AdvantEDGE User’s Guide

Canada (English) Version January 1, 2009

Table of Contents
1. INTRODUCTION .................................................................. 1.1. What is AdvantEDGE? .................................................... 1.2. Architectural Overview ................................................... 1.3. Validated System .......................................................... 1.4. Benefits........................................................................ 1.5. Screen Layout ............................................................... 1.6. Accessing AdvantEDGE................................................... 1.6.1. Logging In .............................................................. 1.6.2. Logging Out ............................................................ 1.7. Terminology.................................................................. 1.8. Support........................................................................ 1.9. Using This Manual ......................................................... 1 1 1 2 2 2 4 4 5 5 6 6

2. PROFESSIONALS................................................................. 7 2.1. Professionals List ........................................................... 9 2.2. Pre-Call Analysis...........................................................10 2.3. Recording a Call ...........................................................10 2.3.1. Smart Call..............................................................13 2.3.2. List Button (Samples Dropped) .................................13 2.3.3. Planned Button (Samples Dropped) – FUTURE ............13 2.4. Activities .....................................................................14 2.5. Account Affiliations .......................................................14 2.6. Professional Affiliations..................................................14 2.7. Adding a New Professional .............................................15 2.8. Adding/Removing an Address.........................................17 2.9. Setting a Primary Address .............................................17 2.10. Change Requests - Professionals ....................................17 2.11. Querying Rx Data - Professionals....................................18 3. QUERYING ........................................................................20 3.1. Creating a Query ..........................................................20 3.2. Saving a Query ............................................................20 3.3. Deleting a Query ..........................................................21 3.4. Refining a Query ..........................................................21 3.5. Useful Querying Operations ...........................................21 4. MENU FUNCTIONS .............................................................23 4.1. Undo Record ................................................................23 4.2. Record Count ...............................................................23 4.3. Columns Displayed .......................................................23 4.4. Advanced Sort .............................................................24 4.5. Export.........................................................................25 4.6. Column Functions .........................................................26
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Freeze Columns ......................................................26 Move Columns ........................................................27 Resize Columns ......................................................27 Sort Columns .........................................................27

5. ACCOUNTS........................................................................28 5.1. Accounts List ...............................................................29 5.2. Pre-Call Analysis...........................................................30 5.3. Recording a Group Call..................................................30 5.4. Recording a Pharmacy Call ............................................32 5.5. Activities .....................................................................33 5.6. Professional Affiliations..................................................33 5.7. Account Affiliations .......................................................33 5.8. Adding a New Account ..................................................34 5.9. Change Requests - Accounts ..........................................35 6. CALENDAR ........................................................................37 6.1. Monthly Calendar .........................................................37 6.2. Access List...................................................................38 7. ACTIVITIES .......................................................................39 7.1. Querying Activities........................................................39 7.2. Drill-Down on Activities .................................................39 7.3. Deleting a Planned Call .................................................40 7.4. Setting Call Topics ........................................................40 7.5. Setting Marketing Messages...........................................40 8. TIME ALLOCATION .............................................................41 8.1. Recording Time Allocation..............................................41 8.2. Copying Time Allocation Records ....................................43 8.3. Un-Submitting Time Allocation Records ...........................43 9. EXPENSE REPORTS ............................................................44 9.1. STEP #1: Enter the Expense Report into AdvantEDGE .......46 9.1.1. To Enter an Internal Order Number ...........................49 9.1.2. To Enter Foreign/US Expenses ..................................49 9.2. STEP #2: Submit the Expense Report .............................50 9.3. STEP #3: Prepare the Expense Report Package ................50 9.4. Other Cost Centre Expense Report..................................51 9.5. Expense Report Rules ...................................................51 10. CALL PLAN ........................................................................52 10.1. Viewing your Call Plan...................................................52 10.2. Recording a Call from the Call Plan Screen.......................52 10.3. Viewing Call Activity from the Call Plan Screen .................52 10.4. Viewing Submitted Call Plan Calls ...................................53 10.5. Recalculating Call Plan Calls ...........................................53
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....................................75 12... Using a Smart Call ...87 13.................................4......................3................................ SAMPLES MANAGEMENT ..... Sample Disbursement Adjustment ..................1........ Inventory Count ................ HOME PAGE..........4.....84 12............................1.............. Sent Samples Adjustment .. Receiving Samples & Processing Returns .......... Inventory Count & Reconciliation ......56 12....... Reconciliation ..3. Setting Default Startup Screen..............95 16............................84 12.....................1...... Checking Synchronization Status .....................92 16.3............75 12...54 12..........60 12...........................3........91 16....... Transfer In....5....66 12........................................................1.....................................2...................1.....2...........................................................91 15.......68 12......3................4............92 16...........3.4.69 12................ Other Adjustments .92 16............................1................58 12.......84 12...... Rep Reconciliation Summary Report (Currently N/A) ..90 15............ GROUPS AND EVENTS ....... Changing Password..............63 12............................... USER PREFERENCES........2..4..........................................2.........87 13.....................63 12...3..................... Creating a Smart Call.................................................85 13..... Reconciliation Status ........................................................................2........11..............................5......................... Setting Default Queries ................6.86 13...................6... Synchronizing your Database .................................................................6........... Sample Transfers ......95 16. Setup your Calendar Access List ....... Linking a Professional/Account to a Group and Event ........... Viewing Sample History ...................3..2...................... Tips on Working with Samples.......................1.........77 12..2.........3....................................... Importing Syndicated Data Files ..1.......................................................1.........................................79 12....................... Receiving a Sample Shipment......4.......................1....... Sample Adjustments ...54 11...58 12............ Transfer Out....88 14.5....1.1..1..71 12.....65 12.............................................................. Setup Marketing Messages .........86 13.................95 AdvantEDGE User Guide Page iii 11 November 2008 ...... Changing Position ... SMART CALL. Received Samples Adjustment ................... Changing the Home Page Layout .........2.5........................3............................72 12..................89 14.2.......2........82 12..........4.........86 13........ Sample History .. “GOING LIVE”...............5..........4....... Setting Default Calendar View ..... Processing Sample Returns ..................... Inventory Count Adjustment .87 13........................... Downloading your Database..................................................4..... Setup Products List ......................................................................89 14.....93 16.

......99 18.................. Setup Default Queries ... 100 18...........10.....2...95 16. Recording a KOL Call using Groups & Events ........ 103 20.................. 101 19..................2.11...................... Training Questionnaire ...... APPENDIX B – DBM USAGE ....... 103 AdvantEDGE User Guide Page iv 11 November 2008 ..........1........... APPENDIX A ....... APPENDIX C – MEDICAL LIAISONS (MLs) USAGE . 102 20............ 101 20. Commonly Used Query Operators ....7............................. Enter Time Allocation ................. Recommended Columns Displayed........2.............95 16.........................95 16....... 101 19............ Typical AdvantEDGE Usage .......1.............BEST PRACTICES FOR FIELD USERS ... Recording a Call on any Professional ....................... My Professionals vs My Team’s Professionals................................................. 102 20.............9........2................. APPENDIX D – HEAD OFFICE USAGE ...1....97 17...................96 17.8.......................4................ Biopharm MLs – Applicable Call Types ...........2................ Useful Hotkeys ...... Biopharm MLs – Special Considerations .........................3... 101 19................97 17...................... Bypass Login Screen ....... Biopharm MLs – FSA Z1Z ........... 101 19..............................96 16.. Assistant Expense Reporting ..1.............98 17.........2................................ Setup Default Calendar ............................. Private Call Notes ........... Using Head Office AdvantEDGE to Record Calls ..........16.........95 16.4............................................................. 102 20......3.................... Best Practices ........12...................................98 17..1.................. 100 19...

Users are setup as 1 of the following 2 types: a) Head Office User – Connects directly to the Central Database using a “thin client” (i.1.e. Rep.. 1. b) Field User (e.1. These users must be attached to the network whenever they use the system. INTRODUCTION 1. Canada NNCI Field User (Rep) NNCI Field User (DBM) Central Database NNCI Head Office User NNCI Head Office User Figure 1-1 – Schematic Overview of AdvantEDGE The Central Database contains all AdvantEDGE data. It is a Siebel-based system that has been customized to our needs and launched in Canada in January 2007.S. AdvantEDGE is used to manage all the data and interactions with our customers as well as to streamline business processes throughout the organization. Architectural Overview The following is a schematic overview of the AdvantEDGE system.g. no data is stored locally). What is AdvantEDGE? AdvantEDGE is the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system used by Novo Nordisk in North America. U.2. DBM) – These users have a local copy of the subset of data on the central database that AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 1 11 November 2008 .

The following figures illustrate the different parts of the screens in AdvantEDGE. the first half of postal codes). it is built using rigorous testing procedures and can only be upgraded at specific intervals during the year.4. As the system is validated. Data for a territory is defined by FSAs (i..pertains to their respective territory. 1.5. Benefits AdvantEDGE offers many benefits including: • • • • • • • Strategic System for Decision Making Analytic Reporting of Sales Metrics Data Targeting of Key Customers 360 View of Customers Streamlining Business Processes Sharing of Customer Information Transferring Customer Knowledge between Colleagues 1. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 2 11 November 2008 . Field Users have the benefit of not having to be connected to the Central Database to use AdvantEDGE.e. however.3. Validated System AdvantEDGE is a validated system which has been built using the architecture developed by the US. This has provided us with significant cost-savings in the development and support of the system. Screen Layout It’s important to first establish common terminology to facilitate training and support. 1. they are required to “synchronize their data” with the Central Database on a regular basis to ensure their data is up-to-date.

b) A Form applet displaying detailed information about 1 record. Applets are of 2 types: a) A List applet displaying many records in the form of a list. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 3 11 November 2008 .Application level menu Queries tool bar Screen Application tool bar Link bar Thread Bar List applet View tabs Previous – Next Record Form applet Select button Figure 1-2 – Screen Layout You will notice that all the information that is stored in AdvantEDGE is displayed in the form of applets. you will find an example of each type of applet displaying information about Professionals. In the example above.

Click the Login icon. Logging In 1. 2. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 4 icon on your Desktop.Show More/Less Previous Record Set Previous Record Hyperlinks Next Record Set Next Record Select button Drop Down arrow Calendar button Figure 1-3 – Navigation Tools 1.6. Accessing AdvantEDGE 1. As provided by the Administrator. Double-click the Field User ID Password 3.6.1. Value As provided by the Administrator. Enter the following fields: 11 November 2008 .

g. only use the bottom menu bar for AdvantEDGE..e. Note: • It is important to logout properly otherwise some of your User Preferences (e. 1. Logging Out 1. For consistency. As such. You may also get an error when restarting AdvantEDGE. 1. Columns Displayed) set within AdvantEDGE will not be saved.6. you will notice that you have 2 menu bars: the top menu bar is for Internet Explorer.7.. Terminology Term Description AdvantEDGE Name of Siebel system used by Novo Nordisk in North America (i. When running AdvantEDGE.Note: • AdvantEDGE runs within Internet Explorer. we use the term “SAC” throughout this document. select File / Logout. SC is used interchangeably with SAC (Sample Accountability & Compliance) which is the term used in the US. From the menu bar.2. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 5 11 November 2008 . and the bottom menu bar is for AdvantEDGE. Canada & US) DBM Rep SC or SAC District Business Manager Sales Representative Sample Compliance (team at Head Office which addresses all Samples Management concerns).

The chapters are arranged in the order in which they should be covered for training purposes.1. Using This Manual This Manual has been created to provide an overview of AdvantEDGE and is not meant as an exhaustive Reference Guide.8. Support Field Users – Call 1-866-633-6686 (NOVO) • • • • • Monday to Friday: 7am – Midnight (EST) Saturday: Closed Sunday: 10am – Midnight (EST) Bilingual Support Tickets are escalated to NNCI IT as required Head Office Users – Call x-3939 1. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 6 11 November 2008 . Italics are used in the manual to represent processes that support the AdvantEDGE system.9. Additional information for other users is detailed in the Appendices. You will find that there are many ways to perform certain tasks and this manual presents the most practical methods. The manual focuses on the usage of AdvantEDGE for the Diabetes and Biopharm Sales Forces. Boxes are used to highlight Important Notes.

AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 7 11 November 2008 . PROFESSIONALS The Professionals screen contains all the information about the People we call on (e. the Link Bar displays the Professionals List.2. and Pharmacists).. The following table displays a summary of the applets on the Professionals screen.g. The selection made in the Link Bar will determine which View tabs are displayed. The screen (as shown below) consists of 2 sections: a) List Applet of Professionals on the top. Figure 2-1 – Professionals Screen The Link Bar and View tabs allow you to access the many applets of information regarding the selected Professional. b) Form Applet displaying detailed information of the highlighted Professional on the bottom. Doctors. Health Care Professionals. By default.

. Best Call Time List of All Call Activities Professional Licenses Accounts to which the Professional is associated (e. Telephone.g. Patient Referrals) Samples given Groups to which the Professional is linked General Notes which are not part of a Call Note Computer files Querying Professionals based on Rx Data Querying Professionals based on Rank & Decile Data Professionals Pre-Call List Change Requests Call Plan Profile Professional Info Activities Provincial Licenses Account Affiliations Professional Affiliations Sample History Groups and Events Notes Attachments Filters Prof. Rank & Deciles Selection Figure 2-2 – Views of the Professionals Screen AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 8 11 November 2008 . Address.Link Bar View Tab Description of Information / Usage List of Call Activities recorded on the Professional over the past 6 months AND Rx Information List of Change Requests Call Plans for the associated Professional Specialty. Rx & Profile Selection Prof.g. Hospitals) Professionals to which the selected Professional is associated (e..

