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From Pierre Smits <pierre.sm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Expense Declaration and processing
Date Sat, 11 Jan 2014 15:03:30 GMT
The place holder JIRA issue has been created. It can be found here (
OFBIZ-5473 <https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/OFBIZ-5473>).


Pierre Smits

*ORRTIZ.COM <http://www.orrtiz.com>*
Services & Solutions for Cloud-
Based Manufacturing, Professional
Services and Retail & Trade
http://www.orrtiz.com


On Sat, Jan 11, 2014 at 2:13 PM, Pierre Smits <pierre.smits@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi All,
>
> Yesterday evening Eduardo (Arellano), Anil (Patel) and myself had a first
> brainstorm session via skype about how to deal with (travel) expense
> registration and processing in OFBiz.
>
> In any organization, employees are faced with costs that they incur during
> the performance of their functions and / or duties. This happens in
> organisations of any size and across all industry sectors. And it happens
> throughout the organisation, whether trying to get new business deals (e.g.
> sales staff), implementing sold products (e.g. service engineers) or
> supporting existing customers (e.g. consultants etc). To name but a few.
> The employees pay these expenses out of pocket (cash), with their personal
> bank or credit card or with company issued credit cards, vouchers or cash
> advances.
>
> The three of us agreed that an Expense application would be bringing added
> value to the feature (and functionality) portfolio of OFBiz and we
> discussed potential requirements, processes, issues, data entities and
> elements. We also discussed a potential first release and a roadmap. This
> brainstorm session proved very valuable visavis insights about reusing
> existing data, entities and functions in existing applications like
> Accounting, Catalog, HR, Workflow and even Content.
>
> As this is intended as a community endeavour I invite every person
> participating in this project to share their experiences, insights and
> provide feedback on this subject (in general) and/or pertaining documents
> in WIKI (regarding solution description, use cases, etc) and JIRA
> (regarding issues, etc). Of course the documents in WIKI and JIRA need to
> be created first. This will happen over the coming days/weeks, and I will
> keep you posted about the progress here.
>
> Regards,
>
>
> Pierre Smits
>
> *ORRTIZ.COM <http://www.orrtiz.com>*
> Services & Solutions for Cloud-
> Based Manufacturing, Professional
> Services and Retail & Trade
> http://www.orrtiz.com
>

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