One important element of Iknow’s consulting methodology is the use of pilots and prototypes. We believe that early experimentation, rapid prototyping, and pilots are highly effective at facilitating accurate end-user needs identification and requirements gathering.
Iknow operates a software prototyping laboratory to support its consulting and systems integration service offerings. The core of Iknow’s prototyping lab is access to more than 100 complete and fully functional commercial, off-the-shelf (COTS) and open source software products, hosted on both Iknow’s dedicated servers and in the cloud. Iknow’s rapid prototyping environment includes software from many of the company's software product partners.
Iknow’s prototyping lab is important to our clients because software prototypes can be easily and quickly constructed to investigate new solutions, processes, algorithms, and approaches. A few recent examples of software prototypes are shown below.