GoSmarter toolboxNo-hassle, no-code AI solutions
Improve operational processes
We know that running a manufacturing company can be tough, and we want to make it easier for you. That’s why we created GoSmarter Toolbox - an AI-powered suite of tools designed to help manufacturers improve operational processes in the areas where they need it most.
With our no-code interfaces, you can customise each tool to your needs without any coding skills required! And because all of our tools deploy into your cloud environment, IT retains complete control over spend and compliance. It doesn’t get much better than this!GoSmarter Toolbox
AI + no-code = smarter processes
From adding invoices to accounting software to managing supplier onboarding – we have AI-powered no-code tools that automate it all! The best part is that we use Microsoft no-code technologies so customising things is easy with a simple drag-and drop interface. And even better yet? It only takes minutes before your company has automated processes running smoothly on autopilot.GoSmarter Tools
You + NHQ = fast ROI
We don’t just suggest a new technology, set it up, and then walk away! We offer training and support to ensure that your staff really understand their new tools, freeing up their time and providing a faster and more tangible ROI.
Benefits for your business
Adopting AI can be a huge gain for your business! Digitally transforming your business and using the sorts of tools available in GoSmarter can help you achieve the following sorts of benefits:
- Increased productivity
- Reduced costs
- Improved operational processes
- Fewer errors
- Easier compliance audits
- More time for innovation
"Working in partnership with Nightingale HQ's innovative team, we now have a digital roadmap with short, medium, and long-term actions to meet our company's Digitalisation Strategy. They completed a thorough review of our company, processes, and day to day challenges identifying digitalisation opportunities to improve productivity."
Tony Woods – CEO Midland Steel
"Nightingale HQ helped us quickly build on the success of an open knowledge and data sharing platform with serohub.net to support researchers globally. They took our requirements to build a centralised hub of resources and delivered on key functions like the ability to add research studies, publications and even share case-based data. The result has enabled our partners to contribute easily and at speed their knowledge and tools, helping to improve evidence-based decision-making on COVID-19. "
Stephan Glöckner - Helmoltz, Project Lead, LEOSS.sero-survey
"Nightingale HQ worked closely with TMD to upskill the team and improve back- office processes. They excelled at unblocking technical challenges, bringing a ‘fresh pair of eyes’ along with industry best practice. Sometimes it’s the incremental improvements and quick wins that can be hugely valuable and Nightingale HQ understand this very well. They produce exceptional work and fast."
Helen Anderson – Head of Business, TMD Technologies
Customers winning with digital
Accelerating digitalisation with UK electronics manufacturer Philtronics LimitedAccelerating digitalisation with electronics manufacturer Philtronics Limited
Midland Steel ManufacturingMidland Steel is a market-leading reinforcing steel supplier in Ireland and the UK. They offer a diverse range of prefabricated rebar solutions. We completed a company-wide digital review looking at processes and technologies used across the business and delivered a comprehensive roadmap and action plan for implementation.
MAAS Case StudyMAAS are a leading Irish manufacturer of machined parts and components for an impressive range of customers including Apple, Stryker, Alcon, ESB, Abbott. A Digital Review with NHQ has helped them support future growth.
German research centre shares COVID-19 data globallyTo support data sharing and knowledge dissemination, the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research partnered with NHQ to create a global COVID-19 study platform.
TMD Technologies Manufacturing Case StudyTMD Technologies Limited (TMD) is among the world’s leading manufacturers of microwave tubes, high voltage power supplies, and transmitters for radar and communications applications. We helped them improve their back-office operations by deploying no code digital tools and delivering technical training.
Accelerating digitalisation in pallet manufacturingCJS Group are the largest manufacturer of timber packaging and pallets in Ireland, with 350 staff across 10 locations. The company has a history of M&A activity, which has resulted in different operational approaches and systems from site to site, which has lead to a need to optimise through consolidation in order to scale further.
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Which department would you like to boost using data & AI?
The importance of digital operations cannot be ignored. The right tools can not only help optimise your workflows, but also provide long-lasting efficiencies that will save you hours if not days on a daily basis.
Select a business function to learn how data and AI can help you gain efficiencies.
