Case Studies

Successful Software Implementation with Reduced Go-Live Time

Manufacturing: Interior Goods | Location: National | Revenue: 250+ Million | Software: IFS ERP

Key Challenges

The manufacturing client didn’t have an existing ERP and were looking to implement IFS Applications 10. They needed their legacy systems data to be migrated into IFS ERP and wanted to roll out the new software to 15 locations. In addition to this, they needed consultants with skills in reporting, training, modifications, and that would be able to make any customizations needed within the system. They also needed oversight of all business area including supply chain, finance, manufacturing, etc.

Solution

Our recruitment team began their search and deployed 14 resources in under a year. We provided consultants with skill sets in Pl SQL, Oracle, C#, Report Developers, Integration Engineers, Finance, Business Analysts, and Supply Chain Business Analysts.

The work that our contractors put in enabled the finance department to improve their project costs and improve manufacturing. They were able to reduce the projected go live timeline and ensure the system functionality was working correctly.

Results

The client was able to add resources to bolster their team with IFS expertise in a reduced time while keeping the project on budget. They were able to roll out the new system in phases and ensured that all employees were trained on using the ERP.

They also received high quality experts to take over optimizing the Accounting and Finance modules, setting them up for long-term success. The contractors were also able to take into consideration the client’s legacy way of running their business and proposed new ways to accomplish the same goals within the ERP.

Testimonial

“We have utilized Planet Technology’s IFS expertise to help identify the best way to fulfill requirements. An example of this is the myriad of reports that the company relies on daily in our legacy environment. The Planet Technology consultants recommended moving 40% of those to lobbies in IFS; saving time in the development process, reducing waste in paper, and providing a better experience for the user.”