Silicus helps companies create new business models powered by online platforms. These platforms support e-commerce between multiple potential parties – a single provider, a market of providers, consumers, or an ecosystem of consumers. We hold the expertise in architecting these online platforms for sign ups, service aggregation, service scheduling, promotions, matching algorithms, alerts & notifications, and payments etc.
Our expertise helps online platform operators create marketplaces and networks of providers and consumers to engage, transact, and share digitally, leveraging a high degree of technology standardization, through contextual interfaces and devices, with a deep focus on the user experience.
Platform Solution Development
Design and architect an extensible platform that helps online companies function as an operator of single or multi-provider market, connecting supply with consumer demand in a seamless manner with:
- Provider management
- Rule engine development
- Multi-party payment processing
- Social media integrations
Immersive user experience that supports contemporary design, ease-of-use, and scalability through:
- Persona development
- User story mapping
- Iterative wire-framing
- High fidelity visual design
- Rapid prototyping
DevOps teams to facilitate rapid deployments and improved release quality by managing the resource eco-system, including servers, data storage devices, networks, smart devices, software and applications. We achieve this through:
- Co-located dev and ops teams
- Continuous integration, delivery, testing and monitoring
Service Oriented Architecture
Online platforms incorporating service oriented architectural patterns, with loosely coupled components interacting with each other, including SOA layers for:
- Consumer Interfacing
- Business Processes
Data Management & Analytics
Successful Online Platforms apply analytics to create new revenue streams from the vast amounts of data generated. Leveraging cross customer data to innovate platform features, or making the online platform smarter with:
- Data Warehousing
- Master Data Model (MDM) Design
- Big Data & Analytics
- Reporting & Visualization
Create native experiences for iOS and Android platforms using best of breed cross platform development tools and frameworks. Mobile front ends using context rich apps that use customer preferences, situations, touch and voice to create an immersive UX through:
- Native App Development
- Custom MBaaS development / MBaaS Integrations
- Service integrations for social, notifications, maps etc
Cloud Powered Development & Deployment
Leverage cloud-enabled software development, deployment as well as mobile and backend services to deliver rich and robust app performance, with:
- Server-side auto scaling
- Push notifications
- Offline sync
- Access to on-premises data, and more
API Development & Management
Enable online platforms to support an ecosystem for technology developers, sellers etc., using APIs that enable other parties (partners, customers, suppliers) to integrate their own business applications. We develop API frameworks and API management components that drive secure and authorized access to the platform.
Middleware & Software Integrations
Middleware development including database management, integration services, business process management, rules engines, event processing services etc.
We develop and implement web services and data integration platforms that form the basic communication blocks within a digital platform.
Governance, Security & Compliance
Architect online platforms that are on the right side of privacy and compliance requirements such as data privacy, PCI and HIPAA. For financial transactions, integrate payment gateway providers with PCI compliant solutions. Incorporate security within the core design, with solutions for firewall, endpoint management, secure protocol handling, access and authorization, encryption of data in motion and at rest, integrity checking, etc.