Case study - See Limited

In an effort to improve how they operate, See Limited were looking for a tech partner to help them update and improve their technology systems. Their aim was to create a Digital Transformation Programme to align their different ways of working and support growth across their multiple business units.

The Challenge: Advancing Technology for Continued Growth

See Limited, based in Corby, Northamptonshire, operates as the group holding company for three distinct entities—Inspired Surfaces, Performance Panels, and Bousfields. Their operations are centred around the supply, distribution, and fabrication of wood veneer and decorative laminate panels. To support their ongoing growth and coordinate their diverse business activities, See embarked on a technology renewal program.

Partner Selection: Why Vazon Technology?

See Limited sought a strategic partner to spearhead their technology renewal program. They selected Vazon Technology based on our reputation and expertise in guiding digital transformation initiatives. They specifically required a partner capable of managing technology changes across multiple sites while effectively coordinating with existing technology partners. A key challenge was configuring information systems to accommodate the diverse operating models across the trio of businesses.

Objectives and Client Requirements

The primary objective was to define, plan, and execute a comprehensive Digital Transformation Programme with a cloud-focused approach. See needed a partner with a wide-ranging expertise capable of managing technology changes across multiple sites and integrating distinct operating models. The key requirement was to configure information systems that aligned with the unique operational structures of the three businesses.

Overcoming Challenges: Strategic Approaches

To address the challenges posed by varied operating models, we focused on careful selection and management of technology partners. We optimised different systems and processes to accommodate the distinct operational strategies of Inspired Surfaces, Performance Panels, and Bousfields.

Project Solution and Execution

The collaboration between See Limited and Vazon Technology primarily focused on delivering process changes across the individual business units. Major technology changes were implemented, including Dynamics CRM and Microsoft 365 cloud services. These changes were strategically integrated to ensure sustained improvements in the long term.

Outcome and Success

Through our orchestrated efforts, See Limited successfully executed a comprehensive Digital Transformation Programme. The technological enhancements streamlined operations across multiple business units and facilitated better coordination and efficiency within the diverse operating models. This transformation empowered See to adapt to the evolving industry landscape while maintaining sustainable and efficient business practices.

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