External time sources can include Internet time servers or reliable local time sources such as GPS or clock cards
. The verified time is then synchronized across all client machines across the network through the enterprise network time server.
"I started at Humber myself in April 1941 and as a youngster part of the job was collecting the clock cards
from the wages office.
Real Time Clock cards
, Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) time and location cards.
Documents including sales ledgers, clock cards
, photographs and catalogues were also inside the last complete historic building in Fleet Street.
Biometrics removes the need for clock cards
, signing in sheets or company swipe cards - and stops the costly practice of "buddy punching" - where workers swipe or clock each other in and out.
This can include witness statements, evidence of the misdemeanour in question, for example clock cards
, documents and even video camera footage.
Easy to use and train Until its introduction to the biometric time and attendance solution, Doosan Babcock was weighed down by Excel spreadsheets, and manual calculations of clock cards.
This was taking an excessive amount of time and was also very expensive, both in the time involved in this process and the cost of the clock cards.
In the past, the HR processes depended very much on spreadsheets and clock cards. Now, the system allows key personnel information, such as contact details, holiday planning and relevant start dates, to be stored in a central, easily accessible location.