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Proven Software Development For The Manufacturing Industry!
— Overview, Process & Tips —
From decisions in the board room based on your own proprietary data to complex automation that can identify hidden issues impacting your customers and employees, this is the power of custom software.
STEP 1: If You Can Think It Up, We Can Probably Build It For You. If It’s Already In Place And Needs To Be Updated… We Can Do That Too!
Our team leaders listen to your ideas, identify solutions that fit your IT requirements, and propose technologies, toolsets, and libraries suited for your environment. Next, they evaluate the repetitive tasks you have identified and implement automated processes that minimize human intervention and headaches, eliminating processing errors and reducing each task’s “Estimated-Time-To-Completion (ETC).” At the same time, they consider how they can automate compliance verification with laws unique to your industry and outline ways to collect and filter your proprietary data for predictive modeling and process automation. And finally, they wrap it all up using universally accepted development best practices and documentation, so you realize an end product that does what you need and is maintainable.
NOTE: You Can Automate Just About Anything That Is Repetative In Nature.
Almost any area that is repetitive can be automated. These areas can fall under clerical tasks, customer service, global manufacturing, support services, data modeling, compliance, and just about anything you can think of that is repetitive, based on timing, or historical. For example, consider any area within your department or across the company that is high-volume, may have to follow compliance laws, is time-sensitive, and generates recurring data that is currently in a form that is collected but not utilized. There is no other improvement you can make that impacts profit and productivity like business process automation.
Ask These Questions To Determine Where Custom Software Fits Into Your Business.
Do you currently have a set of tasks that follow specific rules? Most repetitive tasks are based on a set of rules. These rules allow the software to take over and increase efficiency while providing consistent data to improve the process.
Does the task have anticipated inputs and outputs? Even if the input and output have multiple options, it is still redundant. It can be designed to react specifically to each condition, eliminating time to respond and provide a seamless transition forward.
Does the task have multiple repetitive steps? As an example, discovering the origin of inconsistencies in the fabrication process can be laborious. By automating steps to react to specific responses, the data can be collected, evaluated, and calculated in a split second while instantaneously being added to your proprietary data center, to be used for analysis and machine learning later. There is no limit to what process automation can do for you.
STEP 2: Ask Yourself If The Benefits Are Worth The Investment Before Proceeding.
When it comes time to invest in a new application, the software feasibility study is crucial in understanding what you need. Before making a decision, it is essential to understand the current situation, pinpoint the pain points, and work with an experienced technical team to determine the various technologies that are available and should be considered. Rule #1: If a prepackaged solution (SaaS) does what you need, it should be considered. However, any Software-as-a-Service will begin to dictate the decisions you make when implementing other software systems, hamstringing you to options that may not be the best solution. And in the end, software that appeared cost-effective will require time-consuming process changes and additional services to do what you require.
Process Automation Is The Secret To Longevity In The Manufacturing Industry.
The most significant benefit of process automation is the increase in productivity. Correctly implemented custom software does exactly what you need it to do, does not require breaks, does not make mistakes, hits your deadlines, and impacts your bottom line with an ROI that is worth celebrating 24-hours a day.
Cost reduction is an essential benefit of process automation. Time-related to tasks is reduced. Moreover, personal expenses related to repetitive work are eliminated, allowing for more satisfying work done by the existing workforce.
As business changes, the software adjusts. This elasticity does not fight change. Well developed software provides output immediately and links your entire company together so the benefits discovered by one department can be realized by another.
RESULT: Enhanced Employee Job Satisfaction.
The enhancements that software specific to an industry introduce have proven to impact retention, workplace happiness, and in the end, customer satisfaction. Automated business processes result in more accurate data and become the backbone of longevity in any industry, but when introduced into the Manufacturing industry, the effects are far-reaching, impacting the bottom line of all involved through cost-cutting and unexpected efficiencies that result in better customer care, higher customer satisfaction, and greater employee productivity.
Determine Your Companies Appetite For Automated Improvements
Identify Processes That May Lend Themselves To Automation
There are two items to consider. The first is which processes are taking up considerable time and are repetitive. The repetition can be spread over hours or days, but a job is typically based on repetition. The second item to consider is what is being generated from the process. If data is the result, stakes are higher because all data generated and collected in the correct format gives your business leaders the ability to predict upcoming events and forecast more accurately.
Identify Specific Steps Within Each Targeted Process For Automation
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Consider letting our proven professionals take a look at your project. They’ve seen what can go wrong and know how to avoid costly errors.
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Client Relationship Manager
The Golden Rule guides Dan Hokeness in his role as Client Relationship Manager at Intertech. Dan has worked with diverse clients ranging from manufacturers to mortgage companies. In his first two years at Intertech, he also led the recruiting team, was Director of IT at GMAC ResCap, and gained earlier experience as a business technologist and programmer analyst. Dan’s broad experience gives him insight into the multifaceted needs of Intertech clients. But no matter who he’s working with, Dan delivers the best for every client.
“I believe in treating others as I want to be treated,” says Dan. “I believe in integrity and in honoring my work and relationships. I think our clients understand and value that.”
Why Did You Choose Intertech?
While I was the Director of IT at GMAC ResCap, I engaged Intertech as a vendor for staff training for several years. They were very impressive. I knew Intertech had a consulting side, and I was drawn by their nimble ability to react quickly to change. With my software development experience, a sales position was a great fit. I joined Intertech more than a dozen years ago, and I’ve never looked back.
Dan enjoys spending time with his family. He is a trustee at his church and serves as a board member of Auburn Homes and Services, a senior care facility.
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