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Technology Advantages:

Natively architected and built on the .NET and SQL platforms. Optimized to be the evolved Enterprise solution and solution support model. Entirely integrated application framework with seamless Web enablement throughout. Comprehensive in solution depth and flexibility and is capable of providing a limitless number solution possibilities.

Empower your business with “Business INsight through ESP.“ ESP21 is the evolved enterprise solution designed to leverage the .NET platform today and into the future.

ESP21 ”Business Insight through ESP“

ESP Explained

ESP Stands for ”Enterprise Solution Platform.“ What it means to your business is that it represents the solid foundation our business solutions are built on. All ESP Systems, Applications and their associated processes and work-flow, are elegantly and strategically deployed to serve your business needs.

The platform can best be described as a comprehensive family of solution applications that are interdependent, and work interactively in an integrated manner. Each application in itself can be deemed a complete solution that is comprised of multiple independent mini-programs that function as one application. It is the Application’s immersion into an integrated Enterprise Schema that most empowers the solution framework and provides a limitless number of possibilities for managing business processes. ESP based solutions are capable of touching and responding to, nearly any Enterprise/business demand imaginable.

What is Business INsight?

Quite simply Business INsight™ is the result of many years of solution providing from both the development and deployment perspective. Understanding concepts of Business Work-Flow Management and their associated requirements are at the core of ESP’s Business INsight. The Systems and supporting applications, during deployment, gain and ultimately provide unparalleled understanding of your company’s activities through ”Business Intelligence Assimilation“ as the Solution ”learns“ how you work and adaptively provides the critical controls necessary for supporting those activities.

ESP as the Tool

While incredibly responsive to the most demanding of your business needs, ESP does not simply stop there. New and often previously unimagined solutions are attainable without conventional programming or reverse engineering.

Realize the benefits of the ESP Application Design Tool. Modify existing applications, add to their content, secure, restrict and modify user interface by user groups and profiles. Create new applications and functionality that intuitively interact with the entire family of ESP Systems and Applications all without touching or modifying any core source code.

Leveraging ESP in Decision Support

In addition to the comprehensive framework of tools within ESP Applications, it is at the core of the Solution design strategy to empower customers in ways in which they are already familiar. What this means is that ESP Applications provide complete extensibility through the use of such widely used desktop applications as Microsoft Office, Crystal Reports and many others. Since ESP Applications are built in leading edge Microsoft tools (.NET and SQL Server) resources already familiar with tools and applications in the Microsoft family of solutions are right at home. Whether it’s reporting, data analysis, decision support or eCommerce, ESP21 shines as the solution that was architected, designed and built to play the critical foundation role in the enterprise vision of today’s solutions.

Accounts Payable

The Accounts Payable System of the Enterprise Solution Platform (ESP21) is a comprehensive set of tools designed to manage all payables and vendor related activities. The application is comprised of a powerful feature set designed to facilitate streamlined and accurate management in all areas of payables processing completely tailored to the operational requirements of your enterprise. In addition to managing all aspects of payables obligation, the system works seamlessly with other ESP21 participants facilitating document work-flow processes such as purchasing, inventory, cash management etc.. The ESP21 Accounts Payable System can be configured to empower highly configurable enterprise controls to manage payables/cost recognition as well as the scheduling and management of payment processing in a single or multi-division/site environment.

The Accounts Payable System empowers you to:

  • Configure a tailored payables environment that matches the most demanding enterprise requirements
  • Define an unlimited number of payables classes and payables divisions
  • Manage and execute an unlimited number of payment methods and processing cycles
  • Produce comprehensive cash requirements for pending payables completely configurable and tailored as desired
  • Define and manage an unlimited number of voucher/transaction types completely configurable each with a discrete audit trail by type if needed
  • View vendor activity analysis at any time with just a click using ESP’s Business Insight™
  • Integrate with other ESP21 applications providing intuitive support of enterprise process affected by payables, cost recognition or allocation

The Accounts Payable System provides comprehensive yet flexible features that enable the enterprise management of all vendor/payables related activities. Additionally the system, acting as an ESP21 participant, provides vital support to numerous enterprise processes further empowering “Business Insight through ESP™.”

Features

  • Allows you to manage payables and all payable operations as an independent accounting subsystem.
  • Allows you to custom configure vendor account information and profiles for managing a wide variety of vendor accounts.
  • Allows you to create and organize payables management activities into an unlimited number of transaction types.
  • Allows you to perform variety of transactions and assign expense allocation to jobs and contract documents by line item.
  • Integrate with general ledger, order entry, inventory and other enterprise systems.
  • Collect account detail and run flexible and detailed validation and posting processes with extensive built in control features.
  • Integrate with job cost module to automatically track purchase, inventory and other expense activity against a contract.

Benefits

  • No limitations on creating account type, account classes or vendors.
  • Provides great flexibility in recording payables management activities.
  • Provides great flexibility in managing payments for diverse customer situations and expense management requirements.
  • Streamline data entry and thus reduce the opportunity for errors because of module integration with inventory, billing order entry etc. Other accounting and functional specialists can concentrate on creation and validation of information in their subsystem areas.
  • All account payables account aging, balances, and history information can be quickly accessed through the Business Insight™ online inquiry reporting.
  • Integration with job cost, purchase order and contracts modules allow automatic and efficient aggregation of payable expense transactions to the source documents

Accounts Receivable

The Accounts Receivable System of the Enterprise Solution Platform (ESP21) provides powerful, comprehensive tools for managing Customers, their activity and relationships as well as the many tasks associated with bookkeeping and decision support in the theatre of receivables processing. The System is capable of working independently or as an integrated participant in the ESP21 family of Enterprise Systems. All Enterprise integration points are seamless and real time.

