Case Study: C21 Media

Case Study: C21 Media

Background

C21Media (http://www.c21media.net/) is Home to The International Entertainment Community.  They are an international publishing company and digital channels business.

Challenge

C21Media offer a broad scope of services for their clients from advertising on web, mobile/iPad and print; corporate sponsorships, awards and events.  Recognising that the growth in their business needed better media sales tracking tools they approached DataTherapy to convert their prototype proof of concepts into a new bespoke solution . . .

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Case Study: Summit Ski & Snowboard School – Booking System

Case Study: Summit Ski & Snowboard School – Booking System

Background

Summit have operated a ski school in Zermatt since 2004.  Their qualified and experienced instructors offer a range of training lessons from small groups to private lessons.

Challenge

As the scope and size of the Summit team has grown, simple Excel and email management of bookings has not kept pace with meeting their increasing data demands . . .

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Case Study: The Francis Crick Institute – Academic Recruitment System

Case Study: The Francis Crick Institute – Academic Recruitment System

Background

The Francis Crick Institute is a biomedical discovery institute dedicated to understanding the fundamental biology underlying health and disease. Its work is helping to understand why disease develops and to translate discoveries into new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, stroke, infections, and neurodegenerative diseases.

An independent organisation, its founding partners are the Medical Research Council (MRC), Cancer Research UK, Wellcome, UCL (University College London), Imperial College London and King's College London.

The Crick was formed in 2015, and in 2016 it moved into a brand new state-of-the-art building in central London which brings together 1500 scientists and support staff working collaboratively across disciplines, making it the biggest biomedical research facility under a single roof in Europe.

Challenge . . .

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Case Study: Arnold Da Silva - Logistics Processing

Case Study: Arnold Da Silva - Logistics Processing

Background

Founded in 2003, Arnold Da Silva is a company with a dedicated purpose – processing vital immigration papers in pressing timescales. Operating in the field of immigration administration, managing director Jeremy Arnold has grown a business from the ground-up that specialises in the complicated and highly time sensitive movement of client documents through the UK Border Agency.

Challenge

In the highly visible and constantly changing world of immigration, organisation is everything. Papers and documents need to be processed on time, or people’s entire lives can grind to a halt while the right visas and applications make their way through the various embassies and official bodies who authorise movement in and out of the UK . . .

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Case Study: Addleshaw Goddard - Client Transaction Data Management

Case Study: Addleshaw Goddard - Client Transaction Data Management

Background

Addleshaw Goddard are a leading international law firm - ranked 7th in the UK according to the number of FTSE 100 Clients (Chambers Client Report UK 2010), employing more than 1,000 staff with offices in UK, Singapore and Dubai.

Challenge

Addleshaw Goddard offer a diverse range of client services and the global economic challenges of recent years has increased the pace of change in an already fragmenting business landscape. Addleshaw Goddard's clients demand more and better value so they have responded by accelerating the delivery of value by constantly innovating with new ways of working, smarter tools and better development and deployment of individual skills and services. Addleshaw Goddard approached DataTherapy to assist with new technology to explore how to prototype new workflow and data management tools to improve the efficiency of handling client transactions . . .

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Case Study: Sykes Cottages Property Owner Management System

Case Study: Sykes Cottages Property Owner Management System

Background

Sykes Cottages are the UK's leading independently owned holiday letting agent. With 25 years' experience successfully owning and letting properties, they work hard to secure year-round bookings and by making it easy and more rewarding for owners to let their cottages with them.

Challenge

Sykes had an extensive bespoke system built in-house for handing their website and on-line bookings which in turn integrates their internal client bookings and management system using traditional PHP and MySQL technologies. Their owner management system was a legacy FileMaker v6 database integrated with the online booking system. Sykes had concerns on scalability and performance due to greater demands being place on these critical business systems from the growth of their letting business and due to the age of the FileMaker V6 and FX.php technologies.

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