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17 Φεβ 2014 (πριν από 3 χρόνια και 3 μήνες)

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Introducing:


TimeFiler


Ian Johnson

Enfinit Software Ltd

Quicken Conference

What I’m planning to discuss



What is TimeFiler


What TimeFiler does


Why clients use TimeFiler



What is Software as a Service


SaaS


benefits & pitfalls


Integrating with Quickbooks



How we sell TimeFiler


What the product needs to be


Making it easy for companies to choose us

What we do

Reduce cost of managing employee time



Online roster, leave request and timesheets



Integrated with HR/Payroll/Job costing applications



Benefits:


Eliminate data entry errors = reduced processing cost


Greater accuracy of data = better labour reporting


Customisable interface = less training time


SaaS = nothing to install, maintain and support

Online roster

Online leave requests

Online timesheets

Online timesheets

Some clients

Nothing new, really!



Someone else looks after application and your data



SaaS


New name for ASP (Application Service Provider)


Web
-
based products, generally aimed at SME


Monthly access fee (not perpetual license)



What is the ‘cloud’?


Product hosted off
-
site, not in
-
house


SLA is with vendor. (They have separate SLA with
hosting provider.)


What is
SaaS
?

Convenience & lower cost of ownership



Someone else looks after application and your data


No backups, no upgrades


Minimal IT skill needed


Available anywhere, no expensive infrastructure


But ...


Why
SaaS

is cool

Pitfalls of
SaaS

hosted email

salesforce

basecamp

crm

SaaS accounting

X

X

X

Users interact with lots of products, and
integration is poor

user

trac

X

TimeFiler: what companies want



Integration


Each group of users should only use one product


Must integrate with related 3
rd

party products



Configuration


Adaptable to client requirements


User groups, opportunity to influence product, etc



Support/product availability


Appropriate SLA commitments



Plugging the gap

HR/Payroll/Finance

roster

leave

timesheets

job invoice

Quickbooks

payroll

strategic hr

Employees & Managers

online hr

HR

Finance

lots of
users

few
users

GL

A/R

Getting users involved online



Online access


TimeFiler enables Quickbooks customers to get remote
users involved in accounts process



Configuration


Job costing and/or payment calculation to suit customer


Configurable rules e.g. piece rate, overtime, etc



Integration


Integrates with Quickbooks via IMS



TF for
Quickbooks

What we do

roster

leave

timesheets

job invoice

Quickbooks

payroll

strategic hr

online hr

Existing applications, usually in
-
house

GL

A/R

Selling TimeFiler

Sales process for TimeFiler

CFO

IT

Payroll

HR

Analyst

Recommends our product

Decision maker

Being as ‘Normal’ as possible



What IT asks us (or our advocate)


Does it integrate with our other applications


Will it break anything


Do I have to do anything


Is their hosting infrastructure any good


If it fails, will I have to fix it


Is it secure (e.g. SOX compliance)


Does it fit our corporate IT strategy


Surviving IT

What we do



Installation


No browser installs, no firewall changes, SSL


Support Internet Explorer 6 too



Integration


Support single sign
-
on


Tool to integrate related applications



Appear ‘normal’!


Microsoft
-
based infrastructure


We use reputable hosting providers

Surviving IT

Being as ‘Normal’ as possible



What CFOs ask us


What does it cost/ROI


Who else is like us and uses it


Will you be around in five years


Can you support us


What if you die



What we do


Leverage our partners’ brands


‘Normal’ SLA conditions

Surviving the CFO

Summary



Quickbooks customers can get their users involved,
online



TimeFiler complements Quickbooks, and is easy to
sell, implement and support



Already integrated via IMS

TimeFiler

Thank you!


www.timefiler.com