In the short term, faculty and staff will use a combination of the PI Portal and Workday to fulfill their grants data needs. The current PI Portal will be maintained to provide continuity until we fully realize the vision of grants reporting solely in Workday.
Members of Ohio State’s campus and medical center communities participated in a grants conference to learn more about grants in Workday. The event accommodated more than 400 faculty and staff members throughout the day who came to learn about the benefits of Workday’s grants management capabilities.
Many improvements related to the buying experience will occur as Ohio State moves to Workday. These changes will impact Ohio State employees involved in purchasing, as well as the infrastructure needed to get goods and services to them.
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The university’s Facilities Operations and Development’s Design and Construction team has successfully launched e-Builder at Ohio State, meeting an Enterprise Project goal that reflects modern technology and exceptional service. E-Builder is a cloud-based construction management software that tracks budgets, schedules and related documents.
As Ohio State progresses toward its initial release of Workday, staff who will frequently use the system to support their roles are receiving increased visibility into new system configurations. Most recently, around 150 Finance professionals participated in a “user preview” that demonstrated 15 common business processes related to accounting.
The Enterprise Project will implement modern systems and more efficient processes at Ohio State. "A Day in the Life" shines a light on a featured project team member to showcase the range of activities taking place. Meet the Buckeyes who are breaking barriers and fueling the future of business at Ohio State!
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.
Looking ahead, a handful of project initiatives are slated to launch this year prior to the university’s first release of Workday in 2020. High-level project efforts throughout the year include revising university policies, testing business processes and developing change management strategies.
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.