DataPipe is designed to mimic the precise
organizational structure adopted by your organization. In
doing so your data has meaning and reports can be designed
to make full use of your data. This powerful feature of DataPipe needs to be setup once during implementation. And since everyone’s org structure is different you will
need to define your org structure prior to installation.
We can assist in this process and help you implement it
DataPipe has up to 10 fields that can be
dedicated to matching an organization’s actual structure
of hierarchical management-responsibility levels and/or
physical locations (i.e. region over facility over
department over rooms, etc).
Figure 1: Out-of-the-Box
(see below for configured example)
Figure 1 shows an out-of-the-box
un-configured organization structure. During the
implementation phase, you would configure the org
structure to exactly match the structure of your own
company. You only need to configure this once
during implementation so that your data has real
meaning and can be used to generate powerful reports.
Each organization can decide on the names
of these fields and which is arranged under which. That
is, how your divisions, plants, sites, areas, departments,
jobs, warehouses, clinics, etc. are associated. The basic
arrangement only needs to be set up once, but DataPipe
gives you the ability to define different arrangements for
different date ranges, so you can deal with
reorganizations or other structure changes when necessary.
Figure 2: Configured
Figure 2 shows an example of a configured
org structure. This is a sample company that has
region as their top org followed by division and facility.
Facility is broken up into area and department.
Areas is broken up into room and manufacturing cell. As a whole separate structure but parallel to the
first one, they have line-of-business over cost code.
So you can see how the structure can be set up precisely
to match your organizations structure .
Of course, custom labels and access, as
described above, apply; so different users could see
different subsets of the same structure, with different
field labels, as appropriate. User-specific versions of
forms and database “views”, combined with the ability to
customize organizational set up, provides unparalleled
system flexibility in an off-the-shelf data management
And since every company does things
differently, this means that DataPipe will run - your way.
You do not have to change to meet the software's needs.
The software can adapt to meet yours.