Kaplan

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Kaplan International, a division of Kaplan Inc, is a leading international provider of education and career services. They provide English language education through 45 schools and university partnership programs in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region. Each year, Kaplan International trains over 100,000 students to communicate in English and prepares students for English ­speaking degree programs.

KITE™ is Kaplan International’s global English language assessment system for all Kaplan International programs, as well as commercial clients globally.

Project Description

Kaplan International, wanted a mobile-enabled English language proficiency assessment system. After initial scoping of the project it was determined that 2 senior back-end developers (Jedrzej and Piotr), 2 senior front-end developers (Wojtek and Slawek), 1 designer (Carlos), and 1 QA (Anna) would be needed and would integrate with their in-­house team. The Kaplan team consisted of the Product Owner (Danielle), Lead Developer (Wathsi) , 1 front-end developer (Jody), and 1 DevOps Engineer (Byron). X­-Team and the Kaplan team worked remotely utilizing Slack and Skype as the main modes of communication. Jira and Scrum methodology were used to manage the workflow and sprints.

Challenges

Solution – KITE™

Results

  1. All the X-­Teamers who worked on our team brought something unique to the table and helped create a synergy that's almost impossible to find. It's been great working with you and we can't thank you enough for all your help and flexibility. I adore this team and couldn't have possibly imagined working with a better team of people.

    Danielle Chircop, Kaplan

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