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F$M Update: All Project IDs Changing on Oct. 1; Training on LETS Required

Wherever current project IDs are used, a new Project ID plus three-digit Activity Code will be required. Find new values with the Project ID Look-Up Tool. LETS users are required to take a five-minute, online course on the new Project and Activity IDs in the modified LETS system. Stop by the cafeteria at lunchtime today or Thursday for more on these changes and the Financial Systems Modernization project.

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Demos Today: Project Budgets Online, Changes to LETS Time Entry

Come to the cafeteria at lunchtime today to get a sneak preview of what’s coming in October: changes to LETS and Cost Browser, and a new online tool that provides a snapshot of project budgets. More demos coming to the Cafeteria and offsite locations. See full demo schedule.

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Reminder: eBuy and LETS Blackout After Sept. 19

To prepare for the Oct. 1 launch of the Lab’s new financial system, Sept. 19 is the last day to make approved eBuy purchases until October. Note that purchasing direct from supplier (B2B) will not have a blackout period. Also, LETS will be unavailable from the final LETS Sweep on September 19th until October. More>

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Reminder: TREX Blackout Sept. 19-24

To prepare for the Oct. 1 launch of the Lab’s new financial system, TREX will be unavailable from Sept 19-24. No expense reports can be entered and no payments for expense reimbursements will be processed during this time. More>

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Sept. 10 Deadline to Submit and Approve Travel Expenses

Wednesday is the deadline to submit approved travel expense reimbursements. Also, to prepare for the Oct. 1 launch of the Lab’s new financial system, TREX will be unavailable Sept. 19-24. More>

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Reminder: Blackout for Procurement Requisitions After Sept. 2

The Oct. 1 launch of the Lab’s new financial system means Sept. 2 is the last day to submit approved procurement requisitions until October. Only emergency/critical requisitions will be processed between Sep. 3 and 30. The last day for pCard purchases is Sept. 16, and for Sept. 19 for approved eBuy purchases. Blanket order purchasing direct from the supplier (e.g., B2B) will not have a blackout period. More>

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Blackout Dates for Procurement, Travel, Other Financial Processes

The deployment of the Lab’s new financial system on Oct. 1 will result in blackout periods in financial services this September. Plan ahead to complete as much of these activities in August as possible. More>

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Chief Operating Officer on Preparing for F$M

Glenn Kubiak discusses the strategic importance of the Lab’s new Financial System coming this fall, and what you can do to prepare. Learn more about the Financial Systems Modernization (F$M) Project.

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Demos Posted of New Processes for Proposals, Purchasing

Videos provide details on different facets of the Financial Systems Modernization (F$M) project. Watch the “Introduction Session” to get an overview. Full training will start in July. More>

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New DOE Reporting Requirements for Attending, Hosting Conferences

Lab’s Conference Services updates its policies to reflect changes. More>

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