Mobility Drives Productivity For A Leading Auto Components Manufacturer

Mobility Drives Productivity For A Leading Auto Components Manufacturer

Key Services: Outsourced product development, Sharepoint, Mobile application

 

Client:

The captive office of one of the leading auto components tools manufacturer in Germany. The subsidiary had an exposure to all leading automobile manufacturer with a country wide spread of sales and service personnel.

 

Challenge:

The challenge was to monitor the sales/service force and seamless integrate them into a system that relieves them of the entire reimbursement process in the system.

 

Our Strategy:

The organization was evaluating using Sharepoint as its enterprise wide tool. We proposed to built to leverage its benefits for their workflow capabilities and quick to market approach. The field force being on the road most of the times, also required to have a mobile application that effortlessly integrates into sharepoint.

 

Our Solution:

An iOS based mobile app that seamlessly syncs the services schedules from Sharepoint was created. The schedules enabled the users to view only “Todays” schedules and click on it to start the trips. The trips automatically synced up with Sharepoint with an Uber like application enabling the sales person to just focus on the trip and calculate the rest of it by itself – including applying organization policies on reimbursement, handling complicated trips across days/cities and other relevant worksfows to approve them.

Business Outcome:

  • Leveraged existing sharepoint platform. The success of which standardized it for further app development.
  • Quick go to market product
  • Seamless product ensuring a minimally invasive operation for the sales force and still easing their experience to avail reimbursements.
  • Organizational auditing.

Tech Stack:

Sharepoint, objective C, Sharepoint workflows, Office 365 integration.