Projects

The project team at IQ is comprised of highly skilled, innovative software engineers and QA professionals. Our team can design solutions, develop and test applications, and prepare documentation to address numerous business challenges. We can create an entire software system, from design phase to installation, or provide custom interfaces to already existing software.

Click on the links below to read about some of the key projects the engineering team at IQ Inc. has completed.

Surgical Vision Enhancement System

Situation:

Global healthcare company required critical software validation and verification to deliver market-shifting ocular surgical device.

Task:

Develop test plans, execute testing protocols, manage anomalies for software and hardware integration while complying with all necessary FDA and regulatory guidelines.

Action:

IQ team exhaustively tested surgical device software, partnered with development team to successfully resolve all issues, and successfully completed on-site client FDA audit.

Results:

IQ team completed all tasks and allowed client to complete 510K submission and ultimately bring product to market.

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Medical Device Data Visualization Software

Situation:

Provider of innovative solutions for global sleep and respiratory markets required assistance developing and integrating a new product into their existing product line.

Task:

Design and develop a rich user interface to a life critical ventilator while complying with all necessary FDA and regulatory guidelines.

Action:

IQ facilitated data acquisition from the medical device using flash-based memory cards to build wave-form view. Utilized Agile Development Methodology and Client-Directed Quality plan to conform to FDA standards for “Concern Level 3” medical device.

Results:

IQ partnered closely with client subject matter experts to deliver new, critical functionality that allows the client to differentiate device from all market competition.

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Radiation Analysis Simulation Software

Situation:

World-leading Nuclear Technology Company needed IQ’s software development expertise to develop a tool which analyzed the degradation of plant components under multiple time-based scenarios.

Task:

Develop a user interface that allowed for the collection of large amounts of data, apply complex degradation algorithms to data, and present actionable results back to user. Software must also support persistence of data.

Action:

The IQ team Implemented customer-developed algorithms to simulate radiation levels on plant components, developed data structures to house plant configuration data, and interfaced with multiple customer homegrown applications in order to analyze the data. The software process was also compliant with industry regulations.

Result:

Customer quickly gained access to simulation results and allowed design and safety teams to take appropriate actions with a high level of confidence.

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Medical Data Management System

Situation:

Industry leading medical testing firm requires a robust software system to manage test data and drive core business processes.

Task:

Build a reliable system that implements complex business rules and functionality. System also must integrate multiple third-party data sources.

Action:

IQ designed and developed a tool based on the client’s specifications and requirements. The software was delivered as a web-based application. Utilized modified Agile Methodologies and client acceptance testing.

Results:

IQ delivered a tool that allowed the client to realize a competitive advantage and also expand services to existing customers.

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Data Operations Console

Situation:

Large, regional financial institution required an interface for management of core banking and data maintenance jobs within their network.

Task:

Design and develop an interface for management of core banking and data maintenance jobs while complying with all financial guidelines and procedures.

Action:

IQ created a consolidated interface utilizing Iterative Development, Client Acceptance Testing and Regression Testing, complied with all financial regulations.

Results:

IQ delivered a secure and user-friendly interface which is now part of the daily operations and maintenance activities.

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Case Management Web Application

Situation:

Non-profit organization required a case management tool to track and organize confidential family information. System must be available remotely.

Task:

Design and develop a case management tool that could be accessible at any location.

Action:

IQ designed and developed a case management tool based on the client’s specifications and requirements. The software was implemented in a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model, hosted and delivered from IQ headquarters. Utilized Waterfall Methodology, complied with all confidentiality and state guidelines.

Result:

IQ delivered a web-based, user-friendly software solution to meet the non-profit’s organizational and reporting needs.

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Visualization and Surgical Precision Device

Situation:

Ground-breaking surgical device company required critical software quality and engineering experience in order to improve test protocols and validate system for product release.

Task:

Improve test plans and protocols through exploratory testing while complying with all necessary FDA and regulatory guidelines.

Action:

Through close partnership with client, IQ team provided critical feedback in order to ensure that all device functionality and business logic was fully tested.

Results:

IQ team completed all tasks and allowed client to complete 510K submission and ultimately bring product to market.

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Configuration and Quotation System

Situation:

Custom manufacturing company had a home-grown configuration and quotation system used to automate specification, pricing and quotation processes for their business. The system had numerous problems and inefficiencies that continued to worsen over time.

Task:

Redesign and implement a new easy to update configuration and quotation system that would reduce the time to configure and quote, accurately represent product offerings and manufacturing costs, and produce professional-looking accurate quotations.

Action:

Using .NET with WPF, IQ developed a new configuration and quotation management application that met all of the clients needs.

Results:

Time it takes to quote a job reduced by 75%, cost information and options easily maintained within the system, quotations have a professional appearance, and system is able to be extended for years to come.

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