The Accounts Receivable System empowers you to:

  • Configure a Receivables System tailored to meet the most demanding business requirements
  • Maintain vital customer information and activity at a click using ESP’s Business Insight™
  • Maintain and manage an unlimited number of discrete lines of business and customer activity
  • Integrate an unlimited number of document and/or payment types and options into the receivables work-flow
  • Track aging and payment cycles in any desired configurable manner
  • Review summary and detail activity on-line, on demand at a click using ESP’s Business Insight™
  • Produce an unlimited number Accounts Receivable Reports integrated directly into the ESP21 System framework
  • Manage a wide array of secondary receivables processes such as finance charges, commissions, recurring and deferred documents processing etc.
  • Work seamlessly with other ESP21 Systems providing a single point of transaction origin. Never enter a transaction more than once

The Accounts Receivable System simplifies administration and communication by empowering the user to create, manage, and process receivables with incredible efficiency. The System contains unlimited flexibility for managing customers, their accounts and all related activity providing the ultimate path to Business Insight through ESP™.

Features

  • Allows you to manage receivables and all receivable operations regardless of transaction source
  • Allows you to custom configure customer account information and profiles for managing a wide variety of customer requirements and information
  • Allows you to create and organize receivables management activities into an unlimited number of transaction types.
  • Create, assign and manage an unlimited number of primary customer accounts, sub accounts and customer sites
  • Allows you to perform variety of transactions and assign allocations to jobs, contract documents as well as any number of enterprise driven processes
  • Integrate with general ledger, order entry, inventory and other enterprise Systems.
  • Collect account detail and run flexible and detailed validation and posting processes with extensive built in and configurable management control features.
  • Integrate with job cost System to automatically track billing expense activity against the contract.
  • Perform numerous secondary functions such as statement, commissions processing, finance charges, recurring billing, deferred and cyclical billing etc.

Benefits

  • No limitations on the types of Accounts, Account Types or customer/transaction business units that can be created.
  • Provides great flexibility in recording receivables management activities.
  • Provides great flexibility in managing billing for diverse customer situations and revenue management requirements.
  • Streamline data entry and thus reduce the opportunity for errors because of System integration with inventory, billing order entry etc. Other accounting and specialists can concentrate on creation and validation of information in their subsystem areas.
  • All account receivables account aging, balances, and history information can be quickly accessed through the Business Insight™ online inquiry reporting.
  • Integration with job cost, purchase order and contracts Systems allow automatic and efficient aggregation of receivable revenue transactions to the source documents.

Budgets

The Budgets System of the Enterprise Solution Platform (ESP21) is a comprehensive set of tools used to manage your entire budgeting process as well as all of its related requirements. Its flexibility simplifies administration by integrating and tracking essential information from the point of creating budget items/entries through the ultimate replenishment and/or interfacing of budget items to contract documents or any ESP21 defined work scope. The System can function as an independent application, or can be used as an enterprise integrated participant managing critical work-flow for various applications such as General Ledger, Contracts Management, Job Cost, Manufacturing, and Order Entry etc…

The Budget System empowers you to:

  • Configure and manage an unlimited number of budget work-flow paradigms
  • Configure and enforce a wide array of budget controls, all adaptable to your organizational needs and policies
  • Work interactively with other ESP21 applications to provide needed support and planning for expenditure requirements
  • Maintain and review on-line budgets or cost proposals at a click using ESP’s Business Insight™
  • Review and utilize budget history in support of future budgets or cost/price proposals at a click using ESP’s Business Insight™
  • Lend full enterprise support of budget line items from the point of budget creation through to the ultimate assignment of items to a contract document or work scope

The Budget System simplifies administration, provides internal controls, and defines the entire budgeting process. The result enables organizations to manage budgets from creation and entry to the interface of contract documents, effectively and efficiently. The ESP21 Budget System, as a member of the enterprise solution of applications, empowers your organization and provides unlimited “Business Insight through ESPTM.“

Features

  • Create and manage budgets for specific Proposals, Contracts, Jobs and GL accounts.
  • Leverage interdependent relationships with other enterprise systems such as Contracts, Accounts Payable, and General Ledger to build proposals that also serve as budgets for subsequent contracts and activities.
  • Establish budgets at a summary level, and then prepare them in the first level of detail to be rolled up and applied to each budget line item.
  • Copy or ”Clone“ Budgets and rename them to save time.
  • Create unique performance periods.
  • Generate up-to-the minute reports to evaluate spending.
  • Built-in financial intelligence.
  • Interface budget proposal data and automatically move it to Contracts.

Benefits

  • Improve forecasting and budgeting for increased profitability and predict better investment opportunities for the future.
  • Speed up the creation and accuracy of budgets.
  • Better monitor labor, non-labor, and travel activities.
  • Address causes of budgeting delays.
  • Transform budgeting into dynamic, collaborative process.
  • Eliminate time consuming data collection and re-keying.
  • Support top down and bottom up budgeting and forecasting.
  • Capture business objectives for coming financial year.
  • Monitor profitability and identify problems in a more timely manner.
  • Save valuable time and costs during project.

Burdens

The Burden System of the Enterprise Solution Platform (ESP21) is a comprehensive set of tools used to manage your entire Burdening process as well as all of its related requirements. Its flexibility simplifies administration by integrating and tracking essential information from the point of Burden definition through the ultimate assignment and use on vouchers/invoices and/or allocations associated with items and material. The System functions as an enterprise integrated participant managing critical work-flow for a large number of applications such as Budgets, Job Cost, Contracts Management, Human Resources and Manufacturing.

The Burden System empowers you to:

  • Configure and manage an unlimited number of burden pool paradigms
  • Configure and enforce a wide array of burden types and components, all adaptable to your organizational needs and policies
  • Work interactively with other ESP21 applications to provide needed cost build up and billing methodology support for labor and non-labor contractual requirements.
  • Maintain and review burden pool and Rate activity and history at a click using ESP’s Business Insight
  • Review and utilize vendor burden history in support of future proposals and projections at a click using ESP’s Business InsightTM
  • Lend full enterprise support of unit cost markup for labor and non labor from the point of proposal preparation until the ultimate close out of a contract or work scope vehicle

The Burden System simplifies administration, provides internal controls, and defines the entire burden process. The result enables organizations to manage burdening from proposal preparation to contract award and throughout the billing cycle, effectively and efficiently. The ESP21 Burden System, as a member of the enterprise solution of applications, empowers your organization and provides unlimited “Business Insight through ESP™.“

Features

  • ”Burdens“ defined as the mark-ups applied to units of cost.
  • Definable and adapted to any work-scope/customer requirement.
  • Create and manage job burden methodologies.
  • Compute specific mark-ups applied to units of costs.
  • Used to help build budgets or proposals against a project.
  • Update burden structures and values at any time.
  • Analyze and evaluate burden rates.
  • Apply burdens to budgets and expense items.

