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About Us
Softpal

We are "The Solution Enablers" that empower our partners to meet their objective and deliver solutions with no compromise on quality.

Softpal provides you what you need, where you need IT. Softpal continuously explores the frontiers of technology and software application development. This gives our clients the sort of expertise and innovation necessary to win in today's cutting edge technology driven economy. The Softpal identifies the correct technology, the correct tools and correct platform to provide you with the greatest ROI.

Products

Ever since inception, Softpal has been involved in in-house product development, catering to different industry segments as well as the individual users.

Has over 640 products and components.

Some of the products are branded and sold through a selected network of distributors.

All the products are continuously upgraded based on the feedback from the users as well as the inputs provided by the in-house research team.

Softpal’s products are gaining wide acceptance across the country ……

SoftDesk, a top of line organizer, has over 4,300 installations.

CatIt, an off- and on-line catalogue, has more than 480 installations.

Projects

In the last seven years, Softpal has designed, developed, tested and successfully implemented software applications for more than 40 Clients.

Applications as time-consuming as 35 man-years have been developed and implemented successfully, by Softpal.

Client base is spread across industries and countries.

Our Team
Paresh M Modi

Chief Executive Officer

Paresh the staff wrangler, making sure that the product pipeline is moving forward and works to ensure that the product looks beautiful and is easy to use.

He has 25 years of experience in management, international business, and product innovation across the high-tech and media industries. Paresh oversees all architecture and product development for the company. Paresh combines agile technology experience with a business background. After Serving Indian Air Force, as ex-serviceman, he co-founded Softpal a company that manages GPS tracking systems for courier companies around the world. He has successfully handled project with reputed organizations like Mercedes Benz, Tata Teleservices, and many other MNC companies in USA, New Zealand, South Africa, Indonesia, Singapore, Canada and Australia, including countries in Europe and Middle East.

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B.Purushotham

B.E, M.Tech (IIT, Kharagpur)

A Concept to Commissioning Consulting professional for Softpal, presently based in USA. Three decades of experience at a national level Corporate in electronics innovations and manufacture, in India. Retired as Addl. General Manager (Business Development).

Worked for Distribution network (Retail) placement for growth and Strategic marketing for turnaround goal to business enterprises over a decade. Helped entrepreneurs with innovative new projects, manage with growth like Manufacture of Chip based smart cards, Energy saving equipment, e-learning product.

Conceptualized & Conducted certification Training programs in Logistics & Supply Chain management for professionals for a reputed management Institute as faculty & trainer. Currently working on new conceptual project of virtual classrooms based marketplace for Softpal, India.

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Manoj Powar

Executive Director
Master in Psychology

Organizational and Consumer Behavior Experienced with Companies like Xerox, KLG Systems, Experienced with Oracle, Microsoft, HP, Auto Desk, Epson Solution knowledge vehicle manage SYS, SONOGRAPHIC MANG SYS, SECURITY MANGE SYST, PROJ MANGEMENT SYSYTEM.

25 YEARS PLUS EXPERIENCE IN SALES AND MARKETING

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Our Vision

With vision constantly focused beyond the horizons along with the competence to adapt to the changes in the IT world, we are committed to extract the best of innovative technologies that give best value from the resources employed.

Our Mision

We endeavor to make your offices more comfortable, pleasant and conducive places to live in.

Infrastructure

We are equipped with state-of-the-art hardware and software. Ever since inception in 1994, we have pooled all the required resources to strengthen our base infrastructure, people and expertise to take competencies and challenges head-on.

Quality

We are totally committed to our customers and their needs. In our quest for excellence, we review and improve our methods of activities to delight our clients. We have devised life-cycle activities with clear definitions of deliverable, standard methods of generating the deliverable and methods of verifying the Quality of these deliverable.

Policy

Company’s Policies and Procedures are designed to Provide organizational support in every field to all the employees

Build quality products right from inception, through various stages to the final product

In all, the highest quality standards (ISO) are strictly followed in delivering any solution, which is to say that our products comply with international standards.

