Software Development & Maintenance

In this rapidly changing business environment, delivering a stable, resilient, and extensible technology infrastructure, underpinned by mission-critical software applications, is the key requirement of technology managers. The dynamic environment places increased importance on quality, performance, availability, and flexibility in adapting to new business on these software applications.
 
Custom Application Development

Often, the software that suits your specific needs simply isn’t available on the market. When packaged solutions and software aren’t sufficient or flexible enough for your enterprise, LaViVa can custom-build to your specifications efficiently and deliver on its commitments.

Client Challenges

  • Ever-evolving business and technology requirements

What LaViVa Provides

  • Scalable and extensible architecture that supports 24/7 business availability for global customers as it reduces development cycles and risks to a minimum

  • Time, cost-effective, and customized applications that help organizations address functional gaps and achieve business goals effectively

Business Value

  • Greater flexibility for growth

  • LaViVa has been proven to have the highest-quality processes for solving complex problems, mitigating risks and achieving ROI.

 
Application Management Service

Your enterprise may be dealing with hundreds of applications. LaViVa can streamline your application management processes for maximum efficiency and control.

Client Challenges

  • Operational issues and security vulnerabilities for hundreds of applications

What LaViVa Provides

  • A comprehensive set of application management services including maintenance, re-engineering, migration, and testing

Business Value

  • Reduced system downtime

  • Enhanced performance

  • Increased freedom to concentrate on strategic initiatives

 
Application Modernization

With LaViVa’s Application Modernization Services, embark on an end-to-end transformation of legacy applications to newer technologies and architectures to mitigate cost and risks.

 

 

Client Challenges

  • Increased TCO

  • Time and cost of introducing new products or services amidst constant regulatory and compliance changes

  • Enterprise integration

  • New channel requirements

  • Unsupported technologies, which pose huge risks for application maintenance

  • Non-strategic technologies and shortage of skills

  • Redundancies in application portfolios across business functions and technologies

 

 

What LaViVa Provides

 

We, at LaViVa, provide a variety of application modernization services to address numerous
customer-specific problems. LaViVa’s solutions cover the entire spectrum of services:

  • Assessment

  • Planning

  • Strategy definition

  • Execution

  • Assurance

  • Implementation

  • Post-implementation support

 

Our end-to-end services allow you to choose from a variety of paths including the following:

  • Application Modernization Assessment

  • Application Rationalization

  • Application Re-engineering

  • zSOA Transformation

  • Application Migration

  • Data Migration

  • Field Remediation

 

The key differentiators in LaViVa capabilities include the following:

  • Proven solution frameworks and process assets

  • Automation tools

  • Capability to build/enhance the tools for a customer or engagement-specific purpose

 

The value proposition of LaViVa’s application modernization services lies in its solutions and the low-risk transformation gained through the extensive experience of handling large modernization engagements.

 

 

Business Value

  • IT TCO reduction and mitigation of legacy skills issues

  • Improved time-to-market for new products and/or services amidst regulatory or compliance changes

  • Integrated enterprise applications

  • Ability to add new channel requirements with the reuse of technology

  • Exit from non-strategic and unsupported technologies

  • Ability to spend more on strategic initiatives with a modernized portfolio

  • Preservation of critical business processes from legacy applications

  • Reduced application portfolio bloat, leading to simplification and standardization

System Integration

One enterprise with multiple IT systems can result in confusion, inefficiency, and decreased productivity. Let LaViVa’s global experience and expertise transform your enterprise into one streamlined and optimally-functional entity.

 

 

Client Challenges

  • Integrating multiple IT systems that cater to different functions, departments, and stages in product lifecycles

 

 

What LaViVa Provides

  • The right tools, methodologies, and templates for your enterprise’s needs, combined with world-class knowledge and experience

 

 

Business Value

  • The ability to access real-time data and gain a consolidated view of your business

  • Accelerated business processes

  • Reduced business cycle times

  • Higher performance

  • Increased flexibility

 
Application Management Service

Growing application dependency and dynamism of the enterprise’s business environment require organizations to derive more out of its IT investments in its endeavor to align IT to business objectives. In this context, the need to ensure that your applications are at their peak performance with minimum downtime becomes critical.

