Mobile devices to accelerate and augment manufacturing process quality and efficiency

Field service delivery, quality control along assembly line, parts procurement management along supply chain… all these manufacturing strategic processes are living a profound evolution due to mobile devices growing capabilities. With additional agility and a tighten human to machine interactivity within their production, maintenance and services environments, enterprise embracing mobility are significantly gaining in competitivity, productivity, time to market as well as augmenting consumers satisfaction.

With a consistent track record serving Manufacturing enterprises to define and build mobile solutions and applications as strategic component for new processes, usages or business models, Convertigo has developed and integrated within its mobility Platform a set of standardized features with proven value for manufacturers.



Assembly line Solution

Mobile devices to optimize parts procurements along assembly lines (e.g. EMEA global Car Manufacturer)

Challenge

  • Augment assembly line productivity by reducing parts procurement discontinuity to assembly stations
  • Build an iPad application able to interact with multiple backend applications
  • Connect to Mainframe legacy application in order to manage parts procurements and trigger station procurement and backend restocking

Solution

  • Convertigo Mobility Platform TN3270 z/OS connectors to leverage and augment existing Mainframe application business processes
  • Build and expose mobility services as a new optimized and secured Rest/JSON API
  • Leverage Convertigo Mobility Platform automated non-regression tests for middleware services and tablet applications
  • Data cache management and request optimization
  • Mobile application accessing portals as API
  • Integrate additional services as Duns, Commercial courts and others

Benefits

  • Cost savings by delivering Mainframe new API in less than 10 days
  • Cost savings by reducing data-capture errors
  • Supply chain and stations enhanced productivity
  • Record application Time to market and deployment
  • Easy maintenance of apps leveraging flash update

HR – Travel expenses validation

Managers to validate their headcounts field service expenses (e.g. EMEA global Car Manufacturer)

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Challenge

  • Reduce expenses validation cycle and response time through mobile application
  • Augment existing SAP business processes to a BYOD approach
  • 360° view and dashboard about team and individual expenses for better control and management
  • Urgent business demand requiring strong IT reactivity

Solution

  • Convertigo Mobility Platform SAP connectors to leverage and augment existing business processes
  • Dynamic and responsive cross OS UI and Apps
  • Leverage Convertigo Mobility Platform automated non-regression tests for middleware services and mobile applications
  • Record time in context Proof of concept

Benefits

  • Employee satisfaction thanks to faster reimbursement
  • Efficient expenses management and control
  • Strong IT cost savings by bypassing complex SAP developments
  • Record application Time to market and deployment
  • Easy maintenance of apps leveraging flash update