Decernis

ABOUT:

Based in Washington DC, Decernis provides regulatory expertise and systems to manage food, consumer, and industrial product safety compliance across more than 180 countries. Decernis gives clients the most complete regulatory intelligence on the market through unique, fully integrated, patented technology platforms covering over 80,000 regulations.

INDUSTRY:

Food & Beverages

COUNTRY:

US

Partnership with STX Next:

since August 2013 (4 years 4 months)

Project:

gComply+

gComply+ provides a governance process to manage the development of products. It provides a “what-if” analysis and can be integrated with the client’s own policies. gComply+ is a logic-based solution that links to the Decernis regulatory library to provide the authoritative source document supporting any conclusion. gComply+ integrates with the clients own systems. It can be easily deployed as a remotely hosted system or as a module integrated with your product life cycle management (“PLM”) system (e.g. Oracle, SAP, Siemens, SpecPage, etc.).

STX NEXT DELIVERED

Team Extension

Team 
Extension

Full Scrum Team

Full
Scrum Teams

Back-end Development

Backend
Development

Frontend Development

Frontend
Development

Automated Testing

Automated
Testing

Continuos Integration

Continuous
Integration

TECH STACK

Python logo

Python

Angular logo

Angular

Django logo

Django

Flask logo

Flask

PostgreSQL logo

PostgreSQL

Jenkins logo

Jenkins

Ansible logo

Ansible

Selenium logo

Selenium

...and Github, Jenkins, WebDriver, Selenium, Jira, ZODB, OpenLDAP, Ansible, Apache Solr, SeaweedFs

CHALLENGE

Decernis’ application was based on a fairly old technological stack. Supporting the technology was a growing challenge, and Decernis saw the need to push the project into a direction where they could switch to newer technologies with better support. Another challenge for Decernis was finding a partner who could work with their multiple offices in various locations around the globe and across multiple timezones.

SOLUTION

STX Next introduced RESTful web services, increasing the overall scalability and modularity of the system. We also implemented a live full-text search support for the collection of millions of documents, growing every day. Additionally, developers enhanced gComply+ with a rich document generation system, automating the issuing of compliance certificates.

TESTIMONIALS

Author

As the project moved forward, we were given an opportunity to choose the technologies. We decided to go with AngularJS, Django, and the latest Python version. We could work with the latest technologies and create code using the best practices possible, which made the code much cleaner and well tested.

— Jakub Szafranski, Python Developer @ STX Next

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