Leading Jobsite and Employment Solutions Provider

Project: Develop an platform Strategy for the Jobsites in the Benelux and detailed analysis of the options for the Belgium sites.

Challenge & Client Value: The client was a media company that has grown significantly over last the last year. As part of these acquisitions, the media company had acquired the leading job site and employment solutions provider. This provider had significantly invested in building a new application platform for its job sites. After the acquisition, the decision was made to move all job sites in both countries to this new platform.

After the initial implementation, it proofed difficult to maintain the required flexibility and local specifics. Moreover, development slowed down for all sites and the decision had to be made technically re-engineer the platform. Whitebridge Consulting was asked to assess the application strategy and review alternative options. After the high-level analysis Whitebridge Consulting was asked to perform a detailed analysis for the options and market opportunities for the Belgium sites.

Approach:  Whitebridge Consulting delivered the results by providing the client with an actionable platform strategy

  • Analysis of current and future business and functional requirements of the client;
  • Market scan of available market alternatives for the current platform;
  • Assessment of the current platform and market alternatives against the requirements, the technical & operational risks (e.g. related to client’s organizational capabilities and architectural principles) and cost of ownership;
  • Select and contract a SaaS provider for a job aggregator site and job crawler / spider functionality
  • Select and contract a solution provider for advanced matching technology
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