With the ever-changing business dynamics and increasing customer demands, organizations are implementing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) for streamlined business operations and processes. However, most of the traditional ERP systems available in the market fail to meet the client expectations in terms of transparency throughout the organization, resulting in an ambivalent relation between the firm and the ERP system. “Manufacturers must continuously search for ways to improve their products, processes, and customer service; to stand out in their market space,” says Wayne Wedell, President, WorkWise. With the vision to address the various complexities and unique challenges manufacturers face is, Menomonee Falls, WI based WorkWise, a company that provides specialized ERP. The company’s innovative ERP software provides a complete view of every aspect of business.
WorkWise’s ERP software is specifically designed for today’s make-to-order, engineer-to-order, configure-to-order, build-to-stock, and mixed mode manufacturers. The innovative software empowers users to make informed decisions on production processes and business activities by providing proactive, real-time information. This allows firms to shorten cycle times and optimize manufacturing information, supply chain management, and manufacturing execution and planning. Formed of the role-based ERP Engineering WorkBenches, the WorkWise ERP can match specific user roles. With WorkBenches, organizations can assemble their own unique view in every application and share items of interest with multiple functions. The comprehensive WorkWise ERP product is comprised of six different suites with over 45 essential applications.
The company recently announced the release of WorkWise ERP 9.8. The latest version possesses over 50 enhancements for improved performance, ease-of-use, and superior mobility. It also includes a new Visual Schedulers Workbench that incorporates Gantt Chart style scheduling forms, drag and drop functionality, and visual indicators for material availability— empowering manufacturers with intuitive access to shop floor scheduling features.
WorkWise’s ERP software is specifically designed for today’s make-to-order, engineer-to-order, configure-to-order, build-to-stock, and mixed mode manufacturers
A new production dispatch and reporting mobile app delivers an online dispatch and data collection system accessible from any mobile device, tablet, or web browser. “The release of WorkWise ERP Version 9.8 encompasses a unique combination of value-added functionality enhancements as well as technology advancements to help our customers achieve greater operational productivity and growth,” states Wedell. “It also lays the foundation for future advancements to functionality and user interface.”
Additionally, the other significant feature included in WorkWise ERP 9.8 is enhanced routing maintenance functionality added to the Engineering Workbench that provides check in/out capabilities with visual change indicators. It possesses new progress billing and deposit functions to manage long projects with milestone billings, and inventory analysis feature that allows users to create both current and historical views of inventory activity and valuation. Further, a suite of eCommerce APIs allow clients to integrate with third party developers for websites that retrieve and send data with WorkWise ERP.
The company’s knowledge-based approach to ERP implementation assures clients work with consultants possessing decades of experience in the particular industry. For the days to come, WorkWise plans to enhance its ERP offering and form long-term, strategic partnerships with its customers to help them realize their unique goals and gain a competitive advantage. “We continue to build upon our exclusive Role-Based approach by adding functionality that can be activated by user and role, allowing each user to perform their jobs more efficiently, in less time and with more accuracy,” concludes Wedell.