Important Dates

estimated date

activity

additional information

March 2019

Workday 32 released

Workday releases new functionality at certain points each year, which Ohio State will evaluate as part of our implementation.

July 2019

Reporting and Analytics Environment (RAE) soft launch

Technical soft launch of the RAE platform with a limited set of data for a small group of early adopter data analysts.

August 2019 – April 2020

End-to-end testing

A testing activity that validates the entire application and related processes in terms of data, functionality, usability and security.

September 2019

Workday 33 released

Workday releases new functionality at certain points each year, which Ohio State will evaluate as part of our implementation.

October 2019

University-wide marketing campaign begins

The Ohio State community can expect frequent communications during the 2019-2020 academic year, leading to the July 2020 go-live.

January 2020

HR Service Delivery go-live

The new HR Service Delivery model goes live across campus and the Wexner Medical Center. For more details visit: https://enterprise-project.osu.edu/scope/hr-service-delivery 

February – March 2020

User acceptance testing

A testing activity that provides final verification of required business functions and flow of the system processes. It is executed by end users and the outcome is based on business requirements.

March 2020

Workday 34 released

Workday releases new functionality at certain points each year, which Ohio State will evaluate as part of our implementation.

April 2020

End user training begins

End user training begins for the July 2020 go-live.

May 2020

Dress rehearsal for go-live

An activity where the project team runs through the entire process of transitioning to the Workday System at go-live.

July 2020

Workday go-live

This will be the first go-live of Workday. This first release focuses on HR, payroll, finance and supply chain functionality.

September 2020

Workday 35 Released

Workday releases new functionality at certain points each year, which Ohio State will evaluate as part of our implementation.