Results by communication and design
THE AKAIOGroup was formed to develop effective business solutions
using off the shelf software components configured with large doses of customer input. Applications are
designed to automate business process and fine tuned to suit individual employee use. The result:
increased organization efficiency through the creation a shared acknowledge base via tools employees enjoy using.
Technology and Art
Usability is key a key factor to project adoption. Solutions with both the business
processes and the end users in mind creates an environment where automation and capture of detailed meta data is both natural and
Success through service and support
Mission critical applications must be reliable and supported. Automatic backups, security auditing, and
fail-over plans are incorporated into each project. System design incorporates existing technology investments
as well as customer IT staff skill sets.
Customer Driven Design
Focus on iterative development cycles with many prototypes until project usability and goals and
achieved. Workflows and process are diagramed before implementation to insure processes are communicated accurately.
Visual communication is key project success. Visual components such as
graphic design and typography are included in business applications. Each project incorporates
visual design and review.
Attention to detail
Iterative project implementation cycles require a system to track, document, and preserver
feature request, priority changes, and defects. Source control and unit testing best practices are default in every project.
+ Matt Esterly
+ 4629 139th Ave SE
+ Snohomish, WA 98290-1509
+ Role based privileges systems
+ SQL injection prevention
+ Cross Site Scripting prevention
+ Database, application server, and web server separation
+ Directory Services : Active Directory, Open Directory
+ Encryption : SSL and TLS
+ Firewall testing and verification
+ Server and client OS hardening
+ Offsite secure backups
+ Disaster recovery plan
+ Integration with existing security and virus protection systems
+ MySql InnoDB
+ SQLite ( single user only)
+ Microsoft SQL server. Only customers with existing investment
+ Oracle 8i,9i,10. Only customers with existing investment.
+ Linux : Server : Ubuntu : Red Hat Enterprise
+ OS X : Server : Client
+ Windows : Server 2003 : Client XP or 2000
+ Ruby On Rails
languages or team uses
+ Ruby ( preferred ), Python, Perl
+ XML, XHTML
+ C#,Java, C, C++ ( integration or performance critical only )
ACC : Affordable Custom Cabinets
+ Factory automation and job server. Improved communication of
production scheduling information via a secure role base sales portal and back office interfaces.
The ACC job server sale portal allow sale people to view and give just in time feedback insuring
jobs are only manufactured if the customer is ready to receive. data with back office and sales automation server.
+ Application server auditing, XML data feed integration with filtering, and back office
report filtering sub system. Two month project deadline, late in the project cycle, multiple platforms, no problem. The result
deliverable completed on time and instep with the entire product team.
Ultra Quiet Floors
+ Sales automation bid and estimation tool. Worked with UQF to
automate their estimation and bidding tools. The result a tool that shows alternate bids, profitability,