UW Information Technology

UW-IT is collaborating with partners across the University to modernize systems and tools and provide critical support for business operations.

Nurses from UW Bothell work at Swedish medical Center Cherry Hill Branch

Supporting Northwest Hospital Integration

UW-IT supported a major effort to integrate Northwest Hospital & Medical Center with UW Medicine, including the adoption of Workday for human resources, payroll and benefits; Duo for two-factor authentication; and the transfer of hospital-specific data.

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Search catalog of Workday reports

Users can now search a complete catalog of Workday reports in Knowledge Navigator, the UW’s guide to data and information. They also can get report overviews and discover which Workday roles have access to run a report.

Improving classroom scheduling

New online tools help support a recent policy that ensures that most of the 4,000 or so courses each quarter at the Seattle campus have an assigned time and a classroom slot before registration begins. The tools make it easier to see classroom utilization and spot scheduling problem areas.

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Quickly analyze research admin data

Now it’s easier to add inflation adjustments, track how grant money is spent and view expenditure data over time with updates to the Research Administrative Data Cube. Developed through a partnership between UW-IT and the Office of Research, the data cube is a tool for administrators to quickly analyze lots of data.

Cassady Glass Hastings, undergraduate instructor at the college of education

Modernizing curriculum management

A new Curriculum Management tool that helps academic units manage their curriculum more efficiently reached a major milestone. Now all undergraduate, graduate and professional programs are defined, mapped to the Student Database majors and degrees, and available in the Enterprise Data Warehouse tool for UW administrators. This will help them assess the impact of proposed curriculum changes and identify bottleneck courses.

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UW Finance Transformation is on track

The UW Finance Transformation program successfully concluded its Readiness and Design phases, further defining the program’s scope, schedule, budget and funding prior to Board of Regents approval in December.