Clicking on this hyperlink will bring you to the Profile/Activities applet displaying Calls on the Professional. When you click on a hyperlink. 2. When you position your cursor over a hyperlink. you will find hyperlinks which are displayed in blue.g. Note: • You can return to any previous screen by clicking the Back button of Internet Explorer. the cursor will change to a “finger pointer”. It is very useful to query Professionals as covered in Chapter 3. An example of a hyperlink is the Last Name as shown on the Professionals screen of Figure 2-1. You may need to use the “Columns Displayed” function to display a column that is hidden as covered in Chapter 4. use the following criteria: • • Location: CREDIT VALLEY HOSPITAL Specialty: Anesthesia It is very important that you enter the criteria with the exact spelling. All Anesthetists at Credit Valley Hospital). Hyperlinks allow you to drill down to get more detailed information about a record. Professionals List The Professionals List displays a complete list of all Professionals in your database.. To query on all Professionals of a specific Location and Specialty (e.1.Throughout the AdvantEDGE system. You can use the Thread-Bar to back out of your drill-downs and navigate back to previous screens from which you hyperlinked. Note: Useful pre-defined queries on the Professionals screen are: • • Canada – My Targets Canada – Corporate Targets AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 9 11 November 2008 . You can otherwise use “CREDIT VALLEY*” if desired. a Thread-Bar will appear just above the screen tabs.

3. but the Comments field will be blanked out. Recording a Call To record a Call on a Professional: 1. It is recommended that you enter your call on the same day that the call was made (preferably. Defaults to current Date & Time.2. 2. Enter the “Call Topics” by specifying: • • • Name (of Product) Order (defaults to order the Products are selected) Tools (optional) 4. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 10 11 November 2008 . Reps can see other details of the Call made by an ML. immediately after the call). Fill in the following fields: Field Comments Type Usage Free-Text description of the call Defaults to “Face to Face”. 2. click on the Reports icon Note: • As the Call Notes of Medical Liaisons (MLs) are private. Only “Face to Face” and “CHE” call types count towards your Call Plan compliance. Date 3. Decile 10 (Low)) To generate a Pre-Call Analysis report. Enter “Marketing Messages” and “Issues”. This view displays the following 3 applets: a) Rx Trend by Product for the last 12 months b) Calls on the Professional for the last 12 months c) Decile by Market (Decile 1 (High). Click the New Call button.2. Pre-Call Analysis For Pre-Call Analysis. while accessing the Pre-Call View. Reps cannot view the Comments field of the calls made by MLs. click on Professionals / Professionals List / Pre-Call.

click the New Provincial License # button and enter a New License # by specifying: a) Province (from a pick-list) b) License Number (enter 0) AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 11 11 November 2008 . 2) All Sample Drops require a Signature.g. Insulin. Vagifem. Important Notes: 1) Be careful to enter Sample information carefully. 4) Samples can only be dropped off to Professionals having a License #.5. and record the Form ID in the Document # (Paper Sign) field. Gluconorm. 3) If a signature is collected for a Non-Prescription Sample from someone other than the Professional for which the Call is recorded. To enter a License # from the Call Screen. a) Prescription Samples (e.g.. Activelle) can only be dropped off to the Doctor and requires the doctor’s signature. Devices) require the signature of a Health Care Professional). Record Samples Dropped by specifying: • • • • List No/Product Lot #/Exp Date Quantity Click Sign button and record an electronic signature (preferred). you must collect the person’s initials by: a) Having them print them alongside their signature when signing the tablet b) Writing them on the Sample Disbursement Form The initials are used to identify the person who signed for the samples. b) Non-Prescription Samples (e.. record the information on the Sample Disbursement Form. OR • (if it is not possible to record the signature on the tablet PC) Record signature by: Click the Paper Sign checkbox.

c) Status (set to Active) 6. Once “Submitted”. The diagram indicates the differences between tracking the Health Care Professional’s signature electronically versus using the paper-based Sample Disbursement Form. Note: • You can only Submit a Call if either a “Call Topics” or “Samples Dropped” record has been entered. The Sample Disbursement Process is depicted below. Click the Submit button to submit the call. the contents of the Call Screen cannot be changed with the exception of the “Comments” field. Figure 2-3 – Sample Disbursement Process (tracking the HCP’s Signature electronically vs using the paper-based SDF) AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 12 11 November 2008 .

3.2.3. Planned Button (Samples Dropped) – FUTURE A “Planned” button is located on the Samples Dropped applet of the Call screen. hidden line items are not displayed unless the “Show All” button is clicked. To save your changes. 2. Smart Call You can reduce the amount of clicks and effort required to enter a call through the use of Smart Calls which is described in a separate section in this document. Hide Show All Drop Cancel Note: • To simplify recording Samples Dropped.3. Whenever the List applet is displayed. This function displays a list of Product and Lot #s in your inventory so that samples can be recorded by only entering their respective quantities. use the Hide function to only show the Samples you are currently working with. 2. To hide hidden line items. too few samples do not have an effective impact. List Button (Samples Dropped) The List button is a useful function added to the Call Screen to simplify the recording of Samples Dropped. There is a sweet spot to the number of samples to provide. To cancel your changes. To show all line items. The Samples Dropped List function offers the following functionality: Function Hide Column Checkbox Usage Used to hide Sample Product/Lot# line items. This function is preloaded by Marketing to indicate the optimal amount of samples to provide to a specific Professional.1.3.2. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 13 11 November 2008 . and too many samples cut into a Representative’s sales.

Click the pick list icon in the Account field.g. ML) Call Notes in this view by positioning your cursor over the Comments field.. B is affiliated from A). A dialog box listing Professionals is displayed. a corresponding relationship can be viewed for the associated Professional (i. Activities To view all Call Activities on a Professional. To record an Account Affiliation of a Professional: 1.5. Professional Affiliations Professional Affiliations are useful to identify relationships between Professionals (e. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 14 11 November 2008 . 3. 2. however. Click Professionals / Profile / Professional Affiliations. Click New in either the “Affiliations From” or “Affiliations To” applets. To record a Professional Affiliation: 1. a corresponding relationship can be viewed from Accounts / Profile / Professional Affiliations for the specified Account..2. A new row is inserted. Upon setting this relationship. Select the Account and click Pick.4. 4. referrals).. click Professionals / Profile / Activities. Click New. Account Affiliations Account Affiliations are used when recording a Group Call on an Account (as you will see later). 2. Click Professionals / Profile / Account Affiliations.e. 2. Private Notes are hidden if you drill-down into the call by clicking on the hyperlink. Upon setting this relationship.6. Select the Professional and click Add. 2. 3.e. if A is affiliated to B. This screen displays all Call Notes for the last 2 years. You will be able to view both Public and Private (i. A Pick Account dialog box is displayed.

click the New button. A dialog box is displayed of Available & Selected addresses. Adding a New Professional To add a New Professional: 1.g. Enter the following mandatory fields: • • Last Name.. • Highlight the Address and click Add. • Update any additional information regarding: Staff/Gatekeeper Site Phone Number / Site Fax Number (e. • Query the Available addresses to find the correct address. This is the only icon that will allow you to link an Address to a Professional. First Name Specialty (don’t worry about enter Sub-Specialty 1. It is recommended that you search & sort by Postal Code. Link the Professional to an Address • Click the Address MVG icon (in the Professionals form applet below the Professionals List applet). Perform an exhaustive query to ensure that the Professional doesn’t already exist. 2. 3) 3.7. From the Professionals / Professionals List screen. 2.2. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 15 11 November 2008 . The Address is Selected as Primary if it is the only linked Address. phone/fax of clinic or hospital) Main Phone / Main Fax (specific to Professional) Suite Department • Click OK. This avoids entering a duplicate record. Notes (Managing Addresses): • You must use the Address MVG icon in the Professionals form applet below the Professionals List applet (as indicated in the diagram below).

.e. please call the Help Desk to be sent the Address Syndicated Data File. Figure 2-4 – Changing the Address of a Professional Note: • When adding a “New” Professional. click New to create a new address. scroll to the right to check the Location & Location Type. It is likely that one Location is a Pharmacy and should not be used. You need to step off the record (i. access another Professional) and then step back on the record to allow the system to Save the Professional before entering a call. • If the Available address list is blank. you cannot immediately enter a call. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 16 11 November 2008 .• If you find multiple addresses at the same location. • In the unlikely scenario that the address could not be found.

Professionals There are certain operations that only the Siebel Administrator is allowed to perform.8. • To Remove an Address outside of your Territory.7. To submit a Change Request: 1. step 3). To set a Primary Address: 1. Be sure ONLY to remove an Address if you are sure the Professional no longer works there. These operations have to be submitted using a CR (Change Request). Access the Professional and select the Professionals / Professionals List / Change Requests view. the other Rep may no longer be able to find the Professional. 2.The Address resides in your Territory.10. follow the steps outlined above to “Link a Professional to an Address” (Ref: Section 2. step 3).10. Click the Address MVG icon in the Professionals form applet below the Professionals List applet (Ref: Section 2. If you remove a valid Address that another Rep uses. 2. A Change Requests List applet and Form applet are displayed.The Address is not flagged as the Primary Address.9. Adding/Removing an Address To Add or Remove an Address for a Professional.7. . set the Primary checkbox and click OK. From the “Selected” address list. IMPORTANT NOTE: • 2. This allows several Reps to identify a specific Professional at the address of their choice. Change Requests .2. Note: • You can Remove an Address provided: . you must enter a Change Request as described in Section 2. It is recommended that you work with the AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 17 11 November 2008 . Setting a Primary Address Each person can set their own Primary Address for a Professional.

11. Access the Professionals / Filters screen. City. Click New to create a new Change Request. 3.Professionals AdvantEDGE provides some limited functionality for querying Professionals for Rx Data.Address (current) . Only 1 CR can be “Submitted” per Professional until the CR has been Processed.Address (current) . • 2. Notes: • Every CR Type requires the specification of an Address for the Professional (as indicated by the red asterisk on the field). Select the CR Type from the pick-list and applicable field values. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 18 11 November 2008 . 2. Use the table below as a guide.Out of Territory Address Fields (Address. to query Professionals who write more than 1800 TRx Market Share of Total Insulin: 1.Comments From Rep .Address (to remove) Moved Out of TerrAddr Unknown Name Change / Address Edit No Longer Practicing Remove 1 Address Figure 2-4: Change Request Types for Professionals 4.Change Requests Form applet because it allows you to view all Change Requests fields without having to scroll. Postal Code) . Province. Each CR Type requires you to specify various fields. CR Type Required Fields Duplicate Professional . For example.Comments From Rep Moved Out of TerrAddr Known . Querying Rx Data .Address (current) .Address (current) . Set the Status of the CR to “Submitted”.Address (current) Record .

3. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 19 11 November 2008 . Click the Query button on the Rx Volumes Selection applet. Field Product TRx Market Share Value Total Insulin > 1800 4. Click the Go button.2. A list of Professionals matching the query criteria is displayed. Enter the criteria below.

Creating a Query To create a query from the Professionals List: 1.“ whereas US system-defined queries do not follow any naming convention. The query results are displayed. when you save a query. Click the Query button. 3. Enter “OAKVILLE” in the City field. can be deleted It is difficult to distinguish between system-defined queries and user-defined queries as they look and work exactly the same. This chapter will provide examples to query on the Professionals screen. For example. You will only know that a query is system-defined because you will not be able to delete it. Canadian system-defined queries are prefixed with “Canada . The List applet becomes blank so that you can enter your query criteria.1. however the same functionality can be used on any List Applet. Saving a Query To Save a Query: 1. • • Enter “Nurse – DNE” in the Specialty field. Click the Go button. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 20 11 November 2008 . Enter the Query criteria. cannot be deleted User-Defined Queries – created by the User. you may get 32 records one day. There are 2 types of queries as follows: • • System-Defined Queries – created by the Administrator. 2. As a naming convention. In other words. 3. Follow the Steps above to Create a Query. you are not saving the resultant list but rather the criteria for running the query. 3. QUERYING Querying is a powerful function that is available on all List Applets to filter records. if you created a query to search for all Nurses in Oakville. and 33 records the next day as your data changes. As an example.2. Queries are dynamic.3. Queries can be saved so that you can rerun them simply by selecting them from the Queries pick list.

Click Go. 3.5. The current query criteria are displayed. Deleting a Query To Delete a Query: 1. Enter a Query Name and click OK. From the menu bar. 2. select Query / Delete Saved Query. Select the Query Name and click OK. From the menu bar. select Query / Refine Query. 3.4.2. >= <> * <25/4/2007 <>’General Practice’ SMI* Usage Calls before Apr 25/07 Professionals who are not GPs Represents any combination of characters including no characters Represents 1 and only 1 character (to return both ‘SMITH’ & ‘SMYTH’) ? SM?TH AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 21 11 November 2008 .3. Useful Querying Operations Operator Example <. Saving a Query will also save the Sort Order of the List. >. 4. Note: Only User-Defined Queries can be deleted. <=. 3. Refining a Query To Refine the results of the currently run Query: 1. 3. 3. Update the Query criteria. select Query / Save Query As. Sort the Records (if desired). The Query is now available to run anytime by selecting it from the Queries pick list. From the menu bar. SystemDefined Queries cannot be deleted. 2.