Benefits

  • Allows you to create and manage burden methodologies which can be used for building budgets, proposals, and billing expenses incurred for products and services that are performed against contracts and PO documents.
  • Highly configurable yet centrally and conveniently organized.
  • Keep better track of hidden costs.
  • Maintain total control over how and when assignments are made to either burden pools i.e. (Manufacturing or Engineering) or burden types (Overhead or General & Administrative).
  • Make smarter and quicker decisions based on more accurate and easily accessible data.
  • Allows team members to manage vital resources, and budget and prepare proposal materials for current and projected opportunities.

Cash Management

The Cash Management System of the Enterprise Solution Platform (ESP21) provides powerful, comprehensive tools to create, manage, edit, post, and process bank and investment account activity. It provides immediate access to disbursements and deposit transactions produced by other ESP21 applications as well as providing for many other tasks associated with tracking and managing account activity including a comprehensive reconciliation process. The application is capable of working independently or as an integrated participant in the ESP21 family of Enterprise Applications. All Enterprise integration points are seamless and real time.

The Cash Management System empowers you to:

  • Configure a cash management system tailored to meet most demanding business requirements
  • Integrate, maintain and manage an unlimited number of transactions and track their status
  • Track and maintain cash managements balances
  • Run cash managements re-conciliation process and inquiry
  • Review summary and detail activity on-line, on demand using ESP’s Business Insight™
  • Produce an unlimited number of Cash Management Reports integrated directly into the ESP21 application framework
  • Work seamlessly with other ESP21 applications providing a single point of transaction origin and eliminating the need to enter a transaction more than once

The Cash Management System simplifies administration and communication by empowering the user to create, manage, and process payments, disbursements, deposits as well as any other account activity with exceptional efficiency. The Cash Management System contains tremendous flexibility in processing transaction documents and all related activity providing the ultimate path to “Business Insight through ESP™.”

Features

  • Allows you to create an unlimited number of accounts, account types and financial institutions to perform cash management activities.
  • Allows you to create and organize cash management activities into an unlimited number of transaction classes. Each may contain an unlimited number of categories.
  • Create, assign and manage, an unlimited number of cash management distribution entities.
  • Integrate with Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and General Ledger Systems.
  • Flexibility allows for a wide variety of transaction formats.
  • Collect account detail and run flexible and detailed cash reconciliation processes with extensive built in control features.

Benefits

  • No limitations on the types of accounts, account types or financial institutions that can be created.
  • Provides great flexibility in recording cash management activities.
  • Provides great flexibility in managing cash distributions.
  • Streamline data entry and thus reduce the opportunity for errors because of system integration. Other accounting specialists can concentrate on creation and validation of information in their subsystem areas.
  • All account balances and reconciliation information can be quickly accessed through the Business Insight™ online inquiry report.

Communications Collaboration and Resources Management

The Communications Collaboration and Resources Management System of Enterprise Solution Platform (ESP21) is a comprehensive set of tools that automate all communications and collaboration capabilities within the enterprise. The system provides management and administration through a flexible, configurable interface promoting tremendous efficiency and productivity. CCRM provides a globally accessible work environment driven off a Common, Secured System without a need to install client side software. The CCRM System is a portal that offers its customers the ability to interactively maintain meetings, tasking, contacts, document management, personnel skill, sets and email management. A privilege grid through which individual access rights are assigned protects the integrity of all CCRM data from non-authorized personnel. CCRM has been integrated with Microsoft Outlook, a widely used resource management application; you can seamlessly read and respond to e-mails, lookup and create contacts, check and schedule meetings and tasks, all while sharing this information with your entire team.

The Communications Collaboration and Resources Management System empowers you to:

  • Define, configure and manage the prospective collaboration organizations and entities
  • Schedule and manage an expansive collection of organization or function derived tasks or events
  • Provide vital support to planning and scheduling process of all enterprise activities at a click using ESP’s Business Insight™
  • Define and manage an unlimited number of information search definitions that can be applied to organizations.
  • Integrate seamlessly with MS Outlook and other enterprise systems in the support of managing resources for tasks, and any other commitments defined in the enterprise theatre of activities
  • Define and manage level of privilege types and level of activity that allows you to manage security levels.

The ESP21 CCRM system empowers the organizations to take command of the many daunting tasks associated with effective communications and collaboration across the enterprise and to the entire family of ESP21 as well as “Business Insight through ESP™.”

Features

  • Create and assign people to teams and organizations.
  • Lookup and create contacts.
  • Import /export Outlook Calendar and emails with CCRM
  • Post and manage documents.
  • Schedule and check status of meetings or action items. Track task schedule and completion.
  • Assign keyword definitions to individuals and groups for enhanced search capability.
  • Seamlessly read and respond to e-mails.
  • Quickly assign user access and controls using the privilege grid.
  • Share work place information with users.

Benefits

  • Configuration capability permits specific information to reflect the unique personality of the user entity. Create organizational groups and or teams associating them with specific venues, tasks or individual skill sets
  • Create personnel/contact list, matching individuals with organizations, teams or individual skill sets
  • Schedule meetings with specific personnel or by using predefined organizations, teams or skill sets.
  • Interactive document management
  • Schedule tasks and create a secured common document management work space for all material related to the task
  • Search mechanism to quickly determine who, what, when and where for scheduled meetings and tasks
  • Optional, systemic email notification of scheduled meetings, tasks or select document review
  • Security privilege grid, allows the system administrator to assign users level of access rights.
  • Post information to a common bulletin board.

Contract Documents

The Contract Document System of the Enterprise Solution Platform (ESP21) is a comprehensive set of tools used to manage your entire Contract Document Management process as well as all of its related requirements. Its flexibility simplifies administration by integrating and tracking essential information starting with the configuration and setup of Contract Document request through the accumulation of expenses and the ultimate close out of the document. The System can function as an independent application for document management including electronic filing cabinet capabilities, or can be used as an enterprise integrated participant managing critical work-flow for a large number of applications such as Budgets, Job Cost, Time Card, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable etc.

