100% web based process of student application for the work and travel program. Connecting ASSE with its 40 partners world wide in a centralized database. Manage the full cycle of student application from forms and document, submission to home land security for visa authorization and collecting payments. Using Radria and agile methodologies this successful 1 year man project had his return on investment in less than a year.
Aspire Worldwide is part of ASSE International. ASSE became a designated sponsor for the Summer Work Travel Program and the Trainee Program. Aspire Worldwide was founded to promote these programs. The Summer Work Travel Program provides summer employment opportunities to university students in the United States, and the Trainee Program works with recent graduates who spend up to 18 months training in their field in an American corporation or professional/vocational group. While the above programs are separate and completely different entities, they share a common mission and philosophy: To improve understanding among people of different countries through cultural exchange.
The initial basic version was implemented and in production within 3 months. Most of the development was done incrementally with 1 to 2 months release cycles during the first year.
Following the agile development model using Radria this 1-year development project is still in constant development and quickly adapt itself to market changes and opportunities.
Thousands of students uses Aspire database every year. The volume of students have increased to more than 100% without additional staff. Thanks to the Agility of Radria's tools ASSE got their return on investment in less than a year.