TOMAS is a single system on the market
that, besides the database, has informationbase with ready to use information
relevant for business management.
In all other information systems, to get
the information, user has:
With TOMAS, once produced information (report)
can be saved in the informationbase, so that ready to use information is
AVAILABLE PERMANENTLY AND ONE GETS IT INSTANTLY.
to know what option is to be used
how to fill parameters of the option
run the option ...
... and wait to get results.
Updating informationbase can be done automatically.
PROPERTIES OF THE INFORMATIONBASE
is a set of reports and/or drawings for management information,
ready to use.
one gets instantly, when needed:
The second generation of TOMAS' Informationbase
Management System offers the following capabilities:
on the terminal screen, where can be efficiently
analyzed by means of a powerful editor
built for the user Organisation and a calendar year, ie. for
each year new informationbase is to be formed and old versions can be kept
as long as needed.
up to 99 chapters
up to 34 reports/chapter
unlimited number of pages/report.
Structure of chapters
and reports is free, ie. it can be defined and/or modified by
the user Organization.
Access to the informationbase
is controlled - one can access only those chapters and reports,
for which one has an authorization.
ADVANTAGES OF THE INFORMATIONBASE
For every report
in informationbase, which needs to be updated automaticaly,
the following is to be defined and stored in the knowledgebase of TOMAS:
option number to produce that report
parameters template number for the option
type of date for data selection interval (date
of document, date of data entry etc)
type of time period - yesterday, today, current
month, previous month etc.
Completeness of information
on the performance of each and every department and company, as a whole,
by means of 10 - 15 chapters and 100 - 200 reports:
on all elements of business
from various perspectives:
typical time segments
ABC analysis, ie. sorted by importance to
due dates that are approaching (orders, payments
due dates that are not fulfilled
discrepancies from standards (eg. inventories
up to date - updating is done automatically.
of the manager - titles of the chapters and reports in the informationbase
point to the aspects that are to be considered even when the user does
not know exactly what information one should ask for.
Direct use of information:
personally, without intermediates
at any time, 24 hours/day, 365 days/year
in the office or over phone, ie. from any
Clear menu of available
information - although large number of reports is present in
informationbase, it is easy to retrieve the one we need. Information is
in 10 - 15 chapters, by business functions
in each chapter by time segment and other
Minimum efforts and
costs - information is updated automatically, hence no people
and work are involved.
STRUCTURE AND CONTENTS OF INFORMATIONBASE
is a very powerful tool for improvement:
in each of the business functiones, ie. departments
in the company as a whole.
It is possible to get billions of report
variations from TOMAS, but the user determines what is actually going to
be in the informationbase.
In order to help the user in determining
structure of the informationbase, the following standard informationbase
- STANDARD INFORMATIONBASE