"easy to install, fast to implement, user friendly"
When we first got the call, it was to create a simple proof of concept for a project that Hampton Jones were tendering for. When they won the deal, we were told that our SharePoint solution had been instrumental. This project was very different from anything we had seen before. There was a very short turnaround to meet the timeline of surveying 5500 school buildings in just 7 months. There was no time for a conventional software development lifecycle. Kinetics dedicated a team to design, build, test, implement and coach, working collaboratively with Hampton Jones. This partnership style rapid development allowed us to start building even before the final details were defined.
Kinetics & Hampton Jones had to identify hardware and software solutions that were appropriate for offsite use, able to work in rain & snow, on a school field, or in the gym. The use of Windows 7 tablets with Access 2010 synchronising data to SharePoint at Head Office was an innovative solution as was using Excel to publish BI data to the Ministry of Education and KPMG