LaViVa Application Management portfolio, by leveraging our vast experience in the application space, ensures that your enterprise has a reliable and available application ecosystem through proactive 24/7 monitoring and performance tuning.

Business Value

LaViVa Application Management Services ensures increased productivity and Return on Investment (RoI) by consolidating support activities. It leverages Application Development experience as a part of providing Level 3 Application Support to resolve complex application issues. It includes performing Application Sizing to help avoid costly retrospective changes in production.

 

Other benefits include:

  • Low services downtime

  • Optimized application performance through centralized capacity and availability management

  • A consolidated view of application management and supporting infrastructure

  • Optimal infrastructure sizing for application support

  • Accurate change assessments through consolidated configuration information.

 

 

What LaViVa Provides

 

LaViVa brings you this distinct offering that makes operations efficient by streamlining your

application management processes. Our extensive domain experience strengthens our ability to successfully cater to your needs. Our competency in providing IS helps us understand the E2E services and the interlacing components of infrastructure and application to provide these services.

 

We also add value to the engagement by:

  • Leveraging synergies between ADM and IS: Our experience in Application Development enables us to support and manage L2/ L3 applications, thus improving the turn-around time of problem resolution.

  • Integrated Service Management Framework: We align our deliverable to business objectives. We use ITIL for process maturity, COBIT for process governance and Six Sigma for continual service improvements to make your processes business-centric rather than technology-centric.

  • Unified process platform: Our service delivery is based on the ITIL framework, serving as a unified process framework to manage all IT applications and related infrastructure.

  • Service-centered Application Management: We provide comprehensive E2E services, rather than merely managing the individual components that constitute them. We evaluate your perceptions and incorporate improvements based on them.

Enterprise System Management

LaViVa IT IS Enterprise Systems Management (ESM) services focus on addressing the critical needs of your enterprise toward ESM tools implementation and operations. We collaborate with you to create an ESM tools services strategy that addresses the specific needs of your organization, ensures data and infrastructure availability, increases responsiveness, and improves reporting and real-time dashboards.

Client Challenges

  • Increasingly complex infrastructure and manageability

  • Inadequate expertise and management skills to build systems specific to the enterprise

  • Lack of communication and correlation between the multiple ESM tools

  • Acquisition of tools from vendors and end-of-life product support

  • Lack of time and resources to implement and utilize the various features of the tools

  • Duplication of investments due to the limited reusability of tools and vendor-specific products

  • Lack of transparency in infrastructure operational issues

 


What LaViVa Provides

LaViVa provides ESM tools transformation strategies leveraging its experience, expertise, and alliances with ESM Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and utilizes a large pool of ESM certified consultants who are also familiar with ITIL processes. We aim to provide reliable and cost-effective ESM solutions that will help you improve your business uptime and reduce support costs.

 

Our key offerings include the following:

  • ITSM-based tools (Service-desk, Discovery and Configuration Management)

  • Network Management Tools (LAN, WAN and VoIP)

  • Servers, Applications, and Database Management

  • ESM Consulting and Assessment Services

  • ESM Implementation Services

  • ESM Post-Production Support Services

  • ESM Infrastructure Shared Services

  • Highlights of our ESM services include the following:

  • Distributed ESM Center of Excelence (CoE) teams and labs that offer seamless service and maximize the hours of support

  • Proven and robust transition and deployment methodologies

  • Proven experience of ESM tools deployment in 50+ projects

  • Reduction in Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) with offshore leverage

  • Access to certified ESM tools consultants across all ESM OEMs

  • Multi-level support (Assess, Design, Implement and Manage) approach

  • Continuous support for audits and regulatory compliance requirements

  • Improved visibility of business infrastructure

  • ITIL framework-based design and deployment approach

  • Effective use of knowledge base and best practices

  • Access to better support with the utilization of the alliance partnerships with major OEMs

 


Business Value

  • Streamlined IT operations like incident and event-handling processes

  • Increased responsiveness and better mean-time-to-resolve

  • Increased scalability and flexibility of IT infrastructure to cope with the changing business dynamics

  • Increased transparency in IT infrastructure, compliance and operational issues

  • Reduced operational costs and faster Return on Investment (ROI) on ITSM investments

  • Effective business-IT resource alignment

  • Better uptime for business services

  • Integration of business processes and applications, which aids governance

 
Build Suite

In this rapidly changing business environment, delivering a stable, resilient, and extensible technology infrastructure underpinned by mission-critical software applications is a key requirement of technology managers. The dynamic environment places increased importance on quality, performance, availability, and flexibility in adapting to new business on these software applications.
The LaViVa MasterCraft Build Suite enables dynamic organizations to manage the development of such high-quality software applications with shorter time-to-market.

