Prior News

March 2015 - FOCUS Upgrade Presentation

As the FOCUS Project rolls along, the SMART Team is increasingly busy preparing the new SMART environment to meet your needs.  The Go Live date of November 12 for central users and November 13 for agency users is still on target. 

The latest FOCUS Project Upgrade Meeting was held on March 25, 2015.  Secretary of Administration Jim Clark spoke about the purpose, progress, and expectations of the FOCUS Upgrade Project and is pictured below as he spoke to the group of team members and agency representatives.  

As promised, the presentation from the FOCUS Upgrade meeting is being posted within 24 hours and the navigation button is below.  The Q & A session notes will be posted by Friday, March 27, 2015.  

As always, if you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the SMART Team!
20150325_Secretary Jim Clark

February 2015 - Fit/Gap Presentations


As the FOCUS Project rolls along, the SMART Team is getting increasingly busy.  With that in mind, changes were made to the website to expedite updates and hopefully make the pages more user friendly.  The SMART Team sincerely appreciates your input and understanding as we all navigate through this project!

The GL001_Reporting Task was sent out to agencies on Thursday, 1/29/2015, and was due by Friday, 2/6/2015.  More tasks should be coming in the next few weeks.  The  GL002_Public_and_Private_Queries Task was sent to agencies on Wednesday, 2/4/2015, and was due by Friday, 2/20/2015.

As the Fit/Gap sessions for the Analyze phase have concluded and the Design phase begins, enjoy the snapshot from the Accounts Receivable session.
AR Fit/Gap

December 2014 - Kick-Off Meeting

The SMART Upgrade Kick-Off Meeting was held December 18 from 9:30 am to 11:00 am at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, Marvin Auditorium (Rooms 101 A-C), 1515 SW Tenth Avenue, Topeka, Kansas.  The presentation is below:


SOK FSCM 92Project Kickoff Meeting Final

Information concerning the Agency Change Coordinator(s) begins on page 35 of the presentation.  Send Agency Coordinator information to  smartweb@ks.gov  

Q & A Session following the meeting:

SMART Upgrade Kick-Off Meeting QA