Sydney based industrial design company Design Industry have awards recognising their exceptional work coming out of their ears. Whilst HQ for D+I is in Sydney, they also have an office in Melbourne and have a workforce of around 40.
Their engineering innovation for products designed with the user in mind stands them apart from so many in their field.
So when they liked the look and functionality of the project management tool we’d built for ourselves (Tasman), we were flattered and thrilled to say the least.
A combination of a rather old desktop project management tool (Traffic), Trello, spreadsheets and Word documents were used to manage their internal systems.
Swapping between a multitude of applications is incredibly inefficient, the staff were frustrated and it was nothing short of a nightmare for the administrative team.
Traffic had some serious limitations too, like the fact it could only be accessed inside their network. The Melbourne office couldn’t use it and had to come up with their own processes, creating inconsistencies between the 2 offices and more overhead for the admin staff.
The lack of cohesion in their systems and resulting inefficiencies were a major inhibitor to growth.