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Production workflow management for one of the largest accounting firms

 
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Client

One of largest accounting firms; it has grown substantially over the years through strategic mergers and alliances, thus maintaining a role as a leader in the accounting profession.

Executive Summary

The customer wanted to build a custom application (Production Workflow System) for managing projects, tasks and reporting; housed on their intranet. The existing ERP did not have the required business functionality to manage the specific workflow of the customer which hampered timely completion of projects.

Technology

  • ASP.net
  • C#
  • Framework 3.5
  • Jquery
  • AJAX
  • SQL Server 2008
  • SSRS

Solution

  • Developed a custom web based application using JQuery, A JAX for user interface.
  • Batch Job to fetch data from ERP & data warehouse to be pushed into workflow system
  • Spreadsheet type functionality for consolidated view, easy update of data.
  • Used Model View Controller Architecture to support large number of concurrent users.
  • Home grown agile methodology implemented to address constant changes.

Challenges

  • Integration with existing ERP & Data Warehouse
  • Constant change in requirements
  • Time crunch

Business Impacts

  • Agile benchmarking to support all production workflow.
  • Faster critical performance.