WE ARE BALLARD CHALMERS
NOT JUST SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS
WE ARE SOFTWARE ENGINEERS
Ballard Chalmers, part of the Transparity Group, is one of the UK’s leading Microsoft consultancy practices specialising in custom software. Specifically development, integration and support for enterprise applications on the Microsoft platform.
Ballard Chalmers is principally dedicated to new custom software development, modernisation of legacy applications and integration for the Azure Cloud, as well as on-premises and hybrid systems.
Our primary focus today is Microsoft Azure cloud-native custom development, Azure Integration Services and Modern Data Warehouse. Our technology expertise encompasses Microsoft .NET, SQL Server and BizTalk Server.
As a Microsoft Partner with multiple solution partner designations and specialisations, we have a well-earned reputation for delivering expert service in these technologies, and for doing so at sensible rates.
SOME OF OUR ENGAGEMENTS
FLEXIBLE AND EXPERT SERVICES
At Ballard Chalmers, as a consultancy company, we deliver our application development services to best suit our clients. Whether it’s short-term consultancy, end-to-end project delivery outsource partnering, extended team augmentation, or long-term application support and DevOps, we will deliver our technical skills and expertise to your requirements. Our core services give us great flexibility to work with you cost-effectively across any point of the development life cycle.
Ballard Chalmers are a friendly and highly responsive company, with a strong level of expertise within the technical and project teams. We have worked with Ballard Chalmers for several years now and keep returning to them for specialised and standard assistance on in-house and client projects.
UK Service Desk Manager – Artelia
Very pragmatic, down to earth organisation who have given excellent support in the development and implementation of our new Biztalk infrastructure. We started using them in 2014 and have just engaged on a further Biztalk project. Refreshing to find an IT organisation that has real technical excellence and delivers without fuss.
Head of IT – Exterion Media
Ballard Chalmers built a .NET/SQL application for one of our Fortune 500 clients that totally exceeded expectations. They rapidly turned complex business processes and an SKU list of thousands into an easy to use application that enabled our client to run a very successful partner awards programme.
CEO – Ratio Creative
Ballard Chalmers has consistently provided a service that has matched or exceeded expectations within the agreed budget and timescale. They were receptive to our on-going suggestions and changing requirements and able to act promptly throughout. We look forward to working with them more in the future and would recommend them highly.
Director – Fenix Insight
Ballard Chalmers are approachable and helpful and always go the extra mile to help. The solutions they have delivered have been reliable and solid.
Application Support Engineer – Tokyo Electron
They’re approachable people, and they clearly care about the quality of their work. Geoff and Andrew were always happy to speak with stakeholders via a phone call.
Founding Partner – Digital Transformation Company
Over the past few years Ballard Chalmers has consistently surprised me with effective and economic solutions to difficult briefs, especially when dealing with the upgrading and integration of legacy systems. Their new builds are also excellent, and I would recommend them without hesitation.
Account Director – Caburn Hope
After searching for the right partner for quite a while, we came across Ballard Chalmers. It quickly became apparent they were the perfect fit for our business. The professionalism, technical ability and quality of the people who work at Ballard Chalmers shone through.
Managing Director – AppCan
Their team’s extremely competent. Unlike our previous vendor, I don’t have to worry about their ability to complete tasks. They’re engaged and turnaround results quickly. Whether it’s competency or cost, it’s all positive.
IT Manager, Y.CO
At every point Ballard Chalmers brought expert technical knowledge combined with ability to make the complex and often confusing simple and organised. I wholeheartedly recommend Ballard Chalmers
CEO – Ratio Creative
MEET OUR CTO
Geoff Ballard is our co-founder and Chief Technical Officer. He oversees the technical team and is very hands-on in major software development projects.
Geoff is an all-round Microsoft enterprise platform expert and has a depth of expertise that is rarely matched. His 30+ years of consultancy practice experience offers a safe pair of hands and an ability for deep problem solving where needed.
We invite you to take advantage of a no-cost informal review and discussion of your project with him.
THE RIGHT PLACE, THE RIGHT TIME
Whether it is application modernisation, custom software development for cloud or on-premises, migrating systems to the cloud or integrating online and offline systems, Ballard Chalmers has the expertise and experience to support your application development requirements.
Our experts can help you at any point in the software development cycle and have vast experience of doing so for clients across a range of industries.
As a Microsoft partner, our developers are hands-on with Azure cloud application development, .NET Core, Xamarin, SQL Server, Azure Integration Services and BizTalk Server day in and day out. Our expertise and insight become yours.
We work with you to understand your requirements and translate this into reliable code to deliver a system that exceeds expectations and, most importantly, works.
We work closely and consultatively so that the full business requirements are captured and analysed. This ensures that business processes are reflected in the software architecture and that designs are streamlined, efficient and flow logically. Proper design, architecture and user experience are essential to systems that function very well — and save your organisation time and money.
Once development is completed, we are happy to continue working with you as your long-term partner – assisting with consulting, support, resourcing, ongoing system enhancements and further development.
WE ARE SOFTWARE ENGINEERS
Ballard Chalmers designs, builds, integrates and supports bespoke enterprise applications on the Microsoft Platform. Our top-ranked Microsoft Partner status, decades of experience, and our array of long-term clients are all testimony to our commitment to meeting and exceeding our client’s expectations. By capturing your ideas and business goals, we aim to create the best possible software for you, on time and in budget.