Today() And Or Is Null Is Not Null

>today()-7 ‘OAKVILLE’ And ‘GUELPH’ ‘OAKVILLE’ Or ‘GUELPH’ Is Null Is Not Null

To retrieve all calls within the last 7 days Returns Professionals located in both cities Returns Professionals located in either city To find Professionals without a Phone # To find Professionals with a Phone #

Figure 3-1: Useful Query Operators

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4. MENU FUNCTIONS
The Control Menu button is a standard Siebel function and contains many useful functions. Recall that all information in Siebel is stored in applets. Almost all applets have a Menu button for the respective applet. You will notice that the Menu functions for List applets and Form applets are slightly different because some functions only apply to lists (e.g., Sorting). This chapter will only focus on the commonly used Menu functions using examples from the Professionals screen.

4.1.

Undo Record
To undo the current adding/editing of a record: 1. Click Menu/Undo Record. The Undo function will only work if you have not yet moved off the screen.

4.2.

Record Count
To get a count of all records in a list (rather than scrolling through to the end of the list): 1. Click Menu/Record Count.

Figure 4-1 – Determining Record Count

4.3.

Columns Displayed
To adjust the Columns Displayed: 1. Click Menu/Columns Displayed. A window is displayed showing the columns available for display and the columns selected for display.

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Figure 4-2 – Setting Columns Displayed

• • • • •

To display a column, select the column in the Available Columns list and click . To hide a column, select the column in the Selected Columns list and then click . To display all the columns, click To hide all the columns, click .

To rearrange the display of columns, select the column in the Selected Columns list, and then click or . To move the column to the top or the bottom of the list, click or . Use to return the display to its “factory installed” settings.

4.4.

Advanced Sort
To sort a list applet by multiple columns: 1. Click Menu/Advanced Sort. A dialog box is displayed allowing you to sort, using up to 3 columns, in Ascending or Descending order.

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Use Visible Columns to export all columns in the list. Export To Export the data of a List Applet: 1. From the List Applet. A dialog box is displayed to help you specify the details of the Export. select Menu/Export. Accepting the defaults is recommended as indicated below: Figure 4-4a – Exporting Data • • • • Use All Rows in Current Query to export all rows. Another dialog box is displayed for the File Download. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 25 11 November 2008 . 3. 2. Click Next. Use Tab Delimited Text File as the Output Format.5.Figure 4-3 – Advanced Sort 4.

Excel opens with the exported data. Set the File name of the file.6.Figure 4-4b – Exporting Data Click Open. To Save the data. Note: Siebel exports data in a raw Unicode Text format by default.g.csv by default. Freeze Columns Figure 4-5 – Freezing Columns This is a useful feature when scrolling horizontally. 4. My Documents).xls)”.6.. 4. Set Save as type to “Microsoft Office Excel Workbook (*. 5. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 26 11 November 2008 . Double-click on the column header you wish to freeze. Note: Siebel uses output[1]. • 4. Column Functions To freeze/unfreeze columns (as in Excel): 1.1. click File/Save As from the Excel menu bar and specify the following attributes: • • Navigate to an appropriate Folder (e. Repeat to toggle off.

2. Position the cursor between the column headers until a double-sided arrow appears. Figure 4-7a – Sorting Columns (Ascending) 2. Figure 4-7b – Sorting Columns (Descending) AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 27 11 November 2008 .6. Move Columns To move columns: 1. Figure 4-6 – Moving Columns 4. Resize Columns To resize columns: 1. Sort Columns To sort columns: 1.6. Drag the column header.6. The list is sorted in Ascending order by that column and an Indicator is displayed in the column header.4. Click on the same column header to sort in Descending order. Click on the column header. and drag to adjust the width.4.3. 4.

The selection made in the Link Bar will determine which View tabs are displayed. and Pharmacies). Figure 5-1 – Accounts Screen The Link Bar and View tabs allow you to access the many applets of information regarding the selected Account. the Link Bar displays the Accounts List. The following table displays a summary of the applets on the Accounts screen. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 28 11 November 2008 .. ACCOUNTS The Accounts screen contains all the information about Buildings (e. Medical Clinics.g. By default.5. Hospitals. The screen (as shown below) consists of 2 sections: a) List applet of Accounts on the top b) Form applet displaying detailed information of the highlighted Account on the bottom.

Address. It is also very useful for querying Accounts as covered in Chapter 3.g.. use the following criteria: • • Type: My Targets: Pharmacy/Store Checked You may need to use the “Columns Displayed” function to display a column that is hidden as covered in Chapter 4. Accounts List The Accounts List displays a complete list of all Accounts in your database.Link Bar Accounts List View Tab Pre-Call Change Requests Call Plan Description of Information List of Call Activities recorded on the Account List of Change Requests Call Plans for the Account Type. Best Call Time List of Call Activities General Notes which are not part of a Call Note Professionals who are linked to the Account (e. Hospital Service Roster) Accounts to which the selected Account is associated (e.. To query on all Targeted Pharmacies.1.g. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 29 11 November 2008 . Telephone. Hospital Network) Groups to which the Account is linked Computer files Profile Address Info Activities Notes Professional Affiliations Account Affiliations Groups and Events Attachments Figure 5-2: Views of Accounts Screen 5.

Only “Face-to-face” and “CHE” call types Page 30 11 November 2008 AdvantEDGE User Guide . A Group Call will save you time because you only have to enter the Call Information once at the Account Level. Access the Account to which the call was entered. To record a Group Call: 1. while accessing the Pre-Call View. 5. click on the Reports icon Notes: • You will not be able to see notes made by MLs on the Pre-Call View.. click on Accounts / Accounts List / Pre-Call. Recording a Group Call A Group Call is very useful in recording calls when you call on several Professionals at the same time (e. Pre-Call Analysis For Pre-Call Analysis. fill in the following fields: Field Comments Type Usage Free-Text description of the call Defaults to “Face-to-face”. Note: If the Call was made outside of a Hospital or Clinic. Click the New Group Call button. You will need to access the Accounts / Profile / Activities View. This view displays the following 2 applets: • • Calls on the Account for the last 6 months Professional Affiliations To generate a Pre-Call Analysis report.Useful pre-defined queries on the Accounts screen are: • • Canada – My Targets Canada – Corporate Targets 5.3. As with a Professional Call. This entry appears at the top of your Account List when sorted alphabetically. 2. and then you link all Attendees to that Call at once.2.g. select the “XXXX CHE ENTRY ACCOUNT” (where “XXXX” is your Territory #). CHEs).

3.4 on how to setup an Affiliation. immediately after the call).count towards your Call Plan compliance. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 31 11 November 2008 . It is recommended that you enter your call on the same day that the call was made (preferably. An “Add Attendees” dialog box is displayed listing all Professionals affiliated with the Account. Refer to section 2. click the All Professionals button. Identify the Attendees of the Call: Figure 5-3: Add Attendees applet • If you want to view all Professionals rather than just those affiliated with the Account. 4. click New. Do not worry about setting the Time of the Call.5 & 5. Enter the “Call Topics” by specifying: • • • • Name (of Product) Order (defaults to order the Products are selected) Tools (optional) In the Attendees applet. Date Defaults to current Date & Time.

the Attendee Calls are set to “Submitted” and the Call Types are set to that of the corresponding Account Call. Recording a Pharmacy Call Recording Calls on Pharmacies is done in a unique way because Pharmacy Professionals (including Pharmacists) are not entered into AdvantEDGE. and click OK. • If you enter a Group Call to 5 Professionals.3. 5 Attendee Calls). These controls are similar to those used in Excel. or <Shift>Click to block highlight. it results in the creation of 6 Calls (1 Account Call. Notes: • • The criteria for identifying a CHE is that the Call Type=’CHE’. the following occurs: a) The Comments of the Account Call are concatenated to any Comments recorded on the individual Attendees. following the running of a Nightly Process. Repeat these steps to identify all Attendees of the Call. Click the Submit button to submit the call. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 32 11 November 2008 . As a result. Continue all steps as entering a Professional Call as described in step 2.• • Find an Attendee to the Call. In step 4 above. 1. The New Call screen allows you to record samples dropped off at the Pharmacy. you can highlight several records at once using <Ctrl>Click to selectively highlight. Once “Submitted”. you record a Professional Call on the Pharmacy Account and it is recorded using a “DEFAULT PROFESSIONAL”. • 5. b) The Attendee Calls remain as “Planned” and have a blank Call Type. 5. click on the record to highlight it.4. Access the Pharmacy and click the New Call button. Later. When a Group Call is “Submitted”. the contents of the Call Screen cannot be changed with the exception of the “Comments” field.

a corresponding relationship can be viewed from Professionals / Profile / Account Affiliations for the specified Professional. 2.. ML) Call Notes in this view by positioning your cursor over the Comments field. B is affiliated from A). Private Notes are hidden if you drill-down into the call by clicking on the hyperlink. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 33 11 November 2008 . click Accounts / Profile / Activities. Click Accounts / Profile / Account Affiliations. 5. however. Professional Affiliations The recording of Professional Affiliations is useful when recording a Group Call on an Account. A Pick Professional dialog box is displayed.e. Activities To view all Call Activities on an Account. To record a Professional Affiliation on an Account: 1. Upon setting this relationship. 3. Select the Professional and click Pick.6.. This screen displays all Call Notes for the last 2 years. Select the Account and click OK.. Click New. 4. Upon setting this relationship. 2. Click the pick list icon in the Last Name field. 3.g. 5. Click Accounts / Profile / Professional Affiliations. You will be able to view both Public and Private (i. Account Affiliations Account Affiliations are used to identify relationships between Accounts (e. Click New in the “Professional Affiliations” applet. Hospital Affiliations). if A is affiliated to B. A new row is inserted. a corresponding relationship can be viewed for the associated Account (i.5.5. A dialog box listing Accounts is displayed. To record an Account Affiliation: 1.7.e.

. Notes • You must use the Address MVG icon in the Accounts form applet below the Accounts List applet (as indicated in the diagram below). It is recommended that you search & sort by Postal Code. The Address is Selected as Primary if it is the only linked Address. From the Accounts / Accounts List screen. Link the Account to an Address: • Click the Address MVG icon (in the Accounts form applet below the Accounts List applet). Enter the following mandatory fields: • • Account (e. scroll to the right to check the Location & Location Type. • If the Available address list is blank.5. Adding a New Account To add a New Account: 1. This is the only icon that will allow you to link an Address to a Account.g.8. • Highlight the Address and click Add.g. click the New button. • Query the Available addresses to find the correct address. • Update any additional information regarding: Site Phone Number / Site Fax Number (e. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 34 11 November 2008 . “Hospital”) 3. • If you find multiple addresses at the same location. phone/fax of clinic or hospital) • Click OK. Perform an exhaustive query to ensure that the Account doesn’t already exist. A dialog box is displayed of Available & Selected addresses.. please call the Help Desk to be sent the Address Syndicated Data File. click New to create a new address. It is likely that one Location is a Pharmacy.g. • In the unlikely scenario that the address could not be found. This avoids entering a duplicate record. “CREDIT VALLEY HOSPITAL”) Type (e.. 2.

Access the Account and select the Accounts / Accounts List / Change Requests view. Each CR Type requires you to specify various fields. 2. Click New to create a new Change Request.Accounts There are certain operations that only the Siebel Administrator is allowed to perform. It is recommended that you work with the Change Requests Form applet because it allows you to view all Change Requests fields without having to scroll. Select the CR Type from the pick-list and applicable field values. Use the table below as a guide. 3. Change Requests .Figure 5-3 – Changing the Address of an Account 5. To submit a Change Request: 1. A Change Requests List applet and Form applet are displayed.9.Address (current) AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 35 11 November 2008 . These operations have to be submitted using a CR (Change Request). CR Type Duplicate Account Record Required Fields .

.Address (current) . Set the Status of the CR to “Submitted”.Comments From Rep Name Change / Address Edit .Comments From Rep Figure 5-4 – Change Request Types for Accounts 4. Only 1 CR can be “Submitted” per Account until the CR has been Processed. • AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 36 11 November 2008 . Notes • Every CR Type requires the specification of an Address for the Account (as indicated by the red asterisk on the field).

You can also drill-down to the Call Screen by clicking on the Call hyperlink. There are 3 calendars accessed via the View tabs: Monthly. Useful pre-defined queries on the Calendar screen are: • • Canada – Planned Calls Canada – Submitted Calls AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 37 11 November 2008 . and Daily. You can set your default Calendar view using Site Map / User Preferences / Calendar. Figure 6-1 – Monthly Calendar Notes • • • To quickly view Call information. Weekly. Monthly Calendar The Monthly Calendar is displayed below. The Weekly Calendar is the most popular. 6. CALENDAR The Calendar screen is an excellent screen for viewing and accessing all calls recorded. position the cursor over the Call to invoke a pop-up.1. The “Weekly (7 day)” view is recommended.6.

AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 38 11 November 2008 . Access List It is very useful to share your Calendar with your DBM or mirror Rep to allow them to see your Calendar of Call Activities. 2. Click New. Query and select the appropriate name and click OK.2. The Add Employees dialog box is displayed.6. To grant Calendar access to a colleague: 1. Select the Calendar / Access List screen.

it offers powerful querying capability. Account Call.. Attendee Call hyperlink). if you want to query for all calls made in April 2007. As an example. To drill down on a Call: 1.e. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 39 11 November 2008 . you can use the following criteria: • • • Date: >=4/1/2007 and <5/1/2007 Canada – Planned Calls Canada – Submitted Calls Useful pre-defined queries on the Activities screen are: 7.e. Querying Activities Because the Activities screen displays calls in the form of a list applet. Drill-Down on Activities The Activities screen is also useful because it allows you to drill-down on a call to display the Call screen. Use the Internet Explorer Back arrow to return to the previous screen..1.7. ACTIVITIES The Activities screen displays the same information that’s on the Calendar screen (i. to return to the previous screen: 2. Click on the Activity hyperlink (i. Following a drill-down. The different Call Types are summarized in the following table: Professional New Call Professional Call Account Professional Call on Pharmacy (using Default Professional) Account Call & associated Attendee Calls New Group Call Not Applicable 7. Call Activity). Professional Call. or you may click on the associated thread-bar.2. except the data is displayed in a list rather than on a calendar view.

To delete a Planned Call: 1. Select the Personal Product Lists from the Show pick list (i. However.3. the name of the applet on the top left corner). 3. 2.e.. 3. 3. Note • You need to set your Personal Marketing Messages before you can pick them on the call screen. Select the Activities / Activity List screen. Setting Marketing Messages To set the Marketing Messages pick-list values of the Call Screen: 1. 7. the name of the applet on the top left corner). Select the Personal Marketing Initiatives List from the Show pick list (i. 7.7. Setting Call Topics To set the Call Topics pick-list values of the Call Screen: 1. Use the New and Delete push-buttons to set the desired Marketing Messages on the Personal Marketing Initiatives List applet.4. Select the Activities / Personal List screen.5. Use Menu / Delete Record to delete the record. Use the New and Delete push-buttons to set the desired Products on the Personal Product Lists applet.e. Planned Calls can be Cancelled/Deleted. Note • You need to set your Personal Call Topics before you can pick them on the call screen. and set the Status to “Cancelled”.. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 40 11 November 2008 . 2. Select the Activities / Personal List screen. Deleting a Planned Call Submitted Calls are locked and cannot be Un-Submitted. 2. Access the Call record.

Time is recorded in 2. Category Worked Account Management Admin Reason CHE Event In Field Account Management Business Plan CHE Planning DBM-Recruitment/Interview Office Time (for Admin Work) PA/Review Samples Accountability admin Customer Meetings Community Event Convention Display/Rounds InServices Patient Training NNCI Meetings Counterpart Meetings District Meetings AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 41 11 November 2008 . or 8 hour durations. 8. The following table lists the Time Allocation categories. 6. Fill in the fields.1. Note: Fields identified with a red asterisk are mandatory.8. 4. Set the Status to “Submitted” to lock the record from being updated. TIME ALLOCATION The Time Allocation screen is used to record your time sheet activities. You are expected to record Time Allocation activities for Monday to Friday (8 hours per day) including holidays. 4. Select the Time Allocation screen. 2. 3. Click New. Recording Time Allocation To record Time Allocation: 1.

Head Office Meeting International Meeting National Meeting SLT Meeting Special Project Team Meeting Teleconference Other Family Leave Jury Duty Marriage/Compassionate Leave Moving Sick Days Illness-Family Illness-Self Medical Leave/LTD Medical Leave/STD Staff Management Training DBM-Training/Coaching Compliance Training Field Training Other Phase I Phase II Vacant Disability/Leave Territory Did Not Exist Territory Vacant Vacation/Holiday Float Day (also used for ‘Personal Day’) Lieu Day Stat holiday Vacation Weather Travel Inclement Weather Travel to/from territory AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 42 11 November 2008 .

g. Access the record. the entire contents are duplicated except the Status which is set to “In Progress”. 3.3. 2. Submitted Time Allocation records can be changed.Category “Worked” counts for “On Territory” Activity. 2. Change the Status from “Cancelled” to “In Progress”. Enter a Submitted record for the Monday. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 43 11 November 2008 . or Vacation): 1. Update the copies to set the Date and set the Status to “Submitted”.. Copying Time Allocation Records Copying Time Allocation Records is a real time-saver. 8. Note: When a record is copied. Un-Submitting Time Allocation Records Unlike Submitted Calls which cannot be “Un-Submitted”. Change the Status from “Submitted’ to “Cancelled”. Consider that you have the same activity for an entire week (e. In Field. Use the Copy button to copy the record 4 times for the remainder of the week. All other Categories are for “Off Territory” Activities.2. To Un-Submit a Time Allocation record: 1. 8. 3.

Mgr reviews Expense Report within AdvantEDGE & sets Status to ‘Approved’ or ‘Rejected’. Expense Report is now locked & cannot be changed. Mgr receives e-mail notification to approve Expense Report. Expense Report is automatically sent to the Princeton Finance Dept.5x11 paper. Status=’Completed’ STEP #3: Employee prints & signs Expense Report. $ $ $ Employee Incurs Expenses STEP #1: Employee Enters Expenses into AdvantEDGE (create Expense Report Header & individual Line Items) Status=’In Progress’ If ‘Rejected’. Expense Reports are processed electronically and the paper receipts are sent afterwards to support the electronic submission. & places Expense Report package in Orange Envelope (which is sent to the Mississauga Office). STEP #2: Employee sets Status of Expense Report to ‘Submitted’.. Receptionist at Head Office forwards all Orange Envelopes to the Princeton Finance Office. The Expense Report Process is depicted below.9. EXPENSE REPORTS The Expense Reports module of AdvantEDGE is used by all NNCI employees. the Employee will be paid before the paper receipts are reviewed by Auditors. It is a very efficient system for processing Expense Reports and employees are typically paid within a few business days. Employee receives e-mail notification to indicate that Expense Report has been Approved. $ Princeton Finance processes payment. Auditors in Princeton validate that the Expenses entered electronically in AdvantEDGE match those of the receipts. If ‘Approved’. tapes receipts to 8.. Status=’Audited’ Figure 9-1: Expense Report Process AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 44 11 November 2008 . Status=’Processed’ Funds are deposited into the Employee’s Bank Account using Electronic Fund Transfer. Employee can set the Status back to ‘In Progress’ to unlock the Expense Report so that Expenses can be updated & re-Submitted. Often.

PROCESS FOR SUBMITTING EXPENSE REPORTS STEP #1) STEP #2) STEP #3) Enter the Expense Report (including Header & Line Items) into AdvantEDGE.Manager receives an e-Mail notification that an Expense Report has been Submitted .e. Prepare the Expense Report Package..Expenses are entered . the Employee can change the status to ‘In Progress’ to reopen the Expense Report so that it can be updated and then re-Submit it Submitted Manager Approved Processed Princeton Finance Dept . AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 45 11 November 2008 . In Progress Employee . Submit the Expense Report. Steps 1-3 as depicted in Figure 9-1).The following diagram depicts the overall processing of Expense Reports from the perspective of the Expense Report Status for the most common Statuses.Manager Approves Report and the Employee receives an eMail notification of Approval .An Expense Report may be ‘Rejected’.Funds have been deposited into the Employee’s Bank Account Completed Figure 9-2: Overall Processing of Expense Reports This chapter focuses on the Steps performed by the Employee to Submit an Expense Report (i.Princeton has Processed the Expense Report . In this case.Initial Status .Report is Locked .

3 respectively. and 9. DBMs. Select 1 of the 3 Names from the drop-down list as specified in the table below.These 3 Steps are covered in sections 9. MLs) Associated Fields: • • Description (optional) Period . the second period is from the 15th to the last day of the month Start Date / End Date are populated based on the Period selected Pay To / Prepared By / Submit To are pre-populated to indicate the Users’ Initials involved with the Expense Report Status is pre-populated as ‘In Progress’ • • • AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 46 11 November 2008 . In the Form applet.2. Note: • You will find that the Expense Report module contains both List applets and Form applets which display the same data. Name: Usage: Field Expense Report – CANADA Regular Expense Reporting for Field Users (Reps.There are 2 Expense Report reporting periods per month: the first period is from the 1st of the month to the 14th. 9. From the menu bar. select the Expense Reports screen to access My Expense Reports.1. Fill in the associated fields. first create the Header as follows: 1. 9. A list of previous Expense Reports for the user is displayed. It is recommended that you use List applets for querying data and Form applets for entering data.1. 2. 3. click New to create a new Expense Report. STEP #1: Enter the Expense Report into AdvantEDGE To enter an Expense Report.

Click the Name hyperlink of the Expense Report. A new applet is displayed showing the Expense Report Header at the top and the Line Items at the bottom. The following table provides guidelines for some common expenses. It is recommended that you use the Form AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 47 11 November 2008 . 5. the Report Header is entered and you are ready to enter the Line Items as described below: 4. Enter each Line Item for the Expense Report.Name: Usage: Home Office Report – CANADA Regular Expense Reporting for Head Office Users Associated Fields: • • • • Description (optional) Start Date End Date Pay To / Prepared By / Submit To are pre-populated to indicate the Users’ Initials involved with the Expense Report Status is pre-populated as ‘In Progress’ • Name: Usage: Other Cost Ctr Report – CANADA Used to claim Expenses to be paid by a Cost Centre other than your own Associated Fields: • • • • • Description (optional) Start Date End Date Cost Centre – You must only include items for 1 Cost Centre per Expense Report Pay To / Prepared By / Submit To are pre-populated to indicate the Users’ Initials involved with the Expense Report Status is pre-populated as ‘In Progress’ • At this stage. Click New to insert a Line Item. 6.

. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 48 11 November 2008 . Cash. Expense Incurred Hotel Parking Expense Type to use in AdvantEDGE Lodging .applet rather than the List applet for entering Line Items so that you can see all input fields as you edit them.50) Start / End / Expense Amount Expense Sub-Type Professional (to specify participating Professionals) Employee (to specify participating Employees) Personal Mileage • • Meal Meals • • • • The following table describes other fields on the Expense List Items screen.. Do not enter your Credit Card # in AdvantEDGE.g...g. District Meeting. e. Visa) Do not use.Hotel KM/Mileage Allowance & Parking KM/Mileage Allowance & Parking Fields to Enter Data • • Start / End / Expense Amount Start / End / Expense Amount Start / End Business Miles (amount is automatically calculated based on a per km rate. Grand Rounds) Description of Expense Pick-list detailing payment method (e. All amounts are entered inclusive of all taxes (i. $0.e. Field Business Purpose Details Payment Type Credit Card # Description Pick-list detailing activity (e. the out-of-pocket expense).g.

Enter the Exchange Rate which is used to convert the foreign currency to Canadian dollars. Use the rate that you are being charged by Visa or your bank.1.9. Figure 9-3: Enter Foreign Expense Amounts AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 49 11 November 2008 .1. To Enter Foreign/US Expenses Follow the regular steps to enter a Line Item.2.. The Expense Amount is calculated for you when you step off the field.1. 3. except when you enter the Expense Amount. Access the Line Item in the Line Items “List” Applet (and not the Line Items “Form” Applet). 2.g. To Enter an Internal Order Number To specify an Internal Order Number for a Line Item: 1. Select the Currency Code from the pick-list (e. Enter the Transaction Amount which is expense amount in the foreign currency. 9. 2. Enter the Internal Order Number in the “SAP Int Order” column. perform the following: 1. 4. USD for US Dollars). An “Enter Amount” dialog box is displayed. Click the Expense Amount pick-list icon.

2. it will be automatically populated once the Expense Report is submitted. You want to be sure that everything is correct. While accessing the Expense Report. STEP #2: Submit the Expense Report When all Expense Line Items are entered. click the Submit button to change the Status from ‘In Progress’ to ‘Submitted’. you are ready to Submit the Expense Report by doing the following steps: 1. It is likely that your Expense Report will be Approved by your Manager and Processed by the Princeton Finance Department before they even receive your paperbased Expense Package.Foreign These 2 Expense Reports are same except that the Foreign Expense Report has 2 additional columns displaying the Foreign Currency and Exchange Rate. The Expense Report is now locked so that it can no longer be edited. STEP #3: Prepare the Expense Report Package You are now ready to create the paper-based Expense Package to support your electronically Submitted Expense Report. 2. Your completed Expense Report is displayed in the Siebel Report Viewer window. Reconcile your Expense Report Line Items with your Receipts. correct the Line Items and then step off the record to save. 9. While accessing the Expense Report to print. Only use the Foreign Expense Report when you have expenses in foreign currencies. If there are any errors. perform the following steps: 1. Note: • You can recall a “Submitted” Expense Report that has not yet been “Approved” by highlighting the Expense Report in the Expense List applet and clicking the Recall button. click the Reports icon in the Toolbar. To create your Expense Package. This window may startup AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 50 11 November 2008 . If the Cost Centre has not been set. Select 1 of the following 2 options to print your Expense Report: • • Novo Nordisk Expense Report Novo Nordisk Expense Report .9.3.2.

