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OnTerra Consulting Services

 

Overview

The OnTerra Systems team has many years of experience working with customers to bring business value using the smart application of technology. This includes our extensive experience with geospatial and location based services, which has resulted in OnTerra’s “Savvy” product line. OnTerra also works with a wide variety of technologies to implement custom solutions and services. These include:

  • Geospatial – Web mapping, Location Based Services, Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) integration, geospatial ETL services and solutions - any application leveraging information to be displayed on a map.
  • Cloud Computing – Software, Platform and Infrastructure as a Service solutions (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS).
  • Mobile – Both native AND browser-based services and applications
  • Business Intelligence – Data Visualization and Reporting services and solutions – especially Geospatial BI.
  • Crowd Sourcing – Strategy and implementation of crowd sourcing solutions, community and social media services and solutions

Software Development Solutions & Services

While today there are numerous off-the-shelf business software titles available to the customer, these solutions fall short of providing businesses with the flexibility or efficiency they need to rise dramatically above the competition. With competencies in both Windows & Web Development, OnTerra can develop world-class Map-based and non-Map-based custom software solutions. Our staff of certified professional developers works with you to develop the tools necessary to optimize your capabilities and business practices. With the skills, experience and domain expertise, OnTerra has successfully delivered hundreds of custom applications on or using the following platforms and technologies:

  • Mapping: Bing Maps (Ajax & Silverlight controls)
  • Web Technologies: ASP.NET (C# and VB.NET), HTML, HTML 5, Ajax, JavaScript & JQuery, Silverlight
  • Mobile: HTML5, Ajax, JQuery Mobile
  • Mobile Accelerators: Phone Gap & Titanium Accelerators
  • Microsoft Azure Technologies - Windows Azure & SQL Azure
  • Database: Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL
  • Business Intelligence:  SQL Server Reporting & SQL Server Analysis, Server, SharePoint Dashboards and KPI
  • Programming Languages:  C# and VB.NET

Project Management

OnTerra System's consulting methodology is a flexible, iterative process that has been developed, tested, and fine-tuned over several years and engagements. Our typical approach to services and solutions includes guidelines and procedures that ensure that: 

  • Your current technology investment is leveraged
  • Your team is involved in each phase of the project
  • Testing is successful with both end-users and company management
  • All applications and development steps are reasonably documented and supportable

OnTerra employs lean and agile methodologies

  • Providing standardization of process (proven templates and processes)
  • Integrating industry leading best practices
  • Incorporating continuous improvement (project de-briefings, new design patterns, R&D)
  • Supporting communications (status reports, communications, project audits)
  • Offering on-line access 24/7 from any location to our Project Web Portal on Basecamp