Caregivers.com

Transforming the senior care industry with greater insights from data

Published on 30 Nov 2016

With IBM Cloudant within IBM Watson Data Platform, we were able to quickly iterate on different data models we work with, saving us extra engineering time while increasing our speed-to-market.

Justin Saul, Senior Director of Technology, Caregivers.com

Customer
Caregivers.com

Industry
Computer Services, Healthcare

Deployment country

Overview

CareGivers allows you to choose the best care provider for your family, easily monitor their work, and seamlessly pay them without ever opening your checkbook. The platform is fast becoming families’ one-stop-shop for planning their loved ones’ care.

Business need
With in-home care for loved ones, there are massive amounts of overhead in today’s agency model. Coupled with miscommunication, wage issues, and service quality, a new model of senior care is needed. Caregivers.com needed a powerful solution that could store large volumes of unstructured review data and seamlessly scale up to support other senior citizen services as its business took off.

Solution
Taking advantage of IBM® Cloudant® database-as-a-service, within IBM Watson Data platform, the company gained a robust, highly scalable platform to store unstructured data and lay a solid foundation for future service offerings.

Benefits
IBM® Cloudant® within IBM Watson Data platform allowed Caregivers.com to get to market quicker, eliminating database maintenance, cutting costs, and keeping the focus on innovation. In the end, Caregivers.com is positioned to build upon its passion to help elderly residents that need extra care in their home.

Components

IBM products and services that were used in this case study.

Software
Cloudant Dedicated Cluster

Solution
Agile Software Development, Application Infrastructure, Cloud & Service Management, Cloud Computing, Infrastructure as a Service, Web Services

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