Teresa Bendall, Development Manager and Web & Mobile Product Manager at MESSA
Atomic designed the system architecture and wrote software and firmware for:
Building for the Future
Atomic designers did real-world research to discover which features MESSA members valued most. Features such as deductible progress, member card information, and customer service are at the touch of a screen.
To complement the MESSA team's experience in web frameworks, Atomic built the app in React Native. MESSA developers could maintain and build out the app even after Atomic handed off the project.
Using Extreme Programming techniques such as full stack development, peer-reviewed code, and pair programming, Atomic set the MESSA team up for success by sharing mobile development best practices.
“Your crew is exceedingly talented and helped lead us through the questions we needed to talk about. I’ve never worked with a vendor with such exceptional collaboration.”
Nathan Papes, Software Consultant and Developer at Atomic Object
The team’s careful project management, client communication, cutting-edge architecture, and cohesive design strategy helped the team ship the product on time and on budget.
Reflecting back on the multi-year, high-profile project, Robinson said Atomic helped his company arrive at a special moment in time.
“We'd never done anything this big. Ever,” he said. “We’re live across all the major pillars Atomic said they would deliver on. It was delivered on time, on budget, to expectation, live. Not three or four milestones late with people leaving and the platform half-baked and full of bugs.”
StoryLoom began open-beta in December 2022. A global launch is scheduled for the spring of 2023.
“We’ve been given a rare opportunity," said Robinson, "to find success by chasing opportunities Starship Enterprise-style: going where people aren’t—pushing boundaries.”