The Contract Document System empowers you to:

  • Configure and manage an unlimited number of contract document work-flow paradigms
  • Configure and enforce a wide array of contract document controls, all adaptable to your organizational needs and policies
  • Work interactively with other ESP21 application to provide needed support and control for budget/proposal preparation and execution and contract performance requirements
  • Maintain and review on-line contract modification, expense and deliverable activity at a click using ESP’s Business Insight™
  • Review and utilize task performance history in support of future task requirements at a click using ESP’s Business Insight™
  • Lend full enterprise support for contract services and manufacturing from the point of purchase budget/proposal creation through the ultimate delivery of services and end products and close out.

The Contract Document System simplifies contract administration, provides internal controls, and allows the user to define the entire Contract Document management process. The result enables organizations to manage the contract documents life cycle, effectively and efficiently. The ESP21 Contract Document System, as a member of the enterprise solution of applications, empowers your organization and provides unlimited “Business Insight through ESP™.”

Features

  • Allows you to create a variety of documents and manage their configuration throughout the documents life cycle.
  • Allows you to perform various activities such as recording of modifications and adjustment of funding transactions cost reimbursable billings.
  • Create, and manage, an unlimited number of related child documents such as Delivery/Task Orders, Subcontracts and Purchase Orders that organizes all contract activity.
  • Integrate budgets/proposals line item relationships and job management into one system.
  • Integrate with Job Cost System to automatically track billing expense activity against the contract.
  • Flexibility allows for a wide variety of line item formats for a government or commercial customers.
  • Create manage and associate related document information for projects, configuration, and deliverables management
  • Control contract document configuration centrally.
  • Create and assign an unlimited number of Contract document Clauses/Terms and Conditions.

Benefits

  • No limitations on the types of documents that can be created.
  • Provides great flexibility in recording modification types and classifications including assignment of funding sources such as accounting classification reference numbers (ACRNS).
  • All contract documents for prime or subcontractors and consultants can be accessed and managed from a single location.
  • Streamline data entry and thus reduce the opportunity for errors because of system integration. Functional experts can concentrate on creations and validation of information in their business areas.
  • All contract related documents for project management, configuration management, risk management etc can be accessed and managed from a single location.

General Ledger

The General Ledger System of the Enterprise Solution Platform (ESP21) is an extremely powerful yet flexible set of tools that enable organizations to design and manage a highly tailored set of financial reports and supporting schedules. The application empowers the enterprise to perform analysis virtually in any way desired. Compare and contrast projects, control planning and execution, increase resource productivity, reduce costs, and assist decision making with accuracy and ease all in a configurable application that intuitively inherits the organization structure and activity paradigm of the enterprise. The General Ledger’s seamless integration with all other ESP21 application participants further empower the application as a critical decision support component for any organization.

The General Ledger System empowers you to:

  • Define and tailor the general ledger chart of accounts and account segmentation in any way desired
  • Intuitively assimilate organization hierarchy and structure
  • Define, manage and report an unlimited number of transaction types for actuals, budgets, statistics etc.
  • Define and maintain up to 365 accounting periods in a fiscal year/cycle and post activity to these periods through a comprehensive series of highly configurable rules and guidelines.
  • Define an unlimited number of financial reports, custom tailored to meet the most demanding requirements
  • Implement comprehensive manage-ment controls for handling enterprise financial data regardless of source
  • Integrate with other ESP21 applications providing a complete and accurate audit trail of all transactions across the enterprise

The General Ledger System is a critical decision support and management tool, enabling consistent and efficient execution of business policies and all related activity with exceptional flexibility and “Business Insight through ESP™.”

Features

  • Define Chart of Accounts structure in any manner required by enterprise
  • Define and configure business rules to control an manage financial data consistent with rules and policies governing your organization
  • Create an unlimited number of transaction types including actuals, budgets and statistics as well as any additional user defined purpose.
  • Actively process concurrently in an unlimited number of periods and fiscal cycles (years)
  • Define an unlimited number of financial reports constructed through a point and click interface
  • Collect and manage enterprise data with a full audit trail of all activity
  • Integrate seamlessly and manage financial data from all enterprise sources configured to your specification and business rules.

Benefits

  • Intuitively reflects financial information in a manner consistent with your organizations structure and business activities
  • Provides the ultimate flexibility in defining transaction purpose, use and audit ability
  • Provides extensive and comprehensive tools for managing financial data
  • Removes the need for compiling and re-compiling financial information in order to arrive at the desired presentation and representation of financial activity and position
  • System can accommodate the rigid or informal processing environment. Configure the General Ledger and its application processes to work the way you do.
  • Integration with the ESP framework provides a complete audit trail of activity from transaction origin through to it financial representation and recognition.

Human Resources

The Human Resources system of Enterprise Solution Platform (ESP21) is a comprehensive set of tools that automate all core Human Resources functions. The system provides management and administration through a flexible, configurable interface promoting tremendous efficiency and productivity in all areas of HR and related enterprise support.

Automation of a wide array of Human Resource functions empowers enterprise personnel to easily track all aspects of employee activity and lifecycle. It also provides intuitive enterprise planning and the opportunity to proactively determine resource requirements and leveling within the organization as well as the more traditional aspects of HR such as training, education, benefits and review as well as comprehensive employee profiling. As an integrated ESP21 family member of applications, the HR system provides vital insight and control of human resource for all enterprise requirements.

The Human Resources application empowers you to:

  • Define, configure and manage the prospective employee evaluation process
  • Maintain an expansive collection of employee and employee related information
  • Provide vital support to planning and budgeting process of all enterprise activities at a click using ESP’s Business Insight™
  • Define and manage an unlimited number of internal and external categories of employee job/work definitions
  • Integrate seamlessly with other enterprise systems in the support of managing resources for projects, jobs and any other organizational commitment defined in the enterprise theatre of activities
  • Define and manage all traditional aspects of HR activity such as benefits, time, accruals, work experience and authorization, security levels etc.

The ESP21 Human Resource system empowers the organizations to take command of the many daunting tasks associated with HR management. Additionally the system offers the most vital information to the entire family of ESP21 applications in the daily pursuit of resource allocation, planning and budgeting of all ongoing activities that require a human resource component as well as “Business Insight through ESP™.”

