Epstein Enterprises Android and iOS Audit

Android
.NET
SQL Server
iOS

Who they are

Epstein Enterprises Inc. develops and provides e-learning, web-enabling software development, broadcast engineering, seismic processing, and data archiving products and services.

What they needed

Epstein Enterprises was looking to invest in a new technology company that designed and developed mobile applications for the North American legal industry.

The company had built a first version of their product for: Android, iOS, and Blackberry 10. The apps satisfied the customers needs, but Epstein Enterprises wanted to know what was going on "under the covers" before they signed a deal.

What we provided

3Degrees started the audit process by defining the key questions Epstein enterprises needed answered and format that was most useful to them.

Then we interviewed corporate and technology executives at the investment target to gain a clear picture of the company's:

  • Industry landscape
  • Technology
  • Process
  • Staffing
  • Technology roadmap

Once we had a clear picture of all the parties, we dove into the code and produced an audit document that:

  • Mapped the major system components and detailed their:
    • System architecture
    • Quality and usability
    • Scalability
    • Security
  • Detailed industry best practices
  • Identified defects by component and categorized them by severity
  • Provided fix recommendations for each defect
  • Reviewed the company's software development process and highlighted areas for improvement
  • Highlighted key areas of concern for an investor

Finally, we presented our findings to Epstein Enterprises senior management, ensuring that they understood the company's position when compared to industry norms, the magnitude of investment required to implement any changes, and what that meant to their investment timelines.

Technology

  • Android
  • iOS7
  • Blackberry 10
  • MySQL
  • ASP.NET
  • SQL Server