Why Kinetic IT

Start with Why Kinetic IT

Start with Why

  • Support partners in the Underserved but Efficient Markets
  • Solve “Big Company Problems” with “Small Company budgets”
  • Small Improvements, Huge Impacts
  • Grow and Nurture South Bend’s Technology Ecosystem
  • Provide “Turn Key” solution to our Partners
  • To be able to be “Boots on the Ground”
  • To stand behind our work

Our Business Model

  • We have no “Clients” or “Customers”
  • We are not a Software Development Company
  • We are not programmers
  • We have only Partners – who grow with us
  • We take time to understand the project before we take it
  • We are very selective in projects we take and focus only on delivery and partnership.
  • We have a group of Engineers, Consultants with Experience in solving toughest of our customer’s problems.
  • We can convert to programmers should there be a need

Our Partners

  • Our Customers are our “Partners”
  • $5-$30 MM in annual sales
  • HQ-ed in Greater Michiana area
  • Open minded, innovative and committed Team
  • Open to change
  • Budget Conscious
  • Have a Strategic Plan

How do we make our partners successful?

  1. We help grow Sales through Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

2. We help grow be efficient at managing businesses through Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

3. One cannot improve something that is not measured. We provide Business Analytics (BI) to manage different facets of businesses

CRM with Kinetic IT

What is CRM?

Customer Relationship management:

  •   Customer Acquisition
  •   Customer Retention
  •   Customer Growth

erp with Kinetic IT

What is Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)?

Business Intelligence with Kinetic IT

What is Business Intelligence (BI)?

Kinetic IT Partners

Our Process

Technical Analysis > Vendor Evaluations > Project Planning > Shared Implementation > Shared Maintenance and Support

1) Technical Analysis

  • Objectives and Functions (CRM as example)
    • What are we doing today?
    • What is Broken?
    • How our business operates today?
    • What could we do to make our processes better.
    • Why do we think we need a CRM?
    • What problems the CRM will Solve?
    • How does the ROI and Payback look like?
    • What should we look for in a CRM Product?
  • Format:
    • Interviews, Functional Spec (examples on next slide)
    • 1 day a week all day interviews, process mapping
    • 1 day a week of writeup, documenting
    • Final Presentation
  • Costs: $8K to $10K

Output of Technical Analysis

Return on investment with kinetic it OTA 1    SWAT analysis with kinetic it

2) Vendor Evaluation

  • Objectives and Functions (CRM as example)
    • Who has the best Feature vs Cost
    • What product we choose to solve our problem
    • Which of the vendors have products that fit our budget
    • Get Estimate/ Quotes from Vendor
    • Organize Demos
  • Format:
    • Purchasing, Selection, Demos, Vendor Evaluation
    • Final Presentation – Getting our partners the most “bang for the buck”
  • Costs: $3K to $5K

Kinetic Vendors

3) Project Planning

  • Objectives and Functions
    • This happens after the Vendor is Selected
    • Finalize Scope of Work
    • Resource Allocations
    • Negotiations
    • Connectivity with other parts of the company
  • Format:
    • Meetings with Client and Vendor together.
    • Contract Review, Budgeting. Cash flow
    • Financing implementation – YES, WE ARRANGE THE MEETINGS
  • Costs: $3K to $5K

4) Shared Implementation

  • Format:
    • Hands on Implementation support.
    • Project Management
    • Managing the project budget and costs
  • Costs – This ranges anywhere between 20% to 33% of the Vendor project cost.