Global experts in modernization and digital transformation
SMA Solutions is a strong technology partner for its customers. We embed our knowledge deeply within our customers’ processes to bring maximum value to every modernization project. Consequently, our customers invariably become friends and strong advocates for automation and OpCon. SMA Solutions has been executing digital transformation long before it acquired that tagline and the hype surrounding it today.
Our automation experts have taken our customer’s challenges and developed OpCon with deep connections to a broad scope of technologies, systems and applications. Over the decades, we have mastered our strategies and skills around modernization and we are actively engaged with our customer’s modernization requirements.
Benefits of Modernization
The greatest benefits of modernization are twofold. The first is related to moving from an accidental architecture to one that is specifically designed to support future workloads. The second and possibly more profound benefit is the ability to move from existing manual processes to new automated processes. The resulting improvements in efficiency and reliability empower a business to become more competitive and agile. Automation also drives them towards organizational resilience with the ability to survive disruption.
Modernization with SMA Solutions
SMA Solutions takes a partnership approach to modernization projects with customers. Our automation experts work with the customer to embed automation and preserve the business rules and key strategic processes. We then begin automating new processes to reduce reliance on expert knowledge. SMA also provides an automation review during which we advise on process improvements and automation strategies. Taking this enterprise view provides the customer with solid plans for business continuity and growth potential.
Using embedded automation, the training, education, trial runs and migration strategies can all be verified before “go live”. When the business is ready, there is a fully automated, tried and tested process which simplifies the whole process. Also, the business is protected because all of those processes that were automated at the beginning can simply be mapped over to the new architecture.
Modernization projects are complex, but with the right help and good automation they can be successful without taking a toll on human resources. SMA Solutions has the best workload automation product for any modernization project and the expertise to help ensure success.
Modernization Success Stories
Contact us today to find out how SMA Solutions’ expertise can make your upcoming modernization project fast, secure, easy and under budget.
There are fewer steps for my daily tasks, and some steps have been eliminated completely.
Event-driven automation in OpCon also lets us do things we never would have attempted in a manual environment. For instance, we have jobs that schedule jobs, and jobs that are triggered when an external event occurs. We haven’t yet found any scenario that OpCon can’t automate.
We eliminated both the human error and the human stress levels associated with a manual failover process.
Our effectiveness, capacity and reputation have improved since the implementation of OpCon. It has definitely enhanced value to the credit union.
Over the years, OpCon has helped us grow our business without adding additional staff. Today, we have grown so complex and so large, that our business literally couldn’t run without OpCon.
I can’t think of something OpCon can’t do that we need. OpCon handled everything we threw at it, even things we didn’t think of initially. It helps us make each client feel like it’s the only client we have.
From April through December of 2007, we saved 2,001,230 operational keystrokes.
We automated more than 70 percent of our processes. Now, we’re reaching out to other departments, helping them automate, too.
We used to have eight to ten errors per month that required calling in teams of programmers to fix. We’ve been able to eliminate those.
It used to take six months to train a new employee. They had to know every detail of every job. Now, all that institutional knowledge is codified inside of OpCon. Despite the fact that we’re using more platforms, training takes half the time.