In the past few years, many PICK users have found themselves in a critical situation.
Companies are demanding more from their PICK systems, yet the number of experienced
PICK professionals is declining in today’s job market. Consequently, companies are
placing heavy burdens on their existing programming staff, which is often inadequate
to handle internal PICK programming demands. The resulting backlog of programming
projects means that mission critical applications are delayed for months or even
PICK Programmer’s Shop offers a solution to the employee staffing issue through
project and program outsourcing. By using our experienced programmers and our own
hardware resources, PPS is able to relieve the programming burden and backlog, thus
allowing an organization to focus on running its business. In addition, outsourcing
allows a company to contain costs, save time, improve efficiency and insure overall
quality in their information system operations.
Project outsourcing is flexible and can be managed in a way that is most beneficial
to our clients. We work closely with end users, analysts, programmers and management
to quickly develop required applications. Most of the actual development can be
completed in our offices using our own hardware, thus limiting the need for a company
to support additional personnel and resources. Once a project is completed, PPS
transfers the knowledge necessary to maintain the applications to the existing staff.
Or, if a client chooses, PPS will maintain the project on a very cost- effective