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Emory Finance Support Center: the next phase

The new Emory Finance Support Center (FSC) was established November 2016 to support the Compass 9.2 Upgrade and the broader Finance Community. As part of the stabilization period, we have been reviewing data about the FSC to determine ways to improve our client service. The data shows the following information: The overall call volume is […]

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FORS continues to be honored

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Emory’s Financial Online Reporting Services (FORS), the service that “gives you the ability to generate standard reports quickly and easily by selecting reporting criteria from drop-down menus,” was a recent finalist for the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Business Intelligence/Analytics Innovation Awards. Nominated in the mid-size enterprise category, FORS was hailed by Greg Boyd, TAG […]

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Haniya Vaid, Project Manager, PMO

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Haniya Vaid (pronounced ha-NEE-ya VADE) comes to the PMO after working as a Business Analyst III for Emory Financial operations in support of the Procure-to-Pay modules in Compass and the Emory Express interface to Compass. She had worked in that function since 2008, when she worked on the initial Compass implementation and remained to support […]

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Compass Tools Upgrade

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It’s hard to believe it’s been four-and-a-half years since PeopleSoft Financials (Compass) went live. During this time, no upgrades have been performed other than swapping out physical servers for VMs. We are still on the same Oracle 10g database and have the same PeopleTools release as when we went live. We are way overdue for […]

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Changes in Enterprise Applications management

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The Manager position for the Compass technical team has been open since August, so while the search for a candidate continues, Tom Vincent has agreed to step into the role of Interim Manager. The team is in the middle of a large tools upgrade and is preparing for an application upgrade in the fall.  Tom […]

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Sign Up For Corporate Cards Today

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In response to Emory traveler feedback to improve the acceptance of the Corporate Card, Emory has introduced new Visa Corporate Cards to replace the American Express Cards (AMEX). Emory’s Visa Corporate Card is now the preferred payment method for local business expenses and travel-related charges, such as hotel, airfare, and rental car costs. Our policies and […]

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