4. Tape the receipts to 8.5. be careful to correctly set the following fields: Field Cost Centre Submit To Description Cost Centre to which the items are being Expensed Cost Centre Manager who will approve the Expenses 9. Sign the Printed Expense Report. Click on the Print icon in the Toolbar to print the Expense Report on your printer.5”x11” paper. Send the Orange Envelope to the NNCI Office (not to Princeton). so you may have to click on it in your task bar to maximize the window so it can be viewed. 9. Receipts are taped so that auditors can properly review receipts when crossreferencing them to the Submitted Expences. Do not use any staples or paper-clips.minimized on your task bar. Place your Printed Expense Report and associated receipts (taped) into an Orange Envelope so that your name on page 1 of the Printed Expense Report shows through the window of the Orange Envelope. Other Cost Centre Expense Report When creating an “Other Cost Centre Expense Report”. 3. 5.4. Expense Report Rules • • • • • • 1 Expense Report per Orange Envelope Sort sheets in Chronological order Multiple receipts can be taped to a page using both the front and back pages. No Staples or Paper-Clips You cannot submit an expense report that is more than 65 days old Failing to submit receipts for 2 consecutive expense reports will result in a hold of further reimbursement AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 51 11 November 2008 .

The Call Plan Calls view is displayed. When creating your first non-Targeted call on a Professional/Account.10. Select the Call Plan screen. The corresponding Profile/Activities view is displayed.3.2.g. CALL PLAN The Call Plan screen is used to display your Targeted Professionals and Accounts. There are 2 sub-views to view Professionals or Accounts.. 10. Click the Last Name/Account hyperlink. Only ‘Face to Face’ and ‘CHE’ Call Types are counted. Assigned Calls 10. as well as their respective Assigned Calls and Submitted Calls as defined below: Field Submitted Calls Definition Number of Calls Submitted by the Rep within the Period. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 52 11 November 2008 . 10. a nightly process needs to run before you can see the associated record in the Unspecified Calls view. and Segment are displayed as columns. Targeted Number of Calls within the Period as set by Sales Operations. 2. Note: An Unspecified Calls view is also available for displaying information on non-Targeted Professionals and Accounts. Submitted Calls. Recording a Call from the Call Plan Screen To record a Call from the Call Plan screen: 1. The Assigned Calls. Highlight the desired Professional/Account and click the New Call button. 2007 Canada POA). Viewing your Call Plan To view your Call Plan: 1. Click the POA Period hyperlink (e.1. The Call Screen used to enter a new call is displayed. Viewing Call Activity from the Call Plan Screen To view past Call Activity of a Professional/Account from the Call Plan screen: 1.

Recalculating Call Plan Calls If the calculation of the Submitted Calls on the Call Plan screen is questionable. Viewing Submitted Call Plan Calls To view the Call Details of the calls which have been used to calculate the Submitted Calls of the Call Plan: 1. Highlight the appropriate Call Plan record. Click the Recalculate button.5.4. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 53 11 November 2008 . Click on the POA Period hyperlink of the corresponding Professional/Account record. 10.10. you can recalculate it using the following steps: 1. 2.

and click the Pick push-button. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 54 11 November 2008 .11. Note: • You can also delete Associations for those created by your Territory using the Delete push-button. 2. 4.1. The Professional/Account is added to the Groups and Events Associations. 3. Click the pick-list icon in the Last Name/Name field. The Associations view screen is displayed. A blank row is created. GROUPS AND EVENTS The Groups and Events screen is used to track programs to which Professionals and Accounts are linked. Select the Groups and Events screen tab. Click the Add push-button. Note: • You can only update Groups and Events that are not flagged as “Secure”. Select the Professionals or Accounts sub-view. Note: • A Professional/Account can only be linked to a specific Group and Event once. Query the desired record. 5. Click on the Name hyperlink of the Group and Event. you can add/remove links to the Professionals and Accounts pertaining to your territory. Linking a Professional/Account to a Group and Event 1. highlight it. These programs can include such things as: • • • • • CHEs Promotional Programs Clinical Study Information Society Memberships KOL Status Groups and Events may be identified as “Secure” which means that only the Administrator can change which Professionals and Accounts are linked to them. For Groups and Events that are not “Secure”. 11.

6. Set the “Program Date” and enter “Comments” (optional) for the association. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 55 11 November 2008 .

Samples Returned Sample Transfers between Reps Sample Disbursements The Samples Management module excludes samples that are ordered by Reps to be shipped directly to DECs/Customers. Transfer.12.” specifies the Sample (and associated Product Description) • “Lot #” specifies the Lot (and associated Expiration Date) • “Quantity” specifies the number of units of the Sample The combination of all 3 of these attributes needs to be specified when detailing any sample transaction (e. These include: • • • Samples Received. Shipment. etc. These samples do not pass through the Reps possession and hence are excluded. Return.g.). The Samples Management module consists of the following screens: Screen Samples Orders Received Samples Description Not Used Used to acknowledge the Receipt of Samples via: • Received Shipments • Transfer In (from another Rep) Used to track discrepancies regarding Received Samples Used for Sending Samples as: Page 56 11 November 2008 • Received Samples Discrepancies Sent Samples AdvantEDGE User Guide . SAMPLES MANAGEMENT The Samples Management module is used to track all samples involving Rep transactions and for which the Rep is responsible.. Sample Details are tracked in AdvantEDGE using the following 3 attributes: “List No.

. Received.Sent Samples Discrepancies Inventory Count Reconciliation • Returns • Transfer Out (to another Rep) Used to track discrepancies regarding Sent Samples Used to Count Inventory Used to Reconcile an Inventory Count by comparing the “Actual Samples on hand” with the “Sample Calculated to be on hand” Used to adjust the recorded number of Samples Sent.e. or Disbursed when there is an error in sample counts Used to generate a history of the activity for a given Sample Lot # Samples Adjustments Samples History Figure 12-1: Screens of Sample Management Note: • The actual Disbursement of Samples to a Professional (i. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 57 11 November 2008 . Sample Drop) is covered in the “Call Recording” section of this document.

On the morning of your sample delivery.1.. On occasion.g.12.1.1. b) Sign the carrier’s delivery slip indicating the correct number of cartons. Receiving Samples & Processing Returns Receiving a Sample Shipment The Receiving Samples Shipment Process is depicted below. synchronize your data so that your sample delivery information will appear in the Received Samples view. you may authorize another adult provided they are aware of NNCI policies and procedures. a) Verify that the cartons are labeled with your name and address. if you cannot sign for a shipment. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 58 11 November 2008 . 12. refrigeration) when receiving a shipment Your signature is required for sample deliveries. When receiving a sample shipment. Figure 12-2: Receiving Samples Shipment Process You must follow proper procedures to ensure the stability of your samples (e.

so if all quantities are correct. overage. Click Submit to complete the receipt of your sample shipment. you need to perform the following steps. or damage) immediately by calling MLS. 1. 2. Count all samples shipped even if there are damaged samples that need to be returned. 5.c) Verify that the contents of each carton match the carton’s packing slip.. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 59 11 November 2008 . From the “My Received Samples” applet. The record will have a status of “In Progress”. you do not need to change anything. highlight the corresponding shipment record. update them and enter a brief description in the Comments field. e) Report discrepancies (e. Enter the sample counts for each Lot # in the Received Quantity field. If however the quantities are incorrect. shortage. The “Line Items” list applet at the bottom of the screen will display the details of the shipment. The Lot #s are now part of your sample inventory balance in AdvantEDGE. Click the Samples / Received Samples screen. Fill in the Date / Time Received field to specify the date/time that the shipment was received. d) Count the number of samples in the shipment down to the Lot #. 3. The values default to the samples shipped as entered by MLS. 4. MLS Contact Information: 905-568-2511 x-3234 or 1-800-215-5310 To record Receiving the Sample Shipment in AdvantEDGE.g.

The Samples Returns Process is depicted below. Rep prints the ‘Sample Return Transmittal Form Canada’ which contains the Sample Return details. To Return Samples. problem with device. etc.1. you need to: a) Determine the lot numbers and quantities of your inventory that need to be returned. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 60 11 November 2008 . Expired. Rep identifies Damaged. Processing Sample Returns A good practice to follow before taking your inventories is to return any lot numbers that need to be returned. the Rep calls MLS so that MLS can replace the Returned Samples. Samples are delivered back to MLS. Figure 12-3: Sample Returns Process Sample Returns may occur for any of the following reasons: • • • • 60 days or less from expiration expired damaged subjected to an incident such as refrigeration malfunction. or Soon-to-Expire Samples to be Returned to MLS Rep records Sample Returns into AdvantEDGE & ‘Submits” the Transaction.12. The ‘Sample Return Transmittal Form . If the Returns are part of a ‘Shipment Received’.2. Rep returns Samples to MLS. recall.Canada’ serves as the packing slip for the shipment.

A report is prepared in the Siebel Report Viewer (which may take several moments to prepare).b) Create a Sent Samples transaction. From the “My Sent Samples” applet. 2. Field Description Transaction Date Defaults to current date/time but can be updated if the Transaction Date occurred earlier Return MLS DIRECT RETURNS Select appropriate value from pick-list As required Transaction Type To (Last Name) Reason Comments 4. Field Description Product Description Lot # Quantity Select value from pick-list Select from pick-list Specify number 6. Your inventory for the affected Lot #s is reduced accordingly. Fill in the header values for the samples being returned. click Submit. and select the Samples Return Transmittal Form CANADA. Click the Printer Icon to print the form. print the Samples Return Transmittal Form . Fill in the line item values for each lot number being returned. Click the Reports icon from the application toolbar. Repeat steps 4-5 for all sample return line items. 8. From the “My Sent Samples” applet. To record a Sent Samples transaction. and then physically return the product using a ground carrier service. Remember. Click the Samples / Sent Samples screen. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 61 11 November 2008 . 3. From the “Line Items” applet. one Samples Transaction can have several line items. click New. 7. you need to perform the following steps: 1.CANADA that must accompany the product when shipped back. 5. click New.

9. and include the form in your shipment of the returned samples. Figure 12-4: Samples Return Transmittal Form AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 62 11 November 2008 . Sign and Date the form.

b) The Rep transferring out the samples needs to create a Transfer Out transaction.12. This should be done in a face-to-face meeting. Lot #/Expiration Date. The Rep then performs a data synchronization to send the Transfer Out transaction.2. This is to be done on the SAME day as the transfer and can be done during the face-to-face meeting.2. Figure 12-5: Samples Return Transmittal Form To Transfer Samples between Reps. Transfer Out To record a Transfer Out transaction. Sample Transfers The Sample Transfer Process is depicted below. you need to perform the following: a) Both parties need to confirm the Product List No. c) The Rep receiving the samples performs a data synchronization and acknowledges the receipt of the samples as a Transfer In transaction.1. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 63 11 November 2008 . and Quantity being transferred. you need to perform the following steps: 1. Click the Samples / Sent Samples screen. 12.

Fill in the line item values for each lot number being transferred. Your inventory for the affected Lot #s are reduced accordingly. Remember. From the “Line Items” applet. one Samples Transaction can have several line items. If the recipient records values differently from the Transfer Out data. Field Description Transaction Date Defaults to current date/time but can be updated if the Transaction Date occurred earlier Transfer Out Select Rep to which samples are being transferred Transfer As required Transaction Type To (Last Name) Reason Comments 4. it is important that both parties agree on the Product List No. Synchronize.2. click New. 5. Lot #/Expiration Date. a discrepancy transaction is automatically created in the Sent Samples Discrepancies screen of the sender. Repeat steps 4-5 for all sample transfer line items. 8. click New. Notes (regarding Sent Samples Discrepancies): • When transfers occur. Field Description Product Description Lot # Quantity Select value from pick-list Select from pick-list Specify number 6. 3. 7. From the “My Sent Samples” applet. From the “My Sent Samples” applet. click Submit. Fill in the header values for the samples being transferred. and Quantity being transferred. This screen is a read-only screen that allows you to track discrepancies that have occurred for Samples Sent. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 64 11 November 2008 .

2. so if all quantities are correct. The values default to those entered by the Rep who recorded the Transfer Out. 12. a samples adjustment needs to be created to account for any differences between your physical inventory and your AdvantEDGE inventory. 6. update them and enter a brief description in the Comments field. a discrepancy transaction is automatically created in the Received Samples Discrepancies screen when the record is Submitted. 5. This screen is a read-only screen that allows you to track discrepancies that have occurred for Samples Received. To record a Transfer In transaction. Click the Samples / Received Samples screen. From the “My Received Samples” applet. If however the quantities are incorrect.2. highlight the corresponding Transfer In record. you do not need to change anything. The record will have a status of “In Progress”. Click Submit to complete the receipt of the Transfer In. The “Line Items” list applet at the bottom of the screen will display the details of the transfer. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 65 11 November 2008 . The Lot #s are now part of your sample inventory balance in AdvantEDGE. Transfer In The Rep receiving Sample Transfers must acknowledge the Transfer In transaction so that your sample inventory reflects what is physically on hand. Note (regarding Received Samples Discrepancies): • If you record a unit quantity other than what the sender recorded transferring to you. Synchronize. 3.• If the sender receives a valid discrepancy transaction in the Sent Samples Discrepancy screen. This will pickup the Transfer In transaction triggered from the sending Rep. Enter the sample counts for each Lot # in the Received Quantity field. The field defaults to the current date/time. 4. Fill in the Date / Time Received field to specify the date/time that the transfer was received.2. you need to perform the following steps: 1.

