We believe that you need every possible advantage in today’s global and web markets. All of SEI Consulting’s consultants come from technology and business backgrounds, and we understand that advanced information technology can play a critical role in your success.
Our mission is to assist our clients in defining, selecting, implementing, and integrating systems that will provide them with the information that they need to manage their business today and in the future.We will assist them in implementing and managing those systems in ways that leverage their existing systems to the best advantage.We will provide expertise in developing strategies to integrate systems with external sources of information as well as helping to define ways to integrate internal systems where appropriate.
We are committed to our clients' success.They are the reason that we exist, and we must deliver the highest quality services in the most cost effective manner.We will listen carefully to their needs, understand those needs clearly, and fulfill them in a timely manner.
We are committed to excellence in everything we do.We must think creatively, continuously improve on our services, pursue new ideas, and embrace change.
We are committed to doing what is ethical and right for our customers, for our employees, and for our competitors, without exception.
We are committed to our pursuit of practice areas in which we can be a leader based on one or more of our strengths.
We are committed to creating an exceptional place to work, where we can respect and find strength in our differences.We will foster trust, teamwork, and open communications.We will invest in our staff, providing opportunities for continuous learning and growth.
We are committed to following these principles to make a profit.Only by making a profit can we remain in business, grow, and meet our responsibilities to all who have a stake in our success – our employees, our customers, our partners, and our shareholders.
SEI Consulting was founded in 2001, with a focus on implementing the QAD MFG/PRO ERP system.The company is headquartered in California, but services clients around the world.We also work with multinational clients via our network of international alliances.Since our inception, we have completed over 80 systems implementations without a failure.
Internally and throughout our network, we are staffed with consultants who have years of experience in various industries as well as expertise with a variety of software applications.We have years of experience working with manufacturers and distributors in the following industries:
Consumer Packaged Goods
Foods and Beverages
Overview of Professional Services
SEI Consulting offers a variety of services designed to assist you with setting or clarifying your business and information systems strategies, and requirements.We can develop recommendations for systems to support your needs and assist you in selecting the best solutions to address those requirements.We provide systems implementation services for QAD but through our network can assist on a variety of software applications as well as assisting you in selecting service providers for applications that we don’t support.
Business Systems Analysis and Design
SEI Consulting consultants begin any analysis project with a thorough review of the business operation that a system is to be designed to support.Our review insures that we not only understand the day-to-day operation in detail, but the strategy of and objectives for this operation in the future.We work with all levels of staff within an organization as appropriate to complete our analysis.
Upon completion of our investigation of the business and information systems needs, we begin to design a solution that will support the immediate requirements as well as provide for future growth and expansion. Each solution will be unique based on the particular needs of the customer, but all designs will include a requirements definition, a proposed solution, and a proposed approach and plan to implement the solution.For some projects this may entail a software selection process with SEI Consulting assisting you in determining which software product best meets your needs.
Information Systems Implementation
Upon acceptance of a proposed approach, SEI Consulting can guide you through your systems implementation.We can provide as much, or as little, of the resource for completing your systems implementation project, as you need.We can assist with hardware and software installation, training, determining the best fit of the software to your business, data conversions, piloting and testing, end user training, and go live conversions.
Enterprise Application Integration
Do you have systems that need to exchange information with each other or with external systems that belong to your customers or suppliers?SEI Consulting can assist you with developing solutions to those systems integration needs.We have years of experiencing with designing and developing interfaces and integration tools for connecting disparate applications.
Our clients sometimes need assistance in resolving business issues that may arise in their day-to-day operations.SEI Consulting consultants are available to work with you on general business management issues – regardless of whether they have to do with a particular systems implementation project.
Our clients sometimes need assistance in documenting business processes, workflows, user manuals, or other similar documentation projects.SEI Consulting consultants are available to work with you on general documentation projects.We are familiar with a wide variety of documentation formats and tools, or willing to adapt to yours as needed.