Motor Vehicle Accessories Manufacturer
Building a SharePoint Project Management Office application & dashboard
An automotive accessories company was using a very labor intensive process that involved excel spreadsheets and manual entries to track the progress of their projects. The process was inefficient, costly and unreliable. It resulted in slow product-to-market time and higher operating costs. They needed a solution that would provide a better user experience and interface while being more accurate and efficient. In addition, the client needed a solution that could be scalable and easily adopted by employees in efforts to reduce manual labor and errors.
The client recognized that Softura presented strong industry knowledge and expertise with respect to their business operations and project requirements. Softura worked closely with them to create a unique solution approach and methodology that would develop a platform not only for today’s requirements, but for future growth. The core solution was built on the SharePoint platform. The platform included modules and workflows which had the ability to interact with other applications. SharePoint provided a single data repository resulting in accurate information and eliminating the need for countless Excel spreadsheets. Softura developed the SharePoint custom platform with unique work flow processes providing best-in-class results and increase in customer satisfaction.
RESULTS AND BENEFITS
After the implementation of the application, our client saw an increase in efficiency and a reduction in labor interactions. They were able to eliminate several manual processes resulting in an increase in data accuracy and lower operating costs. A key benefit captured with the SharePoint solution was enabling individual users to track multiple projects as they worked through the APQP process. They were able to address the concerns of their customers more effectively resulting in increased customer satisfaction.