Categories/Journals in Deputy relate to entries in the Deputy system made by managers about individual employees in their record or perhaps just in general about work that may need to be done in a location or area.

Categories in Deputy are related to Journal entries.

Data ElementData TypeWhat is itMandatory
IdIntegerThe unique identifier of the journal recordNo
CategoryStringWhether the journal is positive or negativeYes
GroupStringA group of a category is like a "tag" i.e. a dynamic way to bind together records - the ones that have the same group (a text string) are meant to be together - e.g. the Positive, Negative that new sign-ups get belong to the group Rating.No
sortOrderIntegerDecides the order with which Deputy shows these items in the applicable module e.g. the default accounts have Positive (sort-order 1), Negative (sort-order 2) and we aimed to show the Positive first.Yes
StafflogBoolean True/FalseThis is a boolean - 0: record is not for journal (aka stafflog), 1: record is for journal. This is primarily always 1 in DeputyYes
CreatorIntegerId record of the employee who added the recordNo
CreatedDateTimeWhen the record was first createdNo
ModifiedDateTimeWhen the record was last updatedNo