Progress OpenEdge development & support

Leading HCM solution provider leverages JKT ‘s Progress applications development expertise to internationalize its flagship product

Client
Client provides fully integrated benefits, payroll and human resources solutions since 1982

Industry
Human Capital Management

The Client

Client provides fully integrated benefits, payroll and human resources solutions since 1982. They have been helping clients do business with greater efficiency, profitability, insight and synergy. Headquartered in Florham Park, NJ, Unicorn HRO serves the needs of more than 800 domestic and international companies representing over 3 million employees.

The challenge

Client has many HCM/HRO products and these products are available in license, SaaS and outsource service model. In order to remain competitive, they havet heavily invested in modernization of the products. Over the years JKT executed many modernization projects for their flagship product iCON which is core to the SaaS and outsource services. JKT has executed projects to make:

  • Client-serve GUI product web enabled
  • Web enabled product multi-browser compliant
  • Web Service API implementation
  • Mobile enabling and internationalization (multi-Lingual support), advance reporting features

The Solution

JKT proposed a solution that is based on various Progress technologies:

  • Modernizing the GUI screens and functionality was one of the key initiative and that involves web page compatible in IE, Chrome, Firefox and Safari web browsers
  • JQuery features are used for AJAX call on the pages
  • JReporting systems enhanced to support multiple format of report output such as CSV, XLS, TXT etc. 3rd party or vendor integration in real time was done using web service API for data import and export
  • JSpanish localization of application was done using translation API method. Mobile app is developed on Telerik platform for faster and robust application

The Benefits

  • Highly scalable application
  • High Performance and availability
  • Progress software support availability
  • Optimum reuse of existing business logic and code
  • Low cost of development and maintenance
  • Low risk upgrade and modernization