New action item design will save time for eSHOP users

picture disc. Have CartSmart Award, will travel

eShop's CartSmart Awards recognize the use of eSHOP to create purchasing efficiencies and streamline workflow. But they can also be used to have a little fun. Above, a CartSmart Award displays its UNMC ID card. To see the further adventures of this award, click here. (Concept and photos by Kim Kavan)

This is the sixth in a series of articles on how to use eSHOP's new interface.

On Oct. 14, UNMC's eSHOP system will replace the classic user interface with a new, improved Phoenix user interface.

As part of this system redesign, Phoenix will offer more accessible action items, which will now be reachable from all areas of the eSHOP site.

This is a dramatic change from the previous configuration, which required users to return to the shopping page to review action items.

For a breakdown of the classic vs. Phoenix action item tasks, click here.

UNMC Today will spotlight improved features from the new interface weekly leading up to the Oct. 14 launch date. Previously spotlighted features have included:

Understanding eSHOP

UNMC is part of the Nebraska eSHOP online procurement system. eSHOP supports UNMC's vital mission by creating a strategic and transformational shopping environment.

The eSHOP system helps to establish efficiencies and savings for departments and provide:

  • A faster, easier and more effective purchasing experience.
  • Simplified tracking of purchases to see how department money is spent.
  • A paperless and more environmentally friendly means of purchasing.