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Explore new Workday training pages

We’ve developed a set of new training pages to help Workday users access the training they need quickly and easily. Explore new pages for finance, human resources, and payroll professionals, and reporting in Workday. Or, view essential training for faculty, managers, and general employees. Visit the Workday training page for more training and resources.

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February reporting updates

Here are the reporting updates for the month of February. Finance CR FIN Position Budget Lines by Worktag  We’ve updated this report to show a position’s hourly rate (if hourly) or annualized base pay (prorated for FTE/position term if salaried). Note: The rate or base pay could appear multiple times if the position is on […]

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Changes to reference guide titles

We’ve updated the titles of two reference guides to provide clarity about their contents, and make them easier to locate in the Knowledge Base. Based on user feedback, we’ve changed the title of Create Spend Authorization to Create, Approve, Change, or Close a Spend Authorization. Additionally, the guide previously titled Create Expense Report is now titled Create, Approve, Change, […]

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PIs encouraged to attend Cost Determination Guidelines training

Principal Investigators (PIs) are responsible for the expenditures charged to their grants. Federal Uniform Guidance and WSU policy (BPPM 40.09) requires that sponsored expenditures comply with four cost principles: reasonableness, allocability, consistency, and allowability. PIs are encouraged to attend an upcoming training session to lean more about how the four cost principles apply to their […]

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Updates to job application create more seamless experience

Beginning Monday, February 6, 2023, HRS is changing how WSU requests documents from job candidates in Workday. This new approach will create a faster, more seamless application process for job seekers, and an easier viewing experience for search committees. The application process will no longer use the questionnaire portion to request supplemental documents (e.g. cover […]

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February training materials update

Recent changes include usability updates, process updates, new reports, and addition of helpful information. Here are the new and updated training materials and resources for February: General User Information Delegation Finance Create Supplier Request Create Request for Supplier Change Create Supplier Invoice Request Create, Approve, Change, or Close a Spend Authorization Create, Approve, Change, or […]

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First 2023 Workday Feature Release coming in March

Workday issues two major updates, called “Feature Releases,” per year. During a Feature Release, Workday implements a series of system updates, improvements, and new features. The first Feature Release of 2023 takes place March 10-11. As we test the new features and updates we will provide regular communications on the Modernization website and in the […]

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Known Issue: Testing in Workday Sandbox tenant triggering notifications

Known Issue: The testing of new business process and notification configurations may inadvertently trigger email notifications for some employees. Time to Resolution: By end of day, Thursday, January 26. Details: Some employees have reported receiving email notifications for actions completed on their behalf in Workday by members of the Modernization team. We are currently testing […]

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Known Issue: January 2022 ledger period inadvertently opened

Known Issue: Modernization was recently made aware of an accounting issue which occurred during normal monthly ledger period status updates. The Controller’s Office and Modernization are currently investigating to identify impacted transactions. Time to Resolution: Unknown. Details: During normal monthly ledger period status updates, the January 2022 ledger period was inadvertently opened, allowing a number […]

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