The Agri - based totally integrated software from iSmart Business Solutions Private Limited can trace its antecedence from the commencement of operations in 1987 under a single start-up Company that grew to a robust Software Development and Solution Provider catering to the niche segment of Agri business management. Charged by determination and fueled by domain knowledge from years of experience in the plantation industry, it set out to start a revolution – a green revolution!
Providing agri-business with end-to-end solutions that would make the entire agricultural process far simpler, more profitable and seamlessly integrated, the Company has built for itself a global reputation of quality, dependability and profitability. Our History and development can be summarized as below:
- Commenced operations in 1986.
- First software product Integrated Plantation Management System (IPMIS) was released on COBOL.
- First International Client.
- Tea, Coffee and Rubber domains added.
- HARVEST it ™ launched (Tea Version).
- HARVEST it ™ is awarded the MICROSOFT BACKOFFICE LOGO Certification - First and only software product in India to receive a 'Designed for Microsoft BackOffice Logo'.
- Won the Microsoft Fusion Award for 'Business Solution of the Year 2000', Asia Pacific Region.
- HARVEST it ™ Oil Palm Version released.
- HARVEST it ™ Tobacco version released.
- HARVEST it ™ was awarded the Microsoft 'Small Business Solution of the Year 2001' awards for Asia and South Pacific region.
- Team strength grows to 200 people worldwide and has more than 75 clients. It successfully completed implementation of its Plantation products at more than 300 sites in over 10 countries.
- Research & Development center in Bangalore set-up.
- HARVEST it ™ Winery version released
- Development of HARVEST it ™ on the .NET platform commenced
- Changes were effected in the shareholding pattern of the Company and taken over by a group of Indian Companies and Venture Funds.
- Launch of HARVEST lite
- Certified as Microsoft Gold Partner
- Launched Sea Food Processing Management System
- HRMS & Payroll Management System
- Warehouse Management System
- Certified ISO 9001:2000 by TUV Sud
- Launch of HARVEST plus at New Delhi in the presence of Dr. A.P.J. Kalaam, former President of India
- Successful Sign Off of HARVEST plus Oil Palm application at Socfindo in Indonesia
- Certified as ISO 9001-2008 by TUV SUD
- OEM partnership with IBM
- Became Intel Software Partner
- Increased customer base for Harvest Plus in Indonesia, Laos, Thailand, Srilanka, Gabon
- Ventured into Sugar Cane Domain
- Gained Foothold in Cameroon, Tanzania and Zambia