Announcements and notices

You can use the enhanced reporting tool to copy an existing individual Training Needs Asssessment (ITNA) and apply it to one or more people. The copy process includes filtering by institution or affiliation, making it easy to apply ITNAs to large groups of people at one time. Instructions are in this KB article. The enhanced reporting tool also provides advanced training reports for supervisors and staff, so you can easily view training status and history, and perform and view ITNAs.

Due to an unexpected paperwork glitch, the Users Center bar was not able to serve liquor on Wed., July 20. We apologize for the inconvenience and expect that bar service will resume Thursday, July 21. As a reminder, the hours of operation are Wednesday to Friday from 4 until 11 p.m. Please note that the wearing of your Fermilab ID badge will be required at all times while visiting the Users Center in compliance with Fermilab policy.

Please submit manager evaluations for 2022 performance reviews in Workday no later than July 29. Visit https://hr.fnal.gov/employment/performance-review/ for tools and resources.  

  Please be advised that as of Aug. 1, all new procurement needs over $250,000 or procurements that are mission critical must be entered into the Acquisition Lifecycle Planning tool (ALP). Background:  The ALP tool was developed out of a requirement from FSO but it is on its way to becoming an industry-leading practice across the complex. Having all procurements over $250,000 or mission-critical is the first step in an improvement process that will help reduce delays and create better…

With updates to site access processes, it is essential to emphasize the importance of accurate information on access requests. Please read through the following carefully and reach out to access@fnal.gov for further information. Due to the ongoing trend of individuals selecting incorrect information in the access request form, such as the Fermilab affiliation, or entering inaccurate information, such as the home institution, tickets with incorrect information will be cancelled and the individuals will be asked to resubmit. Moving forward, any…

With updates to site access processes, it is essential to clarify the responsibilities of points of contact. Please read through the following carefully and reach out to access@fnal.gov for further information. Points of contact are FRA approved individuals responsible for confirming and approving an individual’s business reason and for confirming the activities associated with the individual’s access to the Fermilab site and/or use of information or technologies. Points of contact are required to confirm the information in the individuals’ access…

WHAT ARE WE DOING? Since the current FermiDash server’s operating system is approaching its end-of-life, Computing will be migrating the FermiDash application to new servers that have the latest server operating systems installed. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? From 3 p.m. Central Time on Friday, July 29 to 3 p.m. Central Time on Sunday, July 31 WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? During this time, the FermiDash application will not be available for viewing or for making updates. You will not…

An updated Procurement Action Lead Time List (PALT) has been published and is now available in the Procurement at Work website:   Procurement Action Lead Time (PALT) Public.pdf (fnal.gov) Please utilize this tool when planning for your procurement needs so that you provide adequate lead times to Procurement to make sure your subcontract or purchase order is awarded when you need it.

Fermilab’s newest Laboratory Resource Group (LRG), Fermilab Accessibility Communities (FACts), will be launching this month in alignment with the 32nd annual Disability Pride Month, which started in honor of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. FACts, like other LRGs, will serve as a space for people to come together with a shared interest in better understanding disability and accessibility. Every member of the Fermilab community is invited to participate. The focus areas of this new LRG are: Understanding…

WHAT ARE WE DOING? The Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management application will be unavailable due to server (cdepmsdb01) patching. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Thursday, July 21; 6:30 a.m. to 7 a.m. Central Time WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? Please notify your users.   If you have any questions about this message, contact the Service Desk: https://servicedesk.fnal.gov servicedesk@fnal.gov (630) 840-2345