About Us

OVERVIEW

Soft Touch Technologies is an international Creative Design, software & Web development and consulting company with headquarters in the Kenya (Nairobi). Bringing in 45 experts and 5 years of IT business experience, the company has been serving customers such as Kenya Railway Corporation, Railway Training Institute, Heathway Travel, Leleshwa homes and many others. Soft Touch Technologies’ achievements in 2015 show its persistent business growth and expansion across the globe:

  • Over 50 active clients in 10 countries
  • 45% revenue growth compared to 2014
  • 62% revenue growth in Kenya
  • 76% of turnover came from 1 year+ customers

INDUSTRIES

Soft Touch Technologies has been delivering software solutions for middle-market and enterprise customers across multiple target industries. Our hallmark projects include:

Banking and Finance:

  • СRM for a finance clients
  • Mobile banking solutions
  • Information security projects for financial institutions on three continents

Tours & Travel:

  • Private label product analysis and reporting
  • Trade promotion management solution used by Heathway Travels

 

Public Sector:

  • Global civil social audit tool for United nations Sustainable goals
  • Continental (Africa) collaboration online application
  • Currently consulting with the office of UN secretary general’s special envoy on Youth

We have also built up experience in Education, Manufacturing, Energy, Media and Entertainment, Transportation and Logistics.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

With an established project management culture, Soft Touch Technologies has achieved 100% project delivery owing to:

  • Ability to work with both detailed and vague project scope
  • Realistic estimation and, thus, staying within budget during implementation
  • Effective resource allocation to lessen risks
  • being able to apply various software development methodologies
  • ensuring smooth communication with the Customer and 3rd parties
  • All-round Quality Assurance to guarantee that the application runs as intended

TECHNICAL AND CONSULTING COMPETENCIES

Soft Touch Technologies’ offering embraces the full cycle of custom software development, platform-based consulting, outsourced product development and IT services:

  • Custom Graphic Design and Animation
  • Custom application development
  • Web application development: server-side and client-side
  • Mobile app development: native (iOS, Android and Windows Phone) and cross-platform
  • Desktop application development for Windows, Mac and Linux

Platform-based solutions: business intelligence, CRM, ECM, ERP, e-Commerce, portals, security intelligence and IT service management

  • Web development: portals, web apps and e-Commerce solutions
  • Outsourced product development: from requirements gathering through design and implementation to maintenance and support
  • Full lifecycle testing: functional, performance, automated, localization, mobile and acceptance testing
  • Data analysis: data warehousing and ETL; OLAP cubes, reporting and visualization; predictive analytics
  • Security intelligence: penetration testing, security information and event management (SIEM), identity and access management (IAM) and compliance
  • Software maintenance (fixing defects and creating new features) and support, 24/7 help desk services
  • IT services: infrastructure services (network and serve management) and data center management

 

KEY TECHNOLOGY EXPERTISE

Back-end and desktop: Microsoft .NET, Java, C++, PHP, Qt, Node.js

Front end: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript

Mobile: iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Xamarin, Apache Cordova, Qt

Web development: Drupal, WordPress, Joomla, Pimcore, Magento, Sitecore, EPiServer

Software testing:

  • Test automation: Microsoft Coded UI Tests, Selenium, HP QuickTest Professional, Segue SilkTest, IBM Rational Functional Tester
  • Performance testing: Silk Performer, HP LoadRunner, Apache JMeter, Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2012

Databases and data warehouses: Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, IBM DB2, Amazon Web Services, SAP, Oracle, Sybase, NoSQL (MongoDB, Redis, Apache CouchDB, PostgreSQL)

TEAM AUGMENTATION

In addition to performing the full project lifecycle, we offer a pool of 45 specialists to complement your team with the required technology skills, contribute with the industry expertise or back up your development group in maintenance and support.

 

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