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  • WalkMe: A New Interactive Learning Solution to Benefit Financial System Users

    In response to a recent Financial Management Services (FMS) Learner Needs Analysis and iProcurement usability feedback from our 2021 Client Satisfaction Survey, FMS recognizes the need for “just in time” training for our user community. To that end, the FMS Financial Learning Solutions team is...
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  • Change to iProcurement Access: New Course Supports Preferred Purchasing at Stanford

    FMS released updated resources to support purchasers in early 2022.

    The purchase of goods and services plays a big part in helping to achieve the university’s mission. Faculty and staff who make purchases have a key role in stewarding the university’s resources. Stanford Financial Management Services (FMS) recently launched FIN-0420: Preferred Purchasing Methods to...
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  • Bank Closure Impacts and Resources

    This article provides a summary of guidance for suppliers and employees who are impacted by recent bank closures, for example Silicon Valley Bank.
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  • Change Roadmap: Upcoming Projects and Enhancements

    This page serves as a one-stop shop for departments and stakeholders across Stanford to stay up to date with projects and enhancements, as well as associated resources to support them.
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  • Cash and Check Deposit Enhancements

    This project involves identifying and implementing system and/or process solutions for all deposit streams currently relying on the CASHNet system.

    Financial Management Services (FMS) is supporting current improvements to how cash and checks are deposited while developing other enhancements to these processes and systems for future roll out across the university. These changes primarily affected CASHNet processes used by the campus community...
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  • Turning Feedback Into Action

    FMS uses the Client Satisfaction Survey to gather feedback from faculty and staff that fuels action plans for continuous improvements. This article covers the latest on those projects.
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  • Enhancements to Support the Supplier Setup Process

    Enhancements to Support the Supplier Setup Process

    Based on feedback received from the 2021 Client Satisfaction Survey, FMS is making a number of improvements to the systems, resources and guidance related to supplier setup. Technology Enhancement: Increased Visibility to Setup Process A top theme in the survey was a desire for increased...
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  • Purchasing and Contracts Updates and Hot Topics

    The Procurement Services department within Financial Management Services is committed to purchasing practices and policies that are compliant, responsible and appropriately support the university's goals and mission. Accordingly, those who are making purchases on behalf of or doing business with the...
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  • New California Law Regarding Pay Transparency

    Effective Jan. 1, 2023, suppliers of Stanford University must comply with California law regarding pay transparency, which includes the following requirements for California employers: Employers with 15 or more employees must include the pay scale, defined as the “salary or hourly wage range that...
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  • Protect Your Purchasing Card and Travel Card from Fraud over Winter Close

    The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the adoption of virtual and contactless ways of working, but unfortunately payment fraud perpetrated by external parties, including credit card theft, has also increased and became more sophisticated during the pandemic. From 2020 to 2021, consumer fraud increased...
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