Live Questions and Answers on timeSSD® Software (Video Recording 2020)

TimeSSD has recently published one video recording in which they have shared frequently asked questions (FAQs) on timeSSD software. 

We are sharing these questions and answers in this post. 

You can watch the video here

timeSSD frequently asked questions

Alternatively, you can read all the answers to the questions in the following table. 

Question Group

No.

Question

Answer

Question origin

Scope

1

timeSSD® is it focused on one type of product?

timeSSD® is dedicated for the method development of all type of products in the needle trade industry.

TN

Scope

2

timeSSD® is for the correct MTM time management ?

timeSSD® provides the accurate SAM, optimize the working methods, supports the engineering jobs.

TN

Scope

3

Where timeSSD® supports the unite production system?

The method development and bechmark time are in the focus.

US

Trial

4

What are the limitations of the timeSSD® Trial account?

Today the Trial account is valid for one month and the free Credit provided is 5 TIT.

BD

Purchase

5

What is a tentative cost per workstation if I think an order?

No cost, zero. No subscription cost. timeSSD® it is investment free.

IN

Purchase

6

What is the cost structure per timeSSD® user?

timeSSD® has a "pay as you go" costing system based on credits. The credits are consumed by the used timeSSD® features. No link of the costing with the number of the users, no limit in the number of the users.

IN

Purchase

7

How much is the minimal PayPal payment?

Is no minimal PayPal payment.

JP

Purchase

8

The payment is it in Bitcoin?

Usually, the payment is in EUR but it could be in Bitcoin on request.

AU

Purchase

9

A customer wants to purchase timeSSD®, how they proceed?

Zero investment, no user license purchase. Register for free and use it.

IN

Purchase

10

timeSSD® can be used in Columbia?

The software can be used anywhere, is a web based software.

CO

Purchase

11

Why invest in the software if the operators cannot get over 90% efficiency?

First : is no investment in the software. Second : near the standard time the detailed standard method is provided.

IN

Training

12

Customer decided for timeSSD®. How they can learn it? On-line?

Recommended the timeSSD® Certified Practitioner training, available on-line and on-premises.The user training it has cost.

IN

Credit

13

With 5 TIT credit how many minutes can work the user?

Are not linked. E.g. 1 month.

IN

Credit

14

For what the credit is consumed?

The cost generating items are listed on the Figure 16.1.1. from Appendix 1 - User Guide. E.g. motion element selected from the initial motion elements database.

IN

Credit

15

How much TIT can I get for 100 USD ? For what is it enough ?

139 TIT. Enough to develop 17 different jeans styles.

VN

Credit

16

How the Customer can pay to buy Credit (TITs) ?

Today: i. PayPal; ii. Bank transfer; iii. Via timeSSD® Partner

VN

Credit

17

The accounts pay as they use?

Starting with the "Trial" the "pay as you  go" principle is applied.No limit on number of users, no limit on number of concurrent instances.

IN

Credit

18

What happen with Customer when its Credit become zero?

Can use the no costing features of timeSSD®. E.g. reports.

VN

Credit

19

If an element is changed in a method, then is generating a new cost?

Yes, the new element must be paid. In addition, the system checks, the inclusion of the changed operation, in the operation lists and will recalculate their selection values where will find it.

MM

Credit

20

Account which received the data by "Share" needs to pay the full value of it?

Yes. Is the same like it was developed in the account.

BD

Credit

21

Account must pay for the Public data imported?

Yes. The import from the Public in fact is a "Share" from SysAdmin Partner.

BD

Credit

22

Selecting an operation in the operation list it has a cost?

Yes. It has a cost of 20% from the operation's value.

IN

Work

23

Exist a demo video attached to every single motion element?

Almost each motion element has a demo video attached. Where the video missing there the element is unequivocal.

TN

Work

24

Can I use my own video library?

You cannot use it from your device, but you can upload near the developed methods.

AU

Work

25

How can be estimated the working distances, selection of Element Accurate?

In Appendix 2 from the User Guide is posted a very easy table for accurate distance estimations.

IN

Work

26

How can a roughly price calculation be made for a style?

With a short work history in timeSSD® the user already has a similar style in its database. Will apply the few changes on the operations, approx. 15%

TN

Work

27

What is the status of the timeSSD® line balancing project?

Line Layout, based on the average efficiency of the line : 2021.
Daily Line Balancing: out of the scope of timeSSD®, as no operative data collection in it.

TN

Background

28

How the target is established without PMTS?

Variables and ways used for estimations when the benchmark is missing.

US

Background

29

Are standards available for styles execution ?

timeSSD® is the tool to develop and provide the necessary standards.

US

Background

30

How to establish the benchmark?

The benchmark method depends on the available equipment and configuration of the line.

US

Background

31

What are the differences between SAM and SMV ?

SAM - Standard Allowed Minutes ; SMV - Standard Minute Value; In South Asia means the same : minutes.

IN

Background

32

In case of the same operation on different difficulty of fabrics how the SAM is established?

For the sewing reduce the machine speed, for the handling make allowance adjustments.

TN

Background

33

Can timeSSD® tell what is the best method to follow?

The IE decides the best method. timeSSD® tells for each method the accurate SAM.

IN

Background

34

timeSSD® provides the production time?

SAM of the Operation List = Planned Production Time for the style

US

Background

35

Basically, is not possible to achieve 100% with timeSSD®?

timeSSD® provides the benchmark 100%, … for an average person.

IN

Background

36

What about the PF&D allowances?

Personal and Fatigue allowances can change from factory to factory (conditions, layout etc). The machine Delay allowances are specified standard, available in the books.

IN

Language

37

Exist the French version of timeSSD®?

Yes. Are 14 languages implemented, including French, Arabic, Chinese.

TN

Data

38

Is it possible the data export from timeSSD® ?

Yes, it is. In Excel and via EDI.

VN

Data

39

How timeSSD® provides the Elements library for 3rd party?

A package what you import in your system.

US

Data

40

Can be transferred in timeSSD® the developed items in a former version of SSD?

Unfortunately the timeSSD® parameters and data structure is not compatible with the former versions of SSD.

RU

License

41

Two persons developing the items for the same style. How to proceed?

Recommended to work with different usernames. No limit on user numbers.

IN

Services

42

Where is the expertise? Who can make the production faster and smooth?

As first we provide the timeSSD® as tool for your engineers. If you lack the professionals then we provide the BPO services by our consultants.

TH

Services

43

Are you accept to get a tech-pack and develop the operation list, as a study case?

Yes, and in few days we will provide back in timeSSD®, by "Share", the corresponding operation list.

TH

Services

44

Can I use timeSSD® as a service to operate as a bureau?

Yes. You can deliver the methods and operation lists developed by you in timeSSD®  using the “Share” feature.

AU

Services

45

How to check the validity of the timeSSD® Certificate?

Use the "Certification" menu point on the site and provide the Candidate ID or the Certification number.

PK

Decision

46

Why to select timeSSD® and not a competitor's solution?

Important for us: full freedom of the user, no contracted payments, zero investment, and only "pay as you go" costing.

DE


This list of questions is submitted by Laszlo Szabo from TimeSSD. 

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