60 Reasons to move to our Graphical version

  • Web based solution; you no longer need a hard client
  • The 'date picker' is easier to use than entering formatted dates
  • Supplier Setup Tutorial available with the ability to add more tutorials in the future
  • Metrics reporting allows you to track your progress
  • Function keys are now clickable buttons on all screens
  • New and improved screen layouts and terminology
  • Screen consistensy - All options are listed in the same place on all screens
  • Multiple colors on the screen make it easier to read because the important information stand outs
  • Visually more appealing - no more green screens
  • Hover text is available on all screens to describe various screen functions 
  • Fully mouse friendly; only fields with numbers must be keyed in
  • Dropdown menus make filtering much more accessible
  • Move to screens 2 of, 3 of, etc. with 1 click of the mouse
  • No need to hit enter key. Click on SAVE to save changes and move forward or CANCEL to ignore changes and go back to previous screen
  • The ability to know what 'state' you are in by what the red buttons say in the bottom right corner (save, delete, close)
  • Jump to the K3S Wiki with one click from any screen
  • Contact K3S support with one click from any screen
  • Go to K3S training videos with 1 click from any screen
  • You can still use the function keys and key in option numbers until you are familiar with using your mouse for everything
  • Windows are now fully clickable - no need for function keys
  • More user friendly Menus and terminology
  • Scroll Up and Scroll Down buttons are in same position on all Maintenance screens
  • Next and Previous buttons consistently appear on all Detail screens
  • Menu Option is highlighted in orange when mouse moved there
  • See history graphically to easily identify seasonality
  • History display more readable
  • Edit history easier and more logical
  • Order Cycle Analysis provides a graph
  • Order Cycle Analysis has all numbers for best order cycle hilighted in Red
  • More graphs planned in the future 
  • You can print screens without running out of black ink or having to invert the data to save ink
  • Seeing a Log Button on the screen is a good reminder there is a log for the screen
  • You can click on the Totem Pole - you don’t have to key in your selection anymore
  • Graphical boxes on K3S_1040 group like sections together making the screen more visually appealing 
  • If you enter your Password wrong when signing in, a window pops up before you can retry your password again making it 'harder' to get disabled 
  • Some fields that require a percentage have a drag along bar to dial in a new value
  • You don't have to look at the screen ID if you don't want to
  • Hold your mouse over an option on Totem Pole to get explanation
  • Your cursor starts on the Product ID entry line of the K3S_1030 screen 
  • Automatic email of reports in PDF and CSV format 
  • You can receive daily or weekly GUI updates from the K3S FTP site
  • Drink your coffee with one hand and work with the other; multi-tasking made easier
  • Higher appeal to younger generations
  • Smaller training curve
  • You can see all available Function Keys on the screens without hitting F24
  • Cloud computing available
  • Hover text for the Main Menu options
  • Get to the future today!
  • Alternating background colors on subfile list makes for easier reading
  • Mouse hover highlights current line you are on when browsing a subfile
  • You still have ALL the benefits and functionality found in the Green Screen
  • Easy transition for current green screen users
  • Hover over the K3S logo in the top left corner to get a description of the screen's functions
  • Fast access to common areas: the upper right corner of the screen has buttons to jump to Home, Function Keys, and the Previous screen
  • Once you start using Silverswitch you will never want to go back
  • Easier Navigation means quicker adaptation
  • Access from any device with a browser!
  • Prepare for the future, without abandoning the past
  • No need to purchase an IBM server to use software
  • Use cutting edge technology while taking advantage of 15 years of proven experience
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