Business Update News from 02/2020

New Workday dashboard - Award Closeout Review

February 26, 2020

A new dashboard has been released in Workday named Award Closeout Review. This dashboard was created to give business offices a central place to review items that determine whether an award is ready to be closed, and identify areas where actions need to be taken.

There are five sub-...

New lead administrator joins MacMillian Center

February 26, 2020

Recently, John Beecher joined the Whitney & Betty MacMillan Center for International & Area Studies as their new lead administrator.

John’s extensive experience at Yale in a variety of roles prepared him for the many different units and wonderful range of activities at the...

Getting through airport security - REAL ID Standards kick in October 1, 2020

February 26, 2020

Currently, airline passengers who show up without an ID may still be able to pass through airport security. It’s a time-consuming process, but a TSA agent may be able to confirm...

Accounting manual – Information added on Capital Projects

February 19, 2020

A new document was recently added to the online Accounting Manual. This document includes information about the accounting model for capital projects. The Accounting Manual provides information and guidance for Yale staff on accounting and financial management activities. Individuals can filter...

Successful Start to Next Generation Network Pilot at 25SP

February 19, 2020

The program designed to increase Yale’s network security, resiliency, speed, and nimbleness— Next Generation Network (NGN)—reached a key milestone on February 7. This included the successful deployment of wired network services at 25 Science Park....

Yale Travel website resources

February 13, 2020

As a reminder, you can always visit the Yale Travel Management website for one-stop business travel needs. The site contains information regarding travel discounts available for both business and leisure travel.

A few highlights include...

Change - Cost Transfers Involving Sponsored Projects

February 12, 2020

A change in the definition of a cost transfer in Policy 1305 Cost Transfers Involving Sponsored Projects has been approved and is...

Two Workday reports modified

February 12, 2020

Based on community feedback two Workday reports were recently modified:

The Find Journals by Cost Center – Yale Find Journal Lines by Cost Center – Yale reports

These reports are now limited to only Accounting Journals and no longer include Operational Journals.

For clarification...

Two Workday Reports retired

February 12, 2020

The Workday reporting group has modified two reports: Find Journals by Cost Center – Yale and Find Journal Lines by Cost Center – Yale based on user feedback. As a result of that, two similar reports will be retired and removed from Workday:

Find Posted Journals by Cost...

Resolved - Workday Schedule a Report Task

February 12, 2020

Workday has resolved an issue when scheduling reports using the Schedule a Report task. Individuals can now search within the Cost Center/Cost Center Hierarchy prompt when scheduling a report.

This enhancement also resolves a bug that was causing issues within this task. When individuals...

Reminder: Harassment-free workplace requirement

February 5, 2020

REMINDER: All faculty and staff are now required to complete two hours of training on maintaining a harassment-free workplace. Training may take place online or through an instructor-led course. For addtional information, refer to the frequently asked questions on the...