is BCTS Admin used for?
The BCTS Admin system allows you to:
- Browse or edit Timber Sale Registrants - stores client information
for individuals who want to bid on Timber Sales.
- Browse or edit Timber Sales - tracks relevant details for each
Timber Sale issued by BCTS in each Timber Sales Office.
- Browse or edit Registrants who bid on Timber Sales - stores
information related to each bid on a given Timber Sale.
- Check the eligibility of Registrants who bid on Timber Sales
- tracks eligibility information including whether a client is
eligible to be awarded a Timber Sale should s/he be the successful
- Generate Reports - provides reporting functionality that lets
users easily see data from within the system.
uses the data in BCTS Admin?
It is important that
you enter and update data in BCTS Admin in a timely fashion. There
are other users that also need to examine, analyze and use this
Resource Clerks in Timber Sales Offices will use BCTS Admin
to enter data for their TSO. They may also use BCTS Admin
to view data for other TSO's. For example, when checking on
the eligibility of a registrant, they may need to see if the
registrant has any successful bids in another TSO.
Business Officers may use BCTS Admin to help with their planning
functions for their TSO.
Business Analysts may use the data in BCTS Admin to analyze
Timber Sale patterns & bid amounts. This data may be used
for determining information for future Timber Sales.
Ministry of Provincial Revenue
The Forest Revenue Branch, Ministry of Provincial Revenue,
needs to keep track of all financial data related to Timber
Sales in BC.
was BCTS Admin built?
BCTS Admin was built to improve the capture and flow of data for
Timber Sales Offices. All of the data is stored in a central database,
so every Timber Sales Office can have access to seeing this data.
BCTS Admin replaces the Small Business Registry portion of FTAS
which the Ministry was retiring due to outdated technologies.
does data flow through the system?
Understanding how data flows through the system will help you to
understand why key fields are important to get right the first time
you enter the data. Click here
for a picture of how your data moves through BCTS Admin and for
an understanding of the key data fields in each business function.
does data flow into and out of the system?
For the most part, data is inputted into BCTS Admin by Resource
Clerks in Timber Sales Offices throughout BC. However, it is important
to realize that BCTS Admin also interacts with other computer systems
in the Ministry of Forests, and the data is used by other individuals.
to see a diagram that explains the data flow.
This is your opportunity to see in motion an overview of BCTS Admin.
This demo is recommended for the following audiences:
- First time BCTS Admin users - (I don't know how to navigate
in BCTS Admin - or I'm used to the old system...)
- Users needing a refresher - (I knew how to do it 12 months ago,
Demonstration of an Overview of BCTS Admin Navigation
The Overview of BCTS Admin Navigation will walk you through
the steps you need to find your way around BCTS Admin. The
demo is a movie that you watch! If your computer has sound
capabilities, turn your volume on and you will be able to
hear the sound that accompanies the movie.
When you are ready to begin, click the binoculars!
Are you having trouble viewing the demo?
Can't see the screen? If you can't see the bottom part
of the demo or navigation try pressing your F11 key. It
narrows your browser tool bar giving your screen more space
to play the demo. To return back from this state press F11.
for other set-up instructions and to learn about demo navigation.
Congratulations! You have completed the Big Picture Module,
you are ready to start the Add/Edit a Registrant Module.
Click here to