Features

  • Flexibility to custom configures employee application and hiring process for your organization.
  • Flexibility to customize the employee HR management functions to the needs of your organization.
  • Electronically receive an employee application and review and process it through the hiring, time card and payroll activities for each employee.
  • Track all employment information and major HR events for employees.
  • Human resources information is only entered once then becomes available to all other enterprise systems.
  • Handles HR, benefits, and payroll administration needs from recruiting through departure.
  • Tracks unlimited number of compensation types such as straight time, over time and pay rates.
  • Tracks and allows the ability to assign an unlimited number of work authorizations to employees.
  • Provides the ability to create an unlimited number of benefit plans and carriers and individually assign and manage all benefit information to employees.

Benefits

  • Configuration capability permits specific information to reflect the unique personality of the user entity.
  • Efficiently manage employee application and hiring process.
  • Improve data accuracy through integration of HR system with other systems.
  • Save HR Manager’s time so they can spend it on strategic issues.
  • Maintain an accurate record of key employee events and activities such as hire date, promotion, evaluations etc in one convenient location.
  • More accurately control the process and assigning work and compensating employees pay employees.
  • Reduce the amount of paper source documents and eliminate redundant data entry and paper shuffling.
  • Flexibility in benefit information creation and management creates tremendous flexibility and eases benefit administration.

Job Cost

The Job Cost System of the Enterprise Solution Platform (ESP21) is a comprehensive resource management and billing tool. Working inter-actively with and responding to enterprise contract documents and controls, the system collects, manages and ensures the proper accounting allocation and consumption of contract and/or work scope resources. This powerful system can be configured to meet the most demanding collection and management requirements of any organization. Integrating seamlessly with all other ESP21 applications, the Job Cost System plays a vital role in numerous enterprise activities and is where job billing occurs. Job Cost works interactively, as an ESP21 framework participant, with contract document management, human resource management, timecard, payroll, resource leveling as well as providing its own comprehensive view of job/project activity and status.

The Job Cost System empowers you to:

  • Define jobs and collect expenditure data on behalf of Contract Line Items (CLINS)
  • Create and manage phases and tasks as required for jobs and project associations
  • Deploy management and control functions such as the audit and approval of work authorizations for jobs
  • Integrate job cost data into enterprise activities, automate billing, accrue and manage resource usage vs. approved and budgeted values etc.
  • Create new jobs based on historical data by using the cloning feature

The Job Cost System addresses the real world demands of precise data collection and management and intuitively represents the results throughout the enterprise wherever needed. Providing the work-flow controls and data management functions associated with resource expenditure collection, authorization and use, the job cost application plays a vital role in automating countless enterprise functions and additionally delivers “Business Insight through ESP™.”

Features

  • Create an unlimited number of jobs, job types phases and tasks for use throughout the enterprise.
  • Allows you to create a variety of bills and vouchers for jobs and other billable accounting expense transactions.
  • Allows you to perform various activities such as creation of work authorizations, direct billings of expenses against jobs and creating and adjusting cost reimbursable billings.
  • Create unlimited number of billing profiles that are customizable to include expenses from other modules such as purchase order, timecards and accounts payable.
  • Integrated with billing to automatically calculate and produce invoices.
  • Flexibility allows for a wide variety of billing requirements by each customer.

Benefits

  • Provides real-time visibility into detailed accounting expenditures against contract document authorization and funding.
  • Manage timecard work authorization and billing activities from within job cost.
  • Produce more accurate billing information.
  • Streamline time tracking and billing results that lead to quicker cash collection for billable items.
  • Integrated with other enterprise systems such as Contracts, Purchase Order, Accounts Payable etc.
  • Customize automation of billing schedules and processes for a variety of customers.

Manufacturing Management

The Manufacturing Management System of the Enterprise Solution Platform (ESP21) is a comprehensive and powerful set of tools enabling the enterprise to track and manage all aspects of the manufacturing process. The Manufacturing Management System allows immediate inquiry into the current status of all facets associated with production, planning, inventory allocation and consumption as well as comparatives to scheduled processes and end result manufacturing and demand. With the Manufacturing Management System, organizations can create, manage, and track manufacturing incrementally, time phased or instantaneous dependent entirely on the desired model of production. The system provides an entirely configurable work-flow that can assimilate a wide array of manufacturing environments.

The Manufacturing Management System empowers you to:

  • Define and manage production schedules from a variety of source demands
  • Comprehensively plan and allocate inventory and material requirements
  • Track and document inventory and/or material usage
  • Produce forecasts for specific production requirements or for the entire enterprise
  • Track life cycle of manufactured items via lot and serial control of component and produced items
  • Dynamically adjust production requirements and actual enterprise activity as needed
  • Produce unitized finished product and/or produce in lots, batches, formulas etc.
  • Interactively support enterprise processes that require a production or manufacturing component

The Manufacturing Management System provides concise and immediate control of all relevant data to the organization, thus enabling increased enterprise efficiency. As an ESP21 family participant the system provides support to administer, and supply information vital to activity requiring a production or manufacturing process or component. ESP21 also provides the flexibility to collect, organize, document, the details of manufacturing and their relevant status thereby, enabling the organization to remain current with immediate, accurate, and real-time data in support of “Business Insight through ESP™.”

Features

  • Allows you to create an unlimited number of production paradigms for manufacturing.
  • Define the manufacturing process to work the way you do, from a simple bill of material build up to a large departmentalized production plan and schema.
  • Intuitively process manufacturing activity in a manner that best represents actual production activity in the enterprise.
  • Integrated with other enterprise participants such as, inventory, order entry, service and repair, accounts receivable etc to support the production and service and repair delivery processes.
  • Integrated with enterprise acquisition system participants to provide critical support for maintaining scheduled production activity as well as enterprise manufacturing commitments.
  • Supports aspects of nearly any manufacturing style of philosophy. Design the work-flow and process support that best meets your enterprise requirements and manufacturing demands.

