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With its experienced and agile team, Kagiso Interactive is all set to revolutionize the web development segment

The Silicon Review
February, 2021


Over the past few years, mobile devices have evolved from a communication device to an important business tool. Technology is rapidly advancing, so people are getting more and more addicted to smartphones and other mobile devices. Due to this unprecedented growth of mobile usage, it must be quite evident now that why mobile app development is important for businesses. Mobile applications have significantly changed the way we do business, and these apps have made it easier for customers to reach and get all the business information quickly. These apps will help you in marketing the business and expand its reach to deliver both relevant and massive exposure to the brand.

Globally there are a lot of mobile app developers, but one that stands out from the rest is Kagiso Interactive. The company is a leading, highly advanced, mobile applications development agency. At Kagiso they believe in providing forward-thinking creative solutions that yield exceptional results. With a solid approach to planning, realistic implementation and value, Kagiso delivers customized, results-driven programs to achieve its clients’ specific marketing goals. Kagiso’sunique expertise is a dedication to integrating multi-channel marketing solutions — and it accomplishes this with the best people, ideas, processes and results.

In conversation with Priven Reddy, Founder and CEO of Kagiso Interactive

Q. Explain your services in brief.

We provide comprehensive services to build digital solutions & manage complete product lifecycle. Our service offerings includes Product Discovery/Blueprint, Technology, Solution & Architecture Advisory, User Experience Design, Prototype and MVP Development, Product Development, Offshore Development Center, Team Augmentation, Independent Testing (Manual & Automation), Deployment, DevOps & Integrations, Support, and Maintenance & Optimization.

Q. In the midst of design and user experience, web app security is often neglected. Do you consider security throughout the software development life cycle? Do you carefully code to be safe against these security concerns?

Yes, we consider security throughout the SDLC. We run security checks for mobile and web applications, APIs, cloud and desktop applications. We ensure the data remains encrypted and protected under any

circumstances, add security layers for your application keeping functionality in-tact. We provide a detailed report of all the security loopholes in the software. And we also check whether software comply with regulations and standards. We offer Standards based security testing, Threat modeling, Vulnerability assessment, Penetration testing, Network testing, Authentication testing, Authorization testing, Web services testing, Data validation testing, Denial of service testing, Ajax Testing, Session management testing, Configuration testing, Code review, Compliance testing, and Security consultation.

Q. Flawless and secured Mobile app and web development services come with an expensive price tag. How do you manage your service affordability and profitability?

We have Pre-built mobility solutions to save businesses’ valuable time and money and customized to their needs.

Logistics & Transportation: Driving transformation for transportation and logistics businesses with advanced mobility solutions that include white label taxi app development, logistics app development and taxi dispatch software solutions.

Healthcare: We enable healthcare organizations and startups to leverage cutting-edge digital technologies like mobile, cloud, analytics, wearables and Internet of Things to revolutionize healthcare services.

On-Demand: Powering on-demand apps and services for startups and businesses worldwide by leveraging our robust and scalable on-demand technology engine.

Automotive: We work closely with vehicle manufacturers and the automobile industry in general to build connected vehicular systems and customer facing apps by leveraging mobility, cloud, IoT, and analytics.

Retail & E-Commerce: Building B2C, B2E and B2B commerce solutions for retailers to boost online strategy, increase sales, operational ease, and customer delight.

Having a capable development team is a key success factor, but it is very hard to form one. Do you have your dream team?

Quality, commitment, passion and perseverance – these are the four pillars of our team. The “Kagiso Family”, as we proudly pronounce our “Team”, has 350+ members and continually growing. Each member in our team is a seasoned professional with deep knowledge of what he does, and more than willing to take the responsibility of perfect execution. We love what we do, we celebrate when we succeed and we analyze when we fail. In-short, we remain a team in every situation, whether good or bad.

Q. Do you have any new services launching soon?

We are working on User Behavior Analysis - A process about detection of insider threats, targeted attacks, and financial fraud. UBA solutions look at patterns of human behavior, and then apply algorithms and statistical analysis to detect meaningful anomalies from those patterns—anomalies that indicate potential threats.

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Meet the leader behind the success of Kagiso Interactive

Priven Reddy is the Founder and CEO of Kagiso Interactive - regarded as one of the world leaders in advanced software development and consistently voted the best mobile applications developers in Africa. Kagiso currently has a presence in six countries. Priven grew from being a car guard, waiter and selling boxes to growing Kagiso Interactive to a value of R4 billion, owning 5 companies and employing 380+ employees. He grew up in an area in Chatsworth that was notorious for poverty, alcoholism, drug abuse and crime. After his dad died as a child his family struggled to meet ends needs. He finished high school, applied for jobs, but was turned down. With no support system or financial backing to study further, he took a job as a car guard as he needed to take care of his family. He then got a job as a waiter in a restaurant. In 2006 Priven launched Kagiso Interactive after self-learning graphic and web design in an era in he calls ‘the wild west days’ of the IT industry in South Africa. Today Kagiso also has clients such as the likes of Google and Marvel Comics, EA Games, Disney, MTN, Hulu, XBOX and KFC.

“Kagiso Interactive’s mobile web development team can guide you through many options available to ensure that your mobile site starts working for you right away.”


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