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Portal Development Support

Top-calibre design & development assistance.

We deliver front-end and detailed UX design support for your in-house team from the development of robust enterprise software to the simplest static web page. Leverage the services of our top-calibre team from ideation through build and launch. Our focused, iterative, collaborative approach produces powerful results.

FILL IN THE GAPS

We design and build where your team can’t, utilizing proven front end coding techniques and our user centered approach to support the development of a seamless user experience throughout your intranet or web enterprise portal.

ENSURE QUALITY

We’ll help you ensure the integrity of your portal, eliminating disconnect between the design and build components. We help you properly implement our designs, ensuring the integrity of the final front end solution while letting your team do what they do best.

where to start

We start by talking to internal stakeholders to assess your needs and understand your front end development capabilities. Based on this information we help you make technological decisions that consider the user and work for your organisation for the long-term.

TIMING
The typical duration for intranet or enterprise portal support is 4-8 weeks.

how we do it

We follow our Experience Thinking process to understand user needs, tasks and context of use and then design an optimized user experience for your portal.

Once the UX design is established, we work with you to provide artifacts, HTML/CSS and/or other development support documents.

What you get

Depending on the needs of your organisation, we deliver:

  • UX design patterns
  • Responsive web style guides
  • UX design specifications
  • HTML5/CSS Front end coding
  • CMS support: Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal, php, .Net, Websphere

Our development services help ensure your intranet or enterprise portal is truly functional and easy-to-use, reducing user error, increasing access to information and ensuring optimal productivity and efficiency.


Experience Thinking™

Our Experience Thinking™ process underpins every project we undertake, elevating the product development process by recognizing users and stakeholders as meaningful contributors to the design cycle. The result:
powerful insights and creative design solutions that meet real user and customer needs. Click to learn more >>

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  • Innovation
    Innovation explores big ideas and boils them down to enable exciting outcomes.

    - Opportunity Scouting
    - Experience Immersion
    - Concept Incubation
  • Strategy
    An innovative strategy successfully integrates the goals of business, customers and users.

    - Product Strategy
    - Customer Needs
    - User Needs
  • Research
    Gain the insight you need to design it right the first time.

    - Ethnographic Research
    - User Personas & Scenarios
    - Experience Mapping
  • Design
    More than aesthetics, design also looks at interaction, and use.

    - Information Architecture
    - Wireframes & Interaction Design
    - Graphic Design
  • Testing
    Testing provides the real feedback you need to make impactful changes.

    - User Experience Testing
    - Heuristic Assessments
    - Usability Testing
  • Construction
    We work shoulder-to-shoulder with your engineering team every step of the way.

    - UX Specifications
    - UX Styleguides & Standards
    - Front-end coding: HTML/CSS
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Shaun Illingworth
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Who we are

Our multidisciplinary team of experts skillfully bridges the gap between the goals of business, design and technology.

Akendi brings together innovation, strategy, research, design, and testingexpertise all under one roof.

Our XT™ Process

Our Culture

Snacktime!

Our Friday lunch and lots of snacks fuel all our hard work and creativity.

Who we are

Our multidisciplinary team of experts skillfully bridges the gap between the goals of business, design and technology.

Akendi brings together innovation, strategy, research, design, and testing expertise all under one roof.

Our XT™ Process

Our Culture

"Remarkable product and service experiences meet real human needs."

Snacktime!

Our Friday lunch and lots of snacks fuel all our hard work and creativity.