Application Development

Application Development Services offered by Horizon help streamline business processes, systems and information.Horizon has a well-defined and mature application development process, which comprises the complete System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) from defining the technology strategy formulation to deploying, production operations and support.

Salient Features of Horizon's Application Development Services:

  • Flexible and Customizable.
  • Industry driven best practices.
  • Knowledgebase and reusable components repository.
  • Compliant with CMMI and ISO standards.
  • Mandatory induction training to all associates
  • Ensure process integration with customers at project initiation

The components of Horizon Application Development are outlined below.

  • Project Management Framework
  • Development Life Cycle Model
  • Tools and Techniques

Project Management:The Horizon Project Management Framework is consistent with, and based upon, The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), developed by the Project Management Institute. The Framework organizes project management into tightly integrated, repeatable phases that take place throughout a project’s life cycle - initiation, planning, execution, control and closeout.

Development Life Cycle Model: Unified Delivery Model (UDM) is an iterative process framework consisting of best practices applicable to all practices within Horizon. It consists of 5 phases; Define->Discover->Design->Develop->Deploy as depicted below. These phases have proven to deliver optimized On-site/Offshore delivery with Time & Material and Fixed-price contracts.


Tools and Techniques:The tools and techniques used in Horizon's Application Development methodology are listed below:

  • Document Management System (DMS)
  • Version Control (VSS)
  • Metrics Management (AutoProme)
  • Bug Tracker and Time Tracker