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November 2, 2020

Workday is now live

Workday is now live, retrofitting and integrating 42 applications across the university. Some of these systems were 25 years old or more. This major milestone represents a big step forward in supporting our learning, research and working environments at UBC.

Planon is live at UBC

UBC’s new maintenance, inventory and assets management system Planon is live. Early on the morning of Monday, November 2, 2020, Planon was officially launched. The new system replaces PeopleSoft for managing UBC’s maintenance activities, inventory and assets (building and grounds assets which require maintenance). The introduction of Planon is an exciting milestone at UBC following […]

October 27, 2020

Important Information for Preparing for Planon

Planon go-live is on Monday November 2nd. To prepare for this transformative change to operations and business processes, please access the following resources to best prepare you for the launch of Planon: Planon 101 Courses for review of web client and technicians utilizing the PMFS app. Planon Training (recorded sessions) if you missed any of […]

October 13, 2020

Interim Purchasing Procedure

What is changing? Purchasing and paying for goods and services Review the summary of activities, deadlines, and actions for purchasing and paying for goods and services on the Changes to Purchasing and Paying for Goods and Services page. As communicated previously, the deadline for all PO requests or change orders has passed and non-PO based […]

October 9, 2020

Planon Training Week 3 of 6 Complete

Planon training is in full swing with 12 training sessions delivered and Heads completing Week 3 of 6. This week, Heads had hands-on practice using Planon purchasing related actions including review and approve requisitions lines from technicians; add Special Requests lines; add Service Requisitions lines; review and approve product requisitions (Shop purchases); Communications between Heads […]