Case Studies

Ixion Holdings

Ixion Holdings are a non-profit group of companies that have a vision to “transform people lives through Skills, Employment, Enterprise and Innovation, for growth”. Ixion approached Green Tornado as they wanted to modernise and improve their three company websites.

The Mentor Hive is an online training business and Ixion wanted to update their ageing PhpBB based community allowing mentees to search based on a mentor’s profile, activity and skills.  Users can exchange private messages as well as show their gained awards for actively being part of the new community.

Ixion College covers Ixion Holdings primary business of providing higher education virtual online learning courses for their customers and students.  Green Tornado was tasked to merge an e-commerce environment with Ixion’s own internal state tracking for setting students up with their Virtual learning environments.  The system has custom order tracking, internal CRM integration and PDF Generation for customers to save.

Talent Match Worcestershire is an initiative funded by the Big Lottery Fund, which focuses on supporting young adults (18-24) within Worcestershire who may be socially excluded and face various challenges such as physical or mental health issues.  Green Tornado modernised their website to allow young people to search potential jobs using keywords and location in Worcestershire and to create lead generation with potential audiences interested in the overall talent match scheme.