Figure 12-7: Sample Adjustment Process Consider that you have 2 sample inventories as follows: Physical Inventory – what you have on hand AdvantEDGE Inventory – what the AdvantEDGE system calculates you have on hand Samples Adjustments are used to adjust for any differences between your physical inventory and your AdvantEDGE inventory. a discrepancy transaction is also automatically created on the Sent Samples Discrepancies screen of the sender.• As noted earlier. Sample Adjustments The Sample Adjustments Process is depicted below.3. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 66 11 November 2008 • • . Figure 12-6: Received Samples Discrepancies screen 12.

A Positive Adjustment will increase your AdvantEDGE Inventory.Notes: • You always make Adjustments to your AdvantEDGE Inventory so that it is consistent with your Physical Inventory. Samples Adjustments consist of the following Transaction Types: Transaction Type Transfer In – Adjustment Transfer Out – Adjustment Return – Adjustment Sample Order – Adjustment Disbursement – Adjustment Shipment Received – Adjustment Demo – Adjustment Usage Refer to section on “Received Samples Adjustment” Refer to section on “Sent Samples Adjustment” Refer to section on “Sent Samples Adjustment” NOT USED Refer to section on “Sample Disbursement Adjustment” Refer to section on “Received Samples Adjustment” To reduce inventory to account for samples used for demo purposes Refer to section on “Inventory Count Adjustment” Inventory Adjustment Figure 12-8: Types of Sample Adjustments AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 67 11 November 2008 . A Negative Adjustment will decrease your AdvantEDGE Inventory. BE CAREFUL TO SELECT THE CORRECT INVENTORY PERIOD WHEN ENTERING AN ADJUSTMENT. • • It is very important that you enter Sample Adjustments with the correct integer.

12. You now need to record a Sent Samples “Transfer Out” Adjustment to correct your AdvantEDGE inventory.3. Click OK. Field Description Transaction Type Reason Inventory Period Start Date Comments Pick-list. A message box is displayed to indicate that the adjustment will be reviewed by the SAC Associate. click New. 2. • To enter a Sent Samples Adjustment. perform the following steps: 1.1. For the above scenario. click New. From the “My Samples Adjustments” applet. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 68 11 November 2008 . use “Transfer Out – Adjustment” Pick-list. The recipient acknowledged that only 5 units were “Transferred In”. 3. For the above scenario. type “Miscount in transferred out quantity” 4. Consider the following scenario: • • You recorded a Transfer Out record of 10 units of “643993-Levemir Flexipen 1x3ml” and “Lot # F0906A” to another Rep. A discrepancy is automatically recorded in your “Sent Samples Discrepancies” screen and you realize that you recorded the original Transfer Out record in error. You need to add 5 units to your AdvantEDGE inventory to reflect your physical inventory. Click the Samples / Samples Adjustments screen. Sent Samples Adjustment Sent Samples adjustments are used when you record sample transactions incorrectly compared to what you actually Returned or Transferred Out. use “Incorrect Quantity” Pick-list from the “Stock Period” dialog box Free text. For the above scenario. From the “Line Items” applet. Fill in the header values for the samples adjustment.

2. Field Description Product Description Lot # Quantity (+/-) Select value from pick-list Select from pick-list Specify number. Consider the following scenario: • During a Sample Transfer with another Rep. Fill in the line item values for each lot number adjustment. enter “5”. • • AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 69 11 November 2008 . 12. Remember. 6. Repeat steps 4-5 for all sample transfer line items.3. Your inventory for the affected Samples is updated. From the “My Samples Adjustments” applet. 7. you received 30 units of “368369-Novologmix 70/30 Flex Pen” and “Lot # G1405A”. click Submit. one Samples Transaction can have several line items. For the above scenario. You need to subtract 5 units to your AdvantEDGE inventory to reflect your physical inventory.5. Received Samples Adjustment Received Samples adjustments are used when you record sample transactions incorrectly compared to what you actually acknowledged as a Shipment Received or Transferred In. You need to confirm with the other Rep what occurred so that he understands the discrepancy and that there is no action required on his part. however you inadvertently changed the received quantity from 30 units to 35 units when you acknowledged the Transfer In transaction. Due to this mistake. the other Rep will see a discrepancy in his “Sent Samples Discrepancies” screen after synchronizing. The adjustment needs to be made by the person who entered the incorrect quantity. You now need to record a Received Samples “Transfer In” Adjustment to correct your AdvantEDGE inventory.

type “Made a mistake when acknowledging the quantity received” 4. one Samples Transaction can have several line items. Click OK. Fill in the line item values for each lot number adjustment. Repeat steps 4-5 for all sample transfer line items. click New. For the above scenario. A message box is displayed to indicate that the adjustment will be reviewed by the SAC Associate. For the above scenario. Fill in the header values for the samples adjustment. 3. Remember. From the “My Samples Adjustments” applet. Field Description Transaction Type Reason Inventory Period Start Date Comments Pick-list. From the “Line Items” applet. 2. 7. enter “-5”. use “Transfer In – Adjustment” Pick-list. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 70 11 November 2008 . click New. Field Description Product Description Lot # Quantity (+/-) Select value from pick-list Select from pick-list Specify number. For the above scenario. Click the Samples / Samples Adjustments screen. 6. perform the following steps: 1. Your inventory for the affected Samples is updated. click Submit.To enter a Received Samples Adjustment. From the “My Samples Adjustments” applet. For the above scenario. use “Incorrect Quantity” Pick-list from the “Stock Period” dialog box Free text. 5.

2. Fill in the header values for the samples adjustment. Wayne Newton. Sample Disbursement Adjustment Sample Disbursement adjustments are used when you record sample drops incorrectly. Lot # F0906A” instead of the 6 units of “368392-Levemir Vial 1x10ml.3. use “Incorrect List # & Lot #” Pick-list from the “Stock Period” dialog box. For the above scenario. Click the Samples / Samples Adjustments screen.Levemir Flexipen 1x3ml. 6 units of “368392-Levemir Vial 1x10ml. use “Disbursement – Adjustment” Pick-list. Lot # F0906A” to be entered as a Positive integer. Lot # S50730” which was actually disbursed.12. perform the following steps: 1. Page 71 11 November 2008 Comments AdvantEDGE User Guide . Field Description Transaction Type Reason Inventory Period Start Date Pick-list. Click OK. For the above scenario. Lot # S50730” to be entered as a Negative integer. You need to create a Samples Disbursement Adjustment with 2 line items to adjust your AdvantEDGE inventory as follows: 6 units of “643993. A message box is displayed to indicate that the adjustment will be reviewed by the SAC Associate. Consider the following scenario: • A discrepancy occurred for a sample drop on Sep 13/07 for Dr. You recorded 6 units of “643993. 3. For the above scenario.3. From the “My Samples Adjustments” applet. Be sure to select the Inventory Period corresponding to the Date of the Sample Drop even if the Inventory Period has been closed Free text. • To enter a Disbursement Adjustment. click New.Levemir Flexipen 1x3ml.

AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 72 11 November 2008 . 368392) S50730 -6 Description Levemir Flexipen 1x3ml (List No.type “Entered wrong product List No. you would enter 2 line items as specified below. Remember. 7. From the “My Samples Adjustments” applet. click New. Your inventory for the affected Samples is updated. Inventory Count Adjustment Entering the Wrong Quantities when doing an Inventory Count is the hardest mistake to recover from because you need to enter 2 Sample Adjustments as follows: • • Enter One Sample Inventory Adjustment for the Inventory Period that you are Closing. From the “Line Items” applet. 5. Enter a Second Sample Inventory Adjustment for the Inventory Period that you have just Started.3.4. For the above scenario. one Samples Transaction can have several line items. 643993) F0906A 6 6. Repeat steps 4-5 for all sample transfer line items. 12./Lot # when recording Sample Drop on 9/13/2007 to Dr Wayne Newton” 4. click Submit. Line Item 1: Field Product Description Lot # Quantity (+/-) Line Item 2: Field Product Description Lot # Quantity (+/-) Description Levemir Vial 1x10ml (List No. Fill in the line item values for each lot number adjustment.

use “Incorrect Quantity” Pick-list from the “Stock Period” dialog box. This will set the On Hand Quantity to 25 so that you can Reconcile to a Difference of 0. +10 units for the Active Period starting on Nov 6/08 to make your On Hand Quantity be 35 and match your Physical Quantity. You need to enter 2 Sample Inventory Adjustments as follows: -10 units for the Period “Sep 6/08 – Nov 6/08”. • • To enter the first Inventory Adjustment. For the above scenario.Consider the following scenario: • You have just recorded an Inventory Count of 25 units of “01211-NovoMix 30 Penfill 5x3ml. perform the following steps: 1. use “Inventory Adjustment” Pick-list. Click OK. Lot # VS60785” which you have “Submitted” on Nov 6/08. Your 2 most current Inventory Periods are as follows: Sep 6/08 – Nov 6/08 which you must Reconcile Nov 6/08 – blank which is your Active Period You have since realized that you have another 10 units of the same Sample Lot # that you forgot to include in your Count. For the above scenario. Fill in the header values for the samples adjustment. A message box is displayed to indicate that the adjustment will be reviewed by the SAC Associate. choose “Sep 6/08” Free text. For the above scenario. click New. Field Description Transaction Type Reason Inventory Period Start Date Comments Pick-list. AdvantEDGE indicates that your On-Hand Inventory for this Lot # is 35 and so there is a Difference = (On Hand Quantity – Counted Quantity) of 10. From the “My Samples Adjustments” applet. 3. For the above scenario. type “Entered wrong Inventory AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 73 11 November 2008 . 2. Click the Samples / Samples Adjustments screen.

From the “My Samples Adjustments” applet. Field Description Transaction Type Reason Inventory Period Start Date Comments Pick-list. From the “Line Items” applet. use “Incorrect Quantity” Pick-list from the “Stock Period” dialog box. Remember. Remember. A message box is displayed to indicate that the adjustment will be reviewed by the SAC Associate. For the above scenario. 5. To enter the second Inventory Adjustment.Count” 4. type “Entered wrong Inventory Count” 9. 01211) VS60785 -10 6. For the above scenario. choose “Nov 6/08” Free text. For the above scenario. click Submit. Fill in the line item values for each lot number adjustment. click New. 8. Fill in the line item values for each lot number adjustment. Your inventory for the affected Samples is updated. For the above scenario. you would enter: AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 74 11 November 2008 . From the “Line Items” applet. you would enter: Field Product Description Lot # Quantity (+/-) Description NovoMix 30 Penfill 5x3ml (List No. For the above scenario. Fill in the header values for the samples adjustment. one Samples Transaction can have several line items. 10. one Samples Transaction can have several line items. click New. From the “My Samples Adjustments” applet. For the above scenario. Click OK. use “Inventory Adjustment” Pick-list. perform the following steps: 7. click New.

Your inventory for the affected Samples is updated. It is recommended that this inventory count is completed prior to your next delivery of samples so there is less to count. 12. it creates the start of a new Inventory Period. Other Adjustments “Other Adjustments” are made in a similar fashion to the procedures described in the previous sections. 12.3. From the “My Samples Adjustments” applet. It is critical that you complete one inventory count per bimonthly period. It is extremely important that Sample Adjustments reference the appropriate Inventory Period as you would otherwise introduce additional discrepancies when doing a Reconciliation. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 75 11 November 2008 . click Submit. Always be sure to enter the correct Positive or Negative quantity which would adjust your AdvantEDGE Inventory to be consistent with your Physical Inventory. Each time you do an Inventory Count.Field Product Description Lot # Quantity (+/-) Description NovoMix 30 Penfill 5x3ml (List No.4. The SAC department does not mandate a certain date but rather lets the Rep control the best time to conduct an inventory count within a bi-monthly timeframe. Inventory Count & Reconciliation The Sample Accountability & Compliance (SAC) department requires that each Rep physically count their samples inventory on a bi-monthly basis.5. 01211) VS60785 +10 11.

