AUTOP - Modernisation with method
For some time now, we have noticed that companies want modern web applications which can naturally also be used on mobile devices. At the same time, however, they don’t want and are unable to do away with their existing software because it contains proven processes and important data from previous business cases. How can software modernisation solve this dilemma? While working on customer projects, we have learned to ask the right questions and select a robust approach. As a result of many transformation projects with our customers, we have developed our own method: AUTOP.
What’s exciting about this method is that we start from practical experience, do the theoretical groundwork, and after a couple of twists and turns return to practical experience - on a higher level. The customer gets a modernised web application which simplifies, intuitively renders and generally improves his work steps. A completely new user experience.
AUTOP explained in simple terms
A = Analyse
We assume that the application has delivered a valuable service for the users over many years. The procedures have proven themselves, the data of the past are valuable and should continue to remain available. We analyse and test the application logic.
While talking with the customer, we record and understand all existing user stories and address new needs in the form of user stories.
T = Transform
Transformation means redesigning the user interface from scratch according to Web 2.0 standards by means of agile programming work. You get a whole new user experience, rather than just a re-jigging of the existing application.
Operate: The job isn’t finished after the transformation. Only operations will show whether the transformation has been successful. We can support the applications under our care. Platform providers are IBM SoftLayer with 13 data centres worldwide and Swisscom if you require Switzerland as a data location.
Perform: It’s usually the little details that put a smile on users’ faces. And it’s the details that can have a big impact on how an application performs.