This step answers the question: “How will we know that we have delivered what we said we would deliver, and that you are satisfied?” In this phase we spell out the detailed criteria we will use to measure project completion and create tests that will be performed to confirm proper operation and performance. We work with you to ensure alignment between us.
We develop the software and hardware configurations for the final system. This phase involves programming and various tests to make sure the various parts of the system are working as they are developed. This step is often performed concurrently with Step 7.
HARDWARE PROCUREMENT & ASSEMBLY
All required materials are procured, although items with a long lead time will have been ordered previously. We assemble all panels. This is often done at the same time as the previous step.
HARDWARE QUALITY CONTROL
Once the hardware has been fully assembled, we do a detailed quality-control inspection, ensuring correct wiring and neat, visually pleasing assembly. We believe the visual impression our work leaves is just as important as the technical accuracy of our wiring.
FACTORY ACCEPTANCE TESTING
Hardware and software are tested internally for functionality, and the whole system is reviewed to ensure all components function properly together. When we have determined for ourselves that the system meets or exceeds the project requirements, we perform the Factory Acceptance Test with someone who is authorized to accept or reject the system.
When the system has passed Factory Acceptance Testing, it is ready for shipment. The type of packaging or crating depends on how it is being transported and where it is going. We work closely with you to arrange shipping, per requirements that were identified during Step 2.