The proposed solution focused on creating a comprehensive Warranty Management System that addressed the client's challenges head-on:
- Efficient Workflow: The application facilitated quick and automated warranty approvals, reducing manual intervention and turnaround time.
- Real-time Tracking: Complaints were meticulously tracked as they progressed through repair and warranty stages, providing instant updates to all stakeholders.
- Actionable Insights: Business units were empowered to generate reports based on ticket details, warranty terms, and actions taken during the repair process.
- Visual Dashboard: The system presented a visually intuitive dashboard displaying warranty types and actions, such as replacement, repair, or customer goodwill gestures (GV). This dashboard offered an overview of complaint statuses, aligned with product warranties.
- SLA Notifications: The system intelligently triggered notifications as Service Level Agreements (SLAs) approached breach, ensuring timely resolution. In case of breaches, escalations were enacted, based on warranty-specific business rules.
- Customer Portal: A customer-centric portal allowed clients to track their complaint status and access product-specific terms and conditions, enhancing transparency and satisfaction.
- OutSystems: The application was efficiently developed using the OutSystems platform, ensuring speed and agility in deployment.
- SQL Database: A structured SQL database was employed to handle data storage and retrieval, contributing to robust data management.
- Active Directory: Seamless integration with Active Directory provided secure user authentication and authorization mechanisms.
- Transparency in Warranty Approval: The Warranty Management System significantly improved the transparency of the warranty approval process. Stakeholders were kept informed about crucial stages, enhancing confidence in the process.
- Streamlined Warranty Approval: The system's automated workflows reduced the complexity of warranty approvals, resulting in a smooth and expedited process.
- Enhanced Tracking: Stakeholders experienced ease in tracking each complaint and issue, facilitating proactive measures and efficient resolutions.
- Customer Delight: The customer portal led to heightened customer satisfaction, as clients could directly monitor complaint statuses and gain insights into applicable warranty terms.
Conclusion: The implementation of the Warranty Management System revolutionized the client's approach to warranty approvals and complaint tracking. By harnessing innovative technology, the solution fostered transparency, efficiency, and customer-centricity. The outcome was a modernized warranty management process that exceeded expectations and elevated customer satisfaction.