Orientation

The Project Management is oriented towards

Planning each stage of development by assigning specific appropriate responsibilities for each stage.

Providing the necessary resources and ensuring strict adherence to quality standards and procedures to develop quality product.

Planning and execution of Verification and Validation activities at each identified stage, to ensure and control quality at that stage, with evidence through Quality records.

Monitoring progress of the development through regular progress reviews.

Using problem solving techniques to identify the root cause of the problem and take corrective and preventive measures.

Metrics for the evaluation of Quality deliverable, identifying areas of improvement and taking measures to prevent recurrence of similar problems.

Updating the Quality Plan with details to control and provide evidence of the built-up quality during development.

Utilization of CASE and other IT tools for complex projects.

Business Areas

SoftPal has interest and competence in the following areas.

Software Product Development

Customized Software Design, Development and Implementation

Consultancy Services in Software Design, Development

Software Testing & Quality Certification

Custom Software Development

Experience

SoftPal has provided highly appreciated solutions in the following user segments.

Solutions for Vertical Market Segments in Manufacturing, Insurance, Banking, Hire Purchase, Leasing, Construction, Medical, Educational (Development of CBT products), Trading.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Solutions

E-Business, E-Commerce Solutions (B2B, B2C)

Internet / Intranet / Extra-net / VPN / Client-Server based Solutions

Enterprise wide Reporting and Job Scheduling System (getting data from heterogeneous databases - SAP, People soft, Mail servers, Web Sites etc)

Data Warehousing, Data Migration Solutions, Data Mining

Process Control Systems, Factory Automation services, Man Machine Interface. (Furnace monitoring and controlling, Building ambience Automation, Access Control Systems, Remote monitoring of Oil Rigs and feedback systems, Cutting and Lathe machines automation, In-House Paging System, Interfacing Medical Equipment, Bar Code Interface, Smart Card and Laser Card interface, etc)

Computer Telephony (Interactive Voice Response System, Fax on Demand, Voice Mail Boxes, Answering Machine, etc)

GPS / GIS based systems (Integrating live data with maps, e.g. Automatic Vehicle Tracking System, Alarms for Trains approaching on same Tracks, etc)

Packaged Software Products (Personal Secretary, SoftDiag, HyPur, PowerLynk, Brands on Shelves - Market Survey and Analysis, etc)

Smart Card Reusable single Ticket for multiple services like issuing consolidated ticket for Entry, Recreation, Restaurants, Shopping etc.,

Bridge Mobile Application Conduit converts flat files from the desktop into PDB files and then loads them into the PALM. We are capable of developing practically any application, port any application or data to and from palm from any format to any format.

Tech Skills

The technical team is competent in the following development, application and testing platforms.

Microsoft .NET, C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET

ASP, ActiveX, XML, HTML, DHTML, Java

Object Oriented Technologies - OOAD – Rational Unified Process (UML)

Testing Tools - Rational Test Studio)

Distributed Computing - COM, DCOM, COM+

Graphical User Interface - Visual Basic, Visual C++, Crystal Info, Web Forms, Digital-Dashboard, VBA, FrontPage

RDBMS Backends - SQL Server, MS Access, Oracle, DB2, Sybase, Informix

GroupWare - MS Exchange Server, Lotus Notes

OS & Networking Services - Communications

Computer Telephony, Interactive Voice Response System

Internet/Intranet Technologies

Windows, Linux, Unix, Novell NetWare, TCP/IP, Internet protocols

High Speed Satellite Data Communication

Work Ethics

Our work ethic is founded on the following quotes.

There is no substitute for hard work.

Our team has worked hard, time and again, to deliver on time. We understand that if we could provide a solution yesterday, our Clients would have saved a fortune

The best way out of a difficulty is through it.

We believe that unless we work with our Clients, we cannot provide a good enough solution.

It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.

We strongly believe in execution and not mere advice.

God helps those who help themselves.

We have always been pioneers in mastering and applying the latest technology in providing solutions.

