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VA Technical Reference Model v 21.11

Visual Staff Scheduler (VSS)
Visual Staff Scheduler (VSS) Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: Visual Staff Scheduler is an employee scheduling application. This software allows scheduling shifts, entering time-off requests, and adding special annotations for weeks, months, or even years in advance. Other features of this software include taking needed skill sets into consideration and producing a variety of reports.

There are two editions of this technology: Pro and Premier. This entry covers both editions.

This technology does not use a database. Files are saved in a proprietary format on the local computer
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has been assessed by the Section 508 Office and found non-conformant. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at Section508@va.gov. Please see reference tab for more information concerning product versions
Decision: View Decisions

Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v20.6
Decision Date: 06/24/2020
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Atlas Business Solutions
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (06/24/2020).