BUILDING BETTER WORLDS

BUILD YOUR WORLD

Positive Arts is a systems architecture company specializing in building & running infrastructure.

INFRASTRUCTURE POWER

Infrastructure brings up unusually difficult problems to solve, and delivers great power if it’s done right.

BUSINESS SYSTEMS IP

Everything you need is already there. The magic is in knowing how to put the pieces together.

 

WHY POSITIVE ARTS

Elegant Systems Architecture
We specialize in using off-the-shelf technologies to achieve sophisticated goals where purpose-built solutions don’t exist and custom build is too costly.

Infrastructure Expertise
We live and breathe the system dynamics of back-office support systems — and how to make them a source of power for you.

Complex Problem-Solving
We specialize in understanding and managing complex unstructured problems: We figure out how to make complex things work.

“Right Now” Action
We’re experienced in on-the-spot prioritization, situation command, and “right now” action. We are closers.

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EXAMPLE PROJECTS

Two-week systems conversion for 70-location retailer

Massively complex systems triage involving ADP, Sage, Salesforce, and multiple transaction systems for asset-purchase acquisition that occurred over a single weekend, with first payroll for 2,500 employees due on new systems in less than two weeks

Data visualization and near-real-time dashboarding using Tableau

Match data
across multiple different
customer transaction systems (retail POS, recurring monthly billing, accounts receivable, accounts payable) to produce total view of business operations
— every 15 minutes

Secure health outcomes database with Salesforce


Secure repository for health outcomes data for instructor-led health program operating at retail, corporate, and hospital locations. Start to live in 30 days. Speed + robustness + full automation + granular access control

Instant onboarding


DocuSign-to-Salesforce
fully-legally-compliant employee onboarding solution for company
with locations in 13 states.
Time from start to go-live:
about three weeks

100% cloud-based stores


Device-independent
retail infrastructure
communicating to entirely
cloud-based application
infrastructure.
No physical IT network

Global program engine with Salesforce


Salesforce hub
serving cluster of third-party apps
to create
automated education system accessed by users
in 150 countries

KEY CONCEPTS

  • Engineering and construction. Designing things is fun; building them is hard. We live to build things.

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  • Business-systems IP in a cloud-based world. If you can run everything in the cloud, do you still have intellectual property in your business systems? You bet.

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  • The science of how to get things done. If you want people to be able to do something complex, you need to provide them with the tools.

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  • Building better worlds. We see every project in the context of what world could be created. What would a better future look like?

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