As an evolving private company that has continually grown within the competitive industry in Bangladesh, Jamuna Group possesses high values, but the most crucial value of the company is its human resource and the Chairman, Mr. Md. Nurul Islam and Managing Director, Md. Shamim Islam. The name, Jamuna group is inseparably associated with the name of Mr. Md. Nurul Islam, an architect a pioneer ultimately an Industrial leader in the private sector. He heralded the Jamuna as appearance in the arena of private industrial sector in 1974 with the mission and vision of building newly independent Bangladesh as a happy and prosperous country. Jamuna started its journey with the Jamuna Electric Manufacturing Co. Ltd in 1974 and it pioneered the manufacturing electrical accessories and fittings industry in Bangladesh since 1975. There after JGI flourished as a giant conglomerates as shown in the chronology.
To maintain its competitiveness in today’s globalized modern market, Jamuna introduced the best technology along with machinery and expertise in Bangladesh. Jamuna developed and expanded its enterprises of multi-dimension for diversifying its product range.
In course of 34 years of operation Jamuna Group expanded into a giant dynasty of 24 large scale enterprises.
Jamuna Group decided to launch an online news portal with multimedia features to tell news stories to their TV channel viewers and website visitors with more than just text. They wanted an extended coverage of their services, moving ahead with a news portal site along with video streaming of their TV programs. Jamuna also wanted iOS and Android Apps for the highlighted and latest news.
A complete database solution was required for the news portal site along with design and development. The site should be user friendly, responsive, scalable, extensible, and easy to navigate and a rich CMS to manage the site. Live video streaming, news archiving, Multi language, multiple and dynamic menus, video gallery, image gallery etc are main requirements for the site. Jamuna also wanted to deliver every news across the country within shortest timeframe with an iOS and Android mobile apps.
The key to success, however, depended on easiest way to update the site through CMS along with live video streaming. The challenges were:
A stable and efficient framework needed to be selected to handle the content management, live video streaming and hosting facilities along with the modules that co-ordinate with each other in order to exchange information.
Implement easiest way add new content in Both Bengali and English languages
Safe and secure transfer of data while incorporating third party API's.
Data security and management of large volume data transaction
Integration of Live TV
Appnometry provided the news portal solution in Laravel and MySql because laravel is the most recent framework with highest level data security. Appnometry used Jinzora media server for live streaming feature which also serves as a media library, letting you create play lists and organize search and rate content.
Requirements gathering: We visited Jamuna Group many times to collect their full requirements.
System analysis and design: We assigned top level system analysts to analyze their business requirements and convert those to system architecture design.
Flow chart drawing: Based on the system architectures we designed flow charts and take approval from Jamuna Group.
We tested many video streaming tool select the best one suitable for their needs.
Phase Wise development and approval from Jamuna Group
We developed news portal at first phase, Mobile apps at second phase and maintenance with server at third phase.
Development tool: PHP, Laravel
Database: MySQL server
Web server: Apache web server
Media server: Jinzora media server
Development IDE: Eclipse, Netbeans, Aptana studio, PHPStorm
Server OS: CentOS 6(recommended), Enterprise RedHat Linux, Ubuntu
iOS: Objective C, XCode
Android: Java, Eclipse, Android Studio
Appnometry completed the implementation in a record 4 months, which was 60 percent faster than the timeline given by competitors and reflected a significant increase in ROI for the client. Other tangible benefits included the following:
Support growth by 65% without additional labor resources
TV ( total viewers) for Jamuna TV increased by 55% in last 4 months
Reduce maintenance costs more than 80%
Improve internal and viewers communications
Channel popularity is increased by 65% in last 4 months
Populations of Bangladesh has got one more online news channel with 360 degree latest news
5 months from the first contact.
"Appnometry Limited has performed an excellent job."