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  • Dev Thota
    Suggestions in Return to Vendor process15.0
    Topic posted November 11, 2019 by Dev ThotaGold Trophy: 10,000+ Points, tagged Approvals, Approvals/Notification, BI Publisher Reports, Business Intelligence, Create Requisition, How-To, Manage Procurement Catalog, OTBI, Public Sector, Requisition Processing, Setup, White Paper in Inventory and Logistics > Inventory public
    Title:
    Suggestions in Return to Vendor process
    Summary:
    Suggestions in Return to Vendor process
    Content:

    Hi All,

     

    While responding to a High-Tech Contract Manufacturer Client RFP, looking for suggestions to provide solution for their major pain point - ‘Return to Vendor’.

     

    For them, this is an issue, since once they receive the goods in Inventory, they may use it only after 3-6 months. While using in Work order, if they find any item is defective, they raise OSP for this item and send to Supplier for repair/replacement.

    They have to raise OSP instead of Return to Vendor, because of the delay in using the items in Work order, and by that time, Purchase Order against which item was received would have been Finally Closed.

     

    We are planning to suggest Oracle Cloud – Return to Vendor with replacement. Kindly suggest :

    1.     How can we address returns for Finally Closed POs ?

    2.     If any better solution to above problem?

     

    Thanks,

    Dev Thota

    Version:
    19D
  • Ashok
    Update 19D Opt-in Expiration Features15.0
    Topic posted November 10, 2019 by AshokBlack Diamond: 60,000+ Points, tagged Setup, Tip in Procurement > Self Service Procurement public
    Title:
    Update 19D Opt-in Expiration Features
    Summary:
    Features that expire in Update 19D
    Content:

    Customers / Support

    This is a quick tip to remind you that the following features expire in Update 19D that were introduced for Fusion Self Service Procurement in prior updates. 

    Why is this important:

    If your users notice a change in behavior in flows related to these features and ask why, you should be able to explain this change. Note that this is only likely to happen if you have not opted in to these features earlier or are newly implementing Fusion in 19D.

    Ideally, customers and support should review this link to make sure they are well aware of upcoming feature expiration to prepare and ready themselves both in terms of user education and system configuration:

    https://www.oracle.com/webfolder/technetwork/tutorials/tutorial/cloud/r13/wn/2019-optin.htm

    See screenshot below for the specific features expiring in Update 19D

     

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  • Ashok
    Customer Input Please: Approvals Question6
    Topic posted November 7, 2019 by AshokBlack Diamond: 60,000+ Points, tagged Approvals, Setup in Procurement > Self Service Procurement public
    Title:
    Customer Input Please: Approvals Question
    Summary:
    Please provide your input to this Approvals related query
    Content:

    Hello Customers

    I have an Approvals related query. We have been reviewing the approvals configuration internally in context of questions and features that you have asked about.

    One of the features that we support today (Please see the screenshot for context) is Supervisory Hierarchy based approvals. Of course, as you are all aware, this can be configured to start with various types of users: Preparer, Requester, Specific Worker, etc.

    My question is on: Specific Worker

    Once you select Specific Worker, the system then ask whether the approval hierarchy should begin with said worker or Manager of Specific Worker

    Question for you:

    Do you use Manager of Specific Worker in your approval rule configurations? 

    If yes, can you provide some business driven examples / use cases?

    Why we want to know:

    We are interested in understanding if these features are being used and how that may drive future direction on whether to support these going forward.

    Thanks in advance for your time and participation.

  • Jon Kelly
    19D Update Account and Budget Date on Budgetary-Controlled...35.0
    Topic posted November 7, 2019 by Jon KellySilver Trophy: 7,500+ Points, tagged FAQ, Financials, Setup in Procurement > Purchasing public
    Title:
    19D Update Account and Budget Date on Budgetary-Controlled Open Purchase Orders
    Content:

    We are testing out the changes for the 19D upgrade and trying to confirm what specifically this change is supposed to make. We've been able to make changes to the line or distributions prior to this, so we're not exactly sure what we're looking at. The functional users and I have tested and don't find any visible difference or option. I'm including the description and link below. Thanks!

    Jon

    Upgrade notes:

    Change account and budget date on open purchase orders, even if subject to budgetary control. You can make the changes if there are no project references on the purchase order distributions. The necessary funds checks and adjustments to funds reservations and encumbrance accounting when applicable are handled based on the updated information. This is done by automatically liquidating funds reserved against the old account and budget date, and reserving funds to the new account and budget date.

    https://www.oracle.com/webfolder/technetwork/tutorials/tutorial/cloud/r13/wn/proc/releases/19D/19D-procurement-wn.htm#F5657

     

  • Akash Jadhao
    Change Order Cost Center manager Approval at line level7
    Topic posted November 6, 2019 by Akash JadhaoRed Ribbon: 250+ Points, tagged Approvals, Approvals/Notification, Fusion, How-To, Setup in Procurement > Purchasing public
    Title:
    Change Order Cost Center manager Approval at line level
    Summary:
    Whenever there is change order happens against PO and changes done at line level the change order should follow newly added line cost center manager approval hierarchy not the existing lines
    Content:

    There is change order(XX)exist against PO (***) and which are having status either Incomplete/Pending Approvals or Approved.

