I design software solutions primarily for industrial, manufacturing and job shops in Cleveland, Ohio USA. Call me at (216) 346-7805 or email me today. Also, see my testimonials and reviews near the bottom of this page.

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I have created custom software solutions for business people in the Cleveland, Ohio USA area for more than 2 decades. I have acquired the experience and insight for how to make programming the efficient and time saving business partner it should be. Many of the applications I have created were for industrial and manufacturing businesses as well as job shops. Please scroll to the lower portion of this page to read testimonials and reviews from customers who have used my services.

If you are running a general office type of business, then Intuit Quickbooks or Microsoft Office will probably be fine for your purposes. There is a need for my services when a customer has to create a very specific software solution that can't be resolved with an "off-the-shelf" application. I have traditionally performed this work for industrial businesses, because they tend to use very specific processes that demand specialized solutions. However, I can cater to most any business that requires such specialized work.

Now, consider several situations that would create chaos without well designed programming solutions:

Scenario #1:
You own a manufacturing plant that has a real problem. Your employees are using a CAD/CAM software package that requires them to spend hours eliminating concentric arcs and circles from two dimensional views of metal parts. The concentric arcs and circles are a flaw created by the CAD/CAM program. Time is being wasted and employee productivity is suffering from the needless extra work. (This was an actual project I took care of years ago. I designed a software solution in C programming that scanned through the text file created by the CAD/CAM program that contained the layout parameters for the two dimensioanal view of a metal part. It quickly eliminated the concentric arcs and circles and reconstructed the text file as required by the customer.)

Scenario #2:
Although sales are growing for your job shop, you are totally in the dark with regard to how sales of your various product lines trend over time and through your sales people. You very much need this information so you can make intelligent plans for the future of your company. Trying to do all this by hand would be absolutely prohibitive. Not so with a custom sales reporting application. (I made an array of customized sales reports for a long time customer that reveals deep, insightful trends as to how their various product lines sell over time and by specific customer service representatives as well.)

Scenario #3:
You are the foreman in an industrial heat treating plant. There are multiple jobs being done simultaneoulsy. You need to stay on top of how each one is progressing. Trying to do this in an office at a desktop computer is too ackward and time consuming. Even walking around with a laptop could be clumsy as you try to manage the different processes being performed. Wouldn't it be nice to have a customized mobile app that lets you add, view, modify and delete the various heat treating processes you perform in a real time fashion as you walk from one area to the next?

Scenario #4:
Walking around an electroplating job shop with a bunch of printed papers detailing the "plating recipes" for various electroplating processes is getting to be too much to handle. You have to shuffle through all the print outs to find the right one for the plating job you are standing in front of. Jobs have to get done on time and shipped out before the UPS or Fedex guy/gal arrives. Your stress level is through the roof and now you are thinking, "There has to be a better way...", right? Why not create a mobile solution that conveniently organizes your plating recipes so they can be retrieved quickly and easily?

Here are some movies of custom software I created. Real data has been swapped out with phantom data for privacy and security reasons.





Well designed software caters to many tasks that would otherwise rob you of time needed for more important things like increasing sales and planning for your manufacturing company's future. With this in mind, I am focused on creating software solutions that are crafted to your exact specifications.

Customer Testimonials

Sirs:

As president of AMCLO GROUP, Inc., I can most heartily recommend Mr. Douglas B. Miller to you. He has performed most admirably on behalf of AMCLO for approximately three years. Mr. Miller performs in a most capable and reliable manner consistently.

Sincerely,

William W. Harkins
President,
AMCLO Group, Inc.




Douglas Miller has designed a Microsoft Access cemetery database program for us. It keeps track of all our burial plots in both our cemeteries (Evergreen and Zion Memorial Parks). It also runs database reports we need, for Memorial Day weekend in particular. Douglas has been very attentive to our needs as well as reliable. I would highly recommend his software design services.

Michael G. Bramson
Vice-President,
Evergreen & Zion Memorial Park Association




Douglas Miller developed a Surgery Schedule Program for our practice which we’ve used now effectively for many years. As we’ve grown and our needs have grown, Doug has worked with us to make updates to our Schedule Program, adding the features and robustness we needed to meet our growth demands. He is not only gifted in his field, he is also dependable, doing what he promises, quickly, with integrity and results.

Penny Dunovsky
IT Manager,
Retina Associates of Cleveland, Inc.




Doug Miller is an invaluable resource to my company. His experience and deep understanding of different programming languages helps us develop terrific solutions to our clients at a great price. I would highly recommend Doug to anyone looking for a trusted partner.

Ante Logarusic
President,
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January 23, 2009

Doug Miller designed our accounting program for us about 10 years ago & its been working ever since, no problems, no constant phone calls-great job Doug!!

Keep up the good work.

Pat Martin
CBF Industries, Inc.
"Very Happy Customer"




Doug Miller has been working for us as a computer consultant for over ten years. He has designed, installed, updated and maintained our Purchase Order/Invoice programs, Quotation program and our Check Registry/Reconciliation programs. These programs are tied into our financial reports, including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Sales, Disbursements, Customer Certifications and various tax reports. Another major program Doug designed for us is our Job Card program, a program that is part number specific for our procedures for production of processes. He has been extremely reliable, creative and has helped us tremendously over the years with troubleshooting.

Beth Stricker
Treasurer,
Stricker Refinishing Co., Inc.




Our relationship with Doug started as a cold call back in the early 90’s; since then Doug has designed and implemented numerous complex manufacturing database programs on our behalf. Over the years these programs have undergone many changes to meet the new challenges in our business, but Doug has always provided us with a user friendly solution. Doug’s common sense programming solutions continue to be an integral part of our business operations. We’ve found Doug to be competent, trustworthy, and we highly recommend his programming services.

Steve Sanders
VP Administration
Cascade Pattern Co.




Please use my email and phone contact page so we can further discuss your ideas today. Also, please visit my YouTube Channel to view more videos I have made than what is profiled on this site.

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