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  1. Banner 7: What’s New

  2. Objectives • This session has been prepared to: • Outline the Banner 7 upgrade • Introduce the new Banner 7 interface • Highlight the key features

  3. Agenda • Why an upgrade? • Upgrade timetable • New look and feel • New features • Training and Support

  4. Why an upgrade? • Staying compliant with SCT Higher Education • Technology is continually updated to work bugs out • Banner 7.3 has substantial improvements to version 6.2 • An opportunity for user feedback to effect system functionality

  5. What’s Upgraded? Telephone Postage Libraries Bookstore Purchasing SIS FZMFORS FZMFARS Accounts Payable Accounts Receivable Raiser’s Edge FAST Reporting FAST Budgeting BANNER 7.3 BANNER 6.2 G/L Grants Capital Equipment Inventory VIP Endowments Special Functions CORE External Suppliers EITS

  6. Upgrade Time table • Friday, November 16th, 2007: • The entire Aurora Finance System, including FAST Reporting, will be down as of 12:00 pm (NOON). • The Cashier's Office will remain open with limited resources in the afternoon and will stop accepting Interac payments at 2:30 pm. • Saturday November 17th and Sunday November 18th, 2007: • System down as upgrade to Banner 7 continues. The system is unavailable to all users • Monday November 19th, 2007: • System will be brought back by 12:00 pm (NOON). Client testing by Financial Services and Student Records to be performed. All other users will be locked out of the Aurora system. • The Cashier's Office will remain open but Cashiers will be unable to verify student account balances in Banner. • Tuesday, November 20th, 2007: • Full system functionality and access is scheduled to resume.

  7. What to expect • New Look and Feel • New plug-in (auto-installs) • New home page • Same form names • Same user ID • Same data • Same basics

  8. Old Look • Let’s review how the old system looked

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  10. New look • Let’s take a look at a short demo of how the new system will look and feel

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  12. New Features • You asked for it • We listened • New features address major themes from Aurora Finance users

  13. Systems Contracts • Systems contract or Job # will display for some systems contract suppliers. • The number will appear to the right of the supplier name in FAST • Easier to find # for: • Culligan Water -- Shred-It -- Wood Wyant • Invitrogen – Quintex -- Central Data Supply & more

  14. Journal Entries and IDCs • Journal Voucher form FGAJVCQ & FGAJVCD updated with new option choices • COPY – select a completed JV and copy it to a new one, great for repeating entries • REVERSE – select a completed JV and reverses it back, great for fixing errors • Find these choices on the options menu

  15. Purchase Requisitions • The purchase requisitions form FPAREQN will be promoted further on campus • Allows direct requisition entry • Replaces paper Requisition to Purchase form • Training sessions will be provided

  16. Training Opportunities • Aurora Finance series of Sessions, updated for Banner 7 • FG – Nov 26 Week • Advanced FAST (Nov 27, Dec, Jan, Ongoing) • Purchase Requisitions (Coming Soon) • Updated Online Help • Easier to access online help from within Banner • Binder updates on the web

  17. Support • Aurora Help Desk, 272-1555 – General / Technical • John Dinoto, 474-9754 -- Security • Kimberlee Potter, 474-7900 – General / FOAP