    Requirement : If new line are been added in to change order(XX) then it should always follow the newly added lines (cost center) approval hiearachy. 

    Rules are written on amount changed at header level including the cost center numbers with respect cost center manger approvals and which is working fine.

    User needs that,if there is additonal line added in the change order then it should only follow the added lines cost center manager approvals not the exisiting lines cost center approvers.

    Is there any attributes where We can compare the cost center with existing lines cost center and build approval hieararchy around it.

    Can any one help on the same.

     

     

    Version:
    Fusion 19C
    Image:
  • Ashok
    Features available with a Self Service Procurement License15.0
    Topic posted November 3, 2019 by AshokBlack Diamond: 60,000+ Points, tagged FAQ, Requisition Processing, Setup in Procurement > Self Service Procurement public
    Title:
    Features available with a Self Service Procurement License
    Summary:
    A brief analysis of features that are available only when the customer has a Self Service Procurement License
    Content:

    Customers / Support

    We have received queries around what features are / are not available if the organization does not have a Self Service Procurement application license. Many a time, these questions are in the context of where the buying organization acquires Purchasing Licenses and seeing that some standard Shopping features are available by default. But customers then start to wonder what the Self Service Procurement offering is and what is not available without it.

    The attached document is a treatise that my colleague Ifeanyi has put together that compiles a glossary of all such features that are only available to customers with a Self Service Procurement license.

    Let us know through your ratings, comments and feedback if this article helped clarify any questions that you may have had on this topic.

  • Harshith Eshwar Shaila
    Need to move Specific Attribute to a Specific Position6
    Topic posted October 31, 2019 by Harshith Eshwar ShailaBronze Medal: 1,250+ Points, tagged Create Requisition, Setup, White Paper in Procurement > Self Service Procurement public
    Title:
    Need to move Specific Attribute to a Specific Position
    Content:

    Hi all,

    We have a requirement to move the Suggested Buyer attribute above the Agreement attribute. So need to know if its possible or not, if possible do let us know with your comments.

    Note:

    I got a lot of suggestions as a work around,

    • Add a section on top with only Suggested Buyer Attribute.
    • We can highlight the Suggested Buyer Attribute.

    Do let me know if you have some unique ideas on this.

    Thank you,

    Harshith E S 

    Version:
    19C
    Image:
  • Rohan Kamat
    Notification on requisition withdrawal75.0
    Topic posted October 31, 2019 by Rohan KamatBronze Trophy: 5,000+ Points, tagged Approvals, Setup in Procurement > Self Service Procurement public
    Title:
    Notification on requisition withdrawal
    Content:

    Hi

    We have a requirement to send notifications of requisition withdrawal to the approvers in case a requisition which is pending approval has been withdrawn for further edits

    Anyone else also having the same requirement & how are you handling this

    Thanks

    Rohan

    Version:
    19C
  • Krishnaraj Veeraraghavan
    Search Engine in Self Service Procurement4
    Topic posted October 30, 2019 by Krishnaraj VeeraraghavanRed Ribbon: 250+ Points, tagged Create Requisition, FAQ, How-To, Manage Procurement Catalog, Requisition Processing, Setup, Update Preparer and Requester, White Paper in Procurement > Self Service Procurement public
    Title:
    Search Engine in Self Service Procurement
    Summary:
    Search Engine in Self Service Procurement
    Content:

    Hi,

    Please let us know what are the attributes considered during search and expand search options in SSP to retrive records in shopping page.

    Also let us know is it possible to search items in SSP shopping page based on Additional attributes values defined in Product hub.

    Regards,

    Krishnaraj

  • Omar Shubeilat
    Always Free OCI and EPM Planning Jobs1
    Topic posted October 29, 2019 by Omar ShubeilatGreen Ribbon: 100+ Points, tagged EPBCS, EPM Automate, PBCS, Planning, Setup in Enterprise Performance Mgmt > Planning public
    Title:
    Always Free OCI and EPM Planning Jobs
    Summary:
    Blog Post - Always Free OCI & EPM Planning Jobs
    Content:

     

    Link to the article

    The goal of this post is to demonstrate how one can leverage Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to extend the job scheduling functionality in EPM Planning:

    • Demonstrate the standard way of scheduling jobs in EPM Planning
    • Demonstrate an alternate way of scheduling jobs using OCI 

    The standard way of scheduling jobs is the way to go, this is just an alternate option that can be beneficial in certain cases (for example, large number of jobs).

    Thanks,

    Omar