Merck DORA needed to overhaul and improve their existing web-based application, which promotes global health and helps identify diabetes-related problems.
Taking an existing app and making it work requires extensive research of the target market. There were important aspects to keep in mind for this app development, such as the Internet connection speeds, which are extremely low in many areas of the continent. This required a lightweight but still visually appealing application. The challenge before us entailed:
- Developing a lightweight application using Ruby on Rails and Vue.js
- Creating a brand new interface using client guidelines
- Making the app available in multiple language versions including Swahili and Amharic