SmartCore is packaged software with all the advantages of a bespoke solution. SmartCore provides immediate, practical business banefits by delivering scalable, integrated, low-risk and rapid-payback applications in less time than it normally takes to document requirements:
|"Off-the-Shelf" Systems||Bespoke Systems||SmartCore|
Pre-built, tried and tested based on the vendors, concept of industry best practice.
|Built from scratch to fit pre-established and strictly controlled detailed specifications.||Tried and tested engine with applications based on best practice templates but adapted to fit your specific business processes.|
|Implementation||Rapid implementation but software requires installation and updates on user PCs.||Long development and testing lead-time prior to 'go-live.'||Rapid configuration and immediate non-disruptive incremental deployment.|
|Price Structure||Fixed price on purchase but often premium-rate charges for implementation, training, support etc.||Final costs often substantially over initial budget.||Fixed price for engine and daily configuration rate. Iterative business testing, change review & approval to proceed for each step.|
|Flexibility||Inflexible limited customisation. System can become obsolete when business changes.||Final product may not fit evolved requirements and changes cause disruption and delay.||Total configurability without programming allows rapid adjustments as requirements evolve.|