Method4 Limited

Web applications

Innovative software and consultancy services with specialism in web applications and information systems. Using Agile methodologies Method4 provides discovery, design, development, support and migration of cloud web based solutions. Microsoft Gold partner: Microsoft .NET (MVC, C#), web services, XML, XSLT, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, SQL Server, SharePoint, Umbraco, Azure.

Features

  • Secure web application development, support and maintenance
  • Database development and integration (SQL Server and SQL Cloud)
  • ISO 27001, ISO 9001, Cyber Essentials accredited. Microsoft Gold partner.
  • Multilingual applications including bilingual Welsh / English interfaces
  • Business intelligence and flexible reporting solutions, including Power BI
  • Automated data validation and secure data exchange
  • Mobile Web, Apps and social media integration (Facebook, Twitter)
  • Azure Cloud App Service and API (REST, SOAP, OAuth authorisation)
  • Responsive web design and user experience (UX) design
  • Geographical and mapping solutions (Google, Bing maps integration)

Benefits

  • Government Digital Service Standard. GOV.UK Open Standards principles
  • Adherence to WCAG 2.0 and W3C web and accessibility standards
  • Systems integration, CRM, MS Dynamics, Office, SharePoint, Umbraco, Azure AD
  • Hosting on Windows Azure, Office365, Rackspace Cloud, Amazon Web Services
  • Lightweight, reusable open source components ensures cost effective rapid delivery
  • Certified Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider based in Cardiff, Wales
  • Utilise methodologies such as Agile Scrum and PRINCE2
  • Collaborative approach to design, delivery and system implementation
  • Expertise in education, data capture, validation, reporting, search, inspection systems
  • Web applications developed to the recommendations of OWASP

Pricing

£665 to £995 per person per day

Service documents

G-Cloud 10

790074383172201

Method4 Limited

Christian Coates

02920 665947

gcloud@method4.co.uk

Planning

Planning
Planning service Yes
How the planning service works Our planning service can provide project initiation, agile discovery, stakeholder workshops, requirements analysis, technical architecture, user experience (UX) design, systems’ analysis, system design, data analysis, database design and agile sprint planning.

Method4 has been working within the cloud environment for several years and understand the business, financial and technical benefits that cloud services deliver. Our team are able to deliver solutions to public, private and hybrid cloud environments.

We are able to provide cloud development services to enable digital transformation and migration of line of business services to the cloud. We also provide end-to-end cloud services covering hosting, design, development and deployment of bespoke software applications.

we are experienced in the use of leading cloud delivery platforms such as Microsoft Azure, Office365, Rackspace Cloud and Amazon Web Services.
Planning service works with specific services No

Training

Training
Training service provided Yes
How the training service works Both formal and informal tailored training and mentoring can be provided maximising the benefits of training time. We are able to provide online training as well as training facilities at our offices in central Cardiff.
Training is tied to specific services No

Setup and migration

Setup and migration
Setup or migration service available Yes
How the setup or migration service works Setup and migration are tailored to our clients' specific requirements. Method4 has been working within the cloud environment for several years and understand the business, financial and technical benefits that cloud services deliver. Our team are able to deliver solutions to public, private and hybrid cloud environments. We are able to provide cloud development services to enable digital transformation and migration of line of business services to the cloud. We also provide end-to-end cloud services covering hosting, design, development and deployment of bespoke software applications. we are experienced in the use of leading cloud delivery platforms such as Microsoft Azure, Office365, Rackspace Cloud and Amazon Web Services.
Setup or migration service is for specific cloud services No

Quality assurance and performance testing

Quality assurance and performance testing
Quality assurance and performance testing service Yes
How the quality assurance and performance testing works Method4 runs an ISO 9001 accredited Quality Management System to ensure that we offer our clients the highest possible level of service.

We work with clients to define the quality assurance plan and acceptance criteria for the project. In addition, our team provide support and advice in both the preparation and execution of quality assurance and performance testing. This ensures that users are aware of the objectives, methods and most effective approach.

Key users will be given familiarisation training and documentation to ensure that they are aware of the system functionality and can undertake effective testing. A dedicated environment can be established in order to support this testing. We can provide both on-site and remote support during this period as appropriate to the needs of the client. This ensures that expertise is available to effectively support users in the use of the system and assist in the identification and resolution of any identified issues.

Security testing

Security testing
Security services Yes
Security services type
  • Security design
  • Security testing
  • Security incident management
Certified security testers Yes
Security testing certifications CREST

Ongoing support

Ongoing support
Ongoing support service Yes
Types of service supported
  • Buyer hosting or software
  • Hosting or software provided by your organisation
  • Hosting or software provided by a third-party organisation
How the support service works We provide a comprehensive helpdesk facility to clients. This includes an out of hours service and flexible service where support cover can be enhanced for short periods of time for specific events. Our support systems are standalone but are also integrated with customer and 3rd party support groups to provide a uniform service to users. Typically requests are received to the helpdesk via email or telephone and logged immediately in the support log. The support log is accessible 24/7 to clients, allowing them to see the issues that have been raised and update existing issues or alternatively raise new issues.

The SLA offered would depend on the type of support being provided and would be tailored to fit our customer’s needs.

Service scope

Service scope
Service constraints No

User support

User support
Email or online ticketing support Email or online ticketing
Support response times Normal business hours support 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 24/7 support is also available outside normal business hours.

Standard response within 1 hour.
User can manage status and priority of support tickets Yes
Online ticketing support accessibility WCAG 2.0 AA or EN 301 549
Phone support Yes
Phone support availability 24 hours, 7 days a week
Web chat support No
Support levels We provide a tailored support service. Further details can be found in our service definition document.

Resellers

Resellers
Supplier type Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security
Staff security clearance Conforms to BS7858:2012
Government security clearance Up to Developed Vetting (DV)

Pricing

Pricing
Price £665 to £995 per person per day
Discount for educational organisations No

Documents

Documents
Pricing document View uploaded document
Skills Framework for the Information Age rate card View uploaded document
Service definition document View uploaded document
Terms and conditions document View uploaded document
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