With 25 employees, eschbach develops software for interactive management, transparent communication and business intelligence. The award-winning Shiftconnector® solution was created by eschbach in 2005 and since then, has been continuously developed in close cooperation with our customers. Today, the product is successfully used worldwide by leading production and supply companies.
Andreas Eschbach, Managing Director
The fourth industrial revolution offers companies the opportunity to increase both profitability and agility. With the evolving complexity of systems and processes, the demands on the knowledge of each employee are growing too. When one considers the long-term trend of diminishing service length the need for this is particularly evident. Capital-intensive companies need to advance the level of digitization to survive in the marketplace.
Our solutions provide a new level of networking in shift operations. The entire communication process becomes faster and more precise. All information of the current operation is available in real-time and is transparent. Important knowledge is permanently preserved and is accessible at all times. We support our customers in their digital transformation to become the leading players of the future.
Christoph Wiechert, Head of Software Development
For eschbach and our development team the word " flexibility " is of particular importance. Right at the beginning of Shiftconnector® development we learnt very quickly that no single operation works like another. Each client has individual processes, roles and requirements meaning there could not be software that is identical for all customers. From the beginning, our solutions had to be bespoke, configurable and flexible.
With Version 6 we introduced XDC - the eXtendible Data Concept. This ensures that our software solutions remain standardized, support enabled products and can be easily customized for various enterprises. Critically, Shiftconnector® also connects seamlessly to in situ neighboring systems. The resulting flexibility makes us unique today and is an important component of our success.
Thomas Männel, Head of Quality, Support & Consulting
Most of our customers manufacture around the clock in a three-shift operation. Our software is used worldwide in different time zones, every day and every night numerous production companies depend on our software and the resulting free flow of information. With the trust of our customers we have taken on a great responsibility.
Therefore, at eschbach we provide a stable operation on a rock solid base. We commit ourselves to the highest standards, both in testing and in quality assurance, as well as the maintainability of our software. In addition, by agreement we can offer our customers 24/7 assistance and technical support.
Manuel Waegner, Head of Consulting
The simpler and clearer a software solution is, the greater the benefit. Using this principle, we want to provide our customers with clear advantages. The standard for Enterprise Applications is a particular challenge. Many products are enormously complex and linked to historically evolved requirements. It is essential for eschbach to fundamentally question the conventional mindset of product development.
To successfully fulfill this task, we involve our customers in the design process. Using Design Thinking and Open Innovation methodologies, employees from various roles within the customers operational environment work closely with members of the eschbach team to focus on product management, design and programming. This cooperation reduces the complexity of the solution and provides the unique and robust tools our customers depend on.