Read how companies across many different industries have developed and implemented innovative solutions using LANSA development tools and solutions.
Computer Merchants, a leading Australian-based provider of full data centre solutions, wanted to provide its customers with an app that would truly add value, not just a token that would end up on the shelves. With help from LANSA, the CM live app was delivered. Heavily drawing on Computer Merchants’ accurate system of records, CM Live lets customers see details and real-time status updates of their equipment. The app has increased efficiency on both sides and strengthened customer relationships.Full article (PDF)
Reynolds Consumer Products Company was faced with the challenge of decommissioning an existing Product Information Management (PIM) solution that would no longer be supported. At the same time, retailer demands for additional pieces of information about their products made it crucial to implement a solution that could easily handle the growing number of attributes required, allowing for both automated and manual data entry. In order to fully realize the benefits of product content management, Reynolds turned to 1WorldSync and LANSA for a PIM technology solution and implementation expertise.Full article (PDF)
Teleflex, a global provider of specialty medical devices, faced various options about how to approach and implement a data management solution to comply with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Unique Device Identification (UDI) regulation. The company also wanted to ensure its solution would help address other worldwide regulatory requirements in the future as well as the needs of its customers for sharing trusted product data.Full article (PDF)
Rotary Corporation is the world's largest supplier of parts and accessories for outdoor power equipment. Rotary sells exclusively via dealers and has recently replaced its old dealer web portal with a new mobile responsive website. The site’s public corporate pages and dealer transactional pages are both driven by LANSA Commerce Edition. The site offers everything you expect in a modern B2B solution, including a facility for dealers to export rich product data for publication on their own web site, order tracking and PDF invoice access. LANSA Integrator is used for ePayment, generation of PDF documents and automated email distribution of order confirmations and invoices.Full article
American Health Care Software, based in Vermont, USA, used Visual LANSA to gradually redevelop its old-style character-based Harmony Health Care Management System that originally consisted of millions of lines of RPG and Synon code. Harmony now offers:
- A graphical user interface with integration to MS Excel and MS Word.
- Clinical modules with a touch screen interface.
- Real-time monitoring of medication distribution for nursing supervisors.
- Web services and XML integration with pharmacies, laboratories and other third parties
The gradual redevelopment process meant that AHC’s customers had an easy and low-risk migration path.Full article
Duro-Last Inc., headquartered in Saginaw, Michigan in the USA, is the world's largest manufacturer of custom prefabricated thermoplastic single ply roofing systems. Duro-Last is providing its 3,000 independent contractors with a Web solution to manage their roofing projects, place and trace orders, view invoices, and much more. Small contractors may use the solution from their smart phone, while the larger construction companies will have their administrative staff access the solution from their desktop. Duro-Last used Visual LANSA 14, while it was still in beta release, and is now benefitting from a solution that works across client devices of all sizes and across all browsers, from a single set of code. The solution is expected to reduce the number of calls to Duro-Last’s customer service center and to improve the customer experience.Full article
Industry Showcase: More than just middleware
Whether working with purchased or custom applications, on premise or in the cloud, every organization has a need to automate manual processes, integrate various internal applications and share data with external parties. This article showcases companies using LANSA Composer as a practical and affordable BPI solution that helps streamline procedures, reduce human effort and minimize errors.