The Kontrol4 journey started when Marcus van Enk (20 years experience in civil construction) jumped into his 4WD, flipped down the sun visor and got showered with paperwork and receipts. With steam pouring out of his ears, he thought there must be a better way.
In 2011, he met Courtney Smith by chance and discussed the huge gaps in mobile based enterprise management frameworks focusing on mobile, compliance and quality.
Through 2011 and 2012 Courtney and Marcus undertook extensive research and development to determine what systems were available and how could they build a business from the emerging growth of smartphone adoption.
Two years ago QA, OHS and Environmental systems must do more than just offer regulatory compliance.
Scoured the globe - US Study Tour (OAMPS/CCF)
Read countless online cloud product reviews
Trialled and tested over 50 different cloud based products
Consulted over 500 hours with industry stakeholders (CCF, MRWA, Worksafe, ALDE, Master Plumbers, Major Suppliers)
Held and participated in 50+ industry meetings and presentations to determine needs and wants
We listened, refined and submitted and delivered on over 250+ product improvements to the product developers
What we found and helped develop - the best app for business used by over 186,000 users around the world
Fast forward to 2012 and we have the start of ‘Kontrol4’
Why kontrol4? Because your industry kontrol4.
Utilising the power of a select few mobile technologies we can address the cloud based technology requirements of any industry vertical
Save your time - utilise our hard yards to deliver on your cloud strategy
Shortly after, he took a sabbatical and co-designed a system that would meet his dream requirements and remove paperwork from a typical contractors day to day operations.
Fast forward to late 2012 and ‘Kontrol4’ was born. Utilising the power of leading mobile technology frameworks they can now address the cloud based technology requirements of any industry vertical or company seeking bespoke mobile developments in a rapid turnaround for low upfront cost.
Some Key Results:
They read countless online cloud product reviews to identify where the market was heading and how the technologies were developing globally.
Together they trialed and tested over 50 different cloud based products to identify the most important features and benefits.
Spent over 500 hours with industry stakeholders to map technology outcomes with industry needs.
Scoured the globe for a fast moving, highly capable development framework, started to build Australia's best Mobile Quality Management System.
They listened, refined, submitted and delivered on over 250+ product improvements to the framework and continue to do so.
Their primary goal has always been to save companies time, money and set them apart from the rest.