Alex Norman, a Marketer for many Fortune 500 companies like American Express, Ford and Sony identified a need for a community portal to help residents of apartment buildings in New York City to connect and communicate effortlessly with each other. His vision was to create a centralized platform to make it easier for residents to access resources and services but also make living in an apartment building more fun and rewarding.
The following were the key requirements of the social platform he was looking to build:
We built this community social networking portal (MyCoop) using MEAN (Mongo DB, Angular, Node.js) Stack, which uses the MVC architecture (Model View Controller Architecture) and is a great fit for real time applications.
Our team built the ‘Minimum Viable Product’ (MVP) in a short duration so as to allow the client to market the product to an interest group (basically a closed circle of friends and family) and get preliminary feedback.
We incorporated this feedback in the final version of the product, which had more comprehensive set of features than the MVP. The following are the features:
The result is a robust, scalable and user-friendly community portal with collaborative, engaging and interactive features. MyCoop has been ratified by its user community as a very effective platform that provides an opportunity for residents with matching interests to connect.
The application we developed for MyCoop helps residents and communities in several ways.
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