Introducing FAST Version 4

Introduction FAST version 4

In FAST version 4, Millennium is please to unveil a brand new look for FAST Finance Reporting.  You will notice many improvements to reporting pages including dynamic data grids and report options, simplified administration, integrated pinned reports and improved tabbed layout.

What’s New? What’s Changed?

FAST Application Suite

  • Complete re-write of FAST Finance
  • Improved report options tabs on reporting pages
  • Dynamic filter options – import to filter control from Excel or query
  • Dynamic data grids – drag and drop column resizing and ordering
  • Create data selections and upload directly to ERP system
  • Improved graphing management with introduction of multiple dashboards
  • Allow users to have more control over granting access to queries they create
  • Browser ‘Back’ button

 

FAST Accounts Receivable

  • Department security option added to the wizard for Page Builder reports
  • Fund/Orgn security option added to the wizard for Page Builder report
  • Invoice attachments can now be sent to customers
  • Enhancements to help manage Sponsored and International Student

 

FAST Budgets and Forecasting

  • Zero based budget transfers with FTE
  • Auto benefit calculations on budget transfers
  • Options for allowing balanced or unbalanced budget transfers
  • Improved control over rounding of all budget entries
  • Display working fiscal year and chart on budget pages
  • Ability to manage budget coding by Index Codes

 

FAST Finance

  • Complete interface re-design
  • Finance Custom Reports and Finance Reporting merged into one application
  • Tab layout for improved organization
  • Dynamic data grids – drag and drop column resizing and ordering
  • Role based security

 

FAST Human Resources Reporting

  • Dynamic filter options – import to filter control from Excel or query
  • Improved report options tabs
  • Dynamic data grids – drag and drop column resizing and ordering
  • JLC security model now includes Fund
  • Restrict report fields with user roles

 

FAST Journal Voucher

  • Return to previous page buttons added to Cancel, Copy and Reverse pages
  • Improved report options tabs on reporting and status pages
  • Dynamic filter options – import to filter control from Excel or query

 

FAST Purchasing Card

  • Visual indication of split transactions on transaction summary
  • Support for displaying foreign dollar amount
  • Improved report options tabs on reporting pages
  • Merchant and comment columns now available on batching page
  • Configuration setting added to display override comments for all transactions if desired

 

FAST Research Administration

  • Improvements to ‘My Research’
  • Implementation of browser ‘back’ button
  • Posting checks for zero dollar invoices

 

FAST Student Reporting

  • Dynamic filter options – import to filter control from Excel or query
  • Improved report options tabs
  • Dynamic data grids – drag and drop column resizing and ordering
  • Student search control on Personal Info now searches for registered students and applicants
  • Performance improvements on Student refresh and auto emails for refresh failures
  • New Student Early Alert System to allow instructors to setup, send and track alerts for specific students

 

FAST Web Requisitioning

  • Improved report options tabs on reporting and status page
  • Search by commodity description on the status pages
  • Direct entry of commodity codes
  • Separate configuration for submitting unbalanced requisitions to departments, users or purchasing
  • Ability to add JV information to bottom of Requisition
  • Option to indicate if Requisition is to be used as internal work order

For a complete detail of what has changed, see the 4.0 and 4.1  release notes found at  https://mcsl.com/category/release-notes/