PASS Support Blog
The video for the September PASS User Forum is now available on the Videos page of passhelp.dc.gov.
Procurement Application Services restored Analysis data loads as of 9/13/2010. Users can now create and run reports in Analysis. Please report suspected data inconsistencies to the help desk at 202-727-8700.
SOAR will be unavailable from 12:00 pm on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 until 8:00 am on Friday, October 1, 2010 for end of year processing. As in previous years, PASS will be unavailable to users to support this end-of-year processing beginning at 10:30 am on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 until approximately 9:00 am on
Friday, October 1, 2010. Please be sure that all transactions that must be entered in FY10 are approved before 10:30 am on the 29th.
OCFO reports that several FY11 agency budgets are loaded and can be pre-encumbered. Users are advised to check with their agency’s AFO or budget staff to learn the specifics of the status of their budget load. Job-aids and support blogs explaining how to pre-encumber new fiscal year funds can be found using the links to the left. FY11 requisitions entered using the FY Beginning Indicator can be approved by contracting officers before October 1. PASS will then hold the PO and automatically issue the
PO to the vendor when the system is available on the 1st.
If you have any questions regarding PASS/SOAR end-of-year processing, contact the help desk at 202-727-8700.
ProServ continues to troubleshoot an issue with the Analysis data loads from Buyer. As a result, though users can navigate the Analysis module, the data in the module is incomplete. We hope to have a fix this week and we will re-run the full Analysis load over the weekend. Stay tuned for more details.
With the advent of the new fiscal year, users sometimes have difficulty finding new fiscal year funding attributes when entering requisitions. Please be sure to:
PASS will be unavailable to all users beginning tonight, 9/27/2010 at 9 pm until Monday, 9/30/2010 at 7 am for implementation of the new Sourcing module. Please be sure that all transactions are posted in PASS before this time.
1. When creating a requisition requesters are no longer able to choose a supplier. This function is only available for Contracting Personnel.
However, requester can enter their suggested supplier in the comment section.
2. When modifying a PO be sure to copy an existing line item and make the necessary change to it. Don’t create a new line; creating a new line item will generate a “supplier field” error.
The video of the PASS User Forum, held on June 22, 2010, is posted in the "Videos" section of this site. Topics discussed included self-service password reset, buying off catalogs, changes in procurement procedures, and a Q&A Panel at the end.
If you have questions about Invoice Exceptions on Hours Based Invoices, please see the attachment below! Enjoy your PASS experience!
Greetings to all PASS Users!
Here is another FYI from your helpful PASS help desk.
When creating a requisition, it's important that you DO NOT add a user BEFORE Funds Commit. If you need to add a user to the approval flow, please make sure it's in parallel or after the Funds Commit approval node. This will alleviate the problems that arise when others submit requisitions after your rq. Thank you so much!