Platopus Retail is designed to be as simple to deploy as possible. In addition to the Platopus Retail web application, which is accessible with any standard web browser, there is an iOS app which can be downloaded for free from Apple's App Store. Using iOS alongside your existing IT is easy, there is no need for a large-scale overhaul of all your systems. The impact of deploying iPads and iPhones across the business is nonetheless profound. With Platopus Retail you have the perfect partner for implementing your mobile strategy; whether you already have iOS devices or want to get them through Platopus, we are happy to help you set them up so that they perform exactly the way you want. (Read about Device Management) and also: http://images.apple.com/uk/business/docs/iOS_Enterprise_Deployment_Overview.pdf
1. The first step is to sign up for a trial, which is the best way to see how Platopus Retail can support your business. You can sign up here and we will be in touch to have a chat about your requirements
2. All we need to set you up with a trial system are formal lists of your locations, products and people. A lot of the data can be imported straight into Platopus Retail, staff information is kept up to date through an integration with your payroll system. We treat this information as highly confidential and take a multi-faceted approach to guaranteeing data security (read more about security here).
3. We can give users access based on existing company email logins for authentication, there is no need to repeatedly sign in
4. Start using Platopus Retail - sign in using a web browser and install the app on your iOS device, upload and share files, add more depth to your restaurants and products by uploading recipe cards and photos, submit Food Reviews and save some bookmarks to your homescreen
"It was just like installing an app"