems like CRMs, billing systems, databases
Secured data access, information protection based on roles and permissions mechanism
Communication protocols: TCP/IP, RMI, IIOP, SOAP, HTTP/HTTPS, XML-RPC, etc.
ArtSoft mobile applications are known for being innovative and entertaining.
We provide complete solutions for our customers including:
Native applications for iOS (iPhone and iPad) and Android enabled phones
Solutions using cross platform frameworks (PhoneGap, Apache Cordova, Xamarin)
Scalable client-server solutions
Innovative data transfer protocols
Porting of web applications to all mobile OS browser
We developed applications in the following areas:
Commerce and marketing
Healthcare and fitness
Online map navigation systems
Geo localization and navigation
ArtSoft Consult has architected, designed, developed and incorporated geo localization and navigation
modules into software solutions developed for telecom, hospitality, public services, on-line media,
commerce and marketing, professional services fields.
The business segments for which ArtSoft Consult has already developed messaging
middleware-based applications are telecommunications, corporate data management,
hospitality, entertainment and media market.
We have developed also some of our products using this field of expertise:
NavigArt – one of the first navigation applications developed for iPhone using OpenStreetMap
Coordinates Converter – mobile app used to convert geo localization data between different formats.
It is used mainly by topographers who convert between geographical coordinates stored in
Stereo70 format (Romanian official coordinates system) and more popular WGS84, UTM and S42.
Our company has the capability to provide high quality services in
data migration. In this area we have a very good experience in the
telecommunications industry, entertainment and media market.
Our expertise covers data migrations from proprietary systems,
Oracle Financial, Siebel, BOSS, WISE, CRM.
Our services cover the followings:
Data structure analysis for complex databases, including duplicate identification and duplicate management,data correlation between data from different heterogeneous systems, algorithms for data generation
based on available data and reference business rules, etc.
Verification of the quality of the data to be migrated
Design of flexible, error tolerant migration scripts, including data backup
Implementation of migration scripts using the high performance andreliable technologies in order to manage the largest databases
Testing on more levels: functional testing including quantityand quality tests, load tests, performance tests, etc.
Database optimization for a fast and timely migration
Internet of things
ArtSoft Consult has architected, designed, developed software systems that incorporated smart devices connected to the internet.
We have developed IoT related applications in the field of HORECA, commerce and fitness. The applications communicated with smart devices like
scales, cofee machines and weareble devices, information collected was processed and stored in private database or cloud.
Java, PHP, Ruby, C#, C / C++, SQL, PL/SQL, ASP .NET, Objective-C, Visual Basic
Technologies, libraries and frameworks:
Java: JEE, Spring, Spring Security, Spring Boot, JPA, Hibernate, Flyway, Swing, JSF, Apache Wicket,
Velocity, GWT, JXL, Oracle Portal PHP: CodeIgniter, Laravel, Symphony, Zend, Yii, WordPress, Joomla,
TinyMCE, JW Player, Highcharts, amCharts, Modernizr, Oauth2 security, Omniauth security Mobile: React Native, PhoneGap, iPhone SDK, Android SDK, Xamarin, JQuery Mobile BI: Tableau, Pentaho Business Inteligence, Crystal Reports Web Services: REST API, Apache CXF, Axis, SOAP, WSDL, JAXB, JAX-WS Messaging Middleware: Apache Kafka, ActiveMQ, IBM MQ Series
Eclipse, Idea, MS Visual Studio, Aptana Studio, XCode
Git, SVN, Rational ClearCase, Rational Synergy, MS Visual Source Safe
Continuous integration tools:
MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, MS SQL Server, Derby, Lucene/SOLR/ElasticSearch, MongoDB,
Application and web servers:
Apache Tomcat, JBoss AS, Jetty, IBM WebShere,
Oracle Application Server, WebLogic, Windows Server IIS, Nginx
Amazon Web Services, Azure, private cloud
Enterprise Service Bus:
Sales Force Management:
Software development process
ArtSoft Consult works with agile software development methodologies to allow
fast and low cost project development. It comprises all phases for working out a
complete software solution.
Based on the project’s characteristics, the development model can be easily
selected. Processes and sub-processes are well-documented, including work instructions
and templates for records. Tools and artifacts are clearly defined.
The most offen used agile development models are:
Some of the key characteristics of our software development process are:
“Plug and play” allows fast project initiation
“Just go” ability to create deliverables starting from incomplete, missing, specifications
“It works” the system has proved its efficiency in conplex, challenging projects
ArtSoft Consult is flexible with regards to the software development process model used;
as a consequence other iterative development models are also used in the company, adapted to
customer needs and requirements. These are used when our teams are collaborating with geographically
distributed agile teams.
The three main focus areas of the project management in ArtSoft Consult are: reporting, monitoring and risk management. These are covered during the whole life-cycle of the project through three main processes:
Analysis of project capability
Project monitoring and control
During the analysis of project capability special care is taken for the technical
risk management and effort estimation.
Change request management is a continuous activity, thoroughly linked with
the project monitoring and control and agile processes. Trained project managers, certified Product Owners and Scrum Masters,
well-defined agile project management processes and tools assure our customers that
their projects (including change requests) are under control and will be delivered on-time.
Commitment to high quality
Our strenghts recommend us as your reliable partner in software development:
Fast project initiation
Face-to-face meeting or video conference, NDA, project outlines and fast feedback
Rapid definition of the project (requirements, team structure, high-level time-line)
Architecture and technology definition
Software and UX/UI design
The team of ArtSoft Consult got extensive experience in running large
scale and complex software development projects for customers in many countries.
