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About Nielsen

Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers watch and buy. Nielsen's Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services for all devices on which content—video, audio and text—is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry's only global view of retail performance measurement.

Our Role

Our relationship with Nielsen started in 2012, when Nielsen acquired SocialGuide (now Nielsen Social). After the acquisition, our role was to integrate the Nielsen Social platform with new data sources like Twitter and Facebook by developing a scalable and robust system that could handle any traffic, and growing the application in a way that would satisfy business needs, while keeping good agile process and offering 24/7 technical support in 4 markets internationally.

Technology

Rails, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Node.js, Angular, AWS, Solr

About Scholastic

Scholastic is a U.S. publishing, education and media company known for publishing, selling, and distributing books and educational materials for schools, teachers, parents, and children. Products are distributed to schools and districts, to consumers through the schools via reading clubs and fairs, and through retail stores and online sales.

Our Role

The relationship between u2i and Scholastic has been growing for over 7 years now. During this time, we've been helping them take the reading experience into an online world by building dozens of rich web applications and games.

Technology

Ruby on Rails, Node.js, Unity3D, Chef, AWS

About HSBC

HSBC Holdings plc is a British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the world's fourth largest bank by total assets, with total assets of US$2.67 trillion.

Our Role

We helped them building Market Monitor, a complex web application for monitoring market conditions, showing real time data, security procedures with a single sign-on functionality. We created a GUI in AJAX and object orientated Javascript using script.aculo.us and prototype. We also worked on the server side functionality in Java.

Technology

Java, JavaScript, AJAX, TIBCO Rendezvous

About Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports publishes reviews and comparisons of consumer products and services based on reporting and results from its in-house testing laboratory and survey research center. The magazine accepts no advertising, pays for all the products it tests, and, as a not-for-profit organization, has no shareholders. It also publishes cleaning and general buying guides. It has approximately 7.3 million subscribers and an annual testing budget of approximately $21 million USD.

Our Role

We're helping Consumer Reports to migrate their legacy apps, processes, tools and development practices into something more robust and Agile friendly. It’s a huge challenge that spans a significant amount of time and tackles almost every aspect of software development.

Technology

Clojure, AngularJS, Ansible