Development of a software product portfolio for a collaboration platform

Strategic and operational development of a collaboration platform within the creative industry, covering project management, functional requirements, and technical development aspects across multiple providers.

Customer Profile

The customer is an online networking and collaboration provider with social media and networking features in the creative industry. The company’s offering, which supports individuals and businesses in expanding their professional networks, involves bringing core contributors together to collaborate on a variety of projects and productions within a specialized community.

Methods & Technologies

Standard Microsoft Office, Teamwork, MS Visio, PHP, HTML, CSS, MySQL, API Interfacing – ITIL3.0, PRINCE2, Agile Development, Agile Project Management, SCRUM/Kanban

Starting Situation

The situation required comprehensive project management skills and involved defining the entire scope of functions in consultation with the customer. The functional specification had to be translated into technical requirements, and the development and testing progress tracked accordingly. Additionally, the contractual framework and support structure with various service providers had to be designed, reviewed, and implemented.


The solution was an agile approach to project management, aligned with the company’s PR and marketing campaigns. The selection of providers was based on the customer’s requirements for future scalability and customization options. These requirements necessitated a tailored solution based on industry-standard IT frameworks, development methods, and hosting services.


The project led to the successful deployment of the planned features of the platform. These features allowed the company to attract new users and, consequently, enhance its innovative production services and networking capabilities by tapping into the growing online user base of the platform and their subsequent participation.

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