The LaViVa MasterCraft Build Suite has the following products that provide application lifecycle management capabilities, which support requirements capturing, quality assurance and release management for traditional and agile software development lifecycles: 

  • Application Lifecycle Manager: Manage your application life-cycle for both traditional and agile-based projects with this integrated platform

  • Scrum Manager: Manage your application life-cycle through the agile method of software development

  • Test Automation Manager: Manage your test automation activity, accelerate your test design and radically improve your automation process

  • Test Manager: Manage requirements, test, and defects with this comprehensive QA platform

These products enable technology managers with the following:

  • Project planning, tracking, and reporting

  • Facilitating requirements management, test management, and defect management

  • Providing traceability across requirements, test cases and defects

  • Enhancing collaboration between developers, testers, approvers and business owners

  • Supporting continual integration with a quick turnaround of changes

  • Increasing transparency

  • Improving productivity through automation

 
 
Enterprise Data Management Suite

In today’s business landscape, data is a core business asset of significant value to the enterprise. Enterprise data management is viewed as a complex and long-drawn problem that intensifies with changing businesses and the IT landscape.
The LaViVa MasterCraft Enterprise Data Management (EDM) Suite offers toolsets to address the problems of data quality with features to manage models and unearth, analyze, measure, cleanse, and standardize data sets while identifying unique customers.
The EDM Suite comprises the following products:
  • Data Quality Manager: Cleanses and deduplicates customer master data, vendor master data, and product master data
  • Data Profiler: Facilitates data quality analysis and monitoring capabilities across different data subject areas
  • Data Modeler: Is an ER diagramming tool based on model-driven development
  • Enterprise Data Manager: Is a tool that enables you to manage your metadata as well as govern the quality of your enterprise data
  • The following key features are available as a part of these products:
  • Profile, cleanse, standardize, and de-duplicate data across databases
  • Provide user flexibility to define own rules for profiling and cleansing of data
  • Provide business rules-based multi columnar profiling to generate effective data quality scores
  • Create, maintain, and deploy enterprise data models with support for multiple technologies
  • Get detailed reporting and analysis capabilities with drill-downs
  • Provide an end-to-end capability to manage enterprise data by “loosely coupled, tightly integrated” philosophy
  • Enable the co-existence of multiple tools with tight integration of metadata
The EDM Suite comes as part of the LaViVa MasterCraft portfolio, with a technology architecture founded on interoperability and integrability, lean resource consumption and customizability. LaViVa MasterCraft products have been used in over 300 client environments.
 
Sustain Suite

Businesses identify a high degree of risk index during the transition phase of support projects from the internal environment or incumbent to the selected vendor environment. They would want to use the vendor experience in similar projects while managing this risk.


The LaViVa Master Craft Sustain Suite enables the support and maintenance teams to prepare data-driven transition plans and execute them efficiently with a centralized approach toward project management and ongoing service delivery.


This suite is an integrated set of the following products to execute, manage and govern IT services comprising application maintenance and support, and infrastructure support. It contains the following set of products: 

  • Inventory Manager: A centralized placeholder for information on asset/application under transition, providing a single version of accurate data that removes the redundancies of manual approach towards data consolidation

  • Service Acquisition Manager: This product digitizes project management needs during the Due Diligence and Transition stages. It provides an engagement portal for the scoping phase, digitizes application analysis and creates a transition project plan with timelines and task accountability

  • Knowledge Manager: A product to author, manage, and store knowledge artifacts generated during the Transition stage, it organizes knowledge in consumable snippets of information by service desk professionals, providing version control, search and a configurable review process on knowledge articles

  • Service Manager: A product that automates the service desk environment for an improved help-desk performance, it helps manage incidents, configure service level targets and generate reports/dashboards for governance

The Sustain Suite comes as part of the LaViVa Master Craft portfolio with a technology architecture founded on interoperability and integrability, lean resource consumption and stabilizability. LaViVa Master Craft products have been used in over 300 client environments and come backed by industry benchmark support.

