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SHARP Message #817


Date

6/18/10

Author

HR

Subject

SHARP unavailable from 6:00 pm Friday, June 18th until Wednesday morning, June 23rd

Message Text:

 

To prepare for the integration of SHARP with the Statewide Management, Accounting and Reporting Tool, (SMART) a conversion needs to occur during the first pay period of Fiscal Year 2011 (June 13, 2010 to June 26, 2010.)  The conversion will take place beginning today, Friday, June 18, 2010 at 6:00 p.m.

Informational Circular No. 10-P-024 is available on the A&R website.  It provides dates for Fiscal Year End 2010 Payroll Processing activities and Transition to SMART for Fiscal Year 2011   http://www.da.ks.gov/ar/infocirc/fy2010/ic10p024.htm

To prevent users from accidentally logging into SHARP prematurely all end-user accounts will be locked from 6pm Friday, June 18th until Wednesday morning, June 23rd. To prevent Employee Self Service users from accessing the old system after the new system is active, a warning message will be temporarily displayed indicating that Employee Self-Service is unavailable until 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 23rd.   Agencies will be notified on Tuesday, June 22nd regarding the status of the conversation and to confirm the availability of SHARP on June 23rd.

Data Conversion Events and Dates

  1. Friday, June 18, 2010: This is the last day that users will be able to enter transactions prior to the conversion. Conversion to the integrated version of SHARP will take place starting after batch processing finishes Friday evening.  Access to SHARP will be removed at 6:00 p.m.
  2. Saturday, June 19, 2010 to Tuesday, June 22, 2010: SHARP will be converted to include the integration with SMART.  No access to SHARP or Employee Self-Service during this time.
Wednesday, June 23, 2010: Access for SHARP and Self-Service users to the integrated version of SHARP is scheduled to be restored on June 23rd.  SHARP and Self-Service User IDs and passwords will be the same as User IDs and passwords on Friday, June 18, 2010.