Inventory Count) and your AdvantEDGE inventory AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 76 11 November 2008 .The following is a definition of terms you will need to understand when entering an Inventory Count into AdvantEDGE. Note: We use the term “Monthly” even though the Inventory Counts are actually “Bi-Monthly”. Term Inventory Period Status Values Active Definition/Usage An inventory period which has a Inventory Period Start Date but no Inventory Period End Date. Promotion or separation of a Representative When a random audit is conducted by the SAC department or other Home Office or field personnel Closed Inventory Type Annual Theft/Loss For Cause Monthly Closeout Random There are 2 stages that you need to complete as follows: • • Inventory Count – to count your physical inventory Reconciliation – to account for any discrepancies between your physical inventory (i. An inventory period having both an Inventory Period Start Date and an Inventory Period End Date. Audited yearly inventory count If a theft or loss occurs Inventory request generated by the SAC Department Mandatory bi-monthly inventory count.e..

b) Return any Samples that are Damaged. you must ensure that there are no Un-Submitted Sample Transactions by performing the following: a) Be sure that all paper-based Sample Disbursement Forms have been entered and that all Calls have been Submitted into AdvantEDGE. Sent Sample.The Inventory Count and Reconciliation Process is depicted below. Figure 12-9: Inventory Count & Reconciliation Process 12. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 77 11 November 2008 . Consequently. you cannot make any sample transactions until the next day. c) Verify and Submit all Received Samples. Note: Inventory Count An Inventory Count represents the Rep’s Sample Inventory at the end of the day on which it is counted. Expired.4.1. Before starting an Inventory Count. and Samples Adjustments transactions. d) Synchronize. once you take an Inventory Count. or within 60 days of Expiring.

click the Reports icon and select Inventory Count Worksheet. 2. This screen allows you to drill-down and Submit any “Planned” Calls. The worksheet is compiled in the “Siebel Report Viewer” as shown below. The system will not allow you to submit an Inventory Count if there are any “In Progress” transactions. From the “My Inventory Count” applet. Use the printed worksheet to record your physical inventory down to the individual Lot #. You are now ready to enter your physical inventory count into AdvantEDGE by continuing with the following steps: 5. Figure 12-10: Inventory Count Worksheet 3. perform the following steps: 1. Click the Samples / Inventory Count screen. query the My Activities screen.Hint: To check for “Planned” Calls that need to be Submitted. Click the Print icon from the “Siebel Report Viewer” to print the report. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 78 11 November 2008 . AdvantEDGE may take 10-20 seconds to compile the data. 4. Click the Samples / Samples History screen. To enter an Inventory Count. Close the window when done.

4.2. Period + Shipments Received AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 79 11 November 2008 ... Received Samples. You will need to return to the appropriate screens to check for “In Progress” transactions and Submit them. If you access the Samples / Samples History screen. you will find that the current inventory period is “Closed” and has a “Reconciliation Status” of Null (i. 8. 9. Click Submit. you will not be able to Submit your Inventory Count and a corresponding error message is displayed. = Inv. Reconciliation The Reconciliation Process is used to account for any discrepancies between your physical inventory (i. The AdvantEDGE On Hand Inventory is calculated as follows: AdvantEDGE Inv.6. 7. there are transactions (i. The next section describes how to Reconcile your Inventory Count for the inventory period you just closed. “Unreconciled”). enter the Counts by Lot # for your physical inventory. Set the “Inventory Type” field to Monthly to enter a regular bi-monthly Inventory Count. Disbursements. Sent Samples. Your physical inventory is now recorded into the system with the quantities entered and you will notice that the counts you just entered have disappeared from the screen (which is normal functionality).. From the “My Inventory Count” applet. Note: If in step 9). 12. highlight the Active inventory period.. Inventory Count) and your AdvantEDGE inventory (i. and a new inventory period has been opened for use with the physical inventory counts you just entered. From the “My Samples History” applet. at Start of Inv.e. or Samples Adjustments) with a status of “In Progress”.e.e. what the system calculates you to have on hand). Be careful to enter the values carefully as these values will become your AdvantEDGE inventory for the next inventory period.e. Click the Samples / Inventory Count screen.

the Difference of all associated Unreconciled Inventory must be 0. Details the Samples by List No. On AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 80 11 November 2008 . • Samples History In order to Submit for Reconciliation an inventory period. Once an Inventory Count is Submitted.Sample Disbursements + Sample Adjustments The Samples / Reconciliation screen consists of 3 applets as described below: Applet Unreconciled Inventory Periods Unreconciled Inventory Description Displays the Unreconciled Inventory Periods based on the dates for which inventory counts were submitted.e..Transfer Outs + Transfer Ins . For all Differences not equal to 0. you need to enter adjustments under the Samples Adjustment screen. and Lot # for the respective Inventory Period highlighted in the top applet.Samples Returned . This applet is helpful when researching for sample activity relevant to an inventory period. For Differences > 0.. Use the Samples History applet to help with this process. you will need to enter a Negative adjustment to reduce your AdvantEDGE Inventory (i. this applet displays: On Hand Quantity – what the system calculates to be in your possession • Counted Quantity – the physical counts that you entered • Difference = (On Hand Quantity – Counted Quantity) Displays all transactions recorded for each Lot # in the “Unreconciled Inventory” applet.

Hand Quantity). 2. you will need to enter a Positive adjustment. For Differences < 0. Highlight the Unreconciled Inventory Period. 2 10 1 3 0 5 0 3 Important Notes: Look at the “Reconciliation” screen immediately after submitting an inventory count to determine if adjustments are needed to bring the Differences to 0. perform the following steps: 1. the system will prevent you from submitting your next inventory count. Consider the following scenario for a specific sample: Number of Samples at Start of Inv Period Samples Received from Shipments Samples Returned Transfer Outs Transfer Ins Sample Disbursements Sample Adjustments Number of Samples at End of Inv Period (2 + 10 – 1 – 3 + 0 – 5 + 0) If only 2 Sample Units are counted when performing the Inventory Count. To Submit an Inventory Period for Reconciliation. A message box is displayed if there are any Differences not equal to 0. a Sample Adjustment of -1 would need to be entered to Reconcile the Inventory Count. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 81 11 November 2008 . and click Submit for Reconciliation. Click the Samples / Reconciliation screen. If you do not Submit for Reconciliation the closed inventory period prior to taking your next inventory count.

perform the following steps: 1.3. Figure 12-11: Rep Reconciliation Summary Report AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 82 11 November 2008 . Synchronize. click the Reports icon and select Rep Reconciliation Report. From the “My Samples History” applet. Close the window when done. 12. At this point.3. 2. highlight the inventory period. Rep Reconciliation Summary Report (Currently N/A) A Rep Reconciliation Summary Report is available once an Inventory Count is Submitted for Reconciliation. Click the Print icon from the “Siebel Report Viewer” to print the report. To generate a Rep Reconciliation Summary Report. The report is compiled in the “Siebel Report Viewer” as shown below. Click the Samples / Samples History screen. the final status of the Inventory Period is still pending SAC review.4. The report contains the information submitted to the SAC Department and contains a summary of all sample transactions for the inventory period. 3. The SAC Department will then validate your submitted inventory period and assign the applicable “Reconciliation Status”.

The columns of the Rep Reconciliation Summary Report are described in the table below. Tr. Rec’d Rep Disb. Corp. Rec’d Rep Shp. Return Rep. Prod. Shp. Desc. Description Sample List Number: Number printed on the sample Product Description: Brand name of the sample Starting Inventory: Physical count of all samples in a Rep’s possession at the beginning of an inventory period Corporate Shipment Received: Quantity of samples Corporate (MLS) states to have sent to Rep Rep Shipment Received: Quantity of samples Rep acknowledges having received from Corporate (MLS) Rep Disbursements: Total quantity of samples disbursed for a given product List No. Out AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 83 11 November 2008 . Tr. Start Inv. for this inventory period Corporate Returns: Total quantity of samples that Corporate indicates to have been returned by the Rep Rep Returns: Total quantity of samples that the Rep indicates to have been returned Rep Transfer In: Total quantity of sample Transfer Ins Rep Transfer Out: Total quantity of sample Transfer Outs Corp. Column List No. In Rep. Return Rep.

The “Samples History” applet displays all respective transactions. From the “Inventory List”. highlight the inventory period. The variances within the submitted inventory period are within corporate tolerances. perform the following steps: 1. 3. Click the Samples / Samples History screen. No further action is required.4.12. From the “My Samples History” applet. Unresolved Figure 12-12: Reconciliation Statuses 12. 2. The Reconciliation Status are described in the table below. Status Pending SAC Review Reconciled Description The inventory period has been Submitted for SAC Review. to display all transactions of a specified Sample Lot #. In some situations. Sample History Viewing Sample History At anytime. Reconciliation Status When an Inventory Period is first Submitted for Reconciliation. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 84 11 November 2008 . it may take the SAC department 30-90 days to complete their review of a submitted inventory period. it has a status of Pending SAC Review.1. 4.5. The variances within the submitted inventory period are above corporate thresholds and cannot be reconciled.5.4. The SAC Manager will follow up with you and take appropriate action (Corrective Action Program) if deemed necessary. highlight the desired Sample Lot #. The associated Status and SAC Comments can be seen on the Samples / Samples History screen. 12. The SAC Department then reviews the submitted details and sets the status to either Reconciled or Unresolved.

Ensure Calls are “Submitted” on a timely basis. Orient different Lot #s in opposite directions. Use electronic signatures to minimize the work regarding paper-based forms. Use zip-lock bags or elastics to organize samples & lot #s. do not leave calls in a “Planned” status. Note: Falsifying signatures. Take Inventory Counts prior to Receiving Sample Shipments when your inventory is at its lowest. The call is recorded using “Default Professional”. Do not remove samples from practitioner offices or pharmacies.6. This is useful when you recorded Sample Data on the Call Screen and the original Professional when you started the Sample Drop is no longer available. Rehearse your routine for collecting an e-Signature so that the Signature screen is ready when you need the Professional to sign the Tablet PC.12. You can record Sample Drops to Diabates Education Centres (DECs) as you would for a Pharmacy. Do not distribute samples during symposiums or conventions. Work with 1 Lot # at a time on a first-in/first-out basis. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 85 11 November 2008 . This technique can only be used for DECs and cannot be extended to Medical Clinics or Hospitals. • • • • Note: You can change the Professional directly on the Call Screen by clicking the “Last Name” pick-list icon. Tips on Working with Samples • • • • • • • Avoid sharing refrigerators or lockers. quantities or dates are grounds for dismissal. Ensure refrigerated samples are cool to the touch.

and Verify Password in the respective fields. Click the desired Screen. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 86 11 November 2008 . USER PREFERENCES 13. 13. 2. the query must first be created and saved. A “Pick Query” dialog box is displayed. Select User Preferences / Default Queries. Setting Default Queries Setting Default Queries is very useful as it can be a real time-saver for accessing information. Click the pick-list in the Default Query field. 2. you may want to default the query on your Professionals screen to display your Targeted Professionals. As an example.1. the following system-defined queries have been created for you: Query Canada – My Targets Canada – Corporate Targets Usage To query your Targets (using the “My Targets” flag) To Query Corporate Targets (using the “Corporate” flag). 4. 3.2. select the Site Map icon. From the tool bar. select Tools / User Preferences. Enter your Password. On the Professionals and Accounts screens. From the AdvantEDGE menu bar. AdvantEDGE Passwords do not expire. 3. Corporate flags indicate that the record is a target for someone within Novo Nordisk in Canada To set a default query. Changing Password To change your AdvantEDGE password: 1.13. Click Save. Note: • Unlike your Windows login passwords. and then click the desired Screen View. You then need to perform the following steps: 1.

3. Changing Position Note: • A “Territory” is referred to as a “Position” within Siebel. The “Weekly (7 day)” view is recommended.5. For example. Page 87 11 November 2008 AdvantEDGE User Guide . select the Site Map icon. Select the desired Query and click OK. 2. you need access to the other territory’s data. 3. Occasionally you may be required to Change Positions in AdvantEDGE. perform the following steps: 1.4. Important Note: • When you are finished assessing the other Position. select the Site Map icon. Setting Default Calendar View To set your default Calendar View: 1. Highlight the Position you wish to access and click the Change Position push-button. Select User Preferences / Calendar. you may be covering a Vacant Territory on a temporary basis and as a result. To change a Position. An applet is displayed listing the Positions to which you have access and also the “Active Position”. Set the “Startup View” value as desired. BE EXTREMELY CAREFUL THAT YOU DO NOT SUBMIT EXPENSES ERRONEOUSLY UNDER THE WRONG POSITION. Select your preferred Calendar views from the picklists. 13. Select User Preferences / Behaviour. 13. 2. 2. From the tool bar. Select Site Map / User Preferences / Change Position. 3. Setting Default Startup Screen If you prefer to display a screen other than the Home Page as your default Startup Screen: 1. You will now have access to all the data of the other Position / Territory.5. 13. From the tool bar. you must switch back to your regular Position.

13. 2. From the tool-bar. Select User Preferences / Remote Status. Checking Synchronization Status 1. A list of synchronization sessions and their respective results is displayed. click the Site Map icon.6.• If you logout. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 88 11 November 2008 . your Position reverts back to your Primary Position automatically.

These Smart Calls should be kept updated as Sales and Marketing strategies change. This is the text which will populate the Comments section of the call screen. 6. you must be sure to edit the call details on the call screen appropriately to reflect what happened during the call. When using Smart Calls.e. 3. and the call screen with immediately populate with all of the details of the Smart Call. and then delete the Smart Call. Levemir Acceleration). Typically. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 89 11 November 2008 . The Rep can then select a Smart Call when recording a call on the call screen.. Complete the details of the Smart Call including “Call Topics”. A Rep may decide to create a Smart Call to record the same call on only a handful of Professionals. This will drill-down into the details of the Smart Call. Reps have 5-10 Smart Calls to represent their most common calls. Select Site Map / Smart Calls. Smart Calls can be added.1. Click on the Name hyperlink. and deleted at any time. SMART CALL Smart Call is a powerful utility which is used to enter calls with less clicks and less effort. Smart Call is used to create “templates” of the call details that the Rep typically records on a call. 4. 2. 5. Enter “Comments”. 14.g.14. Note: • Smart Calls are meant to give the Rep a “head start” on recording a call. each Rep has their own set of Smart Calls that they manage). Enter a “Name” by which you will reference the Smart Call (e. edited. Click New. Creating a Smart Call 1. and “Issues”.. “Marketing Messages”. Smart Calls are user-specific (i.

click on the Smart Call pick-list icon. When the Call Screen is first displayed after clicking the New Call button. The Call Screen will populate with the details of the Smart Call. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 90 11 November 2008 . Highlight the Smart Call and click OK. Using a Smart Call 1.2.14.