If there is no wind, row.

We are consistent, reliable and committed.

Successful action tends to become an end in itself.

If one takes care of the means, the end will take care of itself. Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny. We provide meticulous documentation keeping in view, the future references and training.

Successful action tends to become an end in itself.

If one takes care of the means, the end will take care of itself. Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny. We provide meticulous documentation keeping in view, the future references and training.

Forecasting is difficult, particularly of future.

Change is the only constant.We provide Object Oriented and Modular Design to permit easy expansions and revisions in future.

He that fears you present will hate you absent.

Life without industry is guilt, and industry without art is brutality. We encourage individual creativity through complete freedom at work.

Chance makes our parents, but choice makes our friends.

We maintain long-term relationships with our Clients.

There is no brand loyalty that two cents-off can’t overcome.

We provide highly cost competent solutions. We provide cost-effective solutions thus ensuring investment protection to Clients.

Ability is of little account without opportunity.

We would like to be branded as "Optimistic Opportunist.

Our Approach

The objectives of our structured approach are as follows.

Provide the most effective and efficient solution to the Client's problem

Incorporate the most advanced technology available on date in the solution with a primary focus on cost reduction in Client’s operations through optimal Business-Process-re-engineering

Reduce overall time required for computerization

Confine the overall costs of computerization to the minimum

Provide the most user-friendly Graphic User Interface to overcome resistance to computerization

Provide software applications of the highest quality that are robust in design as well as algorithm

In order to fulfill all the objectives stated above concurrently, we play the role of a Business Associate with our Clients.

We follow an iterative approach in developing software…please see the flow diagram provided as Appendix-A.

Our current approach includes the following teams comprising well educated (from REC / IIT / IIM) and experienced professionals…...we take pleasure in informing that we are strong team players and all the following teams work together to fulfill the single objective of delighting our Clients.

Functional Team

This team co-ordinates and facilitates interaction with the Client's team.

Proposes a non-technical business solution to the Client, based on a thorough study of Client’s operations and their perceived requirement.

On Client's approval, communicates the requirement to the design team.

Ensures that the specifications stated at this level are adhered to.

Design Team

Taking inputs from both the Client as well as the Functional Team, Produces the design specifications and documents the same.

Decides between fresh development and assembling from the existing components.

Arrives at theories approach to developing the prototype.

Conducts periodic review meetings with the development team as well as the Client.

Suggests and incorporates changes in the overall design from prototype to implementation.

Development Team

Suggest alternative algorithms to the Project Leader and implement the selected algorithm.

Carry out unit tests on the code generated by each of them.

Carry out unit tests on the code generated by the others in the team and give their feedback.

Discuss the feedback and implement the changes suggested by the Team Leader.

Quality Control Team

This team comprises experts in using specialized software for testing software performance.

Ensures that design and documentation standards are adhered to.

Tests each of the components separately and improves their individual performance…. please look at Appendix-B for the tests conducted by this team.

Tests the entire software iteratively and suggests improvements.

Implementation Team

This team comprises individuals from each of the above four teams.

Handles installation, training and taking feedback from the Client.

BusinessModels

We currently have the following kinds of business arrangements for our Clients.

Share the Savings Accrued through Computerization

Under this model, we either develop an application or install one of our existing products for the Clients without any payments in advance.

The Clients make payments in proportion to the savings accrued through our computerization, based on a savings calculation model arrived at, in consultant the Clients, prior to computerization.

Software Application Rental

Under this model, Clients are provided with a software application on a monthly rental basis.

The Clients may access software application via the Internet

Existing Product Installation

If one or more of our products befit the Clients’ requirement, we would be more than happy to install the same for them, at a very nominal cost.

Customized Software Application Development

Under this model, we undertake to develop applications based on the Clients’ requirements. The Clients are required to make advance and interim payments as agreed upon, at the time of signing the contract.

Product Development on Revenue Share Basis

We also undertake to develop, maintain and improvise software products in collaboration with other business organizations, on revenue share basis.