Finance Open Lab Schedule

To: FinanceConnect Subscribers

From: FinanceConnect

Message: Several Finance Open Labs have been scheduled.  Open labs
are informal sessions where qualified personnel are available to
assist department users who have access to the Finance System (CFS),
including Finance Data Warehouse & Cognos reports, and Financial
Transaction Services (FTS).

Come to the open lab for help on a number of topics:ber of topics, including:

-Understanding Procurement policies and guidelines
-Entering Requisitions or Travel Authorizations/Reimbursements in FTS
-Running a PO Life Cycle report in CFS
-Assistance in reviewing financial activity in a Finance Data Warehouse report
-Navigating the Procurement/Accounts Payable website
-Recording receipts and inspections
-Reviewing PO/requisition information in CFS

All labs run on Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in Clark Hall 505
on each of the days listed below.  Be sure to bring your login
information with you.

July 27
Aug. 10
Aug. 24
Sept. 7
Sept. 21
Oct. 5
Oct. 19
Nov. 2
Nov. 16
Nov. 30
Dec. 14
Employees in need of training to access the Finance systems (FTS, CFS,
and Data Warehouse) should contact the CMS Help Desk first for
assistance at .
A list of training courses required to access the Finance
systems can be found on CMS’s website- .
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CFS Datawarehouse Replacing Cognos July 1, 2012

**Original announcement posted in FinanceConnect list serv on 5/30/12**

REMINDER: On July 1, 2012, the CFS Data Warehouse will become SJSU’s tool for financial reporting, replacing Cognos.

The Cognos system will remain available to access historical data, but transactions dated July 1, 2012 and after will only be reflected in the CFS Data Warehouse.

If you have any questions, please contact CMS Help Desk at  .