Finance & administration
We can speed up your AP process with our Invoice Processing tool. It cuts the time for processing an invoice from 10 minutes to less than a minute!Invoice Processing
Real-time business view
The wait until month-end to get the financial position of your company is not ideal. That's why we offer data integration tools that allow you to consolidate all this information in real time, so always know how things are going with your business and make better decisions for it.Integrating data
Robotic Process Automation
Automating repetitive tasks with AI and/or RPA can save your company time, money, resources- which ultimately means a better bottom line.RPA
Get a better handle on what stock you'll need and when so that your space, time, energy is used in the best possible way.Inventory forecasting
Your warehouse can be a safer and more profitable place with the help of artificial intelligence.Smart warehouses
Integrating data from your supply chain enables you to view and then predict key information, helping you rest easier with less stock on hand. You'll also spend less time trying to figure out when order will arrive because this is predicted as well!7 uses for real-time data
Maximising quality and avoiding stops are key to running a profitable manufacturing business. With defect detection you can find problem products sooner rather than later, allowing for timely recalls or fixes that don't ruin your reputation as a manufacturer!Defect detection
By combining the data coming from equipment and using machine learning, process engineers can identify improvements to layouts of factory floors with digital twins. One thing they take into consideration is modeling your physical space digitally for smarter decisions in production schedules, efficiency - not just time but costs as well.Digital twins
You've got too much data to filter through and you're wasting more time than improving your processes. With AI, the information will be digitised so that it's easier for you to get a comprehensive overview of everything happening in one place.Business view
Reduce unplanned downtime
Downtime is an inevitable part of business, but with the right preparation and maintenance your downtime should be as minimal as possible.Predictive maintenance
Operators have many tasks to complete while on the job. They might be filling out stop reports, defect details, and more! With no-code apps that use computer vision or conversational AI they can reduce this time by completing these high priority items without having to fill them out manually-- saving operators a lot of work in the process.Digitisation
Health and safety
Monitoring for health and safety risks on the factory floor is a tough but important task. Using AI, which monitors in real-time, you can be much more efficient than ever before with its help!Smart spaces
Finding the right tone of voice for your customer is critical. Sales AI can help identify communication methods best suited to each buyer-seller relationship based on what they find interesting and how they respond across different channels.Sales AI
The most difficult part of running an efficient business is making accurate estimates. With AI, you can build forecasting models that take into account a wide variety of information to predict the outcome more efficiently than ever before!Sales forecasting
Social media trends
As more manufacturers move to customer-centric models, it's become increasingly important for customer interactions on social media. AI and automation can help with triaging marketing, service requests, or product development from the feedback of customers across all platforms!Social media listening
How much of your business uses data & AI to work smarter?
Manufacturers that are adopting digital and AI tools must focus on productivity, efficiency, and growth. For every step you take forward with a new technology there is an added value in results no matter what stage of the process it may be at.
Select how much you use data and AI to see what things you can do to make the biggest impact.
Move to the cloud
Start using Software-as-a-Service to help you digitise processesCloud for manufacturers
Get a data champion
You need someone tech savvy with good communication skills to help people see how they can use data to improve their processesChampions
Identify a quick-win project
Use a quick-win AI project to demonstrate the value of changing how your business does thingsQuick wins
Start moving to the cloud
The best way for you, your suppliers, and customers to get a better understanding about what's going on with your business is by making use of online capabilities that let you have everything in one place -- the cloud. Be able to react more quickly and with less effort to change.Microsoft Azure
Foster a culture of learning
Equip your staff with the knowledge they need to improve processes - try online learning, lunch'n'learns or bespoke help.Data culture
Improve your business view
Business Intelligence is a tool that helps you answer the question "What happened?". Getting this right gives you more time to think about why it actually did happen.Business view
Speed up a move to the cloud
Use online capabilities to help you, your suppliers, and your customers share information more effectivelyMicrosoft Azure
Foster a culture of learning
To foster a culture of data and AI you have equip your staff with the knowledge they need to improve processes. Try online learning, internal lunch'n'learns, or get bespoke helpData & AI training
Improve your business view
Business Intelligence helps you answer the question "What happened?". Getting this right gives you more time to think about the next level up "Why did it happen?"Business view
Maximise your cloud spend
Get your cloud spend under control by streamlining processes, using it more effectively and developing tech champions.Optimise cloud spend
Acquire advanced analytical skills
Data is key to understanding your company and its customers. Data engineering, data science, and in-house AI engineers will help you get the most out of it.Hiring data people
Develop a strategy that makes AI more practical by aligning it with the company's business objectives.AI Strategy
Improve data access and compliance
Make sure your cloud data environments are secure, cost-effective, and easy for to get value from with DataOpsAnalytical maturity
Enable every employee
You don't need to increase your IT staffing budget in order to be able to use AI. GoSmarter will make it easy for everyone involved with the business, from marketing manager's all the way up through executives, can deploy and start using artificial intelligence today!GoSmarter Toolbox
Try cutting-edge solutions
Boost your competitive edge with custom AI solutions for all of your business needs. Find partners to build bespoke solutions that ensure you are always ahead and never behind the curve!GoSmarter Services