Brock Solutions' Industrial and Manufacturing Consulting Services
Brock Solutions' Industrial and Manufacturing Consulting Services are aligned with our vision statement:
- Building lasting relationships with our clients by balancing short term requirements with big picture thinking
- Laser-focus on real-time operational solutions in the industries that we serve
- Delivered by a team of knowledgeable professionals who have real-world implementation experience
- Have a strong link to business value
Clients come to Brock Solutions for consulting services primarily because of our implementation experience and expertise. Simply put, our real-world experience is what our clients need to guide them through their real-time operational transformation journey. Whether it is getting started with Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), updating legacy automation systems to an up-to-date technology, standardizing on a platform, or developing solutions to optimize material handling applications, our team of experienced professionals work collaboratively with our clients to guide them through the process.
What Does Brock Do?
When Brock is engaged to provide consulting/advisory services, it is because our clients know that we bring the experience, knowledge and capability to guide them through complex processes and situations. All of our consulting engagements follow a well-defined methodology and approach that includes the following attributes:
- Clear definition of objectives and scope. No surprises!
- An approach that is client-centric and collaborative
- Clearly defined work plan with milestones/checkpoints
- Committed team and role definition for both Brock and client resources
- Well-defined deliverables
- Business case/return on investment analysis
- Fixed price fees and expenses based on scope definition. Again, no surprises!
Key areas of Consulting Services include:
- Executive Education
- Program Management
- MES roadmap and architecture development
- Technology selection
- Systems audits and reviews
- Process improvement and simulation
- Industrial IT
What Does This Look Like?
Often clients come to Brock to help understand “What goes Where?” – that is, what functionality typically lives in the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) layer, in the MES layer, and in the automation/controls layer. To learn more about the topic please click on our whitepaper below.