You can access the new user interface of SF People & Pay and SF Learning on Monday, April 27, 2020. The update will include SF People & Pay and SF Learning.
A: The City needs to stay current on the latest version of PeopleSoft. This update will also improve security, apply bug fixes, and enhance user experience through a new user interface.
A: Yes, all our PeopleSoft applications are browser-based. Please also see the question below about browsers.
A: Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Microsoft Edge browsers are compatible with the new user interface. Google Chrome and Firefox are the preferred browsers for Controller’s Office enterprise applications. not
A: The April 27 PeopleSoft Update will include SF People & Pay and SF Learning.
A: Changes will include new homepages, dynamic page sized, and new features in Position Management.
- When you log in, you will see homepages with tiles linking you to the most frequently used SF People & Pay and SF Learning pages
- More pages will dynamically change size based on your device so that you don’t have to scroll to view content on smaller screens
- You will also see new features in Position Management, see question regarding new Position Management features for more information.
A: The following new features will be available in Position Management.
- New Effective Sequence field that allows users to update multiple rows with the same effective date
- Activity Guide available when creating and updating positions that walks users through the position pages, and provides a summary of changes prior to submitting a new row
A: The update is designed to make PeopleSoft easier to navigate and more intuitive so that you can more easily access the pages you need to do your work. There are no associated business process or policy changes.
A: You can look forward to the following new features:
- WorkCenters that identify pending items, such as pending Payable Time
- New features in Position Management, see questions regarding new Position Management features for more information.
- A built-in back button and home menu bar
A: Links to your favorite navigation pages will not migrate to the new interface because many pages were updated and links changed. However, we designed new homepages and Navigation Collections with the most commonly used pages in mind.
A: Yes, queries you saved under My Favorites will be available in your Query Viewer.
A: Follow the steps below to personalize your timesheet.
Step 1: Access the grid icon on the upper-left corner of your timesheet and select Personalize
Step 2: From the Grid Customization, select the field(s) you wish to freeze or hide. You can also use the up and down arrows to arrange the order you'd like your fields to show.
A: There should be no change to performance.
A: The new user interface doesn’t have breadcrumbs, but you can navigate through the same historical folder structure via the Nav Bar on the right side of the screen. for more information about the Nav Bar
A: No, there won’t be changes to BI Dashboards (SF Reports & Analytics).
A: Thanks for your interest! We will hold user testing sessions from February 24 through March 6 to give users the opportunity to preview the new interface and features. Enrollment is required to participate in one of these sessions. Please see the SF Employee Portal Alert “Navigation and Position Management User Testing Now Available!” for more information.