Systems create bespoke software to help customers improve the
efficiency and cost-effectiveness of their business.
We've spent a lot of time working with our customers to perfect our
approach. The success or failure of any given project is not down to
the skills of the developers, nor the technologies chosen for the task,
nor the amount of money that can be thrown at the problem. The clearest
path to developing a solution starts with understanding the clients
needs and resources and agreeing a specification in clear language that
all concerned can work with.
We understand that in IT projects the gap between what you ask for, and
what you finally get, can be very wide indeed. Our dedicated team of
analysts, developers, testers and writers are committed to ensuring
that, with us, you'll find that gap to be non-existent.
Acumen is currently building relationships with other software
companies to enhance the range of in-house skills that we can offer to
our clients. Recent alliances now allow us to direct clients towards
companies offering AS400 and COBOL skills sets. Additionally Acumen
offers developers to those companies that are looking for extra
We are happy to take on projects ranging from a few days work to
£250,000. Our services include:
1 Relational Database Design
Using the Microsoft family of database products (MS Access, MS
Data Engine and MS SQL Server) we can provide robust, scalable
solutions to your exact specifications. We also have great experience
in converting disparate legacy data sources into fully-loaded
2 Bespoke Software Development
Utilising Microsoft Visual Basic, VB.Net and Visual Basic for
Applications, we can develop desktop or server software for any
purpose. Typical applications include client/server database
applications, remote data connectivity and secure data transfer,
individual component design and build. All our software is designed
with a global market in mind, and multiple-language versions of any
application are not a problem.
3 Quality Control
Trained by Accenture (Andersens Consulting), our dedicated QA
team can cover all aspects of software/systems Quality Assurance,
functional and robustness testing, test planning, scripting and
execution. We are happy to consult on quality issues, and to provide
complete in-house or third-party, verified testing of any project, no
matter how large or small.
4 Business Automation
Our MS Office experts are waiting to make your life easier,
automate common tasks, generate your corporate website from existing
data or enhance your internal and external communications with an email
or fax automation solution.
5 World Wide Web Related
Utilising HTML, XML, ASP, ASP.Net and CGI, we can bring your
business alive on the internet, whether it be by building your own
website or linking your data to established online market places.