EIB (Enterprise Interface Builder)
The Enterprise Interface Builder (EIB) is Workday’s framework for simple integrations between Workday and external endpoints. For inbound EIBs, a spreadsheet template is populated to import data into Workday.
Employee as Self
All Workday users are designated as employee as self. This role has permission to create spend authorizations, expense reports, and start requisitions.
Referred to as obligations within Workday, encumbrance is a tool used to reflect future charges in the accounting system prior to an actual expenditure in attempt to prevent overspending. Encumbrance is an amount for which there is a legal obligation to spend in the future.
A software software that can link together all of the Institute’s operations such as financials and human resources. ERP tools share a common process and data model.
An Other Worktag that may be included to identify and categorize travel-related expense transactions.
Expenses is the Workday function that crosswalks to Travel & Expense (or T&E) today. The expenses module contains functions such as submitting spend authorizations for travel expense approval, and completing expense reports for approved expenses. This module also enables users to upload receipts directly to attach to the transaction.
A related system that relies on data from Workday in order to function.
External Committee Member
Term to define a non-worker in Workday. An ECM must be assigned to an existing committee to be successfully added in Workday.