Case Studies Docusite
Construction Documentation Management Application
Inspecting and documenting excavation sites can be a daunting task. The founders of Docusite set out to solve a broken process that was either being done poorly, or worse, not done at all.
There wasn’t an app on the market with GPS, video, and photo annotation so Docusite partnered with Woodridge to leverage our skills at designing simple and engaging interfaces and our specialty in GPS & Mapping.
Two Part Solution
Docusite’s goal was to build a two-part solution: A mobile app for field managers to capture pre- and post-excavation data and a web app that would allow engineers in the office to analyze that incoming data.
Woodridge recommended an MVP (Minimum Viable Product) to minimize Docusite’s initial costs while still maintaining the platform’s essential functions. First, the design team explored three main user types for the web and mobile application: the administrators, engineers, and field managers. User flows, wireframes and design documents were created and shared with the Docusite team.
Once the project scope was finalized, Woodridge began building the web application followed shortly by the mobile apps.
A Cordova hybrid framework was selected for the mobile apps which allowed for both Android and iOS apps to be deployed simultaneously.
GPS coordinates are used to document exactly where data was derived and the native camera integration adds photos and video recording.
With these tools and features, field managers can easily capture their location, annotate photos and upload files to the cloud, where they are shared with the web application.
Woodridge delivered three robust applications, built-to-scale to thousands of simultaneous users: a web application, an iOS application, and an Android application. These apps are now being used to address a prevalent problem in the excavation industry.
Because the apps were architected so that additional features could be added as needed, Docusite and Woodridge continue to work together to enhance the products and to address specific and unique client needs.
Docusite continues to be a solid business partner and Woodridge’s quality of work has provided them with the confidence to trust us with ongoing product design, development, and maintenance.
- UX and Visual Design
- Web Development
- Mobile App Development
- Cordova Mobile Development
About the Client
Docusite is an app made for construction professionals, by construction professionals. With over 50 years of combined industry experience, the founders of Docusite are revolutionizing the construction and excavation industries.