ARSGuide by Softplant GmbH

Shift the handling of data
to a new level

ARSGuide by Softplant GmbHARSGuide by Softplant GmbH

Flexible Solution for the
Digital Transformation

Reduce costs through more efficient workflows and gain more time
for yourself and your customers.

Make product data available from heterogeneous
data sources as mobile resources.

Increase your employees' efficiency by keeping the focus
on the actual activity.

The modular architecture of ARSGuide allows for a flexible
customisation depending on your requirements.

ARSGuide by Softplant GmbH

Shift the handling of data
to a new level

ARSGuide by Softplant GmbH

Flexible Solution for the
Digital Transformation

Reduce costs through more efficient workflows and gain more time for yourself and your customers.

Make product data available from heterogeneous
data sources as mobile resources.

Increase your employees' efficiency by keeping the focus on the actual activity.

The modular architecture of ARSGuide allows for a flexible customisation depending on your requirements.

Utilise Product Data from Heterogeneous Data Sources as Mobile Resources.

The amount of product data steadily grows with the increasing digitalisation of product development and production processes. Challenges of tomorrow are not only the vast amount of data, but also the variety of data formats, with different meanings and organisational owners at different locations.

Intelligent Access to the Information Treasure

Semantically interconnected product data create a unified view on the distributed data sources in your company and allows for an intelligent access. ARSGuide only shows information to your employees that are relevant for their current workflow.

Seamless Integration into Existing IT

ARSGuide does not require the substitution or the change of your existing systems, but can seamlessly integrate into your existing IT landscape. Data will directly be integrated from different sources and intelligently tagged. Thus, various information ressources are interconnected and made accessable.

Increased Mobility of Your Employees

With ARSGuide you make product data available on modern mobile devices. Your employees get a simple and intuitive access to the data and will intelligently be assisted in its use. Business processes and workflows get more focused and efficient. Make use of the technical skills of your employees.

Modular Solution Building Blocks

The modular system architecture allows for a flexible customisation of the solution depending on your requirements.

Semantic
Integration Platform

ARSGuide - Semantic Integration Platform

A semantic integration platform provides a technical basis for interconnecting distributed product data within your enterprise. Various data connectors (SQL, PDF, Excel, XML, HTML, CAD, …) allow for a quick connection of typical data sources.

Extensible Engine for Workflows

ARSGuide - Extensible Engine for Workflows

For the description of workflows we rely on market standards (UML, BPMN). This basis is used in ARSGuide to enable the dynamic design of single workflow steps within the app and to assign the right information to the step.

Customisable App
for Android

ARSGuide - Customisable App for Android

A modular app for Android with view components for typical product data (PDF, XML, …) provides a flexible foundation for creating customised apps for you and your employees within a short time. Smartphones, tablets and smartglasses are supported.

Increase the Efficiency of Your Employees

Gain More Time for Yourself and Your Customers

Whether in product development or service – do not lose time to search for the right product data. Use ARSGuide provide the information from your enterprise that are acutally needed by your employees. Cover the majority of recurrent searches for information.

Reduce Costs Through More Efficient Workflows

With the digitisation of workflows you gain various ways to further support them with IT. A comprehensive feedback of experience can easily realised without additional effort by transparently utilising technical capabilities of today’s mobile devices (e.g. an automated documentation of a service action using the smartphone camera).

Possible Use Case Scenarios

  • Error diagnose in product service
  • Providing product information for testing
  • Digitisation of step-by-step instructions and checklists
  • .. and many more!

Publications

Read more on ARSGuide in selected publications (in German):

Willy Chen and Jens Ortmann:
Den Umgang mit Daten auf eine neue Ebene heben,
in IT&Production, Reihe Wissen Kompakt, Heft Product Lifecycle Management & Engineering 2014/15, pp. 44-46.

Feel Free to Contact Us!

Our contact persons are also directly available. Send us an e-mail – we will answer promptly!

Willy Chen
Managing Director