||Red Group Solutions secures coveted Government accreditation for emissions monitoring software company
RGS implemented rigorous software development processes and procedures to help a UK software house pass the Environmental Agency’s strict policies on measuring industrial emissions.
The software house whose customers include multi-billion pound business such as BMW, BASF and Astra Zenica was also supported by RGS during an in-depth on-site audit over a number of days.
As a result, the software house has become only the 9th company in the world to be granted the Mcerts certification by the Environment Agency for emissions monitoring software.
||Red Group Solutions consultants support the mission critical database upgrade and tuning for a UK PLC with revenues of over £500m.
RGS consultants were engaged to help a major UK PLC optimise and upgrade their business critical database which supports their entire operation across the USA and Canada.
The database is used by over 300 users 365 days a year and has a database size of 1/3 terabyte.
Services undertaken include:-
- Database performance diagnostics
- Database tuning and optimisation
- Creating multi-threaded upgrade scripts
- Hardware recommendations
- Creating go-live documentation
- Go-live support
||Red Group Solutions engaged on long-term worldwide application standardisation programme
RGS has been chosen to support a worldwide application standardisation for one of the world’s leading asset management businesses with over 10million media assets worldwide.
This work includes:-
- Migrating 8 applications onto 1 in the UK
- Implementing enhanced system wide security
- Implementing print facilities across all locations
- Rolling out the application in London, Paris, Los Angeles, Amsterdam, Toronto and Hong Kong
Services used include:-
- Project Management
- Business Analysis
- Software Development
||Red Group Solutions designed and developed ecommerce shopping site launches in the UK
RGS's customer has launched the new RGS designed and developed ecommerce shopping website and receives excellent feedback:-
“I just wanted to say how fantastic I think the new functionality is! I have very easily built the site branding, .... it is so simple and creates a great effect”
“I just wanted to let you know that we have spoken to all the customers who have placed orders today and they all said how easy it was to use”
“Just one webinar and I can setup as many sites as I want in hardly any time at all. This has been brilliant for demonstrations and winning new business”.
Group Solutions provides development resource, process
improvement and project management to one of the UK's
leading supply chain software companies
During 2012, RGS was engaged to assist a major UK supply
chain software provider with the development of their new
browser based distribution system.
RGS was also engaged at a strategic
level to make improvements to the IT setup and processes.
- Risk mitigation by shadowing business critical resource
and capturing all undocumented processes.
- Creating over 200 pages of training and induction documentation
which allows new starters to become productive in 8 days.
- Over 140 pages of detailed instructions covering server
and application release processes.
- Implementing Jira as an issue and development tracking
- Implementing a new central knowledge base and the creation
of 100+ pages of content.
- Recruitment for new developers, QA and the implementation
of a graduate recruitment scheme.
Group Solutions 20 years experience of operating in
entrepreneurial companies helps secure the contract
of a rapidly expanding property business with started
in 2004 and is now has turnover exceeding £220m
Started in 2004 with over 14 acquisitions to date and
a turnover exceeding £220m, the growing PLC business
is now a household name and supplies residential property
services including residential sales, surveying, letting,
mortgage advice, asset and property management across the
RGS now provides long term
development and support services including :-
- full support and development of their call centre system
in their new £2m call centre operation.
- setting up multiple real-time feeds to a number of 3rd
party marketing companies.
- development of their lettings and property management
Group Solutions supports UK Charity
Collaborating with the US team (Harvard University) and
the UK team, RGS supports a
social enterprise charity by developing a backend admin
tool to populate multimedia content in the Cookie Bar’s
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Group Solutions designs, develops, and implements
a new online shopping ecommerce web site
RGS conducted a strategic review
on a company's online shopping product with a focus on :-
- Improving sales
- Updating the technology
- Training and mentoring existing staff
- Minimising on-going support and maintenance
As a result, RGS proposed and implemented a new web
development framework which facilitated the development
and project management of a new e-commerce shopping
web site utilising the latest web technologies such
- Responsive Web Design
Group Solutions delivers business critical development
projects for an international commercial equipment supply
PLC business with revenue exceeding £225m
Throughout 2011, RGS have been providing development resources
to a leading international commercial equipment supply PLC
business with revenue exceeding £225m.
A key part of this success was the utilisation of our highly
skilled and experienced resources and with just one weeks
on-site training, the team was fully operational and delivered
all projects either on time or ahead of schedule.
This engagement also meant that RGS was required to work
with a mixture of both existing staff and other additional
external staff maintaining clear communication of progress
with the client throughout.
