Bolt-on Timesheet Management for SAP SuccessFactors

Oil and Gas

Client Overview

It is an Anglo-Dutch multinational oil and gas company headquartered in the Netherlands and incorporated in England. It is one of the oil and gas "supermajors" and the third-largest company in the world measured by 2018 revenues.

Revenue: 344.9 billion USD (2019)

Founded: February 1907

Project Scope

The objective of the project by Chainsys is to do a complete assessment on the Time Management business process of the Oil & Gas giant.

Creating an Application using Smart App Builder powered by ChainSys Platform which provides end to end solution for the time management business process which involves Time Management, Shift Management, Biometric Interface and Web clock functionality.

It provides clear visibility on the time details and deviations which helps business to capture the actual time data for providing inputs to the Payroll analyst for payroll processing and the details as requested by audit requirements.

Business Situation

The client is currently running most of their HRMS operations either manually or in a legacy system Technova with limited functionalities and automation.

To overcome some of the challenges and to bring a standard operation procedure in HRMS, the client decided to deploy the SAP SuccessFactors for Complete HRMS Modules and create an application using Smart App Builder for Time and Shift management as a preferred solution.

Technical Situation

  • Approval workflow for shift roster and timecard system
  • Interfacing data from success factor into target system
  • Developer layouts for customized UI
  • On demand basis synchronization
  • Proposed Smart App Builder for the custom applications and DataZap for the data synchronization. DataZense used to create the reports and dashboards.


  • Shift Management
  1. Shift Definition
  2. Shift Pattern creation
  3. Shift Rule Creation
  4. Work Schedule Definition
  5. Workday Pattern Definition
  6. Shift Roster Setup
  • Time Management
  1. Time entry Definition
  2. Time Type Definition
  3. Time Valuation Definition
  4. Attendance Management
  5. Biometric Interface
  6. Time Card and Web clock
  7. Attendance Regularization   
  • Interface to SAP Success factor
  1. Organization Interface
  2. Job Structure Interface
  3. Employee Master Interface
  4. Time interface to payroll



  • In the Shift Management module, Manager or Supervisor can assign n number of shifts to multiple users in single setup
  • In the Shift Management module, Manager or Supervisor can view their subordinates' shifts for a month in a single page.
  • In the Time Management Module, the Manager can view and approve the leaves of the employees in a single page.
  • Webclock lets users know and view the break up of working hours, Break time and lunch time on particular days.

Products and Services Used

Smart Builder - To create a new web based or mobile based application. To enhance an existing process by customizing or extending applications.

dataZap - Pre-Configured Templates & Migration Engine to Extract, Transform, Pre-Validate, Load, Reconcile & Report.

dataZense - To Visualize, Analyze, Catalog and Scramble Data for Effective Decision Making & Security.


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