 
Performance Suite

End-user productivity, protection of revenue opportunities and customer satisfaction are the key business drivers for business applications. Applications need to be monitored to reduce downtime and improve user experience, over varied deployment scenarios.

The LaViVa MasterCraft Performance Suite allows you to monitor, analyze and report transactions in all dynamic business environments, helping resolve service issues before they turn critical and provide performance management capabilities for greater business impact.

It is an integrated set of tools that provide end-to-end application performance management (APM). The key features of the suite of products include the following:
  • Performance requirement management system to capture user and business expectation

  • An end-to-end integrated system, which addresses all the pre-production and production APM needs like performance testing, monitoring, and analysis

  • Capability to establish a uniform process and methodology throughout the software lifecycle and effective governance utilizing automation

  • Innovative analysis modules to provide meaningful insight into the data

  • Complete automation of collating and correlating data across multiple tools

  • Alert and notification mechanism to notify all concerned stakeholders at the right times about pre-defined incidents

  • Consolidated dashboard and reporting mechanism for application business performance health check

  • Interoperability with leading commercial/open-source tools

  • Transaction Profiler: For the profiling performance of transactions over the network in case of multi-tier architecture

  • The Performance Suite comes as part of the LaViVa MasterCraft portfolio with a technology architecture founded on interoperability and integrability, lean resource consumption and customizability. LaViVa MasterCraft products have been used in over 300 client environments and come backed by industry benchmark support.

 
Environment Management Suite


In today’s dynamic environment, testing needs to be agile, requiring continuous access to quality test data and the right set of processes and environments to perform accelerated testing.


The LaViVa MasterCraft Test Data and Environment Management (TDEM) Suite is an integrated set of products that offer well-coordinated processes to create and manage test data effectively and achieve a right-sized, secured and high-utility test environment.


The TDEM Suite helps you with the following:

  • Create a secured, right-sized and high-utility test environment

  • Standardize test data management process

  • Archive test data for reuse

  • Provide a reservation facility to avoid data overstepping in a shared environment

  • Allow the plug-in of COTS tools through an extendible framework

 

It has the following products:

  • Test Data Manager: Ensures efficient management of the test data lifecycle, optimized test data environments, process digitization, and better audit compliance

  • Data Masker: A data masking product that ensures the privacy of data while maintaining high data utility. Its intended use is by an organization trying to release or share sensitive data for external use without violating data privacy regulations

  • Volume Data Generator: A product that generates any volume of realistic data either from scratch or a small sample of production data using simple but intelligent data transformation techniques

 

The TDEM Suite comes as part of the LaViVa MasterCraft portfolio, with a technology architecture founded on interoperability and integrability, lean resource consumption and customizability. LaViVa MasterCraft products have been used in over 300 client environments.

 
AppMaker Suite


The complexities involved in large software applications and development lifecycles compel enterprises to outsource software application development for enhanced management of the entire software development lifecycle, increased efficiency, and optimized investments.
The LaViVa MasterCraft AppMaker Suite supports a model-driven, component-based and repository-driven development process. It enables faster development and testing, reduced time to process changes in requirements, and platform-independence, all while ensuring cost benefits and better quality.

  • Enterprise AppsMaker: A Model-driven Development (MDD) framework to develop enterprise applications that provide high productivity, better quality, and platform independence

  • InstantApps: A SaaS solution based on a breakthrough web technology that executes business systems directly from specifications

Key Features:

  • Supports generative technique to generate end-to-end deployment artifacts and code for different technology stacks and architecture

  • Provides an intuitive diagramming framework to capture business requirements

  • Supports component-based development to increase reusability and manageability

  • Supports service paradigm for component interaction, assembly, and interoperability

  • Empowers architects’ visions, leverages domain expertise effectively and reduces uncertainty

  • Enhances productivity, enables technology and platform independence and improves the quality

  • Provides a WYSIWYG development environment to describe a business requirement and run the application on cloud or web-based setting

  • Provides ready-to-use pre-deployed mini-application / prototypes that can be created using only a browser and the right clicks of a mouse

  • Provides the automated execution of functionality tests for web-applications

  • Provides a recorder to generate test scripts in a maintainable manner

  • Provides the ability to change generated test scripts to avoid recordings for small changes

The AppMaker Suite comes as part of the LaViVa MasterCraft portfolio with a technology architecture founded on interoperability and integrability, lean resource consumption and customizability. LaViVa MasterCraft products have been used in over 300 client environments and come backed by industry benchmark support.