Benefits

  • Configurable to meet the most comprehensive production and manufacturing environments.
  • Provides great flexibility in recording detailed activity and expenditure information making it seamlessly available to all relevant enterprise processes.
  • All aspects of production activity can reviewed interactively, on-line at any time.
  • Business Insight™ provides immediate access to all production order history including vendor prices, shipments, material consumption and variances.
  • Integrated with other systems such as inventory, order entry and accounts receivable and utilizes the same source data information eliminating data entry requirements from multiple sources.
  • Integration with other ESP systems provides complete support of job, contract and/or customer order obligations.

Order Entry

The Order Entry System of the Enterprise Solution Platform (ESP21) is a powerful suite of software programs that enable organizations to easily automate virtually any ordering process. The Order Entry System empowers an organization to architect workflow and configure a variety of ordering and fulfillment processes to efficiently manage and track all aspects of customer and enterprise order processing requirements. The result is an application that responds to rather than dictates the enterprise work-flow environment. This application is capable of working independently or as an integrated part of the ESP21 family of Enterprise Applications.

The Order Entry System empowers you to:

  • Define and manage an unlimited number of order entry processing work-flow paradigms
  • Configure and manage a wide array of order and customer related information including organizational specific data
  • Intuitively drive a variety of enterprise related processes including but not limited to manufacturing, purchasing, supply chain, job cost, inventory, service and repair etc.
  • Provide real-time status of orders and related activity both internally and externally to company websites etc.
  • Integrate seamlessly with web based shipment tracking systems
  • Manage Order/customer history at a click using ESP’s Business Insight™

The Order Entry System of the Enterprise Solution Platform provides a logical solution to order entry management by providing a comprehensive set of tools directed at meeting the most demanding order processing requirements. Activities such as Fulfillment, Special Handling and Quality Control, Shipment Processing and Order Billing as well as numerous other processes can be configured and deployed uniquely as required by the enterprise. The Order Entry System contains additional flexibility to process all related activity interactively as a family member of the ESP21 framework further empowering “Business Insight through ESP™.”

Features

  • Allows you to create a variety of Order Entry documents for orders received for inventory or manufactured items.
  • Allows you to perform variety of transactions and assign expense allocation to jobs and contract documents by line item.
  • Create, select, validate, and post and review order information with status driven business rules.
  • Integrated with other enterprise systems such as, inventory, Accounts receivable etc to support the acquisition, production and delivery processes.
  • Integrated with Accounts Receivables System to automatically generate documents invoices.
  • Integrated with Job Cost System to automatically track billing expense activity against a job or indefinite quantity contracts.
  • Create and assign an unlimited number of order transaction types which establish the types of order transactions that will be utilized in your company.

Benefits

  • No limitations on the types of Purchase Orders that can be created.
  • Provides great flexibility in recording detailed payable expenditure transactions for direct and indirect expenditures.
  • All order documents for customer orders can be accessed and reviewed from other enterprise systems using the document generator feature.
  • Business Insight™ provides immediate access to prior order and payment history including vendor prices, shipments, payments and discounts.
  • Integration with other systems such as Inventory and Accounts Receivable and Manufacturing uses the same source data information and reduces data entry requirements from multiple sources.
  • Integration with Job Cost and Contracts systems allow automatic and efficient aggregation of revenue expenses to the source documents.

Organizations

The Organizations System of the Enterprise Solution Platform (ESP21) is a comprehensive set of tools used to manage the process of creating and managing organizational relationships and responsibilities as well as all of its related hierarchy and structure requirements. Its flexibility simplifies administration by integrating and tracking essential information from the point of organizational definition through the ultimate assignment and use across the enterprise. The System functions as an enterprise integrated participant serving as the focal point for associating enterprise activities to enterprise applications and responsibility.

The Organizations System empowers you to:

  • Configure and manage an unlimited number of organization structure paradigms
  • Configure and enforce a wide array of organizations and organization types, all adaptable to your needs and entity operating precepts
  • Work interactively with other ESP21 applications to provide users the ability to logically group and assign enterprise activities
  • Maintain and review organization structure, type and office location and history activity at a click using ESP’s Business Insight™
  • Review and utilize project organization history in support of future proposals at a click using ESP’s Business Insight™

The Organizations System simplifies administration, provides internal controls, and defines the entire organizational mapping structure relationships. The result enables organizational entities to be defined and applied across the enterprise, effectively and efficiently. The ESP21 Organizations System, as a member of the enterprise solution of applications, empowers your organization and provides unlimited “Business Insight through ESP™.”

Features

  • Create and manage unlimited number of organization Structures.
  • Create and manage unlimited number of organization Types.
  • Create and manage unlimited number of organization Names.
  • Create and manage unlimited number of office locations.
  • Assign organizations within Enterprise applications.
  • Associate enterprise application activities to organizations.

Benefits

  • Allows you to create and manage organizations structure methodologies which can be used for building real or virtual organizations that can be permanent or matrix in nature.
  • Provide structure, discipline and internal controls for enterprise activities.
  • Provide flexibility to adapt to dynamic nature of organizations caused by fluctuating revenue conditions.
  • Quickly add or additional office locations within any organization.
  • Maintain total control over how and when organization name assignments are made to either organization structures or types.
  • Make smarter and quicker decisions based on more accurate data.

Property/Inventory Management

The Property/Inventory System of the Enterprise Solution Platform (ESP21) is the perfect software solution to manage property and inventory control needs. The System, utilizing a comprehensive series of applications and processes, provides a flexible and dynamic solution schema capable of addressing all aspects of inventory control, tracking and related activity. The system enables an organization to process virtually any type of desired activity associated with inventory items as well as serve and enforce the interests of a wide array of enterprise processes requiring an inventory or material component. The system is capable of working independently or as an integrated participant in the ESP21 family of Enterprise Applications.

The Property/Inventory System empowers you to:

  • Define an unlimited number of Inventory transaction types representing any desired activity that may occur within the inventory system or be driven by other ESP21 applications and events
  • Define an unlimited number of inventory sites either working under a single unified parts list or discreetly defined by location as required
  • Identify item level controls for costing, serialization, lot tracking, time sensitivity and expiration, bin and/or container assignments, condition evaluation, enterprise activity allocations and commitment etc.
  • View on-line activity and trans-action ancestry using ESP’s Business Insight™
  • Provide enterprise support to all ESP21 applications and processes where the management, commitment, procurement and movement of inventory and materials are required

The Property/Inventory System of the Enterprise Solution Platform provides a comprehensive, streamlined solution to inventory management by providing the tools necessary to architect inventory activity and processes in a manner that best serves the interests of the enterprise and its related activities. As a framework participant in the ESP21 application family, the Property/Inventory System leads the way in enterprise control, decision support and “Business Insight through ESP™.”

