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Vocabulary
Term in use Explanation
Main work items and data in the program Project It is a planned piece of work with a defined beginning and end; it has a specific goal and a team assigned to execute it. Project is the highest level work activity planned on Mobile Worker application. The device application does not gather data at this level; the highest level of work activity available on a web device is subproject (order).
Order Order is a subproject of a project which also has a defined beginning and end with specific tasks to be completed. Orders are the main items which will hold actual work items (tasks) and documents. Orders are used for assigning work to users. Order is the highest level available on the device app.  The same order can be performed simultaneously by several users.
Task Orders can have one or several tasks assigned to various users. Tasks can be daily activities that are very concrete job assignments. A task is performed by one user. One task can contain several time interval sets (hour types).
Task with issues Tasks which are missing some data or contain data that is not correct These tasks are registered in a separate “Tasks issues” list.
Hour Actual tracked time on a task.
Expense Actual tracked expense on a task.
Hours and expenses Hours and expenses are the main items that belong to a task. They are reflected on the same screen and visible when a specific task is selected.
Documents Documents are files that Mobile Worker users can add on any order via WA or AA.
Products Products are items that users register as used materials and/or products to accomplish a specific project/order for a customer.
Main functions Dashboard Summary board of key indicators for a selected project.
Time sheet Time sheet screen allows reviewing and approving task hours and expenses.
Assignments A platform to assign specific users, hour statuses or expense to be used on a specific order.
“People” in the program Employee Company worker. Does not have actual  access to the system if she/he does not have user account. Can perform only check in/out actions when company is using attendance module.
User Employee who is having  Mobile Worker user account. User can have different rights and perform different actions in web application and mobile apps.
Supervisor It’s a user who has special rights in the system and can perform more functions such as  be in charge of an order or a project, has rights to control a group of users and approve Time sheets.
Customer Customer can be an organization or an individual for whom the employee is performing a particular task/work order.
System Classifiers Classifiers Different parameters which classify program entries and their behaviour such as tags, hour types, expense types, roles, etc.
Tag A mark to attach some qualities to a specific object. Tags will have categories and within these categories customers will be able to have different tags. For instance, there will be a salary category of tags, where a user will be able to tag different types of salary as a tag on worked hours.
Tag groups Different tags can be grouped in predefined groups. Grouping makes adding tags to a task easier.
Expense type A mark that can be assigned to items with only amount or also monetary value to tasks.
Additional hour types A mark that can be assigned to time intervals on a task. It can be used to track machine hours.
Additional hour type groups Different additional hours can be grouped in predefined groups. Grouping makes adding additional hour types to a task easier.
Hour type A mark that can be assigned to time intervals on a task. It can be used to track employees’ hours.
Hour type category We do have two hour type categories: working and pause.
User groups Users may be assigned to groups in order to determine their work departments, locations or office branches. User grouping makes assigning employees on orders easier.
Position Each company can assign different work positions to users.
Storage location Location where products are stored.
Product types Product names which are used to identify used products/materials on a certain order.
Approval levels Arrange tasks approve process in a hierarchy.  Multi-level approval allows team managers to approve their team hours and then those approved hours get sent to the project manager for final approval. The structure of the multi-level approval process depends on the organizational structure and involves levels of approvers.
System default roles Roles Role identifies Mobile Worker user rights. Each user has a role in the system. Below are listed roles, from the ones that have the most rights to those who have the least.
Administrator Company admin who has administrator rights. The exact rights will depend on the package.
Advanced user Has the same rights as Administrator but cannot control company settings, subscriptions roles and set cloud storage.
Intermediate user Has limited rights on the web app, but can see what jobs have been done by others on orders that he/she is responsible for.
Basic user Has limited rights on the web app and can see what jobs have been done by him/her.
Device user Can log in only to device application and has no option to log in to the web app.
Parameters to configure what each company sees Subscription When the user purchases Mobile Worker, his/her order subscription is measured by the number of users requested and the package type chosen. In the future, if the user needs to change the parameters, the subscription can be adjusted as well.
Package When registered in the system, each company gets some type of package. Packages differ based on the level of controllers and actions available, which determine what functions t will be available for work.
Controller A set of actions for a specific program area. For instance, Customers creation controller.
Action An action is: add, edit, assign, approve, reject,  delete and modify.
Notification System admin or Administrator (company admin) can create various notifications for users in web and mobile app systems. The message appears either on the device or on the Web application as an exclamation mark.
System messages Messages auto created by the program to notify about some issues or actions which need to be taken to meet some additional requirements.
User name A combination of User’s First name and Last name which are entered during the registration.
Email MW user email, which is entered during the registration or log into the system.

 

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