Giving a quick comparision of phrases we often get to hear in a production industry as compared to a service industry. While the former has been in existence for centuries, later is growing at high pace and posing a threat to manufacturing industry. Who will survive? Only time will tell...
Have a look...
|Sl.No.||Non IT (Say Manufacturing Industry)||IT (Services Industry)|
|1.||Buy 50 tones of steel, heat treat it and give to production unit|| Go to a college, get 50 freshers, train them on XYZ and allocate them into project team|
|2.||We need to export 5 containers full of abc to that country. Book the vessel and ask warehouse to release the goods||We need 3 abc consultants on site. Identify the resources and initiate their VISA/WP|
|3.||Production is halted because machine is broken and we don’t have spares||Delivery is delayed because key resource has quit and we’re yet to find a replacement|
|4.||Opening stock is dwindling , order fresh raw material||Not enough people on bench. Go on a hiring spree|
|5.||Machines are lying idle. Can we try some by product?||Loading factor is poor Associates are sitting idle. Keep them engaged with some task|
|6.||That machine is very expensive /sensitive. Maintain well and take good care of it||This resource is very critical. Pay him/her well and ensure he/she doesn’t join rival company|
|7.||Our product is of superior quality and will last much longer. That’s why they cost a bit more||Our resources are highly skilled and experienced to ensure maximum value addition. You wont regret paying few dollars more for them (per hour)|
|8.||Will fax you product specification ||Will mail you the resumes|
|9.||This product is ISI certified||This resource is IBM/SUN/Microsoft certified|
|10.||Raw materials undergo thorough inspection before usage||All resources will clear background and criminal check|
|11.||We’ll buy this raw material if you give free replacement guarantee if any defect is found||We’ll hire from you only if you can provide us with free replacement if the candidate doesn’t work for minimum of 6 months|
|12.||We need more units of this product. Put that product Y on hold and engage 2 more assembly lines for this units||This project is very critical. Pull 2 resources from that project and put them into this one.|
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