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Iecon.com - International Experts & Consultant is a professional networking website that allows individual experts within different industries to communicate and collaborate with each other using the platform.

Key Challenges

Iecon.com - International Experts & Consultant is developed for individual professionals whereby they can showcase their talent by creating profile at Iecon.com and can communicate and collaborate with the other professionals. Iecon also serves as a medium for marketing whereby members can post their IDOCS and publications and also allow members to post articles and upcoming seminar details.

Proposition & Solution

Xicom designed and developed www.iecon.com - a professional networking web application for individuals and business owners. Our solution included the following features:

  • Customer registration and profile using direct registration at the website or using Facebook/LinkedIn. It also provides with the option to the user to upgrade to paid membership.
  • Members can post projects and invite other registered users to work with them on the project, create groups, pay individuals who provided with the services.
  • Extensive search module for searching individual users or projects of interest.
  • It allows members to exchange messages for their associated projects and/or accept/reject the project/group invitations.
  • Iecon includes a production module which allows users to post their publication and IDOCS and sell it online. Also, users can post their articles and information about the seminars.
  • Iecon also provides a platform for users to post/review the blogs and forums at the website.
  • It also provides with an option for users to post advertisements and pay for them to be displayed at the website.
  • Users can pay to get themselves Iecon verified and can also get their documents verified by submitting the necessary documents for review.
  • Paypal payment gateway integration to accept online payments over the system.
  • Extensive admin reporting for managing entire site activities.

Results & Benefits

Our solution met the exact requirements of Iecon and site quickly gained a large user base within a short period of 4 months. Following were the key benefits that we as a contractor successfully provided to Iecon.

  • Iecon was delivered the product on time thus allowing them with appropriate time to market their product.
  • Iecon is extremely satisfied with the deliverables provided on time and within budget.
  • New features introduced within the system were taken up and Xicom ensured the faster delivery for the same to take the system to the next level. This overall effort from Xicom along with the overall software quality increased the client satisfaction, thereby increasing our revenue and customer retention.
  • Iecon is extremely satisfied with the Quality Analysis (QA) efforts provided by Xicom.

Technology

The solution was developed in MVC platform using CodeIgniter Framework (PHP/MySQL) on the server side and XHTML/CSS3/Jquery was used on the client side. The application extensively used new technologies, database indexing and database/application level caching for effective site performance.

Client Reviews

The scope of work (Large scale website development with extensive administration functionality) given to Xicom was repeat business and follow on from an extensive wireframing project. The team showed excellent attention to detail and made sure all work was thoroughly checked and tested by their Quality team before submission to me for my review. This meant minimal commenting and re-work, which meant a much more pleasant work environment for both client and contractor and ultimately allowed the project to maintain schedule. The development team brought their extensive and broad knowledge of all the latest web development techniques and trends to the project to produce a truly worldclass result that you would expect only to find in the high end web development production houses in the USA or UK. Well done to team at Xicom and they will be getting more repeat business from my company (Iecon) thats for sure.

Mark Whibley (Founder)
www.Iecon.com