The success of the main project also led to the contract
being extended to use proven RGS resources on further projects.
Group Solutions designs new touch screen point of sale
RGS is engaged to design a
new iPad based point of sale system which connected seamlessly
into the shops' back office systems. Key requirements includes:-
- Touchscreen focussed rich UI
- Multi Lingual
- License Tracking
- Optimised for Speed
- Support for temporary loss of connectivity
- Built in API's for
- Credit Card Authorisation
- 3rd Party Insurance
- Web Cam
- Chip and Pin
Group Solutions completes the due diligence for a top
5 utility company
A top 5 utility company in the water industry engaged RGS
to complete the IT due diligence on a Financial Services
company that they were looking to acquire. This consisted
of on-site visits and the production of a report covering:-
- People and Roles
- Software Development Function
- Software Release
- Performance and Stability
- Backup Strategy
- Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)
- Disaster Recovery
- Growth and Scalability
- Licensing, Copyright and Trade
- Security and Compliance
- Database Administration
As a result of the due diligence, the water company did
successfully acquire the financial services business.
Group Solutions acquires new Farnborough office
August 2011, RGS acquire new
offices in Farnborough. Situated in a quiet part of the
town is the historic Ferneberga House, which used to be
Farnborough's town hall. The newly re-furbished office has
become a comfortable place in a very short time making the
employees of RGS very happy
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||Red Group Solutions further expands
contract with financial software company
In early 2010, RGS's exceptional
performance has given this Client the confidence to hand
over full control of hardware infrastructure and Client
Included in the services:
- Advice and assistance for customers with less IT experience
- Visibility on the progress of projects
- Trouble shooting for IT issues
- Solutions to emergency situations
RGS's relationship with the
Client continues to build due to the proven track record,
and contracted flexibility .
By RGS supplying only high
quality experienced staff, more tasks are completed with
fewer resources. The Client has thus been able to increase
the performance and service levels being provided to its
customers, yet still ensure projects remain on time and
||Progress Software a leading US
NASDAQ listed software corporation subcontracts Red
Group Solutions to suppliment their Professional Services
Technical Analysis and Proposals
RGS consultants represented Progress Software to propose
a replacement messaging system for the logistics subsidiary
of a £2.5bn FTSE100 company . The recommendation for
the messaging system which was used for all communication
between head office, delivery depots and drivers was signed-off
by the client.
Performance Tuning and Optimisation
RGS database performance consultants were contracted to
provide expert assistance for a large Progress partner which
is part of a global £6bn FTSE100 business supplying
One of the partner's major customers was experiencing performance
issues following an upgrade of their server, operating system,
application and software. The consultants successfully identified
the issues and made recommendations which resolved the underlying
Other examples available on request
Group Solutions create innovative website for car hire
Late 2009, a new fresh-look, uncluttered car
hire website SimplyHireACar.co.uk
RGS were contracted to, and
have delivered an innovative car hire website.
The clean uncluttered look and feel with accurate functionality
provides a breath of fresh air to the car hire website world.
RGS provide on-going development,
maintenance and support for the database and associated
Group Solutions deliver interior furnishing website
to the 21st century
2009, RGS contracted to completely redesign
the website of a long established interior furnishing company.
RGS in partnership with PAW Design have created this website
to the project budget, time frame, and with the exceptionally
high standard expected by Cordery
Group Solutions provides consultancy to UK's leading
online travel & leisure retailer
Late 2009, RGS
delivers documentation for an upgrade path and time-line
which would enable lastminute.com
to upgrade the entire software platform for their Car Hire
product. This covers a sizeable infrastructure used for
selling car rental on lastminute.com (worldwide), Holiday
Autos (worldwide) and Travelocity (Europe).
Mid 2009, RGS
to improve the performance of one of their key products.
The 48 point action plan, successfully facilitated an increase
in traffic from their ‘business to business’
partners and improved the speed of the internal MIS reporting
Group Solutions wins development contract for leading
financial software company
is contracted by a market leading international software
company in the financial sector to provide IT consultancy
and management services.
Within the first few weeks of this contract RGS helps increase
customer satisfaction dramatically for the Client company
- Delivering more IT solutions and developments in 1 month
when compared with any single month for the previous 2
- Reviewing and implementing improvements resulting in
a 22 fold increase in performance.
- Overhauling IT & Development processes resulting
in the increased performance of existing development and
support staff within the Client and its customers.