Agility is a specialist provider of application and technology
products and services to the capital markets industry including a suite
of business applications and reporting solutions, bespoke software
development and consulting, technology management, hosting and cyber
Our products and services enable organisations to enhance, streamline and automate their existing work practices with the aim of improving the overall appeal of their core products and enhancing their performance.
CONNECT is Agility's proprietary application platform
designed to enable organisations to achieve enhanced performance through
efficiency in business process and enriched data capacity.
Some key advantages of CONNECT include security, efficiency, auditability, compliance and transparancy, and most importantly providing a bespoke solution that is fully integrated amongst CONNECT applications and reports as well as with external integration partners.
CONNECT applications provide integrated solutions ranging from portfolio summary and update, brokerage schedules and demographics, portfolio reporting, margin lending interfaces, customer onboarded, CRM, capital raising and commission managment.
Our software development methodology is based around “agile” practices. This methodology places a heavy emphasis on prototyping and rapid, iterative build cycles rather than extensive documentation with long development cycles and single end of project deliverables.
Agility has extensive experience in capital markets technologies; in particular, Cash Equities and Exchange Traded Options processing both in Australia and offshore.
Agility can provide consulting services across a wide range of functions such as ASX required audits of BCP and recovery solutions, Corporate Actions processing as well as consulting on Bookings, Settlement and FX processing.
We will advise you in developing your technology solution, and support you throughout the entire transaction life-cycle.
Information stored in financial systems can have a profound impact on an organisation’s ability to enhance existing business practices.
Agility builds a suite of customised reports tailored to your exact requirements using the live data that resides in your back-end systems. This wealth of information allows a business to become more proactive towards customers, tailor marketing strategies and respond to changes in the regulatory environment.
Agility provides support for 3rd party products and “in-house” developed applications. Our tiered product support models allow us to tailor solutions based on the style of application and the level of commitment you need.
Additionally, by providing the expertise necessary to manage and maintain “in-house” developed applications, Agility can ensure their relevance is maintained from both a business and technological perspective.
Agility Applications provides consulting, business
analysis, software development and cyber resilience services that enables
organisations to enhance, streamline and automate their existing work
practices with the aim of improving the overall appeal of their core
products and enhancing their performance.
Our purpose is to assist our clients to maximise the return on their IT investment while enhancing their overall value proposition in the market-place through the development of intelligent software solutions that streamline business processes and reduce cost.
Agility Applications is an IT Services company created to provide organisations with a viable, realistic alternative for the development of applications.
Agility provides a range of in-house and third-party products and services for the Financial Services industry. From Compliance and Data Warehouse applications through to customised reporting and product support services.
Our software development methodology is based around
“agile” practices. This methodology places a heavy emphasis on
prototyping and rapid, iterative build cycles rather than extensive
documentation with long development cycles and single end of project
deliverables. Some of the benefits realised by adopting this style of
Customer satisfaction via swift, continuous delivery of useful software
Working software is delivered frequently (weeks rather than months)
Working software is the principal measure of progress
Close, daily, cooperation between the business defining the requirements and the people developing the solution
Continuous attention to technical excellence and good design
Regular and efficient adaptation to changing circumstances.
The underlying technology can be adapted to suit the specific business need, time or budget constraints or existing infrastructure.
Agility now delivers technology products and services to more than 175 groups Australia-wide and has a direct license relationship with approximately 70 groups. The rest access Agility CONNECT framework via wholesale master licenses made available to a number of clearing groups. CONNECT now has 1500 unique users across the 140 groups enabled.
Business established as Agility Applications incorporated on 22 Feb 2007. Secured initial software development contracts to develop stand-alone billing app and trade capture and reporting app for Sydney and Melbourne clients.
ARS contract executed with subsequent migration of clients and products over to Agility.
Secured IT design contract and subsequently whole of business IT
support contract for Sydney based third-party clearer.
First Sydney staff hired.
Octopus started as a hosted data warehouse and business
reporting service – first major contract with Brisbane broker for
This subsequently led to the rebranding of Octopus and associated frameworks to what is now known as CONNECT.
Expanded data centre footprint for Agility CONNECT. Commenced
development of CONNECT web apps wwith 200-300 subscribed users
across 50 groups. Secured first software vendor client utilising
Agility CONNECT PIMS solution.
Moved Sydney office to 139 Macquarie St.
Agility develops suite of applications and services that make CONNECT the CRM desktop for the advisor – resulting in 300+ uplift in CONNECT subscriptions.
Whole of business IT support contract for Melbourne broker
secured after establishing service delivery credentials via Agility
First Melbourne staff hired.
Establish data centre footprint at NextDC in Melbourne.
CASHMAN web app developed as a dedicated advisor desktop tool to
allow advisors to proactively track clients with free cash.
Successful completion of the CASHMAN web app results in an uplift in licenced CONNECT users.
CONNECT Docs - enhanced CONNECT environment that is now capable of storing physical documents in SQL Server infrastructure.
CONNECT Docs - enhanced CONNECT environment that is now capable
of storing physical documents in SQL Server infrastructure.
Development of desktop widget proof of concept to prove out new data push model.
Agility engages with specialist mobile device developers to fund proof of concept management reporting app. Proof of concept involves the design and establishment of secure open internet infrastructure architectures.
Agility secures whole of IT support contract for first buy-side
client - establishes an anchor client in fund management space.
Agility establishes a joint venture with two clients to develop a suite of tools that manages the processes underpinning corporate raisings.
Agility completely rebuilds UI of core CRM app in CONNECT - DART
Established “Agility Applications Regional Queensland ICT Scholarship” with University of Queensland over 5 years.
Agility accepts first scholarship student from the University of Queensland to undergo work experience in Brisbane office.
Agility moves head office to Brunswick Street in Newstead.