Software Development Services

For companies whose primary business depends on the quality of their software and information, Kanda is a premier Software Development and QA Augmentation Company that provides custom-fit services that solve crucial issues in Product Quality and Rapid Time to Market. Kanda Software sustains a price/performance advantage for the lifecycle of our customers’ products. Over the last 20 years, it has been retained as a Software Development and QA Services company by many leading product and services vendors. Fast Search (Microsoft), Rational Software (IBM), Siemens (Bayer Hospital Devices), Partners Healthcare, Lionbridge, D&B, The Nation Magazine, and PTC as well as smaller companies and startups such as Sermo, DocuTemp, Security Innovation, and CoreStreet all entrusted us with development and QA of parts of their state-of-the-art initiatives. By combining a broad range of technical expertise with an unparalleled commitment to customer satisfaction, Kanda Software has become an authoritative option for companies outsourcing a wide range of initiatives, including supplementing in-house resources in the delivery of discrete project components, integration of the latest technology with existing enterprise infrastructure, creating complex interactive and multimedia environments, and first-of-a-kind, start-to-finish development efforts. We have perfected a clean, economical approach for entering and exiting your software development, maintenance and QA processes at the right time, using the right resources. Our lengthy and extensive track record has equipped us with the ability to provide quick, cost-effective solutions that blend seamlessly with your core products or services.

Development team:

Our dedicated teams are experienced in managing both complex and small-scale projects, producing results within tight deadlines with a focus on high quality and brand consistency. The people within Kanda’s teams are professional, friendly and approachable individuals, who provide a consistent and excellent service daily to clients across the globe. Our software engineers are highly skilled, trained and educated: 80% have an MS or equivalent. We strongly believe that recruiting top talent is the key to impeccable implementation of projects as well as customer satisfaction with the results. Thus, we recruit from top universities and maintain relationships with key professors to make sure we get the best of the best. We keep that talent motivated with interesting work, good pay, continual education and career development. Not surprisingly, we have a turnover rate of less than 5% – even in this highly competitive marketplace.  
Recruiting Process:
Kanda’s software development engineers are profound in many technical areas. Check out more detailed technology expertise here.
<Technology Expertise link to Technology tab and the detailed table of technologies there>       SECURITY: Kanda works with companies and on enterprise-class applications that have stringent confidentiality and security requirements. Code access, confidential data protection, application security, and other security-related concerns are of paramount importance to Kanda and our partners. These are especially critical for government, defense, and HIPAA-covered entities among our partners.  

SERVICE MODELS:

Kanda Software offers 4 service models for maximum flexibility. You can use our software development services to:Deliver complete turnkey specification and development of an application based on your business requirements.Develop an application from specifications you provide.Develop specific modules of your software product.Augment your programming and QA talent. In other words, we provide precisely as much or as little support as you need. The one thing we do not do is operating your IT function on an on-going basis. Instead, we work with you to overcome a particular business challenge in a way that satisfies your need for speed, cost effectiveness, and high quality. By leveraging a highly efficient 2-Shore Software Development and QA Methodology Kanda offers price/performance advantage. The US-based business analysis, architecture, and project management can be used to the degree desired by the client in tandem with Kanda’s technical organization in Russia and Belarus to optimize resource allocation and sustain price and performance advantage over the lifecycle of the customer’s applications.    

Client Spotlight:

Rally Point RallyPoint.com – “LinkedIn for the Military” - a collaboration environment for active military personnel The RallyPoint founders – two former US Army officers and graduates of Harvard Business School have approached Kanda after spending six months with a different services provider and having seen no tangible results there. Kanda has done the Technical Architecture, UX Design, Development, QA and Deployment for RallyPoint. Five months after commencement RallyPoint was open to invitation-only beta and a month after that it has gone live generating coverage in Forbes, Time, NPR, Washington Post and other national media. RallyPoint won the $100,000 Diamond Award in the prestigious 2012 Mass Challenge Startup Competition
Nuance/Vlingo Android and Browser Development and Testing for large clients' custom voice-driven applications Nuance has acquired Vlingo in 2012 shortly after Kanda started working on Vlingo’s mobile platform. Nuance has since expanded Kanda’s role to include design and development of Browser-based tools for Linguistic Processing as well as special-purpose tools for Automated Mobile App Regression Testing. Nuance has grown their dedicated Kanda’s team from 6 to 30 people since they have started working with us
Lionbridge GeoFluent and Language Tech – Strategic initiativesKanda has been a trusted development and QA partner to Lionbridge Software Products division since 2008 When a strategic initiative at Lionbridge required extremely rapid out-of-the-gate progress in May of 2010, Kanda had a team up and running on June 1st and demos were shown to prospects as early as August Cisco, Intel, and Symantec were the first three GeoFluent beta clients