Application Development

When nothing on the shelf is quite as unique as your business, 4th Source’s Application Development services can help you get exactly what you need. At 4th Source, we have experience in designing, developing, testing, and maintaining innovative software applications that deliver a tangible business advantage. 4th Source has deep and vast technology expertise spanning the most common languages, tools and junior developers through very seasoned architects and best practices to deliver value for our customers.

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4th Source Development Process

Our capabilities span service-oriented architectures, including J2EE and .NET, as well as traditional client/server and mainframe development. In addition, we offer legacy transformation, legacy SOA, portal development, content management, wireless and mobile applications development.

Given the overlapping time zones of our nearshore delivery centers and our customer work locations, 4th Source resources are able to lead an application development effort or collaborate with in-house development teams every day, all day long. The ability to be more nimble and collaborative throughout the development process is a clear advantage of nearshore over offshore. Rather than throwing specs over the wall and hoping for code in the morning, our teams are in constant communication. This style of working relationship is a prerequisite to be successful with agile software development method. You choose – SDLC/Waterfall, Spiral/Iterative, Agile, Xtreme and we adopt.

Rely on 4th Source to offer best practices and methods for leveraging multiple development hubs, experience with a wide assortment of tools, as well as code reuse, production readiness, and cutover strategies. Our teams are versed in several methods and make recommendations or adopt to your preferred approach. Our teams follow a proven approach documented in a Run book that includes a set of best practices and processes. These have been developed based on practical experiences and complied to help our customers avoid lessons learned and increase their likelihood of success.