 
Banking Solutions


With a return to conservative banking practices and revisiting of business models, enterprise risk and performance management are gaining prominence. The need of the hour is to have the right mix of interactive, user-friendly and efficient technologies that deliver flexibility, interoperability, and greater operational control.

  • How can we help banks launch new products faster than ever before?

  • How can we help a bank benchmark itself against its top quartile peers globally and then make it competitive?

  • How can we help banks manage risks but also propel them to the next plane of surveillance?

 

It is a response to such questions that enables LaViVa BaNCS to deliver certainty to customers.
The LaViVa BaNCS platform encompasses an array of pre-configured, customizable banking products such as Universal Banking, Core Banking, Payments, Compliance, Financial Inclusion, Islamic Banking, and Treasury. All these products are integrated across their respective value chains through business process configurability available in the service integrator component of the product suite. Built on open architecture, this component-based product suite leverages service-oriented and event-driven architectures.

Insurance Solutions


Changing demographics have increased risk factors in transactions. As a result, insurers need to respond with systems that can access risks, underwrite new products and provide unstinting customer service.


Our Insurance Solution from LaViVa BaNCS provides you with a holistic suite of insurance solutions helping you meet the varied expectations of your enterprise as well as your customers.


The built-up and digitized insurance processes in our solution suite enable you to become bigger, leaner, and smarter.
The Insurance Solution from LaViVa BaNCS helps you with the following:

  • Flexibility and speed to market, enabling the quick launch of new products and channels and adaptation to the changing regulatory environment

  • Anytime, anywhere access and high availability of the system, improving productivity

  • Smooth enterprise integration through an SOA-enabled architecture

  • Uniform, accurate and timely service delivery across all lines of business and channels

 

The components in our solution suite include the following:

  • Property and Casualty: Non-life Insurance and General Insurance

  • Workers’ Compensation

  • Extended Warranty

  • Individual, Group Life Insurance and Pensions

  • Reinsurance

  • Product Workbench: Product Configurator, Business Rule Engine

  • Agent’s Workbench

 
Financial Solutions


LaViVa BaNCS enables transformation in financial services through its holistic suite of solutions. A market-ready universal financial platform, each solution in the suite runs as a scalable, robust component, fully integrated with existing business models and enterprise and technology infrastructures. The LaViVa BaNCS platform encompasses an array of pre-configured, customizable banking, capital markets, and insurance products. All these products are integrated across their respective value chains through business process configurability available via the service integrator component of the product suite. Built on open architecture, this component-based product suite leverages service-oriented and event-driven architectures. Based on LaViVa's in-depth market understanding through numerous interactions with more than 260 customers across 80 countries, this product suite offers one of the broadest end-to-end functionalities for financial services. 


LaViVa BaNCS aspires to be better than established benchmarks. Therefore, we have embedded an Alpha (“α”) consciously and prominently within our brand, to remind ourselves of the superior returns that we strive to deliver to our customers.


Leverage the LaViVa BaNCS Advantage with the following:

  • Ability to foster rapid time-to-market with new products, allowing you to transform yourself into a nimble competitor with scalable offerings

  • Ability to turn in consistent and impressive benchmark results, with a fine-tuned, highly-scalable technology architecture that supports financial institutions with the highest capacities for the following:

  • Transaction volumes

  • Peak transactions per second

  • Numbers of users and branches

  • Transaction history size

 

These benchmark results scale both up and down, allowing financial institutions to exceed their competition at any size.

  • The LaViVa Co-Innovation Network that is a true partnership framework for sharing best practices and innovation

  • The “Experience Certainty” mindset that ensures the brightest of futures for all customers

  • Our full services play that helps enhance customer confidence and builds brand reputation through a culture of consistent availability and high performance

One of LaViVa BaNCS’s unique differentiators is its high scalability and availability, as proven by its selection by two of the world’s largest banks (largest in terms of branch infrastructure).

 

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