At BMS we are very fortunate that we are asked to develop many interesting
solutions to business problems. We get to work in a broad range of industries
and organisations. Even those organisations who have been our clients for
10 years or more continue to have a new range of interesting challenges as
we respond together to changing needs and requirements.
These projects and more were delivered on time and within the agreed cost!
The following are a brief descriptions of projects we have recently completed:
A worldwide software system had some
important shortcomings and enhancement plans but the solution to these had eluded
the development team. Out experience in a wide range of industries and projects
help to resolve the way ahead.
REPLACEMENT OF MISSION CRITICAL SYSTEM
modernisation of a critical system for a large organisation. This system had been in place
for over 10 years and was vital to the day to day operation of the organisation but
had failing technology and support.
DUE DILLIGENCE STUDY
A study of the viability of the
purchase of a company based on the quality of its IT assets and database
FINANCIAL PLANNING SYSTEM
An innovative product for the
financial planning, and mortgage broking industries. This system assists financial
planners to create a plan and statement of advice for thier clients. Plans are
expressed in term of the lifetime cash flow of a client so that they can see the
exact result of various strategies.
WORLD WIDE MEDICAL DATABASE
Design and implementation
of a world wide on-line database for medical research data. Ability to collect and
interpret data and analyse results for research outcomes.
HELP TOOL FOR DATA ENTRY
A databases is the foundation of
any business application this tool allows that descriptions in an
database to by automatically generated to data entry screens so that
user can see instruction about the items they are being askes to enter
DATABASE SYNCHRONISATION TOOL
this application works in
a environment where there are many distributed databases that are updated in many different
locations and at different times. This application uses a series of algorithms to
bring together the data for use in a central datasource that is also used as the
basis of a web ordering system.
VISUAL MATCHING APPLICATION
a system that provides a
drag and drop approach matching faces to data for photographed individuals different
locations and at different times.
LEGAL DOCUMENT CREATION
an "expert system" that creates
documents based on data supplied by customers on a web site. The documents are
automatically modified to suit the particular situation described in the data.
The time and skill required to produce these documents has been greatly reduced.
ON-LINE SUBSCRIPTION AND WEB PORTAL
is the web portal of a magazine publisher and provides the ability to communicate
with interested parties and allow for subscription to the publications.
IT PROJECT EVALUATION
a large IT Department required a standard methodology
and approval process for evaluating the costs and benefits of IT projects. This system consolidates
the multitude of tasks in a project to create a top level return on investment analysis.
An intelligent spooler for high volume
printing. Provides a database of what has been printed by who and when together with
the ability to view and modify documents prior to printing. Monitors documents and
warns of duplicate printing and incorrect documents
STUDENT VIEW DATABASE
a pictorial and statistical database
system for schools developed for an international supplier of photo-graphical software
SYSTEM REQUIEMENTS STUDY
a government authority that monitors compliance to legislation
required a website where clients could report compliance to frequently changing legislation.
BMS was asked to review the organisations and clients requirements and document these. The
requirements were then used to tender for the provision of the service.
our company has developed and provided the award wining MailRoom for Australia Post over a
period of 10 years. There were over 30 new versions of the software during that period to keep up
with price and product changes. MailRoom provides Mail Management and accounting services to over
450 of Australia Post's largest customers.
a separate Mail Room Management System built for New Zealand Post.
MRM allows NZ Post customers to review the best way to utilise mail services. It also allow for
allocation of mailing costs to cost centres. The system includes extensive analysis and reporting
a large retailer installing new software and hardware
in their stores need to budget for the costs of implementation and training.
REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE
a household name in the fast food business needs
to keep track of repairs and maintenance of equipment and fittings in their stores. This database
provides for the recording of regular and unexpected repairs and of tracking orders with suppliers
and service providers.
a household name in business needs to know how they
are performing in relation to the their competitors across the nation. The database system we have
create tracks their marketing performance in relation to their competitors in relation to prices
charge and the volume of sale in a large number of markets. The software helps to give them the
edge they need.
a large retail company needs to know how best to position
their stores. Our software together with their market research and ABS demographic data allows them
to predict the location of where there stores should be to achieve the maximum market share and profit.
It also assists in setting targets and budgets for existing stores together with priorities for
BUDGETING AND MANAGEMENT REPORTING
a diverse and conglomerate with
operations in many market segments, countries and over 100 subsidiaries has needs to track past
performance and forecast future revenue and expenditure across multiple currencies. (Business Modeler, Access, Excel)
with many people suffering from allergies it is vital
to accurately keep track of what is contained in food products. This food company uses the software
to keep track of what's in their thousands of products and reports this to their customers.
VISUAL DATA MODELLING
business analysts for a major corporation need software
to quickly and easily document the may diverse functions of the organisation and their subsidiaries
across the word. Our software helps them to do this speedily and with a drag and drop visual data modelling
the treasury of a large high technology corporation used
this software to report financial performance and allocate costs and revenue to their many divisions
and subsidiaries electronically and automatically.
CORPORATE PHONE ADMIN
for a large government department. Manages their phone
bills from Optus, Telstra, Vistel and Vodafone. Keeps track of bills allocates them to cost centres
provides exception reporting. Maintains an electronic phone book for the department.
CASH FLOW MANAGEMENT
a software package that is used by large organisations to
forecast and manage their cash flow.
MOBILE PHONE ASSISTANT
a computer system that stores, uploads and downloads information
from mobile phones. Allows users maintain information on a computer and synch with their phone.
LOSS PREVENTION AND ANALYSIS
Gathers information on stock losses for this nation wide
delivery network. Provides analysis and reporting that helps to identify trends in losses and prevent their
occurrence in future.
CUSTOMER CREDIT AUTHORISATION
Large multi user system that allows a large retailer
to investigate and issue credit authority for its customers. Uses client server technology and processes
tens of thousands of transaction per month.
FINANCIAL PLANNING SOFTWARE
use by financial planners to analyse client requirements
and recommend investments.
Records details of time and cost expended by contractors
working for a organisation. Provides reconciliation with contractor billing and reporting. Allows for
multiple business sharing the services of contractors across multiple projects.
FOREIGN EXCHANGE TRADING
Foreign Exchange traders need to keep track of the
trades they have made and pass records of their transactions to their back office system for
PRODUCTION SCHEDULING AND CONTROL
A complex ingredients based production process
is modelled and carried out in a Windows based environment and then downloaded to a automated machinery
to carry out the production process. Operator instructions are created as part of the process also.
ELECTRONIC TAX RETURNS
software for the taxation professionals of a large
corporation with many subsidiaries. This system is used to prepare and analyse their tax returns.
PURCHASE ORDERING AND CONTROL
a large corporation in the chemical business
uses this system to place and track purchase orders for a broad range of raw materials that need to
be ordered overseas with varying lead times and delivery schedules. .
These projects and more were delivered on time and within the agreed cost!