Workflow Apps

Estimate Creation Flow

Generates a quotation PDF to be approved by the superior. A quotation PDF is automatically generated after the submittee, details and total amount are entered at the Task of “Drafting Quotation”. After the approval of the superior, the status of the Issue is recorded at the Task of [3. Submit Quotation] and [4. Win-loss Report].

Purchase Request flow

Manages from purchase request to ordering/reception, payment. When a purchase is approved at the [2. Judgement] step, it proceeds to the ordering processing. If it requires a transfer process after placing an order, it proceeds to the Step of [5. Bank Transfer] in parallel with the Step of [4. Delivery Confirmation]. It manages status such as “Order processing” and “Delivery waiting”, so you can confirm the progress.

Customer Master Data Sync Process

Synchronizes “Customer Master” managed in Google Spreadsheet, automatically. Automatically Starts 1:00 every night, connects to Google spreadsheet API, and acquires “Customer list”. The acquired customer list is reformatted and updated as “Customer Master (Options XML)” on the Workflow platform. It also corresponds to a manually starting by a person or checking on a list.

Billing Process

The billing data is entered in [1. Invoice Data Check]. The invoice PDF is automatically generated in [PDF Auto-generation]. When payment is confirmed by accounting, all processing is completed.

Travel Request Flow

Allows multiple personnel to make an approval. By registering the deputy manager and assistant manager as “leader of the department (supervisor)”, other than the department manager become able to undertake the Task of [2. Approval on Travel]. Incidentally, the Operation of [2. Approval on Travel] will be allocated to a person other than who handled the [1. Register Travel] Task.

Inquiry Handling Process

Accepts inquiries from customers and answers. A response template is generated automatically when it receives an inquiry via a Web form or an email. If translation or technical advice is required, each Step of [2ab. Answer Support] will be assigned to a team of specialists. Staffs of the Support team can send a response at the [1. Drafting Answer (Help request)] Step or a sales representative can respond in the [2x. Result of Sales correspondence] Step. When a response email is sent, the time required for the answer is calculated automatically.

Common Password Request

Manage common passwords. Passwords are recorded in Google Sheets and retrieved/updated via the API. The password user requests disclosure at the Step of [1. Password Request]. When the administrator approves, the password is automatically acquired and disclosed at the Step of [3. Password confirmation]. After confirmation, the password recorded in the Data Item is deleted.

Employee Information Acceptance

Manages additions/updates in employee information and updates employee masters as needed. The data entered in the Step of [1. Addition / Updating of Employee’s Information] is passed to the Human Resources Department after approval by the supervisor. If the employee master needs to be updated, the current master is retrieved, new data is added, and then the employee master is automatically updated with it.

Boss Evaluation by Ballot

Performs an evaluation for the boss is by anonymous voting. After starting up automatically, assigns the Step of [1. Enter Evaluation on Supervisor] to team members. When the evaluation is entered, automatically adds the evaluation result to the external file for aggregation. Since it deletes the input data from the workflow automatically, the content entered by the evaluator is kept confidential.

Invoice Issuance-Sampling Check

Calculates the daily prorated amount and generates an invoice PDF. Based on the information entered in the Step of [1. Enter Number of Days Used], the daily prorated amount is calculated and an invoice PDF file is automatically generated. Although the generated invoice PDF can be checked at the Step of [2. Sampling check], the process will automatically proceed after 10 minutes.

Out-of-pocket Expenses Claim

A User claims every time when expense paid out-of-pocket. Launched by emailing the receipt image taken with “smartphone” was done, and the amount and the date etc. of expense paid are automatically entered from the email body. At the Step of [1. Claim (appending], data of the claim can be added/modified, but it will be automatically submitted after 24 hours have elapsed. Users can make a claim also with a browser, and check the progress.

Entrusted-Delivery Flow

Manages orders from acceptance to delivery. Item information etc. are input at the Step of [1. Order Info] and the Issue is started after the Step of [2. Delivery Date Check]. The “delivery date” is automatically registered in Google Calendar. If multiple deals are progressing in parallel, you can list the delivery date of each deal in Google Calendar.

Hours-worked Report Flow

Records clock-in and clock-out and calculates hours-worked automatically. Starts automatically at 7 o’clock every morning, and after processing the Step of [1. Attendance report] [2. Leave time report], the hours-worked are automatically calculated then goes to the Step of [3. Hours-worked confirmation]. Even if processing is not completed at each step, it will proceed automatically after a certain period of time has elapsed. If the first Step is not processed by the deadline time, that day is treated as a vacation. In addition, ingenuity to save efforts has been made such as the initial value setting and input support.

Catalogue Request Correspondence Flow

Accepts information request via the Web form, and registers customer information after sending the catalogue. After checking the contents of the web form entry at the Step of [Confirmation / Judgement], a Cover Sheet PDF is automatically generated. Also, the customer information is registered in the database (kintone) after the catalogue is shipped. If it is necessary to respond promptly by a sales representative, it proceeds to the step of [3. Undertake / Recording of result].

Lending Management Process

Records and manages lending / returning of company-owned goods to employees. When a loan applicant registers an article in the process of [1. Lending request registration], the administrator approves/records it, and the applicant is notified by email of the rental of the goods. The return schedule is managed in year and month, and the end of the loan is automatically notified by email in the scheduled return month.

Article Return Flow

Records the return of loaned items in management of goods in a government institute. The Process is Started by a return report from the lender or a returning order from the administrator. After approval by the Article Management officer (or Article Inspection officer), the goods are delivered from the Article Service officer to the Article Teller officer.