Features

  • Allows you to create and manage an unlimited number of inventories, and assign them to contract documents for customers.
  • Allows you to create and manage an unlimited number of inventory items, warehouses and locations.
  • Allows you to perform a variety of inventory order receipt, storage and issue transactions.
  • Allows you to perform variety of inventory item management activities such as reorder, condition, storage and issue transactions.
  • Create, select, validate, and post and review order information with status driven business rules.
  • Integrated with other enterprise system such as, order entry, purchase order, contracts, accounts receivable etc to support the acquisition, production and sales delivery processes.
  • Access transaction history by part number serial/lot number, description or warehouse location.
  • Flexibility to assign universal stock number to multiple part numbers.
  • Create and assign an unlimited number of order transaction types which establish the types of inventory transactions that will be utilized in your company.

Benefits

  • No limitations on the number of inventory warehouses, items or locations that can be created.
  • Provides a great deal flexibility in performing life cycle inventory management for a variety of customer requirements.
  • All inventory transaction documents for customer orders can be accessed and reviewed from other enterprise system using the document generator feature.
  • Business Insight™ provides immediate access to order, receipt, storage usage and cost history including vendor prices, shipments, and payment information.
  • Integration with other system such as purchase order, accounts receivable and manufacturing uses the same source information and reduces data entry requirements from multiple sources.
  • Integration with job cost and contracts system allow automatic and efficient aggregation of inventory expenses to the source documents.
  • Use of universal stock numbers allows the efficient management of one item with multiple manufacturers who assign their own part numbers.

Purchasing

The Purchasing System of the Enterprise Solution Platform (ESP21) is a comprehensive set of tools used to manage your entire purchasing process as well as all of its related requirements. Its flexibility simplifies administration by integrating and tracking essential information from the point of purchasing request through the ultimate replenishment and/or allocation of items and materials. The system can function as an independent application in conjunction with inventory Control, or can be used as an enterprise integrated participant managing critical work flow for large number of applications such as Job Cost, Contracts Management, Manufacturing, Order Entry etc.

The Purchasing System empowers you to:

  • Configure and manage an unlimited number of purchasing work-flow paradigms
  • Configure and enforce a wide array of purchasing controls, all adaptable to your organizational needs and policies
  • Work interactively with other ESP21 application to provide needed support and lead-time for inventory and material requirements
  • Maintain and review on-line vendor purchase and acquisition activity at a click using ESP’s Business Insight™
  • Review and utilize vendor purchase history in support of future purchase requests at a click using ESP’s Business Insight™
  • Lend full enterprise support of item and material allocation from the point of purchase request through to the ultimate landing of requested items and materials.

The Purchasing System simplifies administration, provides internal controls, and defines the entire purchasing process. The result enables organizations to manage purchases for requisition to approval and receipt, effectively and efficiently. The ESP21 Purchasing System, as a member of the enterprise solution of applications, empowers your organization and provides unlimited “Business Insight through ESP™.”

Features

  • Allows you to create a variety of Purchase Order documents for jobs and other billable accounting expense transactions
  • Allows you to perform variety of transactions and assign expense allocation to jobs and contract documents by line item
  • Create, select, validate, and post and review purchasing information with status driven business rules
  • Integrated with other enterprise modules such as order entry, inventory manufacturing etc to support the acquisition, production and delivery processes
  • Integrated with payables module to automatically generate payables documents invoices
  • Integrated with job cost module to automatically track billing expense activity against the contract
  • Create and assign an unlimited number of Contract document Clauses/Terms and Conditions

Benefits

  • No limitations on the types of Purchase Orders that can be created
  • Provides great flexibility in recording detailed payable expenditure transactions for direct and indirect expenditures
  • All purchase order documents for prime or subcontractors and consultants can be accessed and managed from a single location within the document generator module
  • Business Insight™ provides immediate access to prior purchase history including vendors, prices and costs
  • Integration with other modules such as inventory and accounts payables uses the same source data information and reduces data entry requirements from multiple sources
  • Integration with Job Cost and contracts modules allow automatic and efficient aggregation of purchase expenses to the source documents
  • Flexibility to create Clauses/Terms and Conditions for any purchasing environment such as federal, state, local or commercial

Service and Repair

The Service and Repair System of the Enterprise Solution Platform (ESP21) is a powerful suite of software programs that enable organizations to easily automate virtually any production logistics or reverse logistics process. The Service and Repair System empowers an organization to architect workflow and configure a variety of ordering, reclamation and service and repair fulfillment processes to efficiently manage and track all aspects of customer and enterprise production logistics processing. The result is an application that responds to rather than dictates the enterprise work-flow environment. This application is capable of working independently or as an integrated part of the ESP21 family of Enterprise Applications.

The Service and Repair System empowers you to:

  • Define and manage an unlimited number of Service and Repair processing work-flow paradigms
  • Configure and manage a wide array of order and customer related information including organizational specific data
  • Intuitively drive a variety of enterprise related processes including but not limited to manufacturing, purchasing, supply chain, job cost, inventory, etc.
  • Provide real-time status of orders, Projects and related activity both internally and externally to company websites etc.
  • Integrate seamlessly with web based shipment tracking systems
  • Manage Order/customer history at a click using ESP’s Business Insight™

The Service and Repair System of the Enterprise Solution Platform provides a logical solution to Service and Repair management by providing a comprehensive set of tools directed at meeting the most demanding order processing and service and repair requirements. Activities such as Service and Repair, Reclamation, Order Fulfillment, Special Handling and Quality Control, Shipment Processing and Service and Repair Order Billing as well as numerous other processes can be configured and deployed uniquely as required by the enterprise. The Service and Repair Systems contains additional flexibility to process all related activity interactively as a family member of the ESP21 framework further empowering “Business Insight through ESP™.”

