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Product Evaluation


ADP E
-
Time Enterprise


Kronos Workforce Central


Schematic

Elements of a 4.0 solution

Windows PCs

browser
-
only!


DCM

Web / Application Server

Background

Processor

“Totalizer”

Configuration Pc

DB Server

Shared Java component

On the Browser

Client Applet Window

Java Applet

Nav.

Bar

(Portal)

HTML

JavaScript


JRE 1.3 Pluggin

Schematic

Elements of a 4.0 solution

Windows PCs

browser
-
only!


DCM

Web / Application Server

Background

Processor

“Totalizer”

Configuration Pc

DB Server

WFC Platform Components


All the domain
-
independent functions.


Implemented as Servlets and Java Packages.


We use cookies (provided by JRun) to do
session tracking


I.e. keeping track of all the
http traffic from a specific browser.


The cookies are stored on the client and
passed back and forth.

Schematic

Elements of a 4.0 solution

Windows PCs

browser
-
only!


DCM

Web / Application Server

Background

Processor

“Totalizer”

Configuration Pc

DB Server

Callable Totalizer




DB

JDBC

A pool of IBM VisualAge Processes

Handle the online totalization requests.

ODBC

Callable Totalizer


On the application server, when the
application server starts up, it starts a
number of totalizer processes.


Each one has an ODBC connection to the DB.


Remote Method Invocation (RMI) is used to
pass information from Java to Smalltalk and
back.


These are used to process “on the fly” totals
requests from supervisors or to process
accruals validation.

Schematic

Elements of a 4.0 solution

Windows PCs

browser
-
only!


DCM

Web / Application Server

Background

Processor

“Totalizer”

Configuration Pc

DB Server

Persistence Service


Handles all the SQL transactions to the DB


Creates and manages a pool of DB
connections. The number is configurable.


Uses Type 4 JDBC (native Java drivers) for
each DB type.


Oracle JDBC Type 4


Inet JDBC Type 4 for SQL Server


Reconnects if a connection ‘fails’.

WFC Platform Components


All the domain
-
independent functions.


Implemented as Servlets and Java Packages.


We use cookies (provided by JRun) to do
session tracking


I.e. keeping track of all the
http traffic from a specific browser.


The cookies are stored on the client and
passed back and forth.

Buzzwords


HTML, XML


HTTP, HTTPS, HTTPd


SSL, Certificates


ODBC, J2EE


Applets, Servlets


JSPs, ASPs


Apache


RMI



SMTP, JDBC Type 4


LDAP, NT Domain


FlexLM


PDF, Cookies


JavaScript, JRun


JRE, JVM, Sticky
Cache


Servlet Engine


Email & Notifications


E
-
mail Integration


Allows customers to invoke their local e
-
mail client from
within Workforce Central to send messages or timecards to
selected people.


Workflow Notifications


Customers can configure the system to automatically send
e
-
mail reminders or alerts at scheduled times or when
certain events occur

E
-
mail Integration


In Detail and QuickFind Genies:


Provides the ability to select people and send an e
-
mail
message to them


Local e
-
mail client is launched via an e
-
mail menu item


Uses the e
-
mail address that is stored in the Person record
for recipients and sender


Access is controlled via an access control point in the user’s
Function Access Profile

E
-
mail Integration


In Timecards:


Provides the ability to send an e
-
mail message from within
the Timecard Editor.


Local e
-
mail client is launched via an e
-
mail menu item


The e
-
mail address of the employee whose timecard is open
will be defaulted into the Recipient field.


The e
-
mail address of the current user will be defaulted into
the Sender field

Workflow Notifications


Workflow in 4.0 consists of automatic e
-
mail
reminders and alerts based on customer defined
parameters.


Use of HyperFind queries to determine target and
recipient lists for pay period based notifications
provides the customer with greater flexibility


Multiple instances of any notification type allows for
different messages to be sent to different groups of
people.

Workflow Notifications


Notification Types available with WFC v4.0


For managers, pay period based


For employees, pay period based


Database server unavailable


Application server booted


Group edit failed


Group edit completed


Timecard signed off by manager


Timecard approved by manager


Timecard edited by manager after employee approval


Scheduled Event processing failed

ESS

Exceptions?

Multiple People

Select Multiple
Employees

Accruals

Next Buttons

Historical Edit

Interesting.

Ok, now what??

Looks pretty, but…???

Key Differences

Workforce Summary




Key Marketing Points



Workflow Management ‘Genies’


Workflow Notifications


User Defined Messages


Email Messaging


Technical


100% Browser (java client)


Ideal for IBM DB2 & ORACLE


Java, JRUN, APACHE


Small Talk???

Attendance Enterprise


Key Marketing Points


Workflow Management (short cuts)


Familiar look and feel (standard)


Integrated & Included


Detailed Historical tracking


Benefit Accruals


Ad hoc reporting


Strong HR functionality




Attendance Enterprise


Technical Points


Microsoft COM
-
Based Client


Ultimate Browser


Optimized for Microsoft Platform


OLE
-
DB, ADO, IIS, MS SQL, ISAPI


MS Security



Bottom Line (100 to 1,500 Emps)


Check your environment


IBM DB2
5%

or ORACLE
10%



(WFC)
DB2 ???


IBM AS400
5%

or UNIX
5%



(old TKC)


Microsoft
75%


Attendance Enterprise