Let’s say you haven’t found any software packages that will support your factory’s operations in the way you need. You want to work on a highly/fully customized set of designs and logics. And yet, you have heard of 5- and 6-figure IT projects that led nowhere, and you want to avoid the same mistakes.
In our ‘
8 Rules for Successful Software Implementation and Process Changes‘, we wrote rule 6 as follows:
“avoid heavy customization if possible”. That’s generally the advice I give our customers.
However, if you really want to go down that route, here are our 5 tips for developing customized software.
If you manage a team of QC inspectors in China, you were probably challenged: “Are they really useful?” At about 10,000 RMB each (including travel expenses, hardware…), does it make sense?