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Central Production Management Platform for Fortune 500 Company

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Central Production Management Platform for Fortune 500 Company

Industry

Manufacturing

Services

Mobile

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Project Overview

SENLA team has developed several mobile applications to integrate with the major TcPCM system, which allows our Client to decrease the cost of their products. Applications help the employees to monitor the quality of the products in the production unit on the go, create records, name the parts, specify all the parameters, describe the equipment, flow, and timeframe, record production work, fill in the points of purchase, and calculate the number of wastes.

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Challenge

The Сlient, Bosch - a leading global supplier of technology and services, needed a product to optimize work with automatic data storage, data transfer, and cost-effectiveness calculation.

Applications had to be made from scratch to identify and optimize the pricing of their future products, when employees visited suppliers, walked through production, checked it for technical irregularities that could affect the deal.

Workflow

  • Our business analyst gathered all the requirements and wrote a detailed specification. According to that specification, our team divided the core and additional functionality. 
  • As the next step, we developed the additional functionality. First of all, the Client needed to have all this information standardized: export it in PDF or Excel format. But then the problem occurred: IOS mobile doesn’t support Excel at all. Our team found the solution by using the library, which parsed the database in the needed format with the right width of cells for text, sketches, photos, notes.
  • Then our team has solved the problem of local storage since iPhones and iPads don’t have local storage for files. The users should specify the email to send the information after choosing the option “Export”.
  • The next additional feature was taking photo notes. We have developed a graphics editor in order to take a photo, with the possibility to draw on this picture and then save it. Also, we added the opportunity to make text notes and notes in the form of a sketch.
  • One more feature was handwriting recognition. The user could write on the screen with a finger and then the handwriting got converted to text notes. Usually, such a system needs the Internet. We made it offline by developing a library that allowed to recognize handwriting without the Internet.

Solution

SENLA has developed an iOS mobile application, where the user has the possibility to:

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Create records

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Name the equipment parts

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Specify all the parameters

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Describe the equipment in details

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Record production work

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Describe the flow and timeframe

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Fill in the points of purchase

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Calculate the number of wastes

Additional functionality

The app has a core module in the form of a questionnaire that describes all the production steps in detail. The additional functionality enables:

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Taking photo notes with a possibility to draw on them

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Offline handwriting recognition and its conversion into text notes

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Questionnaire export in PDF or Excel format

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Text notes and notes in the form of a sketch

Team

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Solution Architect

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PM

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BA

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UX/UI Designer

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Developers

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QA

Tech stack

iOS

SQLite

CoreStore

DDMathParser

Fastlane

ReactiveCocoa

ReactiveSwift

XlsxWriter

Outcomes

With the help of this project, we automated the verification process and the cost-effectiveness calculation process for Bosch, which positively influenced all materials and products manufactured by the company.

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