Allspoke is predominantly a software development house. We can also however provide IT management and support with IT manager/CIO type support and Retail consultation for companies trying to improve or develop an IT footprint as well as custom application development. Allspoke is based on 30yrs experience developing software for and supporting many companies wishing to grow or just wanting to run more efficiently.
"Complexity is a sign of technical immaturity. Simplicity of use is the real sign of a well designed product whether it is an ATM or a Patriot missile." - Daniel T. Ling
Fast secure information
Important KPIs for Businesses
The retail industry is one of the most competitive in the world. To run a successful business one must be constantly aware of trends and performance of stock, promotions and staff.
Each factor is often described as a key performance indicator, or, KPI. Ramsys provides constant and up to date representations of all KPI's required to maintain competitive advantage
Accessible from All Locations
As the Head Office Evolution product is on the cloud your information is available anywhere. Point of Sale data is saved locally and automatically synchronised to ensure backup, centralised reporting without sacrificing security, performance and stability if the internet fails.
We've Come a Long Way
Developing Retail Software since 1992
Many business owners will develop their own infrastructure over time, I have seen some very good ones. They are set-up by business owners looking for efficiencies as their business grows taking advice from many sources. In many cases this can result in the business losing the focus of its most valuable asset, its founder/owner, as said resource is forced to delve into the detail process, possibly losing contact with the wider picture.
Sometimes this creates barriers and issues, always there are very useful facets the business simply could not operate without. These organisations are nimble and efficient and ensuring their IT infrastructure is effective and sound without overburdening them with expensive cumbersome systems causing loss of productivity and frustration is tricky.
At AllSpoke we look at the systems and structures in place, talk to staff and management, find out what works and what does not. We work with you and your incumbent suppliers to find the best solution. We act as your IT manager/CIO for the period you need.
We are cloud fanatics. In today’s world, it is far more efficient to hire a piece of an extremely large network. Offerings such as Azure offer more powerful servers that could otherwise be bought at very reasonable rates, servers that can be upgraded in times of need then reverted back once the demand returns to normal. Features that would cost thousands to buy and even more to support are available on demand. This relieves the business from the cost and complexity of CAPEX based purchases and depreciation, providing an OPEX based monthly fee, no deposits or replacement/upgrade costs, no backup/security headache or maintenance costs. You do not need to ensure the infrastructure you purchased supports the company where you plan it to be in a couple years, just expand as you wish from your portal console.
Developing your own software? Let us ensure all is safe and secure. After 30yrs developing code for large multinationals we have experience in ensuring code versioning and ownership, data security. We will work with your current provider to ensure your investment is secure. Allow us to assist in design, reporting even GUI (how stuff looks on screen) to take your system to the next level.
What People are Saying
Founder and previous CEO, Animates NZ
In my role as the CEO of Animates I engaged Mark Stratton as our IT Manager; and as the developer and provider of our Information Technology system.Animates is now a NZ nationwide pet industry retailer with nearly 40 stores, but when Mark was employed the business had two stores. We had ambitious plans to expand the concept nationwide but we identified that one of the greatest risks to growth was the Information Systems, in particular (i) The Point of Sale, (ii) Head Office management systems and
(iii) The IT Infrastructure. As an engineer, and an entrepreneur, I was familiar with the risks (and drama) associated with commissioning software. Employing one person to develop a bespoke IT system was a very high risk strategy, but a decision that was influenced by a director who’d had previous experience of Mark’s diverse capabilities. Engaging Mark proved to be a very good decision.Within 9 months Mark had developed, commissioned and trained staff in the operation of the new IT system. Incredibly, his development skills and methodology ensured that the implementation of any aspect of the system was not only seamless, but the solution would immediately deliver measurable enhancements that invariably exceeded our expectations. Mark’s IT system (Ramsys) allowed the business to grow at the rate it has. Mark is able to effortlessly determine the needs of the business and the staff, and create very efficient software and information system solutions. His methodical approach ensures that solutions work every time, minimising business risk and maximising efficiency. Mark is a quiet, almost understated achiever, who can be relied upon to perform, often under intense circumstances. In my career Mark is a stand out employee.