Known Third-Party Vendors
All known third party vendors listed below have been contacted by the SSDT and provided with details concerning the SOAP bridge and other points of potential integration for both USPS-R and USAS-R. A copy of the email sent to them is also included below. Each of these vendors were also offered a test instance maintained on SSDT servers to facilitate the verification of their applications' compatibility with the redesigned projects. The redesign status column tracks the status of this testing as currently known by the SSDT.
Redesign Test Instance Requested
Known to be working with
|Automated Business Machines (ABM)|
Printing vendor; uses XML, may also have versions still using .DAT files
Also has ability to create vendor ACH files from .DAT files.
ABS Money Systems
Printing vendor Create-A-Check software; uses .DAT files, not sure about XML. Also prints 1099's for some districts
Note: ABS resells Create-a-check software from AvidXChange/Piracle, see below.
|AvidXChange/Piracle||Software vendor for Create-A-Check software sold by ABS.|
|Bonefish||Fraud detection software, eVas (USAS) and ePas (Payroll). Uses a combination of SOAP integration and check .DAT files.|
|BuySpeed||Purchasing integration using AUTOPOST, written for Cincinnati with help from HCCA|
Purchasing Portal; newer vendor started working on integration in Dec. 2015, working with Ohio Schools Council and John Mitchell from CONNECT ITC.
Note, this vendor is located in the UK.
Printing vendor; uses XML and DAT files. Also prints 1099's and W2s.
Has ability to create vendor ACH files.
Requisition Approval system using the SOAP service; newer vendor started integration in March 2016, working with Ohio Schools Council and John Mitchell from the CONNECT ITC.
Contacts: Director Solutions Management: Pete Freimayer, Director of Business Development: Cathy Boyd, Developer: Bryan Way
|ESchoolMall||eProcurement system using SOAP service.|
|MCOECN Kiosk||Provides employee self service capabilities.|
Implementations by ITCs
Integrates with DASL to post fee payments for student accounts directly to DASL; integrates with USAS via the SOAP service to post receipts for the fees.
|PayTheory||Working to integrate with state software to post Receipts.|
ProcessMaker (bought out Formshare)
Workflow approval system; has requisition approval plus various other types of approval workflows available, including some for payroll, student-related, etc.
|Requisition Approval Manager (RAM)|
Requisition approval system where users still enter requisitions and convert to po's in USAS. RAM just handles the approval pieces. Handled via an hourly export of requisitions.
|SC Strategic Solutions|
Provides a Requisition authorization system, post Reqs and POs into USAS. Getting into time sheets with USPS.