Chicago, IL, DeKalb, IL & New Orleans, LA
AGR performed the requirements definition and analysis for Dealer Connect system that was developed to integrate corporate sales and order commit systems with their network of dealers.
Role of AGR, LLC
- After a three tier requirements definition, functional and technical specifications were published and signed off through the executive levels at the company along with a working group representing the dealer community.
- Led a joint team with company IT personnel in defining the architecture for the system including data base, telecom, applications, and utilities tools. A PMO was set up that in which we assisted company personnel in maintaining the project master schedule, detail reporting, change board governance, technical documentation, and project auditing.
- Our team took the lead in developing a rapid prototype using our methodology and including interface simulations to legacy systems and conversion assist programs. The prototype was rolled out at three dealerships in different geographic regions and became a production pilot for the entire dealer network. In this capacity we architected the data base, performed complete cycle applications development, engineered the interface specifications, and performed systems integration testing.
- The program for full scale development progressed and was transitioned to internal company personnel. Our team moved into the lead role of metric analytics, KPI’s, Data acquisition, data warehousing, and output creation for data visualization.