AREA SERVICE

Build your core character on added-value services and convey it to customer

SERVICE AREA

What is “service”? The core character to convey value to the customer.

The manufacturing industry ecosystem is influenced by a variety of trends that determine the need for consolidation on a global scale. In such a context, companies are simultaneously driven by business and technological innovations, customer demands, regulations and other factors.

In the above mentioned scenario, if we also consider the complexity of developing solutions, bring to the market new products and services is more and more important. So, we can affirm that there is a transition from organizations providing products to organization providing product-related added-value services.

The challenge is, therefore, to identify critical processes for the customer and understand how to develop and support new services.

Learn how RuleDesigner can be a strategic partner for providing added-value web services.

TRENDS THAT AFFECT SERVICE MANAGEMENT

Which business strategies does RuleDesigner support?

CHALLENGES

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Managing field resources and supporting them through technical support.

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Providing quality services on smart and complex products.

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Providing maintenance services to ensure your system achieves optimal performances.

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Coordinating teams appointed to customer service and spare-parts management to ensure continuity in customer support.

ENABLING TECHNOLOGY

RuleDesigner is the enterprise platform for organizing, storing, integrating and delivering both the know-how and the informative assets related to the product life-cycle.

Thanks to its collaborative-oriented approach, RuleDesigner manages all aspects of customer service management, including help desk, spare-parts and field technical support. RuleDesigner is the only solution able to offer a global view on customers and products, making possible to solve problems quickly and to offer customized services and products while keeping the efficiency of a standard approach.

BROCHURE
ENABLING OPTIONAL MODULES

RuleDesigner platform consists of a set of components, modules that can be combined or implemented individually.

Discover all the module details concerning the quality area

SOLUTIONS

One single integrated solution adaptable to various application scenarios and providing benefits to multiple business processes.

Service Request Management

An integrated Help Desk system is available: a single point of access for managing all requests/tickets, both coming from external stakeholders (customers, vendors, technical office) and from the company staff (salesmen, technicians and managers).

Service Offer Configuration

By using RuleDesigner, users can easily define prices and fees related to service and maintenance contracts. Indeed, the consolidated rule-based tool available in the system allows end-users to consider all the multiple parameters that affect the service final price including type of service, response lead time, priority, importance of customers and products. RuleDesigner through a dynamic web-based form, allows to quickly enter all the specific parameters to finally receive the correct auto-calculated offer. In this way, after few minutes, the contract is ready to be signed by the customer.

Service and Warranty services contract management.

RuleDesigner consente di monitorare i livelli di servizio attivi ed erogabili da parte del customer service. Attraverso strumenti specifici è infatti possibile gestire garanzie e contratti relativi alle molteplici tipologie di Service Level Agreement (SLA) sottoscritte dai clienti. Attraverso uno scadenziario contratti e strumenti di generazione dinamica e invio contratti vengono gestite in modo semplice le attività di rinnovo dei contratti di manutenzione.

Scheduling technical interventions and service orders.

RuleDesigner allows you to manage service tasks and integrate them into the CRM and PLM context. This ensures efficiency and speed in offering customized services. With RuleDesigner, it is possible to generate service orders based on existing contracts or following the opening of a service request. Service orders include all the information based on the type of intervention to be carried out (data collected during the request configuration phase ), components needed, people involved ( automatically selected by the system based on their expertise and availability) and intervention costs. Moreover, to accelerate the intervention process, the service order can be automatically generated when the customer accepts the quotation for the advanced service request.

Self-Service portal

RuleDesigner provides users with a Partner Portal where self-service functions are collected to support customers, sales representatives and stakeholder. By using these functions, users . can create, sirectly in the portal, spare-parts offers and service ordersand address them in the correct company workflows for approval and fulfillment. Within the portal , it is also possible to check and edit at any time the configurations made; monitor the order progress, create and consult product-related documentation according to the user’s account permissions.

Automatic generation of spare-parts catalog

With RuleDesigner users can automatically generate catalogs for accessories and spare parts from 3D CAD models and 2D drawings. Starting from the links of the assembly files, the system processes the list of models and generates the html pages of the spare parts catalog containing drafts and exploded views for browsing components in the graphic area. By publishing the catalogue on the web portal, it is possible to enrich the graphic section with non-graphical data and other product information .Finally, it is possible to export all the generated catalogues as PDF or as av HTML document for CDs and on-line catalogs. Catalogs can be updated automatically at any time.

Requests to access corporate IT services.

RuleDesigner can also be used to manage internal requests related to IT services. These can be opened by any internal collaborators and may involve the purchase of hardware, maintenance requests, accounts to access to company portals or email. The fulfillment of the request can take place through automation processes that distribute the activities alerting the appointed contacts.

New product request evaluation process.

Thanks to dynamic and rule-based configuration processes, RuleDesigner guides the customer service staff in collecting all the information needed for the following evaluation phases. Besides this, by using RuleDesigner users can map requests’ operative workflow that start from the customer service and involve other functions including the technical ones (industrial engineering, design office, R&D), sales, quality and production.

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