ArtSoft Consult is able to prove the quality of its work,
the recommendations from its customers being one of the means.
Customized business processes to deliver high quality
ArtSoft Consult has implemented and maintains a highly mature ISO 9001:2015
certified quality management system (certificate no. RO-11608 from SRAC, Romania)
for custom software development services, roll-out of software products, IT technical consultancy and connected services.
The quality management system covers all phases of the agile software development.
The whole software development process from inception, analysis, design, implementation,
testing, deployment, validation, maintenance, change request management, project planning,
project management, monitoring and control is fully documented and runs entirely
in electronic format.
The software development process is flexible and tailored for fast and
low cost project development. The development model can be tailored according to customer needs.
Customers can monitor the development of their projects and there are
check-points for artifacts, as well as feed-back loops from the customer
over the entire agile development process.
Highly qualified human resources
ArtSoft Consult knows that the quality of
the specialists is one of the most important assets. In this respect, there
is a clearly defined personnel policy, including a rigorous admission process
of people, based on interviews, tests, proof-of-capability, affinity to the
company’s customer-oriented culture, as well as clearly expressed commitment
in achieving the company’s mission and quality objectives.
Based on individual development schemes, ArtSoft Consult encourages
and supports continuous learning actions for its employees. Their performance is monitored.
These actions are based on clear written rules and procedures that are documented
within specific processes, as part of the company’s quality management system.
Excellent communication practices
Permanent communication with the customer (e-mail, audio and video-conferencing, chat, phone, etc.)
Use of predefined reporting schemes (time sheets, customized reports, etc.)
Synchronization of activities with the development teams of the customer
Communication with multiple development teams:
for every project, on our server is assigned an e-mail account (any problem sent by the customer will be received and solved by the team)
clearly defined contact persons (direct e-mail addresses, messenger ID, mobile phone)
periodical workshops and/or video conferences with the customers
Robust security practices
Authentication and encryption when offering services
Anti-spam and antivirus email system
Access to resources based on "need-to-use" criteria
Detailed logging strategy
NDA between ArtSoft Consult and its customers
Care for the intellectual property of the customer (know-how, products, etc.)
NDA and non-concurrency agreement between ArtSoft Consult and its employees
Reliable and up-to-date technical infrastructure
Use of the latest technology, following the international standards
Reliable Internet bandwidth: two load-balanced broad-band internet connections and an additional back-up line
Video-conferencing equipments, phone lines, up-to-date workstations, servers (application, database, backup), mobile devices, phone/fax line, scanners, printers, copiers, MM projector, etc.
Attractive guaranty practices
3 month guaranty from the delivered software product
Client property over the code and project documentation
Research and development
Being involved in several Research and Development projects for our customers,
ArtSoft Consult has the proven capacity to approach R&D projects.
References can be provided upon request.
Very attractive man-day rates
Based on the operational advantages of Romania in the IT sector,
as well as based on reliable management practices, ArtSoft Consult is able
to work out projects at very attractive rates in the market where it operates.
All employees have very good or excellent English language skills (written, spoken).
This is one of the “must-be” requirements at employment. Also, we have employees
that speak French, German, Hungarian or other languages.
Most of our team members also have extensive experience working abroad,
in western business environments.
ISO 9001:2015 certification
ArtSoft Consult implemented and maintains a quality
management system according to ISO 9001 since 2003.
Our quality management system is certified by SRAC, Romania according to ISO 9001:2015 standard.
The quality management system of ArtSoft Consult covers all phases
of the software development process and professional consulting services
in IT. It was issued for “Custom software development services,
roll-out of software products, IT technical consultancy and connected services". [certificate No. RO-11608]
The quality management system of ArtSoft Consult is entirely operational in electronic format.
The quality management system includes internal check points (reviews)
of the major artifacts. All non-conformance are handled through a well-defined
defect control process, tailored to allow customers remotely monitoring project evolution.
The quality management system also includes procedures and work instructions related
risk management, corrective actions, as well as with continuous improvement and process innovation.
We pay much attention to reduce the poor-quality costs
so our customers can benefit of a low cost development process.
Because the employees are our most valuable assets, a continuous training process is also
defined. The statistical process control keeps under control the whole system.
Best value to our customers
In a strong competitive global market, ArtSoft Consult is conscious of
the importance to provide the best value to its customers. Value-to-customer
leads to customer loyalty and long-term partnership.
We bring this value to your business through:
Excellent capabilities on project management and technical skills, resulting in on-time project delivery
Qualified people, mature and well-documented quality management system and efficient communication approaches, resulting in quality beyond the expectations of the customer
Ability and commitment to approach complex and challenging projects, resulting in innovative solutions
High flexibility in project approach, getting fast harmonization with customer’s needs
Possibility to cover all phases of software development process, providing complete services over the whole project life-cycle
Proof of capability based on low cost pilot projects, increasing your the confidence
Use of efficient methodologies for fast project initiation
Well-defined software development process, adaptable to your requirements
Customer-centered project management, systematic feed-back loops, powerful quality assurance tools and innovative specialist skills, resulting in low risk project approach
Outstanding team of specialists: cohesion, proven experience in successful international projects, constructive company culture, harmony
Competitive man-day rates, resulting in significant cost savings
Customers can see in the cooperation with ArtSoft Consult a big
potential to reduce the costs of software development while
ensuring high level of quality, innovation and on-time project delivery.