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Bespoke Software Development Consultancy Services

Use our cross-vertical software development experience to maximise your return on investments in software development by engaging our experienced consultants to identify and remove bottlenecks to promote growth and gain a competitive advantage.

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How our software consultants can help you?

Our software consultants can help you identify technology barriers between you and a more profitable business by following a step-by-step approach. First, we will work with you to identify your business goals and objectives. We will then provide an independent assessment of your current technology and how it can be improved. Through this analysis, we can determine what technology barriers need to be addressed, from lack of scalability or outdated systems, to lack of insight or integration issues.

Once these barriers have been identified, we can provide tailored advice and strategies to address the identified issues. Our team of software developers and consultants possess expertise not often found in-house and can help provide a breadth of understanding in many areas, such as software design, architecture, estimation, security, compliance, software development life cycle, testing and quality assurance.

We can provide you with expert advice for both the business side and the technical side of your project. We can even build it for you, ensuring that all development practices are up to date and reducing any technical risks associated with your project. Our software consultants can help you overcome technology barriers and achieve a more profitable business by working together on this step-by-step approach.

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Understanding your business

Understanding your business can help you identify technology barriers that stand between you and a more profitable business by allowing you to assess market potential, determine your chances of success, understand the functionality required, and assemble a multidisciplinary team to define and test the requirements of your development. Through consulting and advisory services, our software consultants can help you evaluate technology platforms, identify potential compliance risks, and design a user experience that meets business and customer needs. Additionally, understanding your business allows developers to prioritize features more effectively and advise on what works from a business perspective. These elements can be used to create a bespoke software solution tailored to your business, resulting in improved ROI and a more profitable business.

Business analysis

By understanding the organisation's inner workings, our software consultants can provide a tailored software solution to address the business’s needs and improve its operations. This can range from a single software application to a full-blown ERP or CRM system, depending on the project's scope. Our software consultants can also provide insights on the various software modules and tools available to streamline processes, increase productivity and reduce costs. In addition, they can help identify any potential risks associated with the software development process, allowing for more informed decisions.

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Systems analysis

Systems analysis is the process of analyzing a business in order to identify potential technology barriers that may be preventing the efficient and effective operation of its technology. It involves reviewing the existing system design, identifying areas of improvement, and suggesting solutions to overcome the detected barriers. By assessing various software components, hardware, and infrastructure, systems analysis can help to identify the root cause of any technical problems or misalignments between business and technology. Additionally, it can help to identify cost-saving measures, as well as areas for potential improvements or growth initiatives. By understanding the technology barriers of a business and its tech infrastructure, organizations can reduce costs, increase efficiency, and improve customer satisfaction.

Operational analysis

Operational analysis is a process of examining the current operations of a business and identifying potential inefficiencies or barriers that can be improved upon. This process involves looking at the current business operations, the processes and procedures that are currently in place, and identifying areas where improvements can be made, such as automating manual processes or streamlining processes to reduce costs. By identifying and addressing technology barriers, a business can become more profitable, as there will be fewer points of friction between the customer and the business, resulting in increased customer satisfaction and higher profits. Operational analysis is a crucial step in developing software that can help a business meet its goals. It helps to identify areas of improvement and areas for technological advancement that can help make a business more efficient and profitable.

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Why choose Schnell for software development consultancy?

Having demonstrated our software expertise across various industries and technology platforms, we are an ideal choice when choosing a UK company for software development consultancy services. With decades of experience in bespoke software development, one of our core service offerings, we have gained an unrivalled depth and breadth of knowledge for developing simple to complex software platforms and architectures. Our multidisciplinary team draws on decades of experience to help your business achieve measurable returns from your digital investment.

Our ability and experience across a wide technology stack, including popular development frameworks like .NET, Java, React, Noad JS, Angular, Azure and AWS cloud platforms, AI integrations, and Database technologies like Microsoft SQL server and MY SQLmake us an ideal choice for software consultancy services.

