As the single system for the university’s finance, supply chain, 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. This article explains "Announcements."
A week-long series of customer confirmation sessions took place on April 8-12 to demonstrate the initial prototype of HR and Payroll functionality in Ohio State’s Workday environment. More than 60 business owners, process owners and subject matter experts who have been heavily involved in design and configuration activities received a first-hand look at select business processes and transactions.
Over 180 HR and payroll professionals have attended virtual sessions introducing Staffing Models, a Workday core concept. The full Workday core concepts series for HR and Payroll is designed to give the audience foundational knowledge of the Workday system. The concepts focus on content the HR community will see and use most often when the first release of Workday is launched in 2020.
To better support the university’s data governance efforts, Ohio State led the creation of the Data Governance Group, a subgroup of the Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA). This group serves as a forum to advance data governance work across the Big Ten conference and consists of representatives from each member institution.
Jacquelyn Meshelemiah is an associate professor in the College of Social Work and a three-time alumna of Ohio State. She joined the Enterprise Project's Faculty Advisory Committee (FAC) last spring. Dr. Meshelemiah shares her thoughts on the Enterprise Project.
The Enterprise Project has identified several Workday concepts that will be important for Finance and Supply Chain Management (SCM) professionals to know. These high-level topics will help core users begin to understand foundational concepts they will find in Workday, the future system for the university's finance, human resources, payroll and student information.
Ohio State faculty and staff had an opportunity to learn about the Enterprise Project during the University Staff Advisory Committee's Staff Benefits and Wellness Expo. Held on Tuesday, March 19, hundreds of faculty and staff attended this annual event to hear more about the benefits offered to university employees.
Darshana Bhuta is an integrations developer for the Enterprise Project. She creates integrations between Workday and external technology systems to enable a seamless flow of data and provide the necessary information to support business processes.
The Enterprise Project has established a Student Advisory Board to gather input directly from students. This group will provide insight into the current student experience, evaluate potential business processes and shape student communications and training throughout the remainder of the project.
Feedback Friday articles address questions received through the Enterprise Project mailbox, meetings, contact form and surveys. Answers to the incoming questions are provided by project team subject matter experts. This article answers questions related to Payroll decisions and changes.