Business Update News from 12/2020

New Finance Data Mart Interactive Reports

December 16, 2020
Summary The new Finance Data Mart Interactive Reports are available! Interactive Reports are launched from the Power BI Report Server . Please...

Holiday recess schedules and adjusted deadlines

December 9, 2020

Yale University will be closed for the holiday recess from Wednesday, December 23 through Friday, January 1, 2021. The following is a brief summary of systems availability, adjusted deadlines, and support services related to this period.

Payroll Schedule and Important...

Task Force 21 – Finance and Business Operation’s cross-campus training team!

December 9, 2020

Last month, a new cross-campus team of professionals came together to form the new “Task Force 21” group – this task force was established in response to training goals that have been established by Yale Finance. The new group will seek to develop a plan for functional financial training focused...

Policy and procedure updates as of December 9, 2020

December 9, 2020

The following policy documents are now published and effective. Please discuss the documents with the appropriate people in your department and send any questions to...

Planned removal of Java from ITS-managed computers

December 9, 2020
Summary Java JRE is planned for removal from ITS-managed computers that do not require Java for work or application functionality. The silent removal process will begin in early 2021 to address security concerns. There is no impact or disruption anticipated. Approximately 9,500+ computers are in-...

Corporate Account with Grubhub

December 9, 2020

Yale Procurement is excited to announce that Grubhub is now an approved supplier through the establishment of a Yale-wide corporate account. This new agreement allows departments to order and have food delivered to virtual meetings across the US. Orders for large and small groups can be...

Share your favorite recipe in the Winter Recipe Roundup!

December 4, 2020

Special thanks to the almost 90 Yale staff, faculty and graduate students who submitted recipes. The winners will be announced in January 2021 on the It’s Your Yale homepage. At that time, a link will be published for the Yale Community to access or download the...

Find Spend Authorization / Cash Advances – Yale enhancements

December 2, 2020

The Find Spend Authorization/Cash Advances – Yale report was recently enhanced. The result set for this report now includes all of the Chart of Accounts (COA) values which are applied to the spend authorization lines when the commitment is created.

For questions, please contact...

Program Guidance – Updated on COA Website

December 2, 2020

The Chart of Accounts team has updated the online guidance for Program . In addition to the existing definitions for the program hierarchy, the team has added two items:

Program Usage Guide Program...

Sponsored Identity (SI) outage and possible action required

December 2, 2020
Summary ITS will perform maintenance to upgrade Identity IQ (IIQ) to a new version between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. on Friday, December 4. The NetID Self-Service Tool, Identity IQ (IIQ), and the Sponsored Identity (SI) system will not be available during the maintenance. Following the upgrade: The...

Finance Data Mart Interactive Reports Go Live November 30, 2020

December 2, 2020
Summary The new Finance Data Mart Interactive Reports are available! Interactive Reports are launched from the Power BI Report Server . Virtual training begins tomorrow. Please...