We have been involved in Custom Software Development and Application Engineering Services for the enterprise since 2005. Our core services and expertise give us great flexibility to work with you across any point of the development lifecycle.
With over 30 years’ industry experience and as a Microsoft Gold Partner, we have a well-earned reputation for delivering our expert service in these technologies, and for doing so at sensible rates.
CUSTOM SOFTWARE ENGINEERING FOR:
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 Gold 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.
Once development is completed, we are happy to continue working with you as your application development partner – assisting with consulting, support, resourcing, ongoing system enhancements and further software development.
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 CUSTOM SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT SERVICE AT BALLARD CHALMERS
We want you to achieve a maximum return on your investment, meaning we put your business goals first, always looking at how the software can best help you achieve them. We do this through expert development, a flexible approach and an excellent understanding of business process.
Custom Software Case Studies
How we can help with your custom software development projects
Our Flexible Development approach is a proven method which enables us to deliver our expertise in a manner tried and tested in over 30 years of delivering custom developed software projects.
Flexible Development is our own unique delivery method and describes a practical blend of waterfall and agile software development, and with it we are guaranteeing our expertise, honesty and partnership to deliver successful project outcomes, on time and in budget.
Why Ballard Chalmers
MEET OUR CTO
Geoff Ballard is our co-founder and Chief Technical Officer. He oversees the technical team and is very hands 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’ 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.
Ballard Chalmers consultants are easy to work with, flexible and have been extremely keen on listening to problems and developing fit for purpose solutions. At no point were they overselling.
Head of Infrastructure Strategy & Architecture – BBC Media Action
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
Many thanks for all your hard work, excellent result, I think the new functionality works really well… I will be working on functionality requirements for [the next phase] – the work never stops!! Thanks again guys.
Senior Operations Manager – RNLI
Stark Software International has dealt with Ballard Chalmers for over 15 years. We have a very solid relationship where high quality consultants have been applied to the development and maintenance of two of our major IT systems. Ballard Chalmers provide excellent continuity and backup. Stark would thoroughly recommend this company.
Head of Operations Division – Stark Software International
CapitalTracker now controls every aspect of our business. That’s why the partnership with Ballard Chalmers has been so important. The programmers work for me, but are supported by their full technical team – it’s the best of both world.
Director of Development – Ipes
We have a very good relationship with Ballard Chalmers. From the outset, we wanted a partner that would work with us and develop a platform that we could rely on. Ballard Chalmers has a great team that has delivered a visually impactful website that meets virtually all of our requirements. Without their help and advice, The Running Bug website would not be half as good, and we are already working closely with them as we develop the next version of website.
Application Development Manager – Running Bug
Ballard Chalmers’ work was a big step forward for the business. We were able to access and manage far more information. That data was also accessible to a much greater number of people than previously available.
Commercial Director – CSI
You have a real knack for bridging the gap between technology and business and I know our teams from the Contact centre and Loyalty have been so grateful for you understanding what they need and demoing so clearly to them the functionalities you have built.”
Senior Scrum Master – Virgin Atlantic Airways
PowerApps was included with our Office 365 licenses, so when Ballard Chalmers proposed this as our solution it enabled us to have a cost-effective, easy to use application, delivered within very tight timescales. The product itself is very flexible, so it needed a flexible approach and good collaboration, which we certainly got from the Ballard Chalmers team.
IT Consultant – Parkinson’s UK
We are very pleased with the work done by Ballard Chalmers. The resulting system was successful in fully automating this particular procurement process, and we would certainly recommend them to others.
Development Manager – Trustmarque Solutions