The Home Page consists of the following applets: Applet Where Do I Go Next? Description Displays the Call Plan Professionals and Accounts for which the Submitted Calls is less than the Assigned Calls. Once you reach your Assigned Calls for a Professional or Account. click the Edit Layout button. Click on the Professional or Account hyperlink to drill down to the Call Plan view of the Professional or Account screen. 2. On the Home Page. Displays Change Requests that are “In Progress” or “Submitted”. Displays the Current Days Call Activities. Displays Expense Reports that are “In Progress” or “Submitted”. Changing the Home Page Layout To change the Home Page Layout: 1. The various applets can be rearranged. they no longer appear in this applet. HOME PAGE The Home Page is used as a “Dashboard” to display the most relevant information from the various AdvantEDGE modules. My Expense Reports My Change Requests My Last Synch My Calendar 15.1.15. maximized/minimized. only applicable to Field Users. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 91 11 November 2008 . Displays your Last Synch Date/Time and Status. and hidden/showed.

the system will determine that you need a database and prompt you to confirm that you want to connect to the server to initiate your local database. Downloading your Database takes 5-30 minutes depending on your Territory size and connection speed. Let the process continue uninterrupted.16. this section details the steps to “Go Live” on your Production database. the Administrator may send you an updated Database for maintenance purposes. Downloading your Database When AdvantEDGE is first rolled out to you.2. perform 2 more Synchronizations. Synchronizing your database offers the following benefits: • • It ensures your system is up-to-date. 16. When downloading your database for the first time. “GOING LIVE” Upon the completion of your AdvantEDGE Training. If your computer fails or is stolen. we can restore your AdvantEDGE database up to the time of your last synchronization session. you will be prompted to enter your AdvantEDGE Password and Confirm Password. Finally. From the AdvantEDGE menu-bar.1. It backs-up your AdvantEDGE data. DBMs may even take longer. These Synchronizations will be much quicker and will ensure that you have picked up all files and that your database is complete. If you get an error or your connection is terminated. The first time you try to synchronize. 16. Synchronizing your Database You should synchronize your AdvantEDGE system daily. select File / Synchronize Database. you can click AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 92 11 November 2008 . 2. re-try and AdvantEDGE will continue from where it left off. AdvantEDGE passwords do not expire. Also on occasion. To Synchronize your Database: 1. Establish your VPN connection. You will know everything is complete when the Home Page is displayed. you will have an AdvantEDGE icon but no database. Alternatively.

The Siebel Remote dialog box is displayed. AdvantEDGE will begin icon displayed in synchronizing as indicated by the the service tray at the bottom right of your computer. you can click on the icon to view the Siebel Remote dialog box to check that the synchronization is progressing. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 93 11 November 2008 . there are 2 types of data that are kept updated via Syndicated Data Files. Click the Synchronize button. You will know when you have Syndicated Data Files for importing because you will get a Notification Message that you have Syndicated Data Files to import after you synchronize your database. 16. If you wish.3. 3. This icon will stay displayed during the synchronization session and it will disappear when synchronization is complete.the icon in the tool-bar. specifically: • • Address Information Rx Prescription Data This data is usually sent monthly. Importing Syndicated Data Files Although most data is kept synchronized by performing the synchronization process.

click the Site Map icon. you do not need to highlight a particular row. From the tool-bar. but you will know that the Import is complete when the screen no longer displays any syndicated data files in the applet. Click the Import push-button. All files are imported at the same time. You do not get a progress bar to indicate the status of the import process. 2. perform the following steps: 1. 3. Synchronize your data 1-2 more times to ensure that all of your Syndicated Data is picked up. Click the Syndicated Data Files link to access the Syndicated Data Files screen.To Import Syndicated Data Files. 4. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 94 11 November 2008 . A list of files to be imported is displayed. The computer will work for several minutes to import the files.

5. Setup Default Queries As described in the User Preferences section. Typical AdvantEDGE Usage The following table represents typical AdvantEDGE usage. Setup Default Calendar As described in the User Preferences section. Enter Time Allocation Enter your Time Allocation records for your time spent in Training.8. Setup Products List As described in the Activities section. 16. use the Activities / Personal List / Personal Marketing Initiatives List screen to setup your drop-down list of Marketing Messages on the Call Screen. 16. Setup your Calendar Access List As described in the Calendar section. 16.10.9. 16. Note: • You will not be able to enter a call until you setup your products list.7. 16. 16. use the User Preferences / Calendar screen to set your default Calendar.4. use the Activities / Personal List / Personal Product Lists screen to setup your drop-down list of products that appears in the Call Topics applet of the Call Screen. Frequency Daily Activity Enter Calls Synchronize AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 95 11 November 2008 . Setup Marketing Messages As described in the Activities section. use the Calendar / Access List screen to setup your DBM with access to your Calendar so that your manager can view your call activity from their Calendar screen.6. use the User Preferences / Default Queries screen to set your default queries.16.

aspx?sm=ci1bPhTjTfYFQeKXWeqpYg _3d_3d AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 96 11 November 2008 . 16.surveymonkey. please reference the following website to complete an one-line questionnaire: http://www. the AdvantEDGE login screen can be bypassed by setting the following parameters in the argument list of the AdvantEDGE icon: • • /u userid /p password Please arrange for an IT resource to set these parameters for you. Training Questionnaire On the completion of your Instructor-led AdvantEDGE Training.Weekly Enter Time Allocation Enter Expenses Check for ‘Planned’ Calls Monthly Process Syndicated Data Files Check Rx Data 16.11.12.com/s. Bypass Login Screen For quicker startups.

set the Activities list applet to view the Comments field without having to scroll horizontally to see it). Be sure to close AdvantEDGE by accessing the menu bar and clicking File/Log Out rather than simply closing the Internet Explorer window. Best Practices • Keep your AdvantEDGE Data Accurate by maintaining correct Address and Telephone information on your Professionals and Accounts. Daily). • • • • • • • • • • • • AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 97 11 November 2008 . Do not leave Calls in a “Planned” state. Close AdvantEDGE before connecting or disconnecting from the Internet and VPN.BEST PRACTICES FOR FIELD USERS 17. When the data is entered. Ensure that you remove your computer from the docking station properly (using Start/Undock Computer).e. Synchronize often (i. Maintain Account to Professional Affiliation data to facilitate Group Call entry..17. Shutdown or Restart your Computer every few days (if not daily) to clear the memory.g. Use the system defined “Canada –“ queries to check for “Planned” & “In Progress” records.. close AdvantEDGE before disconnecting from the network or moving out of the wireless environment. APPENDIX A . “Submit” it. Do not use the Standby or Hibernate options for weeks at a time. Carefully record accurate Lot #s when working with Samples.1. When using AdvantEDGE on a network or wireless environment. then drilldown on these records to “Submit” them. Enter CHEs by recording the Call Type as ‘CHE’. Use the Menu / Columns Displayed function to customize your list applets so that you can readily access the most important information (e.

17.2.

Useful Hotkeys
Hotkey Ctrl-C Ctrl-V Ctrl-Click Shift-Click Usage Copy Paste Selectively highlight records of a table Block highlight records of a table

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Commonly Used Query Operators
Operator <, <=, >, >= <> * Example <25/4/2007 <>’General Practice’ SMI* Usage Calls before Apr 25/07 Professionals who are not GPs Represents any combination of characters including no characters Represents 1 and only 1 character (to return both ‘SMITH’ & ‘SMYTH’) To retrieve all calls within the last 7 days Returns Professionals located in both cities Returns Professionals located in either city To find Professionals without a Phone # To find Professionals with a Phone #

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SM?TH

Today() And Or Is Null Is Not Null

>today()-7 ‘OAKVILLE’ And ‘GUELPH’ ‘OAKVILLE’ Or ‘GUELPH’ Is Null Is Not Null

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Recommended Columns Displayed
Screen Professionals List Recommended Columns Last Name First Name My Target Specialty Address Sub-Territory City / Province / Postal Code Main Phone My Last Call Date Location Segment Accounts List Account Name My Target Type Address Sub Territory City / Province / Postal Code Main Phone Activities List Activity Date Last Name First Name Account Call Type Status Comments Assigned To

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18. APPENDIX B – DBM USAGE
18.1. My Professionals vs My Team’s Professionals
When using the Professionals screen, DBMs have 2 choices to show Professionals: • My Professionals – To see all Professionals which have been assigned to them by the Administrator by allocating them FSAs. My Team’s Professionals – To see all Professionals which have been assigned to the Reps that report to them and for which the Rep has been identified as Primary.

Because very few Reps are identified as the Primary Rep for Professionals, the “My Team’s Professionals” list is incomplete and should not be used. DBMs are advised to use the “My Professionals” list only. This circumstance also applies to the Accounts screen.

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They are allowed to see some Call Note details but only on the Activities view. Private Call Notes MLs and Reps have separate Pre-Call views which disallow them from seeing each other’s notes on the Pre-Call view.. Medical Liaisons Call Notes (i. Biopharm MLs – Special Considerations Biopharm MLs – FSA Z1Z The Biopharm MLs have been setup with a unique AdvantEDGE configuration.. ML) are visible from the Activities view so that the Rep can view that a call was made by an ML. The Biopharm MLs typically call on Professionals within their own geographical area (i.2. 19.e. all Biopharm MLs are assigned the Professional once the Nightly Assignment Manager process runs.1.19. All other fields (e.2. MLs however can see all details of the Reps’ Call Notes from the Activities view.1.e.. the following additional Call Types are also counted towards their Call Plan: • • Conference SVC (Significant Value Call) AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 101 11 November 2008 . 19. APPENDIX C – MEDICAL LIAISONS (MLs) USAGE 19. Biopharm MLs – Applicable Call Types For all Reps & MLs. 19.2. a special fictitious FSA Z1Z has been created to identify Professionals who are assigned to the core group of Professionals that the Biopharm ML Team accesses. but the Comments field is blanked out because it is Private. Comments) cannot be viewed by Reps. Call Type. When a Professional’s address is added to FSA Z1Z. territory) but sometimes require the capability to call on select Professionals throughout the country. For this reason.g. the following Call Types are counted towards their Call Plan: • • Face to Face CHE For Biopharm MLs only. Date.2.

4. Highlight CAN CALL ENTRY and click the Change Position push-button. 5. 6. Click the Last Name hyperlink of the Professional.1. IMPORTANT: Do not do Expense Reporting using the CAN CALL ENTRY Position. Using Head Office AdvantEDGE to Record Calls Often Head Office AdvantEDGE is used to record calls on anyone within the AdvantEDGE system. APPENDIX D – HEAD OFFICE USAGE 20. Select Site Map / User Preferences / Change Position. or logout. You will continue to have access to CAN CALL ENTRY until you change the Position again.2. Recording a Call on any Professional To record a Call on a Professional: 1. 20. 2. Date. CAN CALL ENTRY) which has write access to all Professionals and Accounts. In order to record a call on anyone in the system using Head Office AdvantEDGE. Access the Professionals screen. 2. Click the New Call button.. Click the Query button. Click the Go button. namely Comments. you must first perform the following steps: 1. To do this.e. and Call Topics. AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 102 11 November 2008 . Click the Submit button and click OK to confirm. 3. An applet is displayed listing the Positions to which you have access and also the “Active Position”. Enter the first few letters of the Professionals Last Name in the Last Name field.20. The Professionals Profile screen is displayed with the historic Call Activity displayed in the Activities view tab. You must do Expenses under your regularly assigned Position so that your Expenses are Submitted under the correct Cost Centre and approved by your Manager. a special generic Position has been created (i. Type. The Call Screen is displayed. Enter the Call details.

A list of Professionals associated with the Group is displayed. Click the New Call button. Call Type. Click the Name hyperlink for the appropriate KOL Group. In this circumstance. Access the Groups and Events screen. The Professionals Profile screen is displayed. Recording a KOL Call using Groups & Events To record a Call using Groups & Events: 1. they can choose between “My Expense Reports” and “Assistant’s Expense Reports”.Note: • Head Office AdvantEDGE is relatively slow. Click the Last Name hyperlink of the Professional. Click the Submit button and click OK to confirm. namely Comments. 2. 6. and Call Topics. It is recommended that you enter several calls for one login session rather than logging in each time to enter a call. When entering expenses for a co-worker. 5. when the Assistance accesses the Expense Reports screen. however the performance improves for repeated tasks. 20. Date.4.3. 4. Optional Step: To review historic Call Activity for the Professional. The Call Screen is displayed. 20. Enter the Call details. Assistant Expense Reporting Often an Assistant is setup to enter expenses for a coworker. click the Activities view tab. you must ensure that the following fields are properly set: Field Prepared By Pay To Cost Centre Submit To Description Initials of Assistant Initials of Who is being Paid Cost Centre for the Expenses Initials of Approver AdvantEDGE User Guide Page 103 11 November 2008 . 3.

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