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How did COVID-19 accelerate digital transformation in the Renewable Energy industry/Solar EPC business

Every crisis brings along a big change that lasts forever, and it is up to us whether to deprive these changes or turn them into opportunities. The pandemic is changing pretty much everything we do, and the solar EPC industry is no exception.

Even though digital solutions and processes allow a smooth workflow process, there have always been challenges due to ever-changing business dynamics and somehow these hurdles start to fade away as social distancing and remote working norms, here are few challenges which have been overcome through OctaBees EPC ERP Software.

Remote Collaboration within the Departments
Centralizing all the databases for better inter-department visibility and collaboration of tasks where technicians, engineers, field staff, and other professionals across various departments like tech services, stores, warehouse, etc. work together to ensure the safety of every sale, onsite team, site engineers, back-office team. A single platform on which they would usually collaborate included phone calls, emails, or any other.

Real-time Cash-flow Visibility through a Mobile App
To grow the business, it’s very important to have full real-time cash-flow visibility. OctaBees enables you to manage multiple currencies, project costs, employee expenses, order processes, cost centers, etc easily through mobile apps. This helps you get rid of complexities, and in turn, focus on business growth and be more profitable.

Field Staff Management
Octabees automates and streamlines the field staff to be smarter via the mobile app while providing access to all the information such as task assigned, updating with the task progress, data, and insight needed to manage it effectively. Even get the location easy through the check in-checkout module, add expenses, delivery challans, e-receipts through a mobile app which makes filed staff more organized.

Remote handling of Project
Planning, tracking, and analyzing are the key factors for successful project completion. Ease of assigning tasks and planning the project well in advance boost the project productivity. Handling the projects planning, tracking, and analysis became more easy and convenient in this COVID-19 situation even though working from home. Through OctaBees, fetching real-time project progress made it effective. Performing a remote site-survey and inspection of the field and providing all the required information. There has been a massive amount of email reduction flow as everyone is working on the same platform and can easily assign and update their task progress using the web application

Improved supply chain management
Implementing digital strategy, which seeks to eliminate paper in its operations, has helped authorised users in the supply chain get an overview, as well as timely alerts, to manage demand of individual materials and see through the completion of orders. A centralised platform to monitor and manage stored material such that all incoming requirements are instantly assigned either deliveries or purchase, track and manage all the warehouse. 

Here, Octabees EPC ERP software giving a cutting edge to the EPC companies is software built with a powerful and user-friendly Web & Mobile application specially designed to reduce the chaos of all the EPC companies by streamlining small to big projects with a seamless set of modules which helps in the successful execution of the project with rightful planning, tracking, and analysis, also keeping a close eye on the project progress and cash-flow. It also reduces the cost, material, and time, enhancing the overall productivity of the organization.

Providing power packed integrated modules such as CRM, Quotations, Project Management, Inventory, Purchase, Invoice, HR, Expenses & Advances, Manufacturing, Tender management, Finance, O&M, Complaints, Repair and Replace Task Management and helping the organization to reach the next level.

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