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Our core software consultancy services

 Digital Strategy Consultancy

Our digital strategy consultancy service is designed to help businesses define, shape and develop a digital strategy that will enable them to reach their goals and objectives. Our digital strategy consultants develop a vision and roadmap to improve efficiencies, solve software and business problems, and seize new opportunities. Our process of digital strategy consulting includes enterprise digitisation, enterprise innovation, software development, and consultation services such as bespoke software development, fully managed teams, and individual expert engineers and developers.

 Software Project Consultancy

Our software project consultancy services can help you navigate the complex process of developing a successful software solution. With years of experience developing software projects across various industries in the UK, our team of experts can help you reduce the risks of cost overruns, missed deadlines, and other common challenges. We understand the unique requirements of each project and use our expertise to help you deliver a solution that exceeds your expectations. From requirements gathering to testing and deployment, we'll work closely with you to ensure that your project is completed on time, on budget, and to the highest standards. So why wait? Get in touch with us today to find out how we can help bring your software project to life.

  Code Review Consultancy

Our code review consultancy services can help you achieve peace of mind by evaluating the quality and performance of existing software, identifying potential risk areas, and recommending improvements or changes. Code review consultants use various analysis techniques to provide an in-depth evaluation of the code, such as static analysis, dynamic analysis, visual inspection, and peer review. We perform checks to ensure that your code is free from OWASP's top 10 vulnerabilities, which are the most critical web application security risks and make full use of industry-standard tools like SonarQube to check your code for quality assurance and identify any potential issues. Our code review process is comprehensive, thorough, and focused on delivering value to you. Whether you're looking to improve the performance of your code, make it more maintainable, or ensure that it's secure, we can help. So why wait? Get in touch with us today to find out how we can help you achieve your code quality and security goals.

  Legacy Software Consultancy

Legacy software can often be a challenge for organizations, as older software applications may struggle to keep up with the demands of modern business. That's where our legacy software consultancy services can help. Our team of experts will work with you to understand the unique requirements of your legacy software and make recommendations on the best course of action. We understand that replacing or retiring legacy software can be a daunting task, so we take a methodical and risk-averse approach to help you make informed decisions. We can guide you through modernizing your legacy software, whether that involves updating existing code, replacing it with new software, or even retiring it if it's no longer fit for purpose. Our legacy software consultants deeply understand modern programming languages, frameworks, protocols, and infrastructure platforms and can help you leverage these tools to achieve your goals. So why wait? Get in touch with us today to find out how we can help you overcome your legacy software challenges and achieve your goals.

 UX Consulting

Our UX consulting services can help you create a truly exceptional user experience for your web or mobile software solution. Our team of experts understand the importance of UX in software development and can help you design and deliver a solution that meets the needs of your users. With a focus on simplicity and ease of use, our UX experts will work with you to create a solution that not only looks great but is also intuitive and easy to use. Good UX can help to simplify the adoption, reduce costs, and improve customer satisfaction, all of which can drive business growth. And it's not just theory - many of the world's most successful companies have leveraged the power of UX to become global brand names. For example, companies like Apple, Amazon, and Airbnb have all used UX design to create products that are easy to use, intuitive, and loved by customers. So why wait? Get in touch with us today to find out how we can help you create a user experience that sets you apart and drives your success.

  Business Process Optimisation Consulting

Our business process optimisation consulting service will help you implement modern software solutions for business automation. Our team has extensive experience in working with several UK clients across different verticals, helping them to digitize their business and streamline their processes. Our expertise in smart and integrated software solutions has enabled us to design and develop customized solutions that fit each client's specific needs, ensuring maximum efficiency and productivity. By implementing these solutions, we have been able to help our clients save time, reduce costs, and improve their overall performance. With our expertise and commitment to excellence, we are confident that we can help any UK client looking to optimize their business processes and achieve their goals.

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A software development consultancy is a service that provides expert IT knowledge to companies to help them identify solutions to their problems. It involves a multistep process that involves getting acquainted with the client's business requirements, offering a solution to meet their goals, developing the solution, and providing post-release support. The services of a software development consultancy can encompass all stages of software development, from designing custom technology solutions tailored to the client's needs to assisting with IT outsourcing services. Software development consultancy firms can also help companies with software modernization, finding and using new technologies, and providing an outside, unbiased opinion on a particular business decision related to technology.

A software developer is responsible for writing code and building software applications. They design, develop, test, and maintain software systems to ensure they meet specific requirements and function as intended.

On the other hand, a software consultant provides expert advice and guidance to organizations on how to use technology to achieve their business goals. They assess a company's needs and recommend the best software solutions to help meet those needs. In some cases, a software consultant may also assist with implementing and customising software systems.

If you need help identifying and defining the requirements for a software project, or if you're not sure what technology solution is best for your needs, then a software consultant might be the better option. They can provide expert advice and guidance to help you determine the right software solutions for your business and assist with the planning and implementation of those solutions.

On the other hand, if you already have a clear understanding of what you need in a software solution and need someone to build it, then a software developer might be the better choice. They can take your specifications and turn them into a functioning software application. Ultimately, the best choice will depend on the specific needs of your business. It might also be beneficial to work with a software development consultancy that offers both consulting and development services, so you can benefit from their expertise throughout the entire software development process.

The benefits of hiring a software consulting company are numerous. They include reducing the turnaround time, gaining expertise help from a variety of fields, ensuring on-time software delivery, integrating new and latest systems, and ensuring the project is within budget. Additionally, they can bring cost-effectiveness, expert opinions, and lower risks associated with introducing new solutions into the business. Our team of software consultants can help you facilitate project development across niches, devising software architecture, web development services, enterprise software creation, and full-scale services for the entire software development life cycle.

When looking for a software development consulting company, it is important to compare and evaluate the services they provide. The right software consulting company should have a proven track record of successful projects and the right industry expertise. It is also important to consider whether the company can offer flexible pricing policies and a reliable team of experienced consultants. Additionally, check if the company is up-to-date on the latest market trends in software development. Finally, make sure they provide a complete package of services and solutions that meet your business's requirements and goals.

Software consulting firms offer various services to help businesses with their software development projects. These services include expertise in software modernization, setting and achieving essential requirements, finding and using new technologies, and offering expert opinions on how best to achieve a business's core objectives through software development. Additionally, software consultants may perform tasks such as identifying pain points and suggesting appropriate software products to help a business operate more efficiently.

Software consulting can be considered expensive in comparison to other types of consulting, but it offers numerous benefits that can offset the cost and even provide value for money in the long run. Here are some ways software consultants can help reduce costs, risks, and offer value for money:

  • Streamlining processes: Software consultants can help you identify inefficiencies in your current processes, which can reduce costs and increase productivity.
  • Avoiding technical debt: A software consultant can help ensure that your systems are properly maintained, reducing the risk of technical debt and ensuring that your systems are scalable, efficient and reliable.
  • Implementing the right technology: A software consultant can help you choose the right technology for your business needs, which can save you time and money in the long run.
  • Enhancing security: Software consultants can help you identify and mitigate potential security risks, helping you avoid costly data breaches and other security incidents.
  • Providing expert knowledge: Software consultants can bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to your business, which can help you make informed decisions and achieve better outcomes.

By leveraging the expertise of a software consultancy firm, you can achieve cost savings, reduce risks, and increase your return on investment. Ultimately, this can help you achieve better results and achieve your business goals more effectively.

Generally, software consulting companies use two main pricing models: Fixed Price and Time and Materials. Fixed Price is a set fee for the entire project, while Time and Materials is based on the hourly rate for the software consultants and the materials used. Fixed Price is often more expensive than Time and Materials, but it does give the client more control over the project's scope. However, if the scope is too flexible, it can lead to disputes over what was included in the agreement. Time and Materials can be more cost-efficient, but it can also lead to higher costs if the project takes longer than expected. Prices for software consultancy services can range from a few thousand pounds for a code review or agile consultancy programme to larger and more expensive design and legacy software rescue projects.

12+ Years of Industry Experience

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Spread across, UK, USA & India with diverse Technology, Development & Consulting experience.

70+ Successful Projects

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