Solar Asset Management SaaS
(As The Gerstle Group)
Radian Generation manages solar plants and installations for their clients. To assist in this process, they developed a browser-based Software as a Service application called Radian Lens. Eventually, they began to license this application to their clients so they could manage their own assets.
That meant the interface that had originally been designed by the developers needed to be re-considered for much better usability.
I was hired to consult over the Product Design strategy for modifications to the existing interface, and provide best-practices designs and guidelines for new functionality. I met with existing clients and internal users to identify pain-points and opportunities and applied that feedback to designs and functional specifications of new functionality. I also developed a Design Pattern Library for developers to continue to use for future interfaces.
The data visualization was an important element for customers, and the desired customization and management of those visualizations presented the greatest challenges. We worked closely with clients and end users and determined the optimal experiences that accommodate users’ needs and technical capabilities.