Bespoke Software Development

Tailored software solutions that deliver unique experiences and competitive advantages.

Bespoke Software Development

The SMART FACTORY! Principles

Our unique approach to building bespoke software that works.

The SMART FACTORY! Principles

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Bespoke Software Development

We help companies create bespoke, unique software that turns their visions of customer experiences and competitive advantages into a reality.

Explore CID’s Advantage Engineering approach:

  • Digital Transformation and Processes
  • Modern Information Systems and Artificial Intelligence
  • Scalability, stable operations, and security in the cloud

Through our collaborative, accountable processes and deep technical expertise, we create lasting solutions that tackle specific challenges, close the gap standard software leaves open, and set you apart from competition.

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Disrupt nothing, change everything

Businesses are successful because of their uniqueness, whether it’s in their product, services or structure. Our bespoke approach enables businesses to capitalise on these individual properties, operating with software tailor-made in collaboration to fit them perfectly.

And that’s why we seek to understand your organisation as deeply as possible, to accelerate your software needs and ensure day-to-day operations remain at the highest level.

The Advantage gap

Explore a better way of developing software. In-house or outsourced bespoke software development and off-the-shelf purchases have issues that leave a sizable chasm of advantage, which is why we operate to close that Advantage Gap – finding the sweet spot of collaborative expertise where we can build tailored solutions in sync with your organisation.

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Advantage Engineering

Learn about CID’s Advantage Engineering approach, delivering a tailored, bottom-up approach to software development, centred around collaboration and the cutting-edge of technology. Delve into decoupled architectures, modern information systems, artificial intelligence, the cloud and more of our specialist areas.

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We build better software because we love doing it. See how our principles of being experts in becoming experts, deep collaboration, agile development and technological expertise create a framework that delivers value, manages risk and establishes an agile, educational framework to power future iterations of your bespoke journey.

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About CID

The greatest rewards lie on the other side of the hardest problems.

CID was founded in 1997 to solve the biggest software challenges of the day. It’s why some of Europe’s and America’s biggest enterprises count us as a partner and consultant for their toughest problems and critical initiatives.

Whether it’s transforming processes, establishing a modern data stack with AI, and hosting an enterprise tech stack in the cloud, we always use the most appropriate technology and best practices to get results that last.

We like hard problems. That hasn’t changed (and never will).

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Work at CID

We’re not that picky about who works here.

You just need to be hungry, kind, collaborative, desperate to learn, keen to experiment (and fail) and take ownership of difficult problems. Oh, and it helps if you love using the latest technology to create beautiful and powerful solutions for some of the coolest clients around.

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RAG – GenAI with your own data

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MLOps: Optimizing the machine learning life cycle

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Dr. Björn Buchhold - Technology Evangelist at CID
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