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February, 2019

New Oracle Cloud Feature: Quick Actions

Feb. 19, 2019—A new feature called Quick Actions is now available on the home screen in Oracle following the Oracle Cloud upgrade during the weekend of February 15-16. Many Employee, Manager and HCM activities that required selections from multiple menu options are now available with fewer clicks.   Getting Started A few quick actions are listed for...

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Preparing for Oracle Update 19A: Enhanced User Interface

Feb. 14, 2019—Vanderbilt’s Oracle Cloud environment will undergo our next quarterly upgrade the weekend of February 15-16, and after this update, the Home Screen will have a new layout with additional features.   Why is the Oracle Cloud Home Screen changing? The update to the Home Screen layout is a necessary component of this quarterly upgrade to...

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Departmental Playbook: February 2019 Updates

Feb. 5, 2019—In an effort to streamline the information in the Departmental Playbook reporting dashboard, we will be making the following improvements over the coming week:   PPM Project Budget vs. Actual A new PPM Project Budget vs. Actual reports was introduced during the fall to provide users with multiple options for comparing budget and actual data...

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Updated Business Travel & Expense Policy

Feb. 5, 2019—The Finance team has recently updated the Travel & Business Expense Policy with a simplified format and a few policy updates. Key changes that may impact your area include: Rental Vehicles All tolls, fuel, GPS and parking fees incurred while travelling for business are allowable expenses.  As a result, users may opt into prepaid gas and other services...

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