Features

  • Allows you to create a variety of projects/documents for orders received for service and repair inventory or manufactured items.
  • Allows you to perform a variety of definable service and repair process on projects an order documents and assign expense allocation to jobs and contracts by line item.
  • Create, select, validate, and post and review project and/or order information with status driven business rules.
  • Integrated with other enterprise systems such as, inventory, accounts receivable etc to support the production service and repair and delivery processes.
  • Integrated with accounts receivables to automatically generate documents invoices.
  • Integrated with job cost to automatically track billing expense activity against a job or indefinite quantity contracts.
  • Create and assign an unlimited number of service and repair projects, stations and station operations which establish the types of production logistics that can be utilized in your company.

Benefits

  • No limitations on the types of Service and Repair Projects/Orders that can be created.
  • Provides great flexibility in recording detailed expenditure transactions for direct and indirect expensing.
  • All project/order documents for customer service and repair orders can be accessed and reviewed from other enterprise systems using the document generator feature.
  • Business Insight™ provides immediate access to prior order and payment history including vendor prices, inventory consumption, shipments, payments and discounts.
  • Integration with other ESP Systems such as inventory, accounts receivable and manufacturing uses the same source data information and reduces data entry requirements from multiple sources.
  • Integration with job cost and contracts systems allow automatic and efficient aggregation of revenue expenses to the source documents.

Supply Chain Management

The Supply Chain System of Enterprise Solution Platform (ESP21) is a comprehensive set of tools that automate all core supply chain functions. The application provides management and administration through a flexible, configurable interface promoting tremendous efficiency and productivity in all areas of supply chain management and related enterprise support. Automation of a wide array of supply chain functions empowers enterprise personnel to easily track all aspects of purchasing activity and vendor production/fulfillment lifecycle. It also provides intuitive enterprise planning and the opportunity to proactively manage production and delivery requirements and resource leveling within organized entities. As an integrated ESP21 family member of applications, the Supply Chain System provides vital insight and control of purchases for all enterprise acquisition requirements.

The Supply Chain System empowers you to:

  • Define, configure and manage an unlimited number of buying cycles
  • Forecast based on historical demand, lead-time, ERP load and demand etc.
  • Create requirement profiles for an unlimited number or purchase situations and manage all aspects of the profile and item lifecycle
  • Define and manage an unlimited number of item types, packaging options, scheduling codes, assortments, tariffs, logistics, etc.
  • Integrate seamlessly with other enterprise applications in the support of managing resources for production projects, and jobs

The ESP21 Supply Chain System empowers the organizations to take command of many daunting tasks associated with supply chain management. Additionally the application offers the most vital information to the entire family of ESP21 applications in the daily pursuit of resource allocation, planning and budgeting of all ongoing pre-production activities that require a supply chain component as well as “Business insight through ESP™.”

Features

  • Allows you to create a variety of supply chain purchasing programs for managing supply chain activity
  • Allows you to define and perform on a variety of status based supply chain transactions
  • Create, select, validate, and post and review supply chain information with status driven business rules
  • Integrated with other enterprise systems such as purchasing, order entry, inventory, manufacturing etc to support the acquisition, production and delivery processes
  • Consolidates key information about time frames, FOBs, ports, vendors, agents, locations, tariffs, shipping and logistics and much more into a single program management system

Benefits

  • No limitations on the types of supply chain programs that can be created and managed
  • Provides great flexibility in recording detailed status of production and shipment for supply chain items, status and requirements
  • Business Insight™ provides immediate access to supply chain management and purchase history including vendors, pricing, item configuration and shipping/logistical issues and costs
  • Integration with other systems such as Order Entry, Inventory, and Production uses the same source data information and eliminates data entry requirements from multiple sources
  • Provides real time information about time frames, item configuration, vendors, agents, locations, and logistics

Timecards

The Timecard System of the Enterprise Solution Platform (ESP21) is a comprehensive data collection and time management tool. Working interactively with and responding to enterprise authorizations and controls, the system collects, manages and ensures the proper allocation and consumption of employee time. This powerful system can be configured to meet the most demanding collection and management requirements of any organization. Integrating seamlessly with all other ESP21 Systems, the Timecard System plays a vital role in numerous enterprise activities and actively assists in billing, human resource management, payroll, Job management, resource leveling as well as providing a comprehensive view of employee and project activity.

The Timecard System empowers you to:

  • Define cycles and collect time data at any desired interval
  • Create and manage work authorizations as required for Jobs and project associations
  • Deploy management and control functions such as the audit and approval of time entry by employees
  • Integrate time entry data into enterprise activities, automate billing, accrue and manage time usage vs. approved and budgeted values etc.

The Timecard System addresses the real world demands of precise data collection and intuitively represents and manages the results throughout the enterprise wherever needed. Providing the work-flow controls and data management functions associated with time collection, authorization and use, the Timecard System plays a vital role in automating countless enterprise functions and additionally delivers “Business Insight through ESP™.”

Features

  • Create and manage an unlimited number of work authorizations comprised of jobs, phases, tasks and contract information for assignment to employees.
  • Create an unlimited number of pay period cycles, wage types and time types.
  • Create constraints for skills, and the expenditure of hours and dollars. Also assign expenditure constraints globally to work authorizations or individual employees.
  • Interface to other key enterprise systems such as human resources, job cost to provide immediate and accurate labor expenditure information to produce expense billings to customers.
  • Automatically records all changes made on each time card.
  • Contains an integrated leave/paid time off subsystem that tracks various leave accrual profiles, records all leave events and maintains available leave balances.
  • On line inquiry reports allow supervisors to review timecards during the pay period using a variety of search criteria
  • Create an unlimited number of timecard status settings that define the business rules for managing time cards.
  • Import from and export to external systems.

Benefits

  • Maintain strict controls over job tasks that employees can view and charge on their timecards.
  • No constraints on setting up pay period cycles or the types of wages and time types that can be assigned.
  • Automatically limit the number of hours that can be used by an individual employee or all employees on any job or task.
  • Automatic tracking of changes and leave usage are just two examples of efficiencies that require no paper work or spreadsheets to track information.
  • Inquiry reports provide instant access and great flexibility in accessing information very quickly.
  • Eliminate need for paper timecards and related errors. Move data in and out of the system electronically.

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