TimeVision Inc. and Delphi Consultants L.L.C. Partner to Expand Org-Charting Capabilities to all SAP HR Users.Business Editors
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 23, 2000
Users of SAP Human Resources The fancy word for "people." The human resources department within an organization, years ago known as the "personnel department," manages the administrative aspects of the employees. (TM) versions 4.6 and earlier now can generate ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) An integrated information system that serves all departments within an enterprise. Evolving out of the manufacturing industry, ERP implies the use of packaged software rather than proprietary software written by or for one customer. reports and access interactive, full-color organizational charts using a new interface built by Dallas-based Delphi Consultants L.L.C. in collaboration with TimeVision Inc.
The interface, free for a time from TimeVision, connects SAP HR(TM) users to OrgPublisher for Intranets(TM), TimeVision's leading, Web-based org-charting solution used worldwide.
One of the first SAP HR users to take advantage of the new interface is telecommunications giant GTE GTE General Telephone & Electronics
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"This SAP HR connector allows employees to see who reports to whom and in what department. It's a tool to keep the organization current and clean," said Tony Polk, GTE's general manager for HR technology. "If people start seeing names under the wrong department, they will let their supervisors know. And once we've rolled it out to all the functional users, we expect significant acceptance and usage."
The interface is the latest advancement in the partnership between TimeVision and SAP AG (company) SAP AG - (Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung - German for "Systems, Applications and Products in Data Processing") A company from Germany that sells the leading suite of client-server business software. The US branch is called SAP America. (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange ADR ADR - Astra Digital Radio :SAP). OrgPublisher for Intranets integrated with SAP HR 4.6 in September 1999, extending SAP's efforts with mySAP.com(TM) to enable SAPR/3 for the Web and representing the first ERP system with functional, Web-delivered org charts.
The Delphi interface, written in the ABAP ABAP Advanced Business Application Programming
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ABAP Abbreviated Ssi Application Process (R) application development language, extracts multiple layers of management data from SAP HR based on a supervisor or an organization unit. The "file open" command within OrgPublisher for Intranets Enterprise Edition then imports the data, formatting it into corporate organizational charts. By defining the formatting and publishing criteria, customers get updated, companywide charts each day.
Lois Melbourne, co-founder and president of TimeVision Inc., credited Delphi's superior programming skills with the new, seamless interface to OrgPublisher for Intranets. "Delphi created an ABAP with all the bells and whistles A slang English term for exceptional features in some product. In the computer field, it typically refers to functions in software that may be greatly appreciated by some users, even though they may not be necessary most of the time. , allowing companies to get up to speed on OrgPublisher very easily and quickly. No longer do users of SAP HR versions 4.6 or earlier have to create custom solutions. Every SAP HR now has easy accessibility to a Web-based org-charting solution."
With OrgPublisher, all SAP HR users can automatically:
-- create org charts that can manage tens of thousands of
-- generate org charts directly from the SAP HR Manager's Desktop
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-- distribute org charts on the Internet or company intranets
-- search interactive org charts for variables such as employee
names, phone numbers, e-mail addresses and other user-defined
-- navigate entire org charts with drill-up and drill-down
-- develop reports for strategic analysis, including head counts,
open positions, gender mix, titles, salary comparisons and
position types (employees, contractors, etc.)
-- zoom in/zoom out for detailed viewing of large charts
"TimeVision provides a wonderful tool that is easy to use and allows companies to manage their organizational charts over their intranets," said John Pask, managing member of Delphi Consultants. "OrgPublisher, with all its different functionalities, definitely ranks as the best in the marketplace right now."
For a limited time, SAP HR users can download the connector for free by going to the TimeVision Web site at www.timevision.com.
About TimeVision Inc.
TimeVision Inc., based in Irving, Texas, is one of the leading providers of enterprise/ERP management reporting and organizational charting software worldwide. The company serves more than 500 customers in 25 different countries, with OrgPublisher being used to chart more than 1.1 million employees worldwide. Customers include the Bank of Montreal “BMO” redirects here. For the mathematics competition, see British Mathematical Olympiad.
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About Delphi Consultants Inc.
Delphi Consultants L.L.C. is a SAP national implementation partner for the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. . Delphi, with a Latin American subsidiary based in Monterrey, Mexico, offers the most experienced consultants in the industry and delivers a full range of functional and technical SAP HR/Payroll skills for companies all over the world. Delphi offers consulting services to configure and integrate SAP to the entire HR organization, including time management, benefits, payroll, organization and employee management areas. This integration empowers HR to quickly analyze resource requirements The components of a system that are required by software or hardware. It refers to resources that have finite limits such as memory and disk. In a PC, it may also refer to the resources required to install a new peripheral device, namely IRQs, DMA channels, I/O addresses and memory to better optimize the organization and supply chain.
About SAP AG
SAP AG is the world's leading provider of enterprise business solutions. With a worldwide presence in more than 90 countries, SAP provides comprehensive solutions for companies of all sizes and industry sectors. With its robust software, including R/2 for mainframe computers and R/3 for client-service (or networked) computer systems, SAP empowers businesses to improve the way they operate, to respond quickly and decisively to dynamic market conditions and to compete effectively in a global marketplace.
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Editor's Note: TimeVision Inc. is attending SAPPHIRE(R)2000 in Las Vegas Las Vegas (läs vā`gəs), city (1990 pop. 258,295), seat of Clark co., S Nev.; inc. 1911. It is the largest city in Nevada and the center of one of the fastest-growing urban areas in the United States. , June 14-16. Please stop by booth No. 1943 to learn more about the company and OrgPublisher for Intranets. Delphi Consultants L.L.C. also is attending SAPPHIRE at booth No. 1428.