Find Out More - FAQ

What industries do you have experience on?

  • Retail
  • Appointment Scheduling for Healthcare and Service Industries
  • Cloud and Private Platform Automation
  • Insurance
  • Property and Casualty
  • Healthcare
  • Reporting & Analysis
  • Recruitment
  • Business Social Networking
  • Heavy Equipment Lubrication Analysis
  • E-Commerce
  • Property & Casualty Field Services
  • Software as a Service

How can I keep up on my project?

We have meetings every day to learn what we’ve done the day before, also, we have a weekly meeting to project the work that must be done each week. If the client wants he can be present in every meeting to know how the project is going. We have learned that in order to generate above-average results, having a trusting, collaborative relationship with our customers is just as important as having deep technical knowledge.

How do you work with clients?

We provide full lifecycle engineering services, addressing the needs of all the stages of a software product: Product Definition, Architecture and Design, MVP Development, Application Development, Testing and Quality Assurance, Application Maintenance and Support, Infrastructure and Application Management. We approach these services from an integrated DevOps perspective, working in close collaboration with product managers and business decision makers to ensure alignment with strategic priorities at all times.

What technologies do you use for developing?

Our technology toolkit is composed of the most advanced and widely used languages and tools for front- and back-end development:

  • .NET
  • AWS
  • JS
  • PhoneGap
  • iOS
  • Canopy
  • MySQL
  • Java
  • Azure
  • AngularJS
  • Xamarin
  • Windows Phone
  • JMeter
  • SQL Server
  • RoR
  • HTML 5
  • jQuery
  • Sencha
  • Selenium
  • NSpec
  • Oracle
  • LAMP
  • Javascript
  • Bootstrap
  • Android
  • Jasmine
  • Simian
  • MongoDB

What Methodologies do you use?

Agile Methodologies, mainly: Scrum and Kanban.

 

How can I be confident about quality and reability?

Any average developer can build a working application, however, it is a very different thing to build a well-engineered application. Good software engineering requires experience and deep technical knowledge to design applications that are reliable and can scale with your business.

Our approach requires that an experienced Software Architect is responsible for providing technical guidance in every project, so that we deliver a system that you and your users can rely on.

 

Do you do software testing, verification and QA services?

Yes, we do. We have made Test Automation one of the key components of our QA approach, which helps to expedite software products time to market by accelerating regression testing and supporting manual testing.

 

Do you do provide post-development maintenance?

Yes, we do. We count our highly available and reliable application maintenance and support services as one of the major contributors to our customer satisfaction and retention.

 

Where are you located?

We are headquartered in Austin, TX and our Development Centers are located in Morelia and Guadalajara, Mexico.

 

Why Mexico?

Our nearshore delivery model offers geographical and cultural proximity that enables seamless, accurate communication and provides advantages in managing fast moving projects, especially those projects that depend on short feedback cycles and eye-to-eye alignment between all participants.

 

Does the Scio Team speak English?

Yes, everyone in our team is fully bilingual; we only hire developers who can maintain a conversation in English.

 

Do you have international flights to/from Morelia and Guadalajara?

We are on U.S. Central time zone and a short flight away from major U.S. cities.

 

What kind of people does Scio look for?

We work very hard to find people who fit our culture, and have very good experience. Our candidates have to have very good, fluent English, both spoken and written. We are not a body shop that just offers on-demand staffing. We are a team of professionals that invest in the professional development of the group, which helps us maintain high levels of service delivery consistency and growth. We hire people with a long-term perspective, not just to fulfill immediate project needs. Because of this, we hire employees, not just contractors. We follow a stringent recruiting process to select and hire new team members.