Feedback Friday articles address questions received through the Enterprise Project mailbox, meetings, contact form and surveys. Answers to the incoming questions and comments are provided by project team subject matter experts. Your questions and comments may be submitted though the Contact page .
The Enterprise Project recently hosted "Workday 101" sessions to introduce HR professionals to the university's future core system. Below are some questions received from the HR community following these sessions.
Will Workday replace PeopleSoft, eTime, eLeave and HRAction?
Generally, yes, many actions and processes currently conducted across multiple systems will...
Faculty and staff from across the university and Wexner Medical Center are starting to receive a first glimpse of Workday through "Workday 101" sessions. Core users, those who will leverage Workday most often in their daily work, are the first audience to be engaged in these brief demonstrations.
An effective decision-making model is a critical success factor in large, complex projects and organizations. The Enterprise Project’s scope, coupled with the large size of the university community, requires clear governance and decision-making processes. The project's decision-making model includes three key groups, each with unique authority.
A Town Hall meeting held on October 10 for the university’s Human Resources (HR) community focused on how Ohio State will transform its HR service delivery model to improve the employee experience. The transformation of HR service delivery at Ohio State is one initiative facilitated by the Enterprise Project.
Members of Ohio State’s Enterprise Project team joined nearly 10,000 other Workday customers at the annual Workday Rising conference on October 1-4, 2018. Workday Rising is an annual opportunity to bring Workday customers together to share new product developments and features.
Efforts related to Ohio State’s Enterprise Project, including streamlining human resources and financial systems and processes, were named as some of the university’s largest opportunities to reduce administrative costs in a recently released state performance audit.
As the single system for the university’s finance, HR, payroll and student information, Workday introduces a range of cross-functional terms. The “Workday Words” series highlights and defines terminology that will be found in the new core system.
One component of Ohio State’s future data architecture, Tableau Server, will be available university-wide beginning Monday, October 8. Tableau Server is a reporting platform that will support shared data visualizations and analyses throughout the institution.
Karen Durano, a change manager for the Enterprise Project, uses the familiar plot of home renovation shows and an expert's findings to explain the transition to change. Just like families moving into a fixer-upper, individuals experiencing change may encounter hurdles along the way.
As part of the university’s commitment to affordability and excellence, Ohio State leaders determined that transforming the process to identify and apply for scholarships would contribute to an improved student experience.