HMS and Oracle renew ties again at the Gold Level

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HMS Software renews its Oracle Partner Network Gold Membership

Montréal, May 14, 2013 - The technical alliance that is made possible by the Oracle Partner Network allows both HMS and Oracle to offer a richer suite of functionality to their joint clients. Oracle clients can also work with TimeControl secure in the knowledge that HMS works properly on the Oracle architecture.

"Being a Gold Partner in the Oracle Partner Network gives HMS access to Oracle products and personnel in a way that delivers direct benefit to our clients," explains Stephen Eyton-Jones, HMS Software's Director of Technical Services. "Our link to Oracle-Primavera can be tested instantly when new versions become."

Clients are able to move data bi-directionally between Oracle-Primavera and TimeControl completely in the background and provide financial quality timesheet data to both Primavera for task updating and various financial modules of the organization such as payroll, HR, job costing or invoicing."

HMS Software became a Primavera Technology partner in 1997 based on the integration of its TimeControl timesheet software which has pre-configured links to move data to and from Primavera's project management products. Oracle Primavera clients who require more financially oriented timesheets or timesheets which are well suited for both payroll and project updating purposes can deploy the TimeControl timesheet and Oracle Primavera together.

This completely configurable link between TimeControl and Oracle Primavera allows for project, task, resource and assignment information to be moved from the project management system and actual hours, costs and task progress to move from TimeControl back to Oracle Primavera.

TimeControl is ideally suited to an organization which wishes to implement Oracle Primavera and to collect timesheet data to update both Primavera and central systems such as Payroll, Billing, Human Resources and Job Costing.

Some of TimeControl's value-added benefits when linking with Oracle Primavera include: multiple rates per employee, simultaneous support for multiple versions of Oracle Primavera, both a browser and mobile/tablet interface and matrix timesheet approvals with HMS's unique Matrix Approval Process for Labor Actuals™.

This process allows project managers to be able to approve hours task-by-task and departmental supervisors to approve hours and costs with an unlimited number of approval levels.

"The relationship between HMS Software and Oracle is one that is very important to us, "says Vandersluis. "It is one of the longest standing technical relationships in the industry and we are very proud to be an Oracle Gold Partner once again this year."

Some of the organizations who have already adopted TimeControl to work with Oracle-Primavera's systems include the Atlanta Hartsfield Airport, Koch Industries, Opal-RT, Norascon, Standard Life, Acergy, and Aegion.

For more information about TimeControl and how it links to Oracle Primavera, visit the TimeControl website

About TimeControl

TimeControl was originally released in 1994. It was immediately successful in the project management sector and today is recognized not only as a project management solution, but also as an enterprise timesheet solution in use by companies worldwide. TimeControl is designed as a multipurpose timesheet able to serve the needs of both Finance and Project Management simultaneously. It includes features such as a multi-browser, multi-device interface, a PC and mobile interface, vacation approvals, executive dashboards, extensive approval functionality, flexible reporting and links to project management and corporate systems which makes the timesheet product ideally suited for integration with existing systems in any organization. TimeControl's flexibility allows it to be deployed for use as a time and attendance, time and billing, project tracking and flex-time system. TimeControl is available both for purchase for an on-premises installation or as an on-line subscription in the Cloud.

To access the free Hosted TimeControl Trial site, visit our free trial page.

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TimeControl is represented around the world by our distributors in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Finland, Ireland, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Russia, Singapore, Sweden, Thailand, the UK, and the U.S.

About HMS Software

Based in Montreal, Canada with offices in Toronto, HMS Software has been a leading provider of project management and enterprise timesheet systems and services since 1984. HMS Software's first customized timesheet application was written in 1984. With the launch of TimeControl as a commercial application in 1994, HMS Software began servicing clients worldwide.

HMS Software's client list reads like a who's who of business. It includes Acergy, Aecon, Rio Tinto, the Atlanta Airport, the City of Montreal, the County of San Mateo, Electromotive Diesel, EXFO, FT Services, Kelly Services, Koch, Merck Frosst, the Government of Quebec, Georgia Pacific, Parker Hannifin, Rolls Royce, Sobeys, Volvo Novabus, Zimmer Inc. and hundreds of others.

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