ALTEN in the Distribution / Sales assistance sector
The retail and sales assistance sector has been experiencing major changes :
Legislative and regulatory changes in France and Europe driven by consumer protection concerns
The development of neighbourhood stores and growing specialisation in the retail sector
The growth of discount stores and e-commerce.
Faced with this increasingly aggressive and competitive market, industry players are now going back to basics, building customer loyalty at the same time as increasing their reach through multiple retail channels. ALTEN works with its clients throughout the value chain, from engineering and design to production, retail logistics and marketing & sales.
ALTEN has expertise in :
business process services
project management and coordination (PMO, etc.)
information system prime contracting, with a focus on architecture, development, validation and support.
ALTEN has high-value niches of expertise, particularly in e-commerce usability, Internet/intranet technical development, and loyalty solutions including semantic search.
Definition, design and development of one of the most frequently visited e-commerce sites in France (Microsoft .Net environment).
Development of an multimedia content encryption application to limit reuse and distribution by third parties.
Porting of France's leading online dating service to a mobile environment using the LAMP platform (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP).
Integration of a subsidiary's information system into that of its parent company. Involvement in all stages of the project: business process services, analysis, management and development (primarily in the Java/J2EE, Oracle environments).