|[January 10, 2013]
EXACT JobBOSS Launches JB Blueprint, Software Implementation Program
MINNEAPOLIS --(Business Wire)--
Exact, your trusted advisor and a leading provider of business solutions
for small- to medium-sized (SMB) manufacturing and distribution
companies, is announcing an addition to its Professional Services
offering, the JobBOSS
Blueprint Implementation Service.
This service signifies a commitment by Exact JobBOSS to deliver the
highest quality products and services to leading manufacturing
companies, and was created to ensure the successful implementation and
integration of JobBOSS software solutions. The JB Blueprint
implementation service is based on standards established by the
world-recognized authority on project management, the Project
Management Institute (PMI).
"Our customers, and indeed the market, recognize the unique skills
JobBOSS brings to shop management software," said Victoria McCartney,
Exact JobBOSS Customer Services Manager. "Offering this service to our
customers demonstrates our commitment to helping manufacturing companies
optimize their operations and rounds out our comprehensive Service
offering, which also includes consulting, technical support and robust,
Key Elements of JobBOSS Blueprint Implementation Service
Project Launch - A major key to a successful implementation is
the support of senior management and the adoption by the company. The
goal of this phase is to educate staff as to the benefits they will
see by using the JobBOSS application.
Preparation & Planning - Like creating plans for custom
orders, a good plan for implementing software is necessary. During the
planning phase together we create a project timeline that meshes with
the company calendar to minimize the impact on the business.
Data Prep - It takes a lot of information to run your business.
This phase defines how the new application will integrate with the
other systems that are being use to manage business.
Testing & Training - Good testing is a way to minimize
issues on day one of a cutover to a new application. The testing phase
is about testing the JobBOSS software, as it resides in your work
environment. Lack of executive sponsorship is a leading cause for
application implementation failures. The second is the staff not
embracing the new system. This often is due to inadequate training.
With good training, appropriate to the role, staff will feel
comfortable with the new system.
Project Evaluation - Throughout the JB Blueprint Plan, there
are mutually agreed upon checkpoints and milestones where we discuss
the project schedule and status of each phase. This final phase is an
effort to examine the overall project processes and celebrate the
The JB Blueprint implementation service has received a strong responses
from new customers. The results are amazing, with each shop realizing
how much of an impact JobBOSS can make on their daily operations with
proper implementation and the increased visibility into their production
Exact. And it all comes together.
Exact is your trusted advisor and a leading provider of business
solutions for small- to medium-sized (SMB) manufacturing and
distribution companies. Since 1984, Exact has been serving SMBs with
information technology to launch and grow their businesses. As a global
solution provider with more than 1,800 employees worldwide, Exact helps
more than 100,000 local and international companies run their business
every day. Exact is headquartered in Delft, the Netherlands and has been
listed on the NYSE Euronext Amsterdam since June 1999. The company's
revenues in 2011 amounted to € 215.6 million. For further information
about Exact, visit www.exactamerica.com.
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