FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
According to the Software Development Life Cycle point of view, Luvina’s services focus mostly on Design, Development, Testing, System Maintenance – Operations – Support.
According to the Technologies point of view, Luvina has rich experience in Java, .NET, PHP, Python, NodeJS, COBOL, and React.
According to the Applications point of view, Luvina’s strength lies in developing web and mobile applications, Custom Business Software, and Magento E-commerce Applications.
But it’s not just that. Please refer to Our Software Services Menu for more detail:
The reasons why Clients should choose Luvina lying on those facts:
- Excellent and stable quality: Luvina has been recognized to be a trusted and long-term partner by hundreds of clients from Japan since 2004.
- Full stack services: Luvina involves in almost phrases in “the long run” of the software development life cycle (From Design, Development, and Testing, to Operation – Maintenance – Support). This enables clients’ access to a “one-stop service” for all needs in Software Development and no need to work with different providers.
- Flexible & adaptable team: With a large and rich talent pool (now 750+ and continuing to grow to thousands in the next years), Luvina offers all cooperation models in software development like Project Based Development (Fixed Price), IT resource supplying (Time & Material, Staff Augmentation, Dedicated Development Team, Offshore Development Center).
- Advanced security & IP protection: Luvina has an International standard infrastructure fully equipped with advanced security systems to protect your IP. We put security & stability into the foundation of every project.
Software development costs with Luvina for a small application may start from just $5000. The total amount mostly depends on the number and complexity of software features, the number of platforms supported (web, mobile, desktop), and the type of development (custom, low-code, or platform-based).
The UI design uniqueness and complexity, the number of integrations with other software systems, as well as availability, security, and performance requirements also play an important part.
You can request a free project cost estimation from us here, or study how to save cost by choosing the right software development collaboration and pricing model here.
With end-to-end product development projects, we warrant delivered products on a contract basis.
With development projects (projects include only coding and/or QA & testing), we transfer all the tested/validated source codes and related documentation so you will take care of all the rest.
We also provide further operation, maintenance & support as another service contract.
Yes, we do. We’ve built a strong team of 750+ IT consultants, solution architects, project managers, tech leaders, developers, DevOps, and QA engineers to take charge of everything from requirements elicitation and software design to coding, testing, deployment, system operation – maintenance, and support.
Yes, depending on the project size, we might be able to get your MVP delivered in 1 – 4 months. Subsequently, we can ensure releases of new functionality every 2–6 weeks. Get in touch, and we’ll work out a way to meet your needs.
We understand that your intellectual property (IP) is your most valuable asset. That is why we have adequate security in place to protect your IP, reflect your product ownership in our Agreement and sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) with you at the start of a business relationship to ensure the utmost security of all your critical data, ideas, and other confidential information.
During the preparation stage, we consider two development methodologies – Waterfall and Agile – depending on your goals. Yet, the development process also usually involves an iterative approach (regardless of chosen methodology). For Agile, this is an inherent part of its architecture. In Waterfall projects, iterations allow us to better control development progress as well as prepare regular demo versions.
Absolutely. At Luvina, we place a strong emphasis on long-term HR strategy, which includes investing heavily in training and development for our employees.
We have our own software development training system – Luvina Academy – which offers dozens of training courses each year in various software development-related fields such as project management, programming languages, working techniques, Japanese language, and more.
Luvina Academy is open to candidates from all backgrounds, including students or graduates from universities and colleges, regardless of their major. Our qualified graduates from Luvina Academy are then eligible to apply for suitable positions within Luvina Software. Overall, we are committed to providing our employees with the necessary training and support to help them grow and succeed in their careers at Luvina.