Working with FPS

Project Timelines

Our projects vary in scope and length depending on which products and services a client chooses. We provide a detailed project timeline at the start of any work. Some estimates of timelines are:

FPS Data Warehouse + DashboardInitial reports -> 2 weeks to 1 month, Final Acceptance -> 2 - 3 months.

FPS Data Warehouse + Dashboard and all other reporting applicationsInitial reports -> 2 weeks to 1 month, Final Acceptance -> 3 - 4 months.

FPS Data Warehouse + All Reports + Full Factory SchedulingInitial reports -> 2 weeks to 1 month, First Scheduler -> 3 months, Final Acceptance -> 9 months - 1 year.

Project Support

All FPS Projects have at least:

  • Senior Project Manager - Responsible for overall project success, executing to the schedule. Will be onsite as much as negotiated.

  • Program Manager - Point of escalation for project execution

  • Commercial Lead - Commercial and contract discussion

  • Engineering/Development Resources - Access to custom feature development as negotiated in contract

Additional personnel may be added for larger projects and specific needs.

FPS Products come with extensive documentation and a help site.

Project Pricing

FPS contracts typically consists of two components:

1. Installation - One time fee covering all labor and travel to install all systems and products.

2. Subscription & License - This is an ongoing quarterly or yearly subscription fee for the products in use. The licensing fee covers all upgrades.