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CIGNEX Datamatics , a subsidiary of Datamatics Global Services Ltd , is a Michigan based global consulting company offering solutions and services on open source , cloud and automation .
CIGNEX Datamatics has been a Liferay Partner since 2006 and has delivered 350 plus Liferay based solutions to clients across various verticals across the globe .
They have a team of 130 plus Liferay consultants ( including DXP , Cloud and Commerce certified experts ) and have authored seven books on Liferay best practices .
AGIA had already been using Liferay for back-end data management on the site and decided that Liferay ’ s capabilities would position the organization to better solve their user experience challenges . They selected CIGNEX Datamatics as the implementation partner , as their technical skills complemented AGIA ’ s in-house development skills . Together , they built a proof-of-concept and identified the necessary development processes and technology stacks .
AGIA leveraged many of Liferay ’ s out-of-the-box capabilities including :
• Headless functionality in DXP 7.2 with React for UI . The team could decouple development of the front-end UI from backend web services that were necessary to deliver data to the UI . This meant two
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