Umoja Release Note: 31 August 2018

Umoja Release Note # 2018-057
For the period 01 August – 31 August 2018

Umoja System Changes

CS: TV - Travel Management

INTTRK-14495 (17 August)
New simplified version of Umoja Travel screens has been delivered for approvers. 

INTTRK-16102 (10 August)
New functionality has been added for Travel Processing Officers: now they are able to amend trips using different cost assignment per cost line. This is only available when the expense report is created.

FI: AP - Accounts Payable 

INTTRK-13278 (03 August)
This update further enhances the MRRL program, which is used to create ERS invoices to determine the payment method and partner bank for Individual Consultants and Contractors based on their Business Partner master record. 

Additional information is included in the MRRL and ERS Invoices for Individual Consultants and Contractor available on the Job Aids Page in the Umoja website.

INTTRK-16042 (17 August)
WO/CCBREQ# RFS-1-6112570041 & RFS-1-6109351401
Cash Journal #5903 (USD) has been created for UNDOF, and Cash Journal #5904 (USD) has been created for UNHABITAT - Haiti.

INTTRK-16123 (17 August)
WO/CCBREQ# RFS-1-6162478541
Cash Journal #5905 (XAF) has been created for UNOCHA Central African Republic - Bria. 

INTTRK-16148 (17 August)
WO/CCBREQ# RFS-1-6166954691
Cash Journal #5904 currency has been updated from USD to HTG.

FI: TR - Treasury and Cash Management 

INTTRK-15658 (30 August)
WO/CCBREQ# RFS-1-5775918339
With this change a new currency VES was added for Venezuela and the old currency VEF was expired. This change is in line with ISO 4217 amendment 166.

INTTRK-16065 (17 August)
WO/CCBREQ# WO-RFS-1-5990692247
This update provides the configuration for the new house bank, CHUBA, which is ready to receive deposits in CHF currency.

HR: SS - End User Service Delivery

INTTRK-15968 (10 August)
WO/CCBREQ# WO-RFS-1-6003979812
This fix enforces a validation to prevent staff from selecting an expired currency.

INTTRK-16157 (27 August)
WO/CCBREQ# WO-IM-1-6180559161
An issue was identified upon redeployment of the position against the same Org Unit where position was originally loaned to. This fix addressed this issue. 

SC: MM - Materials Management, SC: PM - Plant Maintenance

INTTRK-15512 (01 August)
WO/CCBREQ# IM‐1‐5894902481 
Within the Equipment Master record the following additional fields are now mandatory: 

  • Object Type
  • Acquisition Value
  • Acquisition Currency 
  • Acquisition Date 

Although these fields were populated at the point of goods receipt/equipment creation, they were not set to mandatory